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Category Archives: Pregnancy

Delicious mocktails for moms-to-be | non-alcoholic recipes

If you’ve ever been to Drool Baby Expo, you know that we’re big mocktail fans. They keep moms-to-be in on the tiny umbrella action and make for a fun refreshment at baby showers. Per usual, Honest Tea will be at Drool on September 14 to whip you up their own specialty mocktails! But, in the meantime, here are some fun ... Read More »

Things to do in Boston when you’re pregnant | pregnancy classes, events, services

Congrats, you’re pregnant! And congrats, you live in Boston! There more resources for you than ever. Here’s our current roundup of the best places for pregnancy classes, events, and a whole lot more. Go to Bellies, Babies & Brunch to learn about pregnancy resources over a yummy spread A Magic Beans produced event, Bellies, Babies & Brunch is a place where you can ... Read More »

The hospital nursery: a thing of the past?

In the final months of pregnancy, sleep can be hard to come by, so by the time your baby makes his debut, you’re ready for a good hearty nap. Since your baby is most alert during the first hour or two after birth, that’s the best time to plop him onto your chest and give breastfeeding a try, and then ... Read More »

Baby’s on the way! What to pack in your hospital bag

As if the prospect of becoming a parent is not scary and challenging enough, there is so much preparation to do before your baby arrives! There are so many checklists, i.e. the baby registry, baby proofing the home, what to do and what not to do, and finally, what to pack in your hospital bag so you’re ready when that big moment ... Read More »

When should you tell people that you’re pregnant?

Most women discover that they’re pregnant through a series of familiar symptoms that can really disrupt your day, especially exhaustion and nausea. Not everyone has the same experience, but only a lucky minority of women get to skip out on morning sickness. In an era where we’re used to telling everyone everything, is it reasonable to expect a mom-to-be to ... Read More »

Drool Connecticut/Westchester highlight: local vendors in the Sun Court

DROOL BABY EXPO CONNECTICUT/WESTCHESTER AUGUST 27, 2015, 4-9PM HYATT REGENCY, GREENWICH CT GET YOUR TICKETS HERE   At Magic Beans, our specialty is baby gear – but that’s only one portion of the panoply of goods and services you’ll need with a new baby on the way (or newly arrived in your life). Childbirth services, lactation consultants, skincare, nutrition, baby ... Read More »

Beauty is everywhere: portraits of expectant parents sleeping

When Russian documentary photographer Jana Romanova was about 25, suddenly she found that all of her friends were getting pregnant (a familiar feeling for a lot of us!). It felt as though everyone around her was suddenly growing up, and she was at risk of being left behind, as the people around her were consumed with the challenges of preparing ... Read More »

Mocktails to DROOL over! Try Mocktails at the Drool Baby Expo

Buy your Drool tickets today – don’t wait, they’re going fast!  One of the many luxurious treats we offer at every Drool Baby Expo is mocktails: cocktails that are just as sophisticated and refreshing as the real thing, minus the booze.  Our past offerings have always been delish, but when the folks from the Mocktails company offered to bring in some of ... Read More »