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The Bump & Beyond
Maternity clothes that you can wear forever? --- Yep. It's legit!
Bump and Beyond. -- It's what we do. It's what we've always done. For many expecting mamas, this is a newer concept. For us it's a concept we've lived with all our hearts since 1996.
Pregnancy style shouldn't mean finding only what fits and settling for looking like you're sporting someone's else's style.
At Mom's the Word we work hard to ensure every mama feels like herself at a time when she needs it the most. Your style - your way.
New Dad Story...of cabbages and kings....
We love all of the spouses who sit patiently for hours while our pregnant or nursing clients figure out what works for them and their new improved body by baby.
I was recently reminded of one of my fave new dad stories, with thanks to Linda F, who has retired, but was the original MOM boob expert par excellence.
A new dad walks into the store to purchase bras for his wife who just had a baby. Linda sets him up with a few easier-to-fit, simple S-M-L/have-her-come-in-to-be-properly-fit bras, gowns and nursing tops.
Then he glances back down at the crumpled up piece of paper with his list on it and asks "Do you have something called cabbage?" Linda smiles and says "Do get her cabbage and put it in the fridge, it will ease the pain of engorgement. But, no, we don' carry cabbage... you'll have to go to the grocery store for that!"
Dad "Oh. Okay. What about a...brush for nipples?...Sounds painful."
Linda says, smiling, "Oh.No. No harm to mom! You can probably get that at the market as well...it may come with the bottle brush on your list - since it's for the baby bottle nipples."
We are so enamored of thee many dad who come into the store looking out for mama. Yesterday one strolled in just to be nice and grab something for their pregnant spouse, and said "I don't think that she's shopped here. Oh, maybe she has. I don't know!" Most times? Yes they have, but, mum's the word. Just keep making pregnant women happy and life is good.