Your Get Ready Guide, Mama
Blink and your baby will be a teenager, yelling at you while they dye their hair black and blast music that can only be described as a banshee getting into a fight with a megaphone.
It’s hard to imagine, but right now is the time to learn about your baby and watch them grow. This is the time to see a beautiful human being develop right before your very eyes. They say the children are our future, but in reality, it’s mothers that are the future. We’re the ones who shape our children’s minds. We’re the ones who care for them and love them unconditionally even though they’ve just thrown their spoon on the floor for the umpteenth time or pulled the dog’s tail even though you explicitly told them to stop it.
We’ve been there and we’re here to share. Whether you realize it or not, you are a superhero. You may be tired. You may be covered in baby puke. But mama, you’re a pro. We’re just here to steer you in the right direction from the moment you bring baby home from the hospital until they leave the nest. Motherhood is tough, but you, mama, are tougher.
Month-To-Month Baby Guides
This section is all about life with baby – or babies, we see you mothers of twins! You’ll find guides to let you know what to expect after you bring your bundle of joy home. We’ll answer questions you didn’t even know you had like, how much should a two-month old eat? We’ll cover mastitis, milestones and meconium. We’ll touch on sleep schedules and scheduling me time. If it happens to mom and baby, we’ve written a guide for it.
2-Month-Old Milestones: Getting to Know You
Congrats, you made it through the first month of parenthood! If you found that first month overwhelming, you may be ready to find your new normal this month. We’ve got…
3-Month-Old Milestones: Third Time’s the Charm
More sleep? Back to work? Smiling? Truly Mama’s 3-month-old guide shows you what to expect when you and your little one reach that milestone.
4-Month-Old Milestones: Here’s Looking at You, Kid
Your baby is growing up! From 4-month old baby milestones to sleep schedules to feedings, we have you covered with our 4-month old baby guide.
5-Month-Old Baby Milestones: Rocking and Rolling
What’s the average weight for a 5-month-old? What about sleep schedule for a 5-month-old? Check out our guide to your 5-month-old baby for answers.
6-Month-Old Milestones: Sittin’ Pretty and More
It’s your baby’s half-year birthday! Yes, that’s a thing for some people and no, that doesn’t have to be your thing unless you want it to be. No matter how…
7-Month-Old Milestones: On the Move
Your baby is starting to explore the world more-and-more this month, and they might start getting up to more mischief now!
8-Month-Old Milestones: Life is Great at 8
Your baby is interacting with new things and starting to explore the world, let's look at some of the changes going on with your little one this month.
9-Month-Old Baby Milestones: Life on the Outside
Here we are, three-quarters through the first year. At some point this month, your baby will have officially been in your arms longer than he was in your tummy.
10-Month-Old Baby Milestones: Almost Grown
By ten months, your little one knows exactly what he wants. He might have a favorite lovey or toy, and you probably find yourself reading his favorite book over and…
11-Month-Old Milestones, What to Expect, and More
This is it, Mama. Your baby’s last month of infancy before graduating to toddlerhood. The changes that you’ve witnessed your little one go through over the last year have been…
12-Month-Old Milestones: You Have a One-Year-Old!
The simple truth is that you’re a rock star and you have survived what is decidedly the most exhausting stage of parenting.
Growing Family: Strategies for Second-Time Moms
If you are pregnant with your second child, maybe you aren’t experiencing those newbie nerves that you had the first time around. After all, you powered through morning sickness, survived…
Just For Mama
After you put the baby down, curl up on the couch with a big glass of wine – or at least a big glass of water. Stay hydrated, mom. Here you’ll find curated content just for you. There are feel-good stories of adoptions, homeschooling during the pandemic, birthday celebrations and of course, Jason Momoa being well, Jason Momoa.
LinkedIn Acknowledges Working Parents With New Career Labels
It’s high time that we acknowledge that being a stay-at-home parent is a legitimate choice, and this could be the…
Like Kristen Bell, I Threw Out The Rulebook On Pandemic Parenting, And It’s Been Great
Chrissy Teigen Left Twitter, And It’s Making Me Question Social Media
8 Silver Linings to Having a COVID Hospital Birth
3 Celebs Talking Honestly About Motherhood
I Worked Out Until My Due Date. I Love Nike’s New Ad Celebrating Pregnant Bodies
One Mom’s Story: Preeclampsia Doesn’t Always Look Like Preeclampsia
I’m a Touched-Out Mom and COVID Has Made Things So Much Worse
Best Baby Products
Tried, tested and true. This is where you’ll find the best products for your little one. There are so many baby products out there that it can be hard to get a handle on which ones work and which ones don’t. Let our reviews do the work for you.
Best Of Baby
Luxury Stroller Showdown: UPPAbaby Cruz vs. Vista
Luxury meets function with these two strollers.
Ergobaby vs. Tula: Which is the Better Baby Carrier?
Getting Cozy: DockATot vs SnuggleMe
14 Gift Ideas For Baby’s First Easter
Baby Carrier Showdown: Ergobaby vs. Lillebaby
Baby Carrier vs. Wrap: Which Should You Choose?
Clearblue Fertility Monitor Touch Screen Review: Our Journey to Baby #3
Happy Little Camper Hand Sanitizer Review: This Mom of 5 Approves
You may make mistakes. We sure did. But there’s no shame in asking questions or asking for a helping hand. You are never alone when you’re with Team Truly Mama. We are a community that welcomes every mom with open arms. Come on in for a socially distanced hug because you deserve it. We may not be in the same place physically, but we’re the same inside: loving mothers who are doing their best.
Elvie vs. Willow: Which Breast Pump Is Right for You?
I was an EP mom with a decision to make: should I buy the Elvie or the Willow? Here's what…