The latest trends, accessories and classes for the stylish mum-to-be.
1. Mummy-Cise: Pre- And Postnatal Workouts
Urban Mums at Urban Energy Fitness is all about keeping the mother fit and healthy during and after pregnancy. The Urban Prenatal classes help you maintain a healthy weight, train your muscles for birth and recovery, and keep the blood flowing smoothly through your body during pregnancy. The Urban Postnatal classes promise to help you work on regaining strength, muscle tone and fitness.
Urban Mums at Urban Energy Fitness, in locations across Dubai, Dhs75 per class.
2. Beach Bump
There’s no need to hide your growing belly on the beach this summer with the beautiful selection of swimwear at Belabumbum. EW mini loves this braided halter tankini.
Dhs257 available at belabumbum
3. The Bump Journal
Bump To Birthday, Pregnancy & First Year Journal offers new mums-to-be a chance to record every special moment from their pregnancy to their first year of motherhood in its beautifully illustrated pages.
Dhs73 available at amazon
4. Spa Scents
Create a spa-like ambiance in the comfort of your home with Elizabeth Arden scented candles. Our top pick is the energizing grapefruit and spicy ginger – it smells good enough to eat!
Shop more Elizabeth Arden candles here
5. It’s A Wrap
Stay cosy during your pregnancy with a luxurious satin robe from Cake Lingerie, designed for those moments when you need to cover up but stay cool at the same time.
6. Pregnancy Trend
As well as gender-reveal parties, the other big trend of 2013 is going green, but not as in recycling. With emerald being the colour of the year, expect to see baby names like Hunter, Jade, Fern and Forest increasing in popularity. “It’s neat that green and these other natural shades are inspiring baby names,” says Elena Mauer of thebump
Dhs360 available at blushandbloom