10 Must-Haves for Every Pregnant Wild Mama

When you’re braving the journey of becoming a new Wild Mama, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with information and suggestions. I just traveled that road myself and, even though it was my third baby in 13 years, I felt overwhelmed. So, today, I’m bringing you a really simple list – 10 Must-Haves for Every Pregnant Wild Mama. These 10 things 100% made my hell-on-wheels miserable pregnancy (seriously, but that’s for another post!) much easier.

 

  • MegaFood Baby & Me Prenatal and Postnatal Vitamins: Many prenatal vitamins have folic acid, which is not the natural form of folate. That’s no bueno in general, but especially not for those of us with an MTHFR gene mutation. These prenatals are good for everyone, though – they’re farm-to-table so all of the nutrients come from real foods and herbs, and they’re GMO-free, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, organic amazingness.

 

  • San Francisco Salt Co. Epsom Salt: I take epsom baths on the regular anyway, but they were my near-nightly heaven for almost 40 weeks. This huge bag of nearly 20lbs is a super great deal for top quality, chemical-grossness-free salts. I have it on Subscribe and Save!

 

 

  • This U-Shape, Full-Body Pregnancy Pillow – My last two pregnancies, I used the C-shaped pregnancy pillows or a regular body pillow. This one, the pain was so spread that I decided to try something new. I won’t be giving this thing up post-partum!

 

  • Earth Mama Angel Baby Body Butter: Total transparency: I make my own body butter with these same ingredients. However, right around the last trimester, I get so tired I don’t want to mess with it and this is the brand I buy. Three kids – lots of weight fluctuation – and I have not a single stretch mark on my stomach.

 

  • Earth Mama Angel Baby Organic Morning Wellness Tea: This doesn’t much help with hyperemesis gravardium (nothing does, unfortunately), but it did help a lot in the beginning when I was having regular ol’ nausea. It’s a great blend from a company I adore.

 

  • Terrasoul Superfoods Organic Reishi Mushroom Powder: Did you know that, in Asian cultures, reishi mushroom powder is consumed throughout pregnancy to produce ‘reishi babies’ – babies who are super calm, inquisitive, alert and zen little humans? I discovered this early in our TTC journey and made it a point to consume reishi on a daily basis throughout my pregnancy and now that I’m breastfeeding. It definitely helped with my anxiety in a natural way, too!

 

  • doTERRA Deep Blue Rub: This was the only thing that even touched my restless leg syndrome. I also tried the essential oil blend, but the rub worked much better.

 

  • This acupressure mat and these massage balls: Note: Be careful with acupressure during pregnancy. I wouldn’t use these on pregnancy-risky pressure points, so research before you use! However, both the mat and the balls helped a lot with my back pain and shoulder tension, even when I was having back spasms in Disney World during my second trimester.

 

 

What could you not live without during your pregnancy?

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