New moms are always looking for ways to make their lives easier when it comes to caring for their babies and themselves, so lifestyle expert and new mother to-be, Mina-Jacqueline Au is here to help.
Audra Lowe: New moms are always looking for ways to make their lives easier when it comes to caring for their babies and themselves as well. So lifestyle expert and new mom-to-be Mina Jacqueline Au is here. She is going to help all the ladies out there. She has got a lot of must have baby items that will bring a smile to any new mom's face. Welcome. Mina-Jacqueline Au: Exactly, thank you. Audra Lowe: You've got enough practice with figuring out what works with you already. Mina-Jacqueline Au: I know, I know and I learned a lot too. Audra Lowe: So let's start out first with the cards. You have got to announce you're pregnant. You've got to announce the baby shower. Mine Jacqueline: And thank you notes, you've got to write lots of thank you notes with all the gifts that you'll be getting. This is by Bonnie Marcus, she is fabulous. She does Fashion Meets Paper. So if you look at all the designs, they are very fashionable. I have Ellen Pampeo's baby shower invite here. She has used it for her invite and she used her matching thank you note as well. Audra Lowe: I like that, got to add a little class and style to whatever -- Mina-Jacqueline Au: Yeah exactly you've got to have fun. Audra Lowe: Yeah exactly. And next we have got the green baby wipes because you've got to introduce your baby to being eco-friendly. Mina-Jacqueline Au: Eco-friendly, and also money-saving. This is really -- who ever invented this is brilliant. It's basically, soft terry cloth towel used as baby wipes. You soak them, there's directions and everything with essential oil that disinfects. There's even a pouch for you to go shopping when you need to bring extra baby wipes. And it's just great. I mean, it makes it so easy. It's not the kind of where you like you have to like deal with the smell and dirt and everything. I mean everything is very - Audra Lowe: And convenient too. I like that. Okay, now let's move on over to the next one here, baby food maker. Mina-Jacqueline Au: This is great. Audra Lowe: Organic food for the baby. Mina-Jacqueline Au: Yeah, I mean you put whatever you want to put in there. You don't have to spend the extra money to go out to buy it and you can't get any fresher. I mean this company also makes amazing feeding accessories. I mean this is like a baby food portion thing where you freeze the baby food. So you know exactly what you're putting in there and this machine purées and steams that right in the same container, so you don't lose any nutrients. Audra Lowe: Oh smart idea. I like that. Okay, next the stretch marks, because that's every woman is concerned. But there are a lot of things on the market. A lot of women say they don't work. These you say they do. Mina-Jacqueline Au: They do. These are all tested, they are recommended by doctors everywhere and moms. Mustela Baby, Belli and also Mama Mio, they are all really great brands. Not only do they make stretch marks creams but they make all others like scar remover for C-section moms and a ton of other things and also baby skin care as well. Their ingredients are all very unique. Audra Lowe: Okay, the next product here is also great for C-section moms too, it's called the Cinch, as far as put it all in. Mina-Jacqueline Au: Right. And look how cute this garment bag is. It's like the little mini garment bag. Audra Lowe: I like that. Mina-Jacqueline Au: It's really fabulous. It's for to prevent loose skin, the extra skin that you'll have after you give birth. It helps to basically cinch you back. It's a great, great gift, every mom should have one. C-sections moms can use them right after they have their C-section, so it's not going to hurt your wound or anything. Audra Lowe: Now, we are sticking with the theme here, because we have some other things too for the tummy, a kit here, a whole entire kit for the stomach, Butts and Tummy. Mina-Jacqueline Au: Butts and Tummy and it's a great gift again, great for showers and everything. It has exercise programs cards in there as well as skin care, lotions and potions and everything you'll need. Audra Lowe: And a lot of moms get down about they are gaining the extra weight, this actually is going to cheer them up a little bit. Okay, last but not least you hear a lot about breast pumps, there are a million of them out there, but this one is different because. Mina-Jacqueline Au: Well, it's different and everyone has breast pump, everyone that breastfeeds will have a breast pump. This is different because you don't have to use your hands. So a lot of moms are working mom right now. They need to be typing away on emails and finishing their projects. This doesn't take away from their times, and especially when you're pumping every other hour. That's a lot. Audra Lowe: Exactly, a lot of moms out there are loving you right about it yeah. Mina-Jacqueline Au: And it's worth the money, because of all the things that comes with, the accessories and the bottles and you know the carry case. Audra Lowe: Right. Well thank you so much, great products too. And you guys can also find out more information about these products on our website, bettertv.com, we're going to put to a link to Mina's blog. Thank you so much. Mina-Jacqueline Au: Thank you.