TBT: Tips for a Greener Pregnancy

Keeping it Green

Keeping it Green

If you’re hoping to raise your baby in an organic, eco-friendly way, you might as well start during your pregnancy! There will be plenty of changes going on when the baby arrives to start anything new, so make sure to get into your green routine early on. Here are a few of our best posts about having an organic, thrifty and eco-friendly pregnancy.

Eating Variety through Cravings and Aversions

Anti-Nutrition and Empty Calorie Food

Natural Remedies for Pregnancy Symptom

Trimester Concerns (and What to Do About Them)

Green Maternity Fashion

What Pregnancy Gear Is Necessary—and What’s Not?

Cutting Back on Maternity Clothes

Buying Secondhand Maternity Clothes
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Buying Secondhand Maternity Clothes

Of the nine months that a woman spends building a baby, she’s really only sporting a baby bump for about six of them. So is it worth investing money in some high quality maternity clothes? The adorable A Pea in the Pod dress below is $178. Would you go for it?

Unless I was planning on having twelve more children, I can’t see shelling out that much cash for a dress I would wear a handful of times, especially since used maternity clothing is in such great supply. If I hit the half off sales at my local thrift stores, I could end up with top quality garments for about $3 apiece. If no one knows that my clothes come from Goodwill, and I get to save a few hundred dollars on a maternity wardrobe, why wouldn’t I go for it?
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