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Blissful Bump Sponsor Spotlight: San Diego Bebe

October 30, 2012

As we prepare for our big event we will begin sharing some of the amazing sponsors who are generously providing prizes for the Blissful Bump Giveaway Bash! This spotlight review is to share our experience with

I had the pleasure of receiving an eco friendly nursing pillow from San Diego Bebe to try out and share with you!

The San Diego Bebe Eco-Nursing Pillow features:

  • 1. A green design!
  • 2. A signature privacy cover that is detachable!
  • 3. Signature comfort bolster which provides security and support for mom and baby!
  • 4. Patented angled surface designed to position baby toward mother’s breast!
  • 5. Detachable back pillow for moms comfort!
  • 6. Adjustable strap that fits up to a 52 inch waist!
  • 7. Luxe fabrics and chic colors
  • 8. Convenient pockets on the sides for anything from cell phone to nipple cream!
  • San Diego Bebe Twin available for nursing twins!

I was extremely excited when I pulled my breastfeeding pillow out of its bag! It came in a bag with handles which I think is great so I can easily and safely take it to the hospital with me! The first thing I noticed was the fabric! It is covered in a super soft minky fabric that I know is going to be very soothing to our new little one! The breathable mesh cover was the second thing I noticed. With my girls it was hard to have privacy when nursing because neither of them liked their heads covered, to be honest, I didn’t like them to be covered either. I know it isn’t easy to breathe with your head under a blanket, I could only imagine what it would be like to try to suck, swallow and breathe with very little air movement. I am sure that our new baby will have a much easier time with the mesh privacy cover on the San Diego Bebe  nursing pillow and it is removable so when I’m at home I can roll it up and tuck it away!

With my first pregnancy I made my own nursing pillow. It worked out fine, it was all I had ever used so I didn’t know anything else. I can tell you that it didn’t have the angled surface.  I think that if I had this nursing pillow back then I wouldn’t have had to deal the latching issues as much. It took a long time to get a good position on my homemade pillow. I am really looking forward to that feature with this baby. It also didn’t have the pockets on the side. I can conveniently tuck away some nipple cream or extra nursing pads in one and hold my water bottle or burp cloth in another!

I tested out the angle, back pillow and privacy cover with my 22 month old to show it in use. She stopped nursing about 4 months ago (shortly after we found out we are pregnant, per doctors orders) but of course I took advantage of some cuddle time! The angle put her right where she needed to be if she were nursing! I the back pillow helped give me some support to keep my posture in position which also helped her to a good latch position. However, I don’t think I will need it all the time. The back support can also be placed in the cut out to create a seat or booster and it velcros into place there. I thought she would fight the cover but I told her she was hiding and she giggled and really had no problem with it. I could still see her too which is very important to me. You can even see her peeking out on the side a little in the pictures.

Without the cover you can see that she is very well positioned!

She didn’t mind the privacy cover!

The privacy cover rolls into it’s own pocket!

The back cushion used to make a booster type seat. Or for storage.

Overall this is the best nursing pillow I have ever used! Usually at this point I would address anything I would change about the product I reviewed but I really can’t think of anything I would change! I didn’t even mention the fact that it is recyclable! It contains no foam, glue, lead or phthalates! It is made from 100% virgin polyfiber. You won’t find another like it anywhere!

The San Diego Bebe Eco Nursing Pillow can be purchased at www.doubleblessings.com.

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Giveaway!!

San Diego Bebe/Double Blessings will be giving a lucky reader a single or double eco nursing pillow as part of our nursing package in the Blissful Bump Giveaway Bash! This giveaway will begin November 7th so make sure to subscribe to email updates (on the right side of this blog)  so you don’t miss this amazing giveaway!

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I received a sample in exchange for this review. All opinions are mine and are 100 % honest!

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