My First Trimester ‘Must Have’ List of Prenatal Items

My Must Have Prenatal Items
I have been fortunate to have some pregnant friends recommend some of these items to me like the prenatal vitamins and Preggie Pop Drops. They have also come to the rescue with load of advice! Thank goodness for those Mommas that came ahead of us right!?  And some of the items I have fallen in love with after trial and error.  So here is a little insight into the prenatal products in my life that have worked wonders for me in that First Tri!
All of these items were purchased at Whole Foods! 

1. Preggo Pop Drops : My first trimester felt like I was car sick 24/7 and these pop drops pretty much save my life! They taste like candy and I brought them everywhere I went. The new and improved LIFE SAVORS for the pregnant hehe!

2. Kind Organics Prenatal VitaminsI can not say enough good things about this prenatal vitamin!  I had originally been taking a different prenatal, but when I got pregnant and was nauseous, my friend recommended switching to this one! Why you may ask? Well even though you have to take three pills instead of one, I have found that this actually helped me with morning sickness! It contains a stomach soothing blend of organic ginger and organic peppermint to help those feeling of nausea. I also noticed that instead of peeing bright yellow (which I swear means that you are not absorbing all the nutrients you should be), I peed a normal yellow! Yippy Pee and nutrient absorption!). Also, just to note, when I did my research on prenatal vitamins, this popped up all the time in the top 5 recommended best prenatal multivitamins!

3. Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA Fish Oil: No yucky aftertaste, amazing reviews, and the fish is Nordic…I mean come on that has to mean it’s good! I was also nervous to take a fish oil that was not specifically prenatal so this makes me feel certain that it’s safe.

4. Decaf People’s Green Tea: Green tea has so many positive benefits that I really try to drink it every day. Not to mention that it is anti-inflammatory! I want to make sure to keep the caffeine down as much as possible and this has been a “go to” nighttime tea for a while now for me!

5. Choice Organic Teas Peppermint, Chamomile: I am HUGE tea drinker and find it calming, filling, and warming to the soul. These happen to be delicious and definitely helped out with those nauseous feelings.

6. Nubian Heritage Mango Butter: This stuff smells soooo delightful, it puts me in a good mood every time I put it on! I have super dry skin so this is my all over body moisturizer. It does take a little bit to set in, so I put it on after a shower and wear my robe for a few minutes to let it sink in so it doesn’t get all over my clothes. This has also been a huge lifesaver when it comes to that itchiness you get from your growing belly & boobs hehe. Now it can be a pain to squeeze this lotion out of the bottle. A lot of times I have to keep it upside down, and take the top off to squeeze it out. I wish it was in a different kind of bottle but it’s just so good that it’s worth it!

7. Shea Yeleen Unscented Body Butter: I wanted something with shea butter in it that was simple with not a crazy amount of other ingredients. This has been so healing in the winter months and especially helps out with that growing belly & boob itching you may be experiencing! It takes a little time to dry like the mango butter above, but i’ll either put it on after a shower and let it dry while I’m in a robe, or i’ll just put a small amount on where need be.

Well, hope this helps you other fellow First Trimester Goers! Best wishes xoxoxo

Hats Hats Hats

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I have an obsession with hats. Like a true obsession, it could possibly be considered hoarding at this point in time. I loveee them! I have all sorts, but right now I am particularly excited that I can wear these Fall hats like the ones shown above! I am one of those people who gets really sad when summer is over, but thinking about these hats makes it all okay. If I had to chose one accessory to wear at all times it would definitely be a hat. Not only are these hats comfy and stylish, but they also protect your face from those harmful UV rays!  Yes Please and Thank You!

Below you can find the name, brand, and price of each hat. Click to go to the webpage:

I am loving these neutral colors which go great with any hair, eye color, or makeup pallet you have. These hats can also take a simple outfit of jeans and a sweater up a notch and make it stylish, chic, and fun!

I had a little too fun much below wearing the Alexa Panama Hat from Urban Outfitters. Urban Outfitters so far has been my fav spot to find the perfect shape hats with a great fit and certainly more than fair pricing.

Fall Hat Obsession at

Fall Hat Obsession at

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