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Kristen Bell Reveals New ‘Backstage Beauty Routine’ at CMT Awards

06/06/2013 at 04:00 PM ET

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Kristen Bell may be a first-time mom, but she’s a second-time host at this year’s CMT Music Awards.

Walking the red carpet in a form-fitting black Zuhair Murad leather dress with her long blonde hair worn down on Wednesday, Bell, 32, looked glamorous but had mommy duties on the brain.

Prior to the show’s start, a trim Bell revealed the new mom-friendly way she prepares for a big event.

“My new backstage beauty routine #pumpit #pumppumpitup #CMTAwards,” she Tweeted, sharing a photo of her Medela Freestyle breast milk pump.

Bell and her fiancé Dax Shepard welcomed daughter Lincoln in late March.
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Great Ideas! 15 Gadgets That Make New Moms’ Lives Easier

05/10/2013 at 10:00 AM ET

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When you’re expecting, it’s hard to know what you really need when your little one arrives.

And the last thing you want is to have a house full of useless baby products collecting dust.

PEOPLE.com editor and mom-of-two (she recently welcomed her second daughter) Amy Jamieson helps take the guesswork out of which gadgets are really worth checking out.

From a formula dispenser to an on-the-go bottle warmer, here’s her list of indispensable tools for mamas who already have their hands full.

Check it out below:
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Jenna Dewan-Tatum Teams Up with Bravado! Designs for Charity

05/08/2013 at 10:00 AM ET

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Now that Jenna Dewan-Tatum is expecting her first child, she’s learning first hand all the products moms-to-be and new moms need to have a successful pregnancy and breastfeeding experience.

That’s why the actress has partnered with nursing apparel manufacturer Bravado! Designs to donate $214,000 worth of nursing bras to Jessica Seinfeld‘s non-profit organization Baby Buggy, which is dedicated to providing families in need with products, clothing and educational services for their infants and children.

“I am lucky to have the essential gear, not to mention the support of my husband, family and friends as I begin my motherhood and breastfeeding journey, I realize not all new moms are as fortunate,” says Dewan-Tatum.
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Giveaway: A Comfort & Harmony Mombo Deluxe Nursing Pillow (a $50 Value!)

05/06/2013 at 12:00 AM ET

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Not only does Comfort & Harmony‘s Mombo Deluxe pillow ($50) have a unique shape designed to keep moms and their little ones comfy, but it’s the first-ever two-sided nursing pillow with a soft and firm side.

Even better: it vibrates to help soothe your baby to sleep. Want one? The company is giving one away to 10 lucky Moms & Babies readers.

Hurry up and enter for your chance to win! Online entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 5/6/13 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 5/12/13. See Official Rules.

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Great Ideas! How to Buy a Good Nursing Bra

04/16/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

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When you have a baby on the way, getting a professional bra fitting is essential to ensure your breasts look and feel their best during pregnancy says Le Mystère New York director, Jessica Pfister.

“Breasts typically grow to their maximum size during the eighth month so that’s a good time to be measured for a bra to last throughout your nursing process.”

But wait, you’re not done. As soon as you’re finished nursing, you’ll have to take another trip to your local bra fitter as your breasts (the tissue gets considerably softer thus altering the shape) will change yet again.

Sound like a lot? We hear you. That’s why we asked Pfister to share her best tips on what to consider when shopping for a good nursing bra. Check them out below:

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Great Ideas! 6 Tips to Happy Nursing

04/02/2013 at 04:00 PM ET

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Breastfeeding can be hard. And no one gets that better than Amanda Cole.

After having a “rough” experience breastfeeding her toddler daughter Alexa, Cole was inspired to open Yummy Mummy to help other moms.

Now, not only does she have a successful shop, but she’s also added son Gabriel to her brood.

From finding the right accessories to asking for support, here are her best ideas for breastfeeding success

VIEW THE GALLERY: 6 Tips to Happy Nursing

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Giveaway: A Bébé au Lait Nursing Cover & Burp Cloth Gift Set (a $50 Value!)

11/12/2012 at 12:00 AM ET

Giveaway: A Bébé au Lait Nursing Cover & Burp Cloth Gift Set (a $50 Value!)
Courtesy Bebe au Lait

Celebrity favorite Bébé au Lait has launched a few new stylish prints (including the La Jolla pattern, which was inspired by an antique Rococo design, shown left) on their chic mommy accessories.

And to celebrate, they’re giving away a nursing cover and matching burp cloth gift set to five lucky Moms & Babies readers.

Featuring a unique neckline with patented Rigiflex™ technology for ventilation and direct view of baby during breastfeeding, the 100 percent cotton covers are machine washable and can double as a baby blanket. The matching burp cloths are super soft too.

Want a set for yourself? Hurry up and enter for your chance to win! Online entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 11/12/12 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 11/18/12. See Official Rules.

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