A Few of Our Favorite Things

Designing Motherhood has put together a list of tried and true suggested items. If you have or know of important information that you would like Designing Motherhood to share please contact us and we will consider.
 


Pre-Baby Suggestions

 Books:

Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads

 

 The Wonder Weeks

Zero to Five

Suggestions for the Hospital & Early Days at Home

The Most Comfortable Washable/Disposable Postpartum Underwear

The Mom Washer

 

Postpartum Maternity Pads

Nipple Shields (Worth buying one pair to have on standby)

Baby Registry - Items you haven't thought of

Travel Cot (You've asked for the Pack n' Play. This travel cot covers your next phase of over night stays)

Travel Highchair (The only highchair you will ever need)

Bamboo Nature Diapers (Because they keep your baby dry and they biodegrade) 

Calmoseptine (mix with malox and cure diaper rash - always talk to your pediatrician) 

 

Disposable Changing Pads

Gripe Water (Go for the two pack)

Dream Bear Bibs

Fresh Food Feeder

Books:

Harry Maclary From Dondaldson's Dairy

 

Cats. Cats. Cats!

Toddler Time

Potty Training:

Cool Gear Travel Potty  & Liners

Waterproof Car Seat Liner (buy 2 - you will always have a clean one on hand)

Potty Covers 

Miniboden Underwear (Worth Every Penny)

Once Upon A Potty

Books:

Help My Toddler Came Without Instructions

Terrific Twos!