Fourth Trimester Wellness Beauty Guide
True that May is the month of Mother’s Day but…
In honor of Mother’s Day coming up, Gugu Guru has partnered with Twiniveristy to celebrate Mama Wellness – in all aspects. This week we are focusing on sleep, health, nutrition, getting out of the house, and new mama style. Today we’re highlighting products which make mama’s life a little healthier – both for her body and her brain. Read on to learn more and enter at the bottom of the post to win a box from Hello Fresh, a Bravado yoga bra, Karen Neuburger yoga pants and shirt, Jill Simonian’s new book, “The Fab Mom’s Guide: How to Get Over the Bump & Bounce Back Fast After Baby,” $30 store credit to Mountain Muesli and a Pic’s Peanut Butter gift package!
Hello Fresh: One of the hardest things about being a new mom is finding time to eat, let alone cook fresh meals! Luckily, HelloFresh has you covered. HelloFresh provides the opportunity to enjoy healthy home-cooked meals without the hassle. Eliminating the need to plan or shop, HelloFresh delivers delicious and satisfying meals that are easy and fun to make in 30 minutes. The recipes are also reviewed by an in-house dietitian to make sure you’re receiving a well-balanced and nutritious meal. They have many different dietary preferences to choose from and they deliver your HelloFresh box to your doorstep at a time and day of your choosing (Mon-Sat), free of charge. Plus, you can easily manage your account directly from your phone, so you can plan ahead while rocking baby to sleep. Eating healthy meals is essential to staying mentally healthy during the early baby days, so let HelloFresh take care of you, mama!
Bravado’s Body Silk Seamless Yoga Nursing Bra: It’s no secret that yoga is a great way to balance your body and mind, and Bravado is here to make sure you’re not only comfortable during yoga, but that the bra is functional also. The Body Silk Seamless Yoga Nursing Bra is ideal for your everyday active lifestyle. It is the perfect choice for low impact activity – yoga, Pilates, walking, keeping up with baby or simply to wear as an everyday bra. The Silver Breeze™ technology prevents the growth of odor-causing bacteria, which keeps bra fresh and odor-free. The 4-way stretch fabric hugs your changing shape, as this bra is perfect for maternity and nursing. The bra features convertible criss-cross straps and removable foam inserts for shape and discretion, and as always features Bravado’s proprietary, easy open and close, one-handed Bravado ‘B’ nursing clips. For all the nursing moms, the full drop away bra cup design for maximum skin-to-skin contact and the bra Conversion Kit is included so you can convert your nursing bra to a ‘regular bra’ once your nursing journey is complete. Furthermore, the Body Silk Seamless Yoga Bra has been tested and is certified in accordance with Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 requirements, which ensures products are free from harmful substances.
Karen Neuburger Live Love Lounge Sweat Pants and Top: If you’re looking to get back in the swing of working out, whether is is yoga, walking, pilates, or Momma Strong, Karen Neuburger has you covered with their Live Love Lounge line. The sweatpants feature an elastic waistband and a very relaxed and comfy feel. Most importantly, they are machine washable! The matching Live Love Lounge Top has an attractive scoop neck, and 3/4 length sleeves, with a banded hem and cuffs. It has a touch of spandex, making it flattering for hanging around the house, school drop off, or even…yoga!
“The Fab Mom’s Guide: How to Get Over the Bump & Bounce Back Fast After Baby,” by Jill Simonian: Affectionately known as The FAB Mom on-air and online, Jill Simonian uses her trusted and entertaining expertise to set expecting and new moms on a distinctive, no-frills journey to help them “get over the bump” and bounce back fast after having a baby. Jill’s frank tricks, somewhat against-the-grain tips, and laugh-out-loud tales involving famous names provide first-time moms a unique roadmap for managing and conquering the lifestyle challenges a newborn often brings. The FAB Mom’s Guide offers a motivational style and practical solutions to inform, inspire, and empower even the most uncertain of new moms. From hanging an oversized mirror in your kitchen to opting out of nursing to spending entire days wearing only your underwear and beyond, Jill Simonian can help a new mother get organized, have fun, and feel in-control, happy, and reinvented within six months of having a baby. Encouraging women to tune out the drama and arming them with useful talk and tools to minimize exhaustion and maximize focus, Jill uncovers and reshapes the status quo for how FAB (an acronym for: Focused After Babies) a new mom’s sense of self and life can truly be.
Mountain Muesli: As a new mama, it’s important to start every day off on the right foot! Mountain Muesli, made in made in small batches in Tacoma, Washington, uses locally sources ingredients whenever they can, including the oats, flaxseed, honey, and many of the dried fruits. Mountain Muesli is sweetened with a blend of honey, agave syrup, and coconut sugar, which has one of the lowest glycemic indexes of any sweeteners. Plus, their dedicated facility ensures the products are never contaminated with wheat, soy, corn, eggs, dairy or peanuts. Mountain Muesli uses natural, organic, non-GMO, and locally sourced ingredients as much as possible, and support development of a safe, sustainable food supply. If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast food, or snack food (need to snack a lot when breastfeeding!), this is a perfect and healthy way to get nutrition without all the added yuck of sugary cereals. Plus, throw a bag of Mountain Muesli in your diaper bag and you’ll always have a healthy snack to dig into while at the playground or shopping. Mountain Museli makes a great topper for ice cream, yogurt, fruit salad, or eaten simply by itself. With four delicious flavors to chose from, you’re sure to find a Museli for your mama style.
Pic’s Peanut Butter: As a new parent, sometimes you just need to snack in the middle of the night – especially if you’re breastfeeding! But, indulging in midnight cakes and cookies isn’t always the healthiest – why not try some of Pic’s Peanut Butter for a delicious and nutritious treat? Founded in 2007 by Pic Picot, New Zealand-based Pic’s Peanut Butter is New Zealand’s #1 selling peanut butter and is peanut butter worth eating. Made from the finest quality Hi-Oleic peanuts from Australia that are fresh roasted and lovingly squashed in Nelson, Pic’s then quick seals its peanut butter to preserve freshness and flavor. Pic’s is all-natural, is gluten and sugar free and has no additives – simply peanuts and a trace of Kiwi salt, the unsalted version containing 100% peanuts. Pic’s Peanut Butter is NON GMO Verified and comes in four varieties – Original (Crunchy), Original (Crunchy, no salt), Smooth and Smooth (no salt).
Enter below to win a bundle containing one (1) box from Hello Fresh, one (1) Bravado yoga bra, one (1) set of Karen Neuburger yoga pants and shirt, one (1) copy of Jill Simonian’s new book, “The Fab Mom’s Guide: How to Get Over the Bump & Bounce Back Fast After Baby,” $30 store credit to Mountain Muesli and one (1) Pic’s Peanut Butter gift package:
Thank you to Bravado, Mountain Muesli, and Hello Fresh for making this sponsored post possible.