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Top 10 new mom essentials 2008

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

New moms wish list

From baby gear to breastfeeding supplies to your post-baby wardrobe, stock up now on these 10 essential items that will make taking care of baby and taking care of yourself a little easier. No time to shop? This list is your one-stop shopping list for all the essentials you will love.

Postpartum shapewear


New moms wish list

Today's shapewear is made of comfortable microfiber fabrics that help smooth out your postpartum bulges, while also being surprisingly comfortable. These are not your mom's bulky girdles – the new-age breathable fabrics are nearly invisible under clothes so only you are the wiser, and everyone else will just think you have amazing genes.

Yummie Tummie Tanks (pictured, above) are the brainchild of former head designer of Sean John clothes, who wanted attractive shapewear after the birth of her child. These stylish tanks feature a microfiber panel that is made to slim your postpartum belly. These essential tanks are available in a variety of colors and can be purchased at for $62.

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