Getting Fitted For a Bra During Your Pregnancy: Blum’s Has Answers

If you have been watching me over on Instagram, you’re seeing a lot of maternity talk. Specifically? Bras. I had a horrible experience with comfort and fit during my first pregnancy, an ‘ok’ one in my second, and I am on a mission to find what really works in this third round. After polling our…

Bump Style: Where to Shop for the Best Maternity Clothing

Bellies, boobs, and back pain. As if women didn’t have enough to deal with physically and mentally during pregnancy, we also have to navigate the world of maternity clothing. During my first pregnancy in 2016-2017, I was shocked at the little options there were for women during their ‘expansion time’. Sure, I found some big…

Where To Find Maternity Clothes in Buffalo, NY

 I’ll say it again. Shopping during your pregnancy sucks. But it doesn’t HAVE to. It’s just you need to think outside the box a little bit more. We don’t have many options for maternity to shop in-person throughout the Buffalo-area but I have a list here for you mamas who need to know where to…

The One Thing Keeping Me Sane Postpartum- Balanced Body Foods

I remember seeing Balanced Body Foods, Jada Blitz Fitness, and the couple behind both (Ashley and Justin Draper) all over social media a couple of years ago. I kept hearing these names, saw them at several events where they had a table present, and noticed their eye-catching fitness space on Transit Rd. in Williamsville. I…

Hey, Baby! Chloe’s Birth Story at Sisters Hospital

I was beyond nervous to have my first baby. Yes, I know that is a common feeling among parents but I could have sworn my anxiousness was higher than average. Was I going to be a good Mommy? Was I going to miss my independent, selfish time? How much was this going to hurt physically?…

The Pregnancy Diary: Easy Self-Care For Every Day

Now that I’m on round 2 of baby-baking, I really understand the importance of routine self-care in order to keep you feeling and looking good. When you’re pregnant, it’s ideal to step it up since your body is in overdrive and in need of extra TLC. Here are some easy routines you can do for…

The Pregnancy Diary: The Last Two Months

Here I am. In the homestretch. 6 weeks left. I remember with Chloe in 2017 that my last 6 weeks were pretty hellish. And this time around, it doesn’t seem to be any different.   The Swelling Has Begun I was doing so well this pregnancy! I gained less weight than my first round, I…