With Ashlee and April both being pregnant, we thought it was high time to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of gestating (speaking of ugly—does anyone else hate that word?). Tune in today to hear us discuss everything from first trimester puking to maternity fashion to whether or not it’s appropriate to register for your third (or fourth!) baby. You’ll also hear a short rant about the awkwardness of prenatal weigh-ins, and find out which host didn’t know she was pregnant until she was 18 weeks along. Whether you’re in the throes of morning sickness, debating if you can pull off maternity overalls (you so can!), or waddling around three days past your due date—this one goes out to all our fellow pregnant mommas. Growing a human is hard work, and you’re doing an awesome job!
As always, we hope this conversation fills you up like a coffee date with good girlfriends.
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Mentioned in this episode:
Indiana in maternity overalls (2013).
Ashlee’s favorite maternity jeans from H&M.
April’s favorite maternity jeans from Madewell.
Ashlee is hardcore nesting. Take a peek at what’s been inspiring her on Pinterest.
Ashlee and April both love Babylist for baby registries.
Ashlee recommends by Robin Long’s prenatal pilates // use code “coffee” for $15 off
Ashlee’s acne remedies:
For monster zits, these acne healing dots are amazing (“they are stupid expensive but I have tried every acne patch on the market and these are the best”)
"And finally: this smells like actual puke, but using apple cider vinegar as a toner allegedly helps balance your skin pH. I bought some at Sprouts, mixed with water in a little bottle, and spray on a cotton ball to rub on my face after washing. I *think* it’s working? Read about it here.”
April has been using this mask a couple time a week
April already bought this cheetah print coming home outfit
April is overbuying swaddles from this site
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