Links & Discounts
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Discounts & Sponsors
Did you know that pregnancy can actually change the structure of your feet? Physical and hormonal changes can lead to issues ranging from mild discomfort to severe pain. Mommy Steps created insoles specifically designed for pregnancy to help support your feet and prevent these issues from happening.
30% off the Zahler Prenatal +DHA with the promo code PREPOD30
The Zahler Prenatal +DHA uses high-quality ingredients like the active form of folate. Zahler also includes nutrients that most other prenatal vitamins don’t, like choline, omega 3s, and DHA. This is the prenatal vitamin I take and my #1 recommendation.
20% off Boppy.com with the promo code PREGPOD20
Boppy makes a lot of great products to support you during pregnancy and for your baby. A lot of thought goes into designing their products and I am a big fan of their pillows for mom and baby. The Total Body Pillow will support you from head to toe during your pregnancy and postpartum. The award-winning Newborn Lounger is the perfect place for your baby to hang out during awake time when you need a hands-free moment.
15% off BLUblox blue light blocking glasses with the promo code PREGNANCY
Your exposure to blue light can have a significant impact on your fertility, pregnancy, and overall health. BLUblox glasses block out 100% of the blue and green light between 400-550 nm which is the range you need to block after sunset for better sleep. You know sleep is essential during your pregnancy. You may not know that your sleep and circadian rhythms drive your hormones. Blue light exposure can affect hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and prolactin. These are critical hormones for fertility and pregnancy. Blue light even affects testosterone in men, which can affect sperm quality and quantity.
15% off Organifi with the promo code PREGNANCYPODCAST
Organifi is a line of organic superfood blends that offer plant-based nutrition with high-quality ingredients and less than 3g of sugar. Each superfood blend is USDA Organic, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan, Non-GMO, and uses clinically proven ingredients. Click here to check out their amazing products and use code PREGNANCYPODCAST to get 15% off all orders.
$15 off your first Public Goods purchase with the promo code PREGNANCYPODCAST
Public Goods is the shop for affordable, sustainable, healthy household products. They have everything from home and personal care to premium pantry staples, all in one place. I love that Public Goods develops each of their products to be free of unhealthy ingredients and harmful additives, which I know is important when you are pregnant.
10% off your first month with Better Help when you Click Here
Better Help assesses your needs and matches you with your own licensed professional therapist within 24 hours. There are counselors who specialize in all areas including depression, stress, anxiety, relationships, self-esteem, and trauma. You can connect in a safe and private online environment, through your phone or a computer. You can send a message to your counselor anytime and get thoughtful responses back. You can also schedule video or phone sessions.
15% off Gruvi with the promo code PREGNANCYPODCAST
Grüvi makes delicious craft alcohol-free beers and wines. Their lineup includes a Prosecco, IPA, sour beer, stout, and a bubbly rosé. All of these are low-calorie beverages that you can enjoy when pregnant or breastfeeding without worrying about alcohol. Cheers!
10% off 8 Sheep Organics with the promo code PREGNANCYPODCAST
Did you know, over 78% of pregnant moms have trouble sleeping at night? 78%! The Sleepy Lotion from 8 Sheep Organics is specially formulated to help pregnant moms sleep better. The sleepy lotion uses 100% organic ingredients to help with common pregnancy pains like restless legs, leg cramps, and back or hip pain. Over 40,000 moms have used this lotion and rated it 4.8 stars. The lavender scent is my favorite and smells heavenly!
Free Welcome Box when you create a baby registry on Amazon.
Amazon is my go-to resource for creating a baby registry. You can have gifts shipped directly to you, which is great for out of town family and friends. You also get a 15% completion discount, anything you buy on your registry after your due date is 15% off. Everything you could possibly need for your little one is on Amazon and the reviews make selecting the right products super easy.
10% off Bodily with the promo code PREGNANCYPODCAST
Bodily is your one-stop-shop for all things postpartum, birth recovery, and breastfeeding. Bodily doesn’t just sell amazing products; they help new moms navigate postpartum and breastfeeding. All of their information is research-based, and their products and kits are curated for every body because recovery looks different for everyone. All of the products they offer are clean and grounded in research.
Aeroflow is a company that helps you get a breast pump through your health insurance. There can be some hoops to jump through to get a breast pump through your insurance but Aeroflow does all of this for you and makes it so easy. All you need to do is fill out a form that takes just a minute. Aeroflow will contact your health insurance company, get the necessary paperwork from your doctor or midwife, then they will get in touch with you to help you choose the right breast pump. Click here to get started.
My Favorite Books
Want a complete template you can customize for the birth you want? I created the Your Birth Plan book as a step by step guide that makes creating and writing your birth plan super easy!
Your Birth Plan includes: explanations of everything you can include with all of your options, a complete template you can customize to your preferences, and sample plans for a home birth to a planned cesarean, and everything in between.
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding covers everything about breastfeeding! It is a fantastic guide and a great reference tool you will use over and over again. Definitely, a must-read to have a successful breastfeeding relationship with your baby.
Considering an unmedicated birth? Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth is full of encouragement and practical advice to help you be prepared for an unmedicated birth. Ina May Gaskin is an invaluable resource for minimizing medical interventions and having a natural childbirth.
The Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep website is my go-to to check the safety of products you use for yourself or your baby. This site has easy-to-navigate hazard ratings for over 83,000 products from over 2,400 different brands.
Sisters in Loss is dedicated to replacing silence with storytelling around pregnancy and infant loss and infertility of black women. The stigma and shame that come with sharing loss stories prevent black women from achieving the healing they need to thrive in their new normal. Sisters in Loss holds space to present loss and infertility stories in a resourceful culturally acceptable way to assure black women they are not alone on this journey. Check out the Pregnancy Podcast episode with Erica McAfee about pregnancy loss.
Wolomi is a community of women of color creating an empowering journey for the modern-day aspiring mom and moms-to-be to navigate the health care system for better outcomes. Check out the episode with Layo George, the founder of Wolomi, where we discuss racial disparities in maternity care, building community, and advocating for yourself.