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Get Through First Month Of Motherhood With MomMe Must-Haves

STUDIO CITY (KCAL9) — Are you a new mom?

Rachel Pitzel, co-founder of Club MomMe, stopped by KCAL9 studios Thursday to show viewers the new MomMe must-haves for getting through the first month of motherhood.

Club MomMe is a community of moms, expectant parents and families that host social, educational and wellness events, classes and parties.

Here are the items Pitzel recommended:

Car Seat

•             Here in LA, families spend so much time in cars, so a good car seat is very important.

•             The Britax B-Safe car seat is very safe; it can be used from 4-30 pounds and is easy to install.

•             Retail price $179


•             The Orbit Double Helix is one of the hottest strollers on the market, pushed by a ton of celebs and perfect for parents expecting their second.

•             You can pick your seat colors, and now you can add extra storage to the side with panniers.

•             Starts at $1,300.

Diaper bag

•             Every new mom needs a diaper bag for hauling all her stuff.

•             Petunia Picklebottom's City Carryall Special Edition features chic styling emphasizing function and versatility with a built-in changing station, multiple carrying options and tons of room for all of the MomMe things.

•             Retail price $179

Breast Pump 

•             Often the hardest part of being a new mom is breastfeeding.  It's a whole new skill to master!

•             Lansinoh has been around for 30 years and have great products such as the Lansinoh Affinity Pro Double Electric Breast Pump that only costs $149 and a genius Therapearl which can be used hot or cold to help with pain.


•             Newborns love to be in motion.

•             The brand-new rockaRoo by 4Moms allows babies to rock like they are in their mom's arms in a glider, is ultra-modern and takes up very little space unlike most swings.

•             Retail price $159


•             Babies sleep much more soundly swaddled.

•             The Aden + Anais swaddle blankets are a must-have for every new mom, and Kate Middleton swaddled a prince in one!

•             Retail price $49

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