Finding out you're having a baby is exciting, but kind of overwhelming too, right? Yesterday you were just a girl going about your day-to-day, and then BAM! you got pregnant, and now you're supposed to be a baby expert! Don't worry, mama. There's a reason it takes 9+ months to make that baby....you need time to prepare! Three trimesters of time, in fact.
To help you take a big step towards being ready (if there's ever such a thing), we put together a Tips by Trimester giveaway filled with some of our fave products that we learned about somewhere along the way. From the sweetest new stroller to the coziest newborn baby carrier to a baby meal delivery service that will make life as a mom SO much easier, enter below to win $1,500 worth of gear for mama and baby.
Bugaboo Bee5 Stroller. The newest compact stroller in Bugaboo's arsenal is perfect for all your city adventures. It's got a one-hand, one-piece fold, unparalleled stability and swivel maneuverability, plus it comes in endless color and style combinations, so you can rock your personal style, even with a baby. Win a personally customized version. ($739-1076 value, depending on options).
Ergobaby Adapt Carrier, Natural Curve Nursing Pillow and Swaddler. You'll learn fast a mom that babywearing is a must, and Ergobaby's new Adapt carrier makes it easy to do it from the earliest of newborn days, no insert necessary. It's not Ergobaby's renowned comfort and ergonomics, 3-position options and can be used for a toddler up to 45 lbs. Win a new Adapt carrier, plus Ergobaby's luxurious nursing pillow and swaddler. ($240 value)
Ubbi Diaper Pail. We know, you don't think you need a diaper pail. But mama, you do! Ubbi's adorable version provides maximum odor control, strategically designed rubber seals to lock in odor, and a slid lid to help keep the smell inside. Because trust, us, there WILL be a smell. ($79.99 value).
Babyganics Safe World Essentials Gift Set. It's nerve-wracking to use cleaning products around your baby, but boy do babies get dirty. Babyganics baby-safe gift set includes all your essentials to clean that very cute, but very dirty little babe: shampoo , lotion, dish soap and more, all made with plant-based, baby-safe ingredients, in a reusable fabric cube. ($27.99 value)
Happiest Baby Happiest Bundle. The makers of our new favorite high-tech bassinet the SNOO have more so much to offer when it comes to baby sleep. Get baby sleep expert Dr. Harvey Karp's best tips on getting your baby to sleep with this The Happiest Baby DVD, The Happiest Baby Book, Super-Soothing Sleep Sounds CD and the Perfect Swaddling Solution. ($57.50 value)
Icon Underwear. Having a baby can wreak havoc on your lady parts, but that doesn't mean you have to walk around feeling self-conscious of sneezing a little too hard. Icon's undies hold up to 6 teaspoons, plus they have fast-wicking liners, leak-resistant sides, odor-eliminating treatment and ultra-thin absorbency. Win two pairs of your fave pee-proof pairs. ($56+ value)
Little Spoon baby food. We all have the best intentions to feed baby the healthiest, most homemade food, but then, well, life gets in the way. Just because you can't execute on your dream yourself doesn't mean someone else can't: Little Spoon. Just pick a plan that makes nutritional sense for your little one, and fresh, organic baby food blends will be delivered to your door every other week. Win a one-month supply of baby food ($120)
Bamboobies Breastfeeding Basics. If you're planning to nurse, you're going to need the right tools. And that goes beyond your two boobs. Bamboobies ultra-soft ultra-soft Washable Nursing Pads and Eco-Pure Premium Bamboo disposable Nursing Pads will keep you dry and comfortable because, um, leakage happens. Their Chic Nursing Shawl will give you confidence to feed anytime, anywhere, and boob-ease Organic Nipple Balm & boob-ease Organic Pumping Lubricant will give your nipples a little much-needed love during the process. ($92 value)
Teat & Cosset Caterina Tunic. We know, you thought your fashion challenges would end with pregnancy. But if you're nursing, you might need a whole new wardrobe that's breast-accessible. We're in love with Teat & Cosset's smart styles that turn the term "breastfeeding fashion" on it's head. Win this super-light and airy tunic with hidden folds for nursing access. ($145 value)