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Packing a Bag for Homebirth

"I have been asked quite a bit if I will be packing a home-birth bag and the answer is, yes!

Why pack a bag if I’m staying home?! The simple answer is that I want everything to be in one spot for my birth team so they aren’t having to ask where things are while I’m in labor. This will also (hopefully) prevent people having to run around or searching for things that I ask for or want."

-Elisha Burns, Bringing up the Burns blog

Just as in a hospital birth, Elisha makes the point that there are comforts and...


Attention NYC preggos!


One regret that we hear repeated again and again is “I wish I was more prepared for birth”.

Preparedness is education and power... go get some on October 3rd
💥. Our doula partner @chantal.traub will be there to offer priceless skills for the big day. There are a few spots left!  From strengthening your pelvic floor to breathing to pushing...it can't hurt (pun intended) to have several labor and delivery scenarios in your back pocket for when the day comes.

 

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Every Birth Story is Special

This expecting mom was afraid that a labor induction would lead her away from the natural birth she wanted.  

Pretty Pusher and newborn

But in fact, despite the cervadil, pitocin, and epidural, she was able to stay calm and peacefully push out her baby boy in 30 minutes!  Her family and friends were nearby to welcome him to the world and all was fine in the end.  This reminds us to expect the unexpected, and that we can still embrace our own story, even if it happened differently from the first draft. 

Pretty Pushers birth photography

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Sample Sale

New Maternity and Plus Sizes in this Sample Sale roundup!

Not many people can say they are just $19.99 away from a better birth.  Pretty Pushers can!  Comfort and mobility during labor and delivery await in every style of Pretty Pushers labor gowns - which all come equipped with openings for fetal monitors, access for IVs, and stretch for skin to skin.  Grab Bag samples are just $19.99 and shipping is free!  While supplies last...

Maternity sample sale


Just Bring the Milk

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we at Pretty Pushers want to say Just Milk It! 

World Breastfeeding Week 2018

However you want or need to do it - a happy mom means a happy baby.  Breast or Bottle, from the freezer or from the jug - Baby Formula or other methods (my mom used to talk about having goat's milk) - we are proud of all the moms out there!