Every mum falls in love with that first, blurred, black and white vision of her baby; but the ultrasound—clinical and defaced by numbers and jargon—hardly encapsulates the miracle of the moment you lay eyes upon your child in-utero. Irish mother and artist, Laura Steerman, knows this firsthand, reimagining those monochromatic, grainy images in stunning living colour for parents.
Oh dear. As if the simple concept of toting your bubs like a baby marsupial wasn’t cute enough, Ergobaby has gone and pushed the #adorbs to the max with just as cutesy a creature—every little girl’s favourite kitty.
Korean ‘sheet masks’ are all the beauty buzz right now–hailed by skincare professionals and celebs alike for their hydrating, penetrating seal and easy cleanup. Now the mask has received a makeover for mums-to-be; designed to drape over preggie bellies and minimise the appearance of stretch marks.
Quickly run through the catalogue of the most famous Disney princesses in your head…Elsa, Jasmine, Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Ariel — besides the fact that they’re all outrageously pretty and uncannily pitch-perfect, there’s another thing they share in common: they all wear blue. (Even non-royalty Alice dons a blue day dress under her pinny for her romps in Wonderland, and Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora has a gown that transforms from pink to blue).
Baby nests are relatively new on the block; but they’re quickly becoming the must-have item for many newbie mums.