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When I was pregnant with my one and only child a woman I worked with told me pregnancy would get easier the more I did it. I didn’t believe her back then (I’m sticking with one), but I do believe Chrissy Teigen. I mean, she’s a cookbook author, a hilarious host, a style icon and she just announced she’s also the creative consultant for the new Pampers Pure line. She’s basically #momgoals.


Now pregnant with her second child, a baby boy, Teigen recently sat down with E! to chat about the transition from one to two. She says her second pregnancy has been a totally different experience.

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“You definitely have more time of enjoying it,” she tells E!, recalling how when she was pregnant with daughter Luna—who is now nearly two—everything was just so new. She worried about if she was sleeping the right way, or if the snack she’d picked was okay for pregnant people.

“I was so nervous for the first six months of Luna, and now I just went in enjoying it. I know he’s good, I can feel him rolling around. Nothing’s a surprise.”

Teigen admits she still worries, but this time it’s not about the pregnancy part. These days she’s more concerned about what’ll happen after the pregnancy, when her family grows from three to four.

“With this baby boy I still find myself looking at Luna a lot,” she says. “I’m still worried about if she’s gonna be jealous, is she gonna be mad at me when he comes out?”

Teigen told E! she’s heard older kids can get very excited about a new baby—until they realize that baby’s staying forever. According to experts, that does sometimes happen, but parents can help the transition go as smoothly as possible.

“No one likes to be dethroned, especially young children who may seem welcoming at first, then show signs of dissatisfaction,” social psychologist Susan Newman, Ph.D, previously told Motherly. “Be ready to acknowledge your older child's feelings and change of heart with comforting support and time alone with you.”

Nina Howe, a professor of early childhood education at Concordia University, agrees. “Yes, there’s research that shows that sometimes the firstborn can be a little bit aggressive,” Howe previously told Motherly, “but in almost all cases that passes within three to four months,” she says.

Teigen says that Luna reminds her a lot of herself, attitude-wise, and that the toddler is also really loving and nurturing towards her baby dolls. She might be surprised when her little brother arrives, but it sounds like Luna is well suited for the role of big sister.

Her mom is definitely well-suited for pregnancy, telling E! she’s a very happy pregnant person and loves maternity style. If she ever does decide to do it again, we’re sure a third pregnancy would again be a totally different experience.

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Our babies come out as beautiful, soft and natural as can be—shouldn't their clothes follow suit?

Here are nine of our favorite organic kids clothing brands that prove safe fabrics + stylish designs are a natural fit.

Estella

A brick and mortar store in Manhattan that opened in 2002, Estella is NYC's go-to shop for luxury baby gifts—from sweet-as-pie organic clothing to eco-friendly toys.

L'ovedbaby

@lovedbaby

We l'oved this collection from the moment we laid eyes on it. (See what we did there 🤣) Free of things harsh added chemicals, dangerous flame retardants, and harmful dyes, this collection is 100% organic and 100% gorgeous. We especially adore their soft, footed rompers, comfy cotton joggers, and newborn-friendly kimono bodysuits.

Looking to stock up? Don't miss Big-Find Thursday every week on their site—a 24-hour flash sale that happens Thursdays at 9 a.m. PST and features a different body style, collection, and discount every week!

Hanna Andersson

@happyhannas

One of our all-time favorite brands for durability, style, + customer service, Hanna Andersson doesn't disappoint in the organic department, either. From an aww-inducing organic baby layette collection all the way to their iconic pajamas, there are so many organic styles to swoon over from this beloved brand. And we swear their pajamas are magic—they seem to grow with your little one, fitting season after season!

Monica + Andy

@monicaandandy

The fabric you first snuggle your baby in matters. Monica + Andy's (gorgeous) collection is designed for moms and babies by moms with babies, and we love it all because it's made of super-soft GOTS-certified organic cotton that's free of chemicals, lead, and phthalates. Newborn pieces feature thoughtful details like fold-over mittens and feet.

Finn + Emma

@finnandemma

"Here boring designs and toxic chemicals are a thing of the past while modern colors, fresh prints and heirloom quality construction are abundant." We couldn't agree more. Made from 100% organic cotton, eco friendly dyes, and in fair trade settings, we love this modern collection's mix of style + sustainability.

We especially love the Basics Collection, an assortment of incredibly soft, beautiful apparel + accessories including bodysuits, zip footies, pants, hats, and bibs, all available in a gender-neutral color palette that can work together to create multiple outfit combinations. The pieces are perfect for monochrome looks or for mixing with prints for a more modern style.

SoftBaby

@littleaddigrey for @softbaby_clothes

You'll come for SoftBaby's organic fabrics, but you'll stay for their adorable assortment of prints. From woodland foxes to urban pugs, there's no limit to their assortment (meaning you'll even be able to find something for the new mama who's hard to shop for). Plus, the name says it all--these suckers are soft. Get ready for some serious cuddle time.

Gap Baby

@gapkids

Organic may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Gap, but this popular brand actually carries a wide variety of organic (and adorable) baby + toddler clothes. From newborn layette basics to toddler sleepwear—and more—there's something for everyone in this collection. Everything is 100% cotton, super soft + cozy, and perfect for eco-conscious mamas.

Winter Water Factory

@winterwaterfactory

Certified organic cotton with Brooklyn-based swagger? Be still our hearts. Winter Water Factory features screen-printed textiles in bold designs you'll want to show off (get ready for some major Instagram likes). And the husband-and-wife co-founders keep sustainability at the forefront of their brand, meaning you can feel good about your purchase--and what you're putting on your baby.

The company makes everything from kids' clothes to crib sheets (all made in the USA). For even more cuteness, pair their signature rompers with a hat or bonnet.

Under the Nile

@underthenile

Under the Nile has been making organic baby clothes since before it was cool. Seriously, they were the first baby clothing company in the USA to be certified by The Global Organic Textile Standard. They've kept up that legacy of high standards by growing their Egyptian cotton on a biodynamic farm without the use of pesticides or insecticides, and all of their prints are made with metal-free colors and no chemical finishes.

Motherly is your daily #momlife manual; we are here to help you easily find the best, most beautiful products for your life that actually work. We share what we love—and we may receive a commission if you choose to buy. You've got this.

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Tantrums are one of those unavoidable parts of parenthood and when you're in it, you're really in it. Your toddler has gone boneless and is sprawled crying across the floor. What can you do?

Here are six things to try:

1. Be present and listen.

My number one recommended strategy is to be present. In some ways, this sounds deceptively simple. If you walked into a room and saw a father using this strategy with his child, you'd see a child having a tantrum—yelling, crying, maybe kicking the floor—and a parent just sitting there with them. How hard could that be? Very, it turns out. Pay attention to what is happening and listen to what your child is trying to say.

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