This Is How We Do: Preparing For Baby

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From our hospital bag favorites to how we make time for baby-bonding with other children running rampant through the house—in this episode, we’re chatting about all things baby prep. Whether you secretly pin nursery decor for months or Amazon Prime a Dock-a-Tot the week before your due date, we hope our conversation today brings some peace (and humor!) to an expectant season.


Show Notes

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Mentioned in this episode:

Ashlee’s floral robe for the hospital bag (pairs well with nursing nightgown) // matching swaddle + headband // April’s “Game of Thrones-inspired” robe

Milkmaid Goods nightgown/dress (Ashlee puts her baby in it for skin to skin time)

Birth hack: steal as many mesh panties as possible from the hospital. When you’re ready for real undies again, these are Ashlee’s postpartum favorites.

Haven + Pine labor + delivery box // mini version // Wonderfully Made printable

The dichotomy of third-baby nurseries: Presley’s room tour … and Caleb’s.

Indiana talks about her birth stories on The Birth Hour.

Related previous episodes:

Episode 31: The One With All The Birth Stories

Related essays:

A Tale of Two Birth Plans
What The Books Don’t Say
Taking The Time To Marvel
How To Keep Your World Small


Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings, content managed by Jennifer Batchelor.


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