10 brands for pre-pregnancy and mums-to-be

Whether you’re currently planning a pregnancy or have already found out you’re expecting, along with the excitement of falling pregnant comes a few lifestyle changes – including the addition of some fun yet often overwhelming essentials.

To help take out some of the guesswork, BD has put together a list of products that will keep both you and bub pampered and prepared during this time.

First Response Digital Pregnancy Test

This pregnancy test is sensitive enough to give results six days before a missed period (five days before the day of expected period). It also offers easy to read Yes+ / No- results, has a unique 'test is working' indicator that lets the user know the test is ready for use, and it is over 99 per cent accurate.

BioSource Folic Acid Plus Iron

These vitamin supplements assist in supplementing the body with the extra iron required during pregnancy.

Synergie Skin Mum & Bub Pack

Synergie Skin Mum & Bub Pack is a limited-edition pack specially created for expectant mums and their bubs. This gentle duo (consisting of DeStress and Occlusiderm) is backed by science to help moisturise, hydrate and heal sensitive skin.

Swisse Ultinatal Pre-Conception & Pregnancy Multivitamin

These multivitamins support general health and wellbeing of the mother and baby before, during and after pregnancy.

Burt's Bees Mama Bee Belly Butter

This exra rich belly butter is specially blended to nourish and moisturise skin during pregnancy. The natural fragrance-free formula contains a combination of cocoa, shea and jojoba butters that will keep the belly feeling soft and smooth before and after birth.

endota Organics™ nurture - Nourishing Nipple Balm

endota Organics™ nurture - Nourishing Nipple Balm is a nipple balm that helps restore and revive dry, cracked skin for breastfeeding mothers. Formulated with simple, certified organic ingredients.

Absolute Essential Maternity Stretchmark & Tone Oil

Absolute Essential Maternity Stretchmark & Tone Oil is a luxury botanical oil that offers exceptional natural absorbance and full therapeutic synergy to protect the skin against dryness, stretch and overstretch of pregnancy growth.

Weleda Nipple Care Cream

This addition from Weleda is a light-textured yet rich moisturiser for use during pregnancy and when breastfeeding. It helps to tone nipples in preparation for breastfeeding, while also soothing tender and cracked nipples.

Clémence Organics Baby + Mum Balm

Clémence Organics Baby + Mum Balm is a natural and organic balm to calm baby’s sensitive skin. It is soothing and protective against nappy rash, and it can be used for minor skin irritations, including dermatitis, eczema, bites, stings and cracked nipples.

Green People Organic Babies Nurturing Baby Oil Scent Free

This organic baby oil is an oil that softens and soothes baby's very sensitive skin, and it can also be used as a bonding massage. The oil can help improve skin elasticity on the belly to reduce stretch marks. The beautiful blend of natural oils balance and restore dry skin.