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Gwyneth Paltrow's Maternity Must-Haves

I’m sure you’ve heard of Gwyneth Paltrow’s weekly “lifestyle journal” GOOP, delivered directly via email.

Well she recently put together a pregnancy addition with all of her maternity favorites — from nursery decor to must-read books.

And I have to say, I very much agree! While she, of course, featured designer maternity jeans and covet-worthy nursery furniture that most of us can’t afford, she also included plenty of down-to-earth picks for the non-celebrities amongst us. (And no one ever accused the girl of not having style.)

Here are 10 of my favorites from GOOP:

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  • Dr. Gowri Motha and the Gentle Birth Method 1 of 10
    Dr. Gowri Motha and the Gentle Birth Method
    I haven't read this particular book or practiced the Gentle Birth Method myself, but Gwyneth is a firm believer of this obstetrician-turned-doula who was "invaluable" during her pregnancy. Anyone who aims to reduce the stress and difficulties of labor is okay in my book.
    Read more here
  • The Glow 2 of 10
    The Glow
    This is a fantastic site, created by InStyle's senior fashion editor and a photo director at Hearst. Not only does it show beautiful photos of stylish moms, but it gives real tips and product advice from one mom to another.
    Read more here
  • Hatch Collection 3 of 10
    Hatch Collection
    Remember when I featured these maternity clothes for before, during and after your pregnancy? Well Gwyneth loves them too.
  • gDiapers 4 of 10
    gDiapers
    Gwyneth's choice in eco-friendly diapers is a good one! We featured them in our Babble Best Cloth Diapers feature.
  • Topshop Maternity 5 of 10
    Topshop Maternity
    An affordable maternity shop! With stylish clothes! This is one of my favorite resources to check out when hunting for stylish maternity clothes at reasonable prices.
    Like right here!
  • Earth Mama Angel Baby Stretch Oil 6 of 10
    Earth Mama Angel Baby Stretch Oil
    Yes, Gwyneth Paltrow, YES. Spread the Earth Mama Angel Baby love — which I recently named one of the Top 25 Baby Brands to Know and Love
  • Mama Mio 7 of 10
    Mama Mio
    I also agree with her on this one, which I named one of the Best Lotions for Growing Bellies for its chemical-free formulas in a range of useful prenatal and postpartum products.
  • BabyKicks Duz-it-alls 8 of 10
    BabyKicks Duz-it-alls
    Super absorbent cloths for feeding, burping and drooling, made from organic cotton and hemp. (They also have some pretty great cloth diapers!)
    Buy here
  • ERGOBaby 9 of 10
    ERGOBaby
    Remember when I told you that my favorite baby carriers were between the Boba, Beco and ERGO? Well Gwyneth is going with the ERGO.
  • Babble’s Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide 10 of 10
    Babble's Week-By-Week Pregnancy Guide
    Well lookey here! Of all the pregnancy guides Gwyneth could recommend, she choose the one right here at Babble.com! And guess who wrote this bad boy? That would be moi. :)
    See the week-by-week guide

See all of Gwyneth’s maternity picks at GOOP.

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