Compiling a baby registry—and figuring out how to dress your bump—can feel like learning a different language. As you sift through a sea of recommendations from friends and family, don’t miss these six Monica + Andy mom-approved brands designed to make the mama life a little easier. From a stylish swing made to soothe the fussiest of babies to clothing brands that will live in your closet for longer than a trimester, you won’t want to miss out.
These effortlessly-chic maternity clothes made by a mom-of-two work before, during, and after baby. The best part: you can actually breathe—well—in their drapey and cool silhouettes. Don’t miss: Their jumpers, overalls, and slip dresses.
Have to dress the bump up for the office? These classic, work-friendly styles will make the morning dress routine a breeze. (They’re also Princess Kate approved.) Don’t miss: Their do-it-all dresses that work for both your bump and breastfeeding or pumping.
Stay cool and cozy without breaking the bank. (9 months feels like a long time, but not when you’re dropping cash on pants you probably won’t get a chance to wear next season.) You’ll find a mix of affordable basics and trend pieces, plus super soft activewear. Don’t miss: Their stretchy leggings and joggers.
These soft, eco-friendly diapers and wipes get delivered to your door for free. Don’t miss: Their subscription service—a regular delivery of their snug, absorbent, chemical-free diapers.
File under: what did moms do before this brand existed? These super-smart gadgets solve sticky babycare problems (think: boogers and gas). Don’t miss: The Snotsucker—a genius nasal aspirator that you suck on to draw mucus out of baby’s nose.
Concerned about the the state of your living room—before baby has even arrived? 4moms high-tech baby gear is designed to look pretty in your home and is easy-peasy to set up and take down. Don’t miss: The Mamaroo—a mix between a bouncer and a swing that’s made to move like a mom to calm fuss.