NYC Expecting Parent Resource Guide

Here are some of our top go-to resources for everything expecting parents may need.....

 

Baby registry:

  • Baby List: Allows you to put anything onto a baby list from any store

Not sure what to get? Check out Jen Reviews' "Everything You Need For Your Baby, According to Science."


Maternity Clothes:

  • Slacks & Co - chic European brand sold online and in some maternity stores in the US. Well-made business casual and casual attire. 
  • H&M Maternity Wear- from classic tees to trendy dresses, plus everything at a great price.


Baby Gear Shops:

  • Giggles for the stylish family. Everything from furniture, clothes and toys. Makes you want to be a baby again!

  • Babesta for the hipster cool city babies and kids. Carrying gear, clothing and furniture.
  • Buy Buy Baby great selection on everything for baby. Plus, you can use your Bed Bath & Beyond 20% coupons there as well and return unwanted items at any Bed Bath Beyond store.

  • Babies R Us if you want to go to a store to push a stroller around

Product Reviews:

  • Lucies' List - Great baby gear guides written by mamas 
  • Baby Gear Lab - Very user-friendly baby gear reviews (in chart form!). Each review is done on the same dozen or so criteria, which makes comparison easy.  


Nursing Supplies and Support:


Baby Skin Products: 

  • Babo Botanicals offers ultra moisturizing products for babies with eczema. We love their sunscreen sticks!

  • Acure offers ph balanced, paraben-, sulfate= and dye-free products. Their 4-in-1 products (hand soap, shampoo, body wash & bubble bath) eliminate need for extra products. 

  • Everyone Baby made by our favorite EO Product company extends their great products for our most delicate family member.


Maternity Leave Workouts and Mommy Groups:

  • Fit4Moms: Group aerobic / barre classes, most of which are baby / toddler-friendly

  • Bodytonic Pilates Gymnasium: Pilates for the New Mom. This workshop focuses on breath and posture, using the Pilate Mat work and Tower springs. 


Books to Read


Pediatric In-Home Services To Keep in Mind

·  Baby Doctor - after hours pediatrics service making 24/7 pediatric urgent care house calls throughout greater NYC

·  One Mohel - circumcision service in the home performed by Dr. Dania Rumbak.  As a Certified Mohel + Pediatrician, Dr. Rumbak has performed over 2,000 baby circumcisions for Jewish families, interfaith families, and families with other faiths.  Best NYC Mohel for Bris

 

Let us know if there are other great resources you have found that we should share with parents!