Nursing plaid and simple: 10 grunge shirts from Urban Outfitters

I was a teenager during the 90s, so I think grunge has never left me, style wise. Angela Chase from My So Called Life was my first style icon, so go figure.

We are having a little grunge revival of sorts lately, so I thought it would be fun to adapt this trend for nursing ladies. Urban Outfitters has a wide choice of cool, oversized plaid shirts, roomy enough for the first months of pregnancy and super ideal for those first weeks of constant breastfeeding and mind-numbing sleeplessness. When you find yourself feeling mumsy, grab a comfy flannel shirt and get your edge back (kind of).

I know I’m showing my age here but,  what’s with the no-pants thing? Angela wouldn’t approve.

 

BDG Flannel Curved-Hem Shirt

BDG Flannel Shirt

 

 

BDG Waterfall Tunic

BDGWaterfallTunic

 

BDG Obie Flannel Shirt

BDG Obie Flannel Shirt

 

BDG Buffalo Check Tunic Top

BDG Buffalo Check Tunic

 

BDG Lumberjack Shirt

BDG Padded Lumberjack Shirt

 

Urban Renewal Overdyed Shirt

Urban Renewal Overdyed Shirt

 

Chiffon Plaid Blouse

Chiffon Plaid Blouse

 

Sleeveless Maxi Tunic

Sleeveless Maxi Tunic

 

BDG Waterfall Tunic in Neutral

BDG Waterfall Neutral

 

BDG Flannel Shirt in Blue

BDGObie FlannelBlue

Time to get cozy! 7 snug mama-friendly cardigans for fall and beyond

Time to get cozy!

It’s that time of the year again, when nights start getting chilly and early school mornings get fresh! Soft, open and neutral cardigans can get you warm and stylish in two seconds, and they are obviously maternity and nursing friendly too. Here are my fave cozy cardis for fall (top to bottom, left to right):

Mango Long Wool-blend Cardigan

Mango Long WoolBlend Cardigan

Monki Knitted Cardigan

Monki Knitted Cardigan

Mango Trim Cardigan

Mango Trim Cardigan

 Mango Violeta Chunky-knit Cardigan

Mango Violeta Cardigan

H&M Mohair Cardigan

H&M Mohair Cardigan

Monki Ofelia Cardigan

Monki Ofelia Cardigan

Weekday Hatch Knit Cardigan

Weekday Cardigan
(Pss, as always, check my Pinterest board for more updates and ideas for pregnant and breastfeeding ladies)

Kimono mamas! 10 gorgeous mama-friendly kimonos under 100$

I am so glad kimonos are on trend right now, because that means that there are lots of them to choose from, and some of them are actually beautiful AND affordable. They give you instant glamour, whether you are in the final swelling months of your pregnancy or exhausted with an absorbing baby.

Here is a selection of my 10 favourite mama-friendly kimonos around the internets (and don’t miss out other mama friendly fashion inspiration on Pinterest!):

1- Topshop Maternity Kimono

Topshop Maternity Kimono

 

2- Navy Tassel KimonoNavy Tassel Kimono

3- Free People Ikat Kimono

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Cozy times! 8 mama friendly cardis

Newsflash! A cozy cardigan keeps you warm when it gets chilly like these autumn days. Who would have thought, hu? Well, in all its obviousness, I want to emphasize the goodness of this classic garmet: it’s super mama friendly, like these open versions that envelop the baby bump or give you easy access for nursing.

A graphic style is perfect when you want to add a quirky touch to your outfit, and the neutrals are a safe haven in the crazy daily caos. What’s your pick?

Cozy times! Mama friendly cardis

>> Geometric <<

 

– neutrals –

5 / H&M Knitted Cardigan / 6 Pull & Bear Openwork Jacket / 7 Calypso St. Barth Uma Cashmere Cocoon Cardigan / 8 Mango Waterfall Cardigan

(top image: I couldn’t source the image, the link from Pinterest wasn’t working when I edited the post. If you know the origin of the image drop me a line and I will be happy to credit it. )

basic, pretty and sexy nursing bras, autumn edition

It’s time again for a new edition of the “Basic, pretty and sexy nursing bras” series, this time with autumn inspired berry and burgundy hues. And just how chic is that peach Topshop lace bra?

basic, pretty and sexy nursing bras, autumn edition

Basic

Amoralia Organic Berry Bra / Gilligan & O’Malley Comfort Nursing Bra
Pretty
Topshop Maternity Satin Bra / Elle Macpherson Intimates Light of the Moon Maternity Bra
Sexy!

6 basic, pretty and sexy nursing bras

Hi there expecting and nursing gals!
I hope the winter is not being too harsh on you and your babies. We are told to expect snow and low temperatures again tomorrow, brrr.

I know my posting has been very sporadic lately, I explained why before, apologies for that. It’s been a while since I posted a basic/pretty/sexy nursing bra post, so here it goes, hope you like it!

6 basic, pretty and sexy nursing bras
basic –> Emma-Jane Black Sleep/Nursing Bra // H&M Striped Nursing Bra
pretty –> Blossom Maternity Balconette Nursing Bra // New Look Maternity Black Plain Nursing Bra
sexy!! –> Amoralia Teal Spot Bra // Topshop Maternity Animal Nursing Bra

nursing tip for cold winter nights

This great tip is taken from Elizabeth Pantley’s The No-Cry Sleep Solution book, and it’s so useful when you have to nurse your child several times on cold winter nights. The book didn’t work for my son to sleep through the night, but it is an interesting read, specially if you are craving some uninterrupted rest and don’t want to go through the sleep-training route. It might work for you, you never know!

nursing tip for cold winter nights
one Uniqlo Cotton turtle neck t-shirt / two Isabella Oliver nursing cami / three Bella Materna Anytime nursing cami / four Target nursing cami