Prenatal Pampering in Houston
As if you needed an excuse for a little indulgence. These nearby spots offer it.
Designed just for moms-to-be, Dolce Vita Spa’s Motherhood massage promises to soothe sore muscles, improve circulation, help with back and hip pain and lessen swelling. All while enjoying some R&R. (713-521-2100, DolceVitaSpaHouston.com)
Annoyed by dry, itchy skin or stretch marks? Give the “Yummy Tummy” treatment at Bellies & Babies Pregnancy Spa & Ultrasound a whirl. You’ll get a rub-down with a nourishing oil designed just for stretch mark prevention followed by gentle exfoliation. Then a moisturizing serum and soothing mask will be applied to your belly while you get a calf and foot massage. (281-218-6400, BelliesAndBabiesSpa.com)
Nine Maternity is your go-to source for designer pregnancy clothes like Paige Premium Denim maternity jeans and pretty dresses from Japanese Weekend. (713-528-0041, NineMaternity.com).
Also, check out Haute Mommies & Bella Babies’ selection of maternity wear. From Ingrid & Isabel bikinis to lace nursing bras (that are actually cute!) to tops you’ll be able to wear now and post-baby, it’s got plenty of fashion-forward finds. (281-282-9979, HMAndBB.com)
Luxe beauty products
Head to Ulta Beauty for products made just for moms-to be, such as Belli All Day Moisture Body Lotion, which not only keeps your skin hydrated and soft, but really helps with the itchies. Also, choose from a variety of makeup and beauty supplies made with all-natural ingredients, like Tarte’s lip tint and body scrub from Burt’s Bees. (713-331-0065, Ulta.com)
If you’re nervous about working out during pregnancy, or you just want your fitness regime customized to your needs, check out private yoga at Motherhood Center. An instructor will work with you one-on-one (or one-on-two, if you want to bring your partner along!) to create a mind-body session that will leave you feeling more toned, more relaxed or both, depending on what you really want. (713-963-8880, MotherhoodCenter.com)
Plus, More from The Bump:
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