Bringing a new baby into this world is a magical thing, but going back to work after your maternity leave can be tough. There are so many things you have to plan for. How long will my maternity leave last? Will I be ready to go back? Can I pump in the office? What can I wear that will flatter my postpartum body?

While we can't give you all of the answers, we've solved the last one for you, mama.

Motherly has partnered with M.M.LaFleur to bring mamas an easy and fabulous way to feel great post-baby—and beyond. Both Motherly and M.M.LaFleur are committed to supporting and empowering women, especially during the sacred postpartum time.

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What can you expect from the collection?

The Valerie Top—Pleated JerseyThe Blake ShirtThe Fey TopThe Morandi SweaterThe Baby MorandiThe Harlem SkirtThe Foster PantThe Hailey DressThe Didion Top—Baroque PrintThe Graham KimonoThe Doris Dress—Faded Stripe

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They're easy to maintain and travel well, focused on functionality and incorporating ingenious design details, like pockets and adjustable hems. And, we know that your body is changing—you brought a new human into this world!—and that your shape feels different. So each piece is designed to adapt to a new mama's body during this time so you feel confident and that you've got this each morning. Think: Wrapped waists and comfortable cardigans.

And when you're beyond that postpartum stage, we love that each item is flattering and high quality so it will transition with you for years to come—no more worrying about having to update your closet each year. Because investing in a few pieces that make you feel incredible for years to come is oh-so worth it.

Plus, every online purchase from the capsule comes with an exclusive set of three guided meditation MP3s to help you thrive in the 4th trimester—and beyond. Inhale confidence and exhale doubt.

Use code MOTHERLY19 for access.

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Transitioning back into the workplace and adjusting to your new body after having a baby is tough enough, but your wardrobe decisions don't have to be. The Motherly Collection postpartum capsule is designed to take the planning out of your back-to-work-and-beyond wardrobe.

You've got this, mama!

Having a newborn is challenging at the best of times, but during forced isolation and in a climate of fear and uncertainty, it can become overwhelming.

The coronavirus pandemic is setting up our communities for genuine mental health concerns. This may be especially true for new parents. When will 'normal' life return? How will I pay for diapers and baby food? Will my mom be able to help us now? What if my baby or my family get COVID-19? Unfortunately, no one knows the long-term impact or answers just yet.

Most families have built a network of social support by the time they have their first child—if they don't already have a support system, they develop one through various baby classes and groups set up for parents. The creation of the village can be instrumental to the mental health of new parents. Social distancing, the lockdown of cities, and isolation will inadvertently affect the type of support available.

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