Skin care that delivers on the promise of Real Results with Real Beauty. The idea of basq – gentle, effective products that splurge on beauty and deliver on results – is one that appeals to women and men (yes we said men) in all life stages. From pregnancy to weight loss, sensitive skin to mature skin and all the combinations in between, basq offers beautiful solutions that work.
All-natural Bella B Bodycare is perfectly-formulated for expecting and new mothers: find stretch mark relief with Tummy Honey, soothing lanolin-free Nipple Nurture aids with breastfeeding, and allover body relief with the full range of Bella B bodycare products. Click here to find a list of local retailers.
Bravado Designs is the official Nursing Apparel line of Bump Club and Beyond! Bravado has built a strong reputation as having comfortable, stylish and quality nursing bras. Lactation consultants, midwives, childbirth educators and others in the health care community consistently recommend their products products to new moms, as does Founder of BCB, Lindsay Pinchuk. Bravado Designs’ products are worn and loved by moms worldwide, including by celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Garner and Jessica Alba. Although many things have changed since their early days, one thing never will: their commitment to bolster and enhance the self-esteem of pregnant and nursing women.
Written by Chicago-based author and journalist, Amy Tara Koch, Bump It Up is the the birth of the ultimate preggo style bible. Amy gives you tips on everything you need to know about dressing stylishly throughout your pregnancy. Order your copy at amazon.com
A BETTER WAY TO CLEAN. CleanWell is a patented formulation of natural thyme and other essential plant oils that kills 99.9% of germs, yet contains no harsh chemicals. Meet CleanWell and say goodbye to germs naturally.
Divine Chocolate is a pioneering Fair Trade chocolate company, owned in part by the farmers of Kuapa Kokoo in Ghana. Kuapa Kokoo is a farmer’s cooperative of 45,000 members who supply the cocoa for each bar of Divine. They get paid a Fair Trade price for their beans and receive a social premium that the cooperative invests in schools, clean drinking water, medical clinics, and women’s entrepreneurship projects. Plus, as owners they get a share of the profits, a say in the company, and a voice in the global marketplace.
▪space — daily, weekly and monthly views, with plenty of room for notes;
▪art — 20+ elegant, fun and sometimes funky covers;
▪price — less than $20; and
▪size — they’re compact and easy to use, not bulky and complicated!
Earth Mama Angel Baby’s pregnancy, childbirth and baby products are made from certified-organic or organically grown herbs and oils for our teas, bath herbs, gentle handmade soaps, salves, lotions and massage oils. Their products are 100% toxin-free, cruelty-free, vegan, and free from all artificial preservatives, fragrances and dyes. They are the proud recipients of the BRAG (Business Recycling Award Group) for our green practices.
Rashmi Budhram founded Momma Couture in 2008 after trying to transform her handbags into carryalls for all of her baby’s essentials. Momma Couture offers many stylish, yet practical options for mom to carry everything for herself and her baby.
Storksak was established in 2003 with the aim of designing fashionable and functional products for parents. Set up by Melanie Marshall and Suzi Bergman, Marshall Bergman Ltd, a British company launches its 9th Storksak collection for Spring 2009.
Sulpice Chocolat features something extra for the chocolate lover in all of us – artistically painted chocolate! Each of our eight decadent bars are made with premium Belgian chocolate, herbs and spices to create an intensely satisfying chocolate treat that, until now, has been available only in the form of truffles.
Simple Wishes is the ultimate product for multi-tasking new moms—a hands-free pumping bra. For every mother who has ever wished she could be in two places at once, that she had an extra set of hands, or just that she could manage her hectic schedule and still find time for herself, Simple Wishes is the simple solution she’s been waiting for. Simple Wishes is now available in stores nationwide.
TIMI & LESLIE was created in 2000 out of sheer necessity, when Leslie Newton needed a gift for a friend’s baby shower and decided to create one herself. The creation of TIMI & LESLIE revolutionized the diaper bag and ushered in an era where moms could also be style icons. Sold throughout the U.S. and internationally at stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Giggle and buybuy BABY, Leslie pioneered the stylish yet functional diaper bag movement. With celebrity fans that include Angelina Jolie, Cindy Crawford, Courtney Cox Arquette, Nicole Kidman, Jessica Alba and Jack Black, TIMI & LESLIE bags are the choice of parents who know luxurious style, practical function and great quality.
Urban Oasis is Chicago’s premiere massage spa. With locations on Maple in Chicago’s Gold Coast, and on North Avenue (with a validated parking garage), you can almost always schedule a time to to relax and get your kinks out both during and after pregnancy. Their pre-natal massages are some of the best in the city and the best part…BCB VIPs get $20 off ALL pre-natal massages when you show your card!
Unlike traditional reusable bottles, the Vapur ‘anti-bottle’ stands tall when full, is feather-light and folds to a fraction of its size when empty. Each highly durable Vapur is FDA-approved, dishwasher safe, freezer stable, long-lasting and BPA-free.