Baby Shower Memories {Giveaway}

This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Dreft. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. Some parts of my pregnancies I’d like to forget- like the morning sickness, food aversions and puffy feet. Other things though, I remember fondly, like my baby shower that was thrown for me while I was pregnant with Jacob. I had a great group of people joining me to celebrate including family members, my work friends and even some of my college friends who came in from out of state. There were delicious foods and cute decorations and everyone gave me such thoughtful gifts. One of my favorite things that I received was a picture frame with everyone’s well wishes on it. I love personalized gifts like that. Other gifts I loved were adorable outfits for my baby and those necessities that every new mom needs like a highchair, a bouncer, toys and packs of diapers. Another item that new moms might not think to buy themselves is special laundry detergent made especially for their new baby’s delicate skin. When my boys were infants we used Dreftbecause it is gentle and hypoallergenic on baby’s sensitive skin, tough on stains and has a baby fresh scent. It is also the #1 baby laundry detergent choice of pediatricians and the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for baby clothes.

As babies grow and develop, laundry needs change for both little ones and their families, which is why Dreft introduced a new line of laundry products that are specially designed for different stages of babyhood. The line includes three products: Dreft Stage 1: Newborn; Dreft Stage 2: Active Baby and Dreft Blissfuls.

Now with Dreft’s line of laundry care products, families can focus less on the mess and more on the amazing moments they share together. I love the new Dreft Blissfuls in-wash scent booster because it lets me bring back that amazing baby scent (and all those memories) whenever I want.

I might not have a little baby anymore but one of my favorite celeb couples will soon and I can’t wait to follow their journey. Sean and Catherine Lowe from “The Bachelor” are expecting a child and Dreft has partnered with them to share their beautiful, messy moments of parenthood. For the first year they will be giving fans a glimpse into their lives as they journey into #amazinghood. Dreft threw them a “Loads of Love” baby shower last week where the couple was showered with all the love, support and essentials needed to prepare them for the arrival of their precious new baby.

GIVEAWAY:

One reader will win a Dreft “Baby Shower” Package (ARV $75) which will include:

Dreft product (Newborn, Active Baby, & Blissfuls)
Little Me Welcome to the World Bib and Burp Set
 Little Me Giraffe Gown
Gender Neutral Lovey

HOW TO ENTER:

Leave a comment sharing your favorite pregnancy or baby related memory.

For an extra entry you can share on a social channel and leave the link in a comment below.

Giveaway ends May 15, 2016 at 11:59pm CST. Must be 21 or older to enter and have a US mailing address (NO PO BOXES).

Comments

  1. Mami2jcn says

    I loved feeling the baby move.

  2. Mami2jcn says

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  3. My favorite is my baby’s first smile

  4. I liked watching my baby sleep. She looked so peaceful.

  5. hearing the first heartbeat

  6. Jessica N says

    My absolute favorite pregnancy memory was my first ultrasound! We found out I was having twins and I laughed and cried at the same time! It was a feeling I had never felt before!

  7. Jessica N says
  8. Stephanie Phelps says

    I remember when my son rolled over in my tummy and watching it was like he was doing the wave and when he would stretch how I could see his little foot make my stomach poke out! It was so cool but kinda like I had an alien in me lol!

  9. Stephanie Phelps says
  10. Ellie Wright says

    My favorite baby memory is bringing my newborn son to see my dad for the first time. I never saw my dad get so emotional.

  11. Ellie Wright says
  12. I loved it when they first could relate to you and started smiling.

  13. Giant Sis says

    When I got to meet my niece for the first time! She was so little and cute! (don’t worry – she’s still cute, just not so little!) I got to feed her a bottle and rock her to sleep – ahhhhhhh!

  14. Giant Sis says
  15. I love finding out the gender!

  16. I loved ultrasound visits and getting to see them on the screen. The feeling of little kicks and rolls in my tummy was really the best!

  17. Seeing my baby smile for the first time was the cutest thing I have ever seen!! One of my favorite memories to this day

  18. Jessica Massaway says

    My favorite pregnancy moment was the first ultrasound seeing my peanut!

  19. This pregnancy! I prayed so long and so hard for a son and now I am 32 weeks along!

  20. My favorite pregnancy memory is seeing my baby move on the ultrasound screen for the first time, and when we found out we were expecting a girl!

  21. Liza Vladyka says

    i was elated when my children first id mama

  22. mine was/is when we found out we were expecting a girl!

  23. Phylicia Phillips says

    When my dad met my first son.. It was like fireworks. So cute!

  24. susan smoaks says

    i loved being pregnant. it was always nice to feel the baby kicking.

  25. kathy dalton says

    i loved being pregnant. I have five children and i have great memories with all of them especially my last two, who were twins. What an adventure!!!!

  26. Feeling baby move

  27. Cheryl B. says

    I love the anticipation of the birth. It was very exciting for me.

  28. Cheryl B. says
  29. elizabeth miller says
  30. elizabeth miller says

    My favorite baby memory was the first time my daughter made eye contact in a sense that you knew they knew you.

    • Katrina B says

      My favorite baby memory is breastfeeding my first, it was so peaceful and such a bonding experience for us!

  31. Katrina B says
  32. The first time I saw my niece on the 3D ultrasound. It was such a weird but incredible thing to experience. To actually be able to see her features while she was still in the womb is something I’ll never forget.

  33. Angela Saver says

    My favorite pregnancy or baby-related memory is the first time my hubby & I felt our baby kicking & moving around! It was so exciting feeling our baby move for the first time! :-)

    Andysavi.Mom@gmail.com

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  35. Brooklyn Dutson says

    My first favorite pregnancy related, was my ultrasound. It was pretty awesome!

  36. My favorite baby memory was sitting with my daughter before putting her to bed, laying with her in my arms as she drank her bottle. :)

  37. I loved feeling my baby move in my tummy.

  38. ashley crawford says
  39. My favorite memory is a recent one by learning we were expecting after 4 years of fertility treatments! We are elated to FINALLY be expecting our family!

  40. Waiting to see your baby for the first time.

  41. kathy dalton says
  42. Trisha Burgess says

    My favorite memory is when my daughter first smiled at me! To a new mommy that is the most heart warming feeling!

  43. Trisha Burgess says
  44. Michelle J. says

    My feet swelled to an unimaginable size. Luckily, they were back to normal a few weeks after my baby came.

  45. Michelle J. says
  46. My favorite pregnancy moment was for sure seeing the ultrasounds of my boys. They were always moving around like crazy, just like me. I loved getting to do the 3d/4d at 14 weeks. I got to see the start of features that I now get to see everyday! I can’t wait til our second one with this pregnancy. I’m anxious to know if it’s a he or a she (:

  47. Getting to meet my first nephew for the first time. He was so tiny. I loved just holding him and watching every move that he made. I was in love!

  48. I love holding the baby. Feeling that it’s real.

  49. RACHELLE ANDERSON says

    My favorite memory was when she would finally fall asleep!

  50. TallulahJane says

    Trying to figure out if my now daughter was a girl or boy…she kept turning during the ultrasound…3 times…and he couldn’t tell for sure and her heartbeat was exactly the same as her older brother’s was…so it wasn’t definite until she was born.

  51. Kathryn C says

    being an aunt for the first time! I remember shopping with my sister-in-law and feeling my first nephew kick

    KC

  52. Kathryn C says
  53. Charity L says

    My favorite memory would have to be in the delivery room when my younger sister was born. Will never forget it :)

  54. Charity L says
  55. i loved feeling the baby move!

  56. Janet Boyanton says

    I have so many good memories of my son, I’m not sure I have a favorite one. After my son had been delivered by caesarian I look up and sow my husband holding our newborn and he had tears dripping off his face and hitting mine. It was the first time I saw my husband cry.

  57. I loved seeing my cousin experience pregnancy!!!

  58. Anna Tetreault says

    So far, meeting my son for the first time has been the best thing to happen to me.

  59. My favorite pregnancy memory has to be the kicks. I’m overjoyed every time I feel a roll or see a foot stick out. I will have life long memories because my twins are leaving wonderful art “stretch marks” over every inch of my stomach.

  60. Brandy Williams says

    My favorite thing was feeling my babies kick

  61. Brandy Williams says
  62. Louella Laureola says

    Favorite pregnancy memory is feeling my baby kick for the first time.

  63. Tara Simpson says

    So far, finding out I’m pregnant has been the most exciting!

  64. Brittany S says

    My very first ultrasound. Such an awesome experience.

  65. I loved hearing her heartbeat for the first time, as well as the first time seeing her on the monitor. :)

  66. Maggie Smith says

    Nothing can top seeing your baby for the first time!

  67. Amy Tolley says

    my favorite memory is seeing my beautiful baby for the first time..holding them and loving them…greatest feeling ever

  68. Amy Tolley says
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  72. Kathleen Richardson says

    I am currently pregnant with my third child and I enjoy feeling the baby move and the look on my children’s eyes when they feel the baby move.

  73. Kathleen Richardson says
  74. wen budro says

    I think that the first time a baby laughs is my favorite baby memory of all time.

  75. wen budro says
  76. My favorite baby memory was the first time I saw my daughter on an ultrasound.

  77. Amy Tolley says
  78. Amy Tolley says
  79. I loved her first steps.

  80. I remember the first time my first born laughed.

  81. I love their gurgles and their tiny feet and hands.

  82. My Favorite Memory is talking to My Belly and watching My Child Kick with Happiness <3 <3 <3

  83. Dawn Monroe says

    My favorite and most surprising memory was finding out at 8 months pregnant that I was having twins. Not much time to prepare.

  84. lissa crane says

    My favorite baby related story was when I was in labor with my first child, my husband, got lost on the way to the hospital! I was yelling in the passenger seat for him to hurry and it wasn’t too funny at then, but now we look back on it and laugh! Little did I know I had another 15 hours of labor ahead of me and there was really no need to rush!

  85. We chose not to find out the gender until the baby was born because my husband really wanted it to be a surprise. I grudgingly went along with this but I will truly never forget the moment when the doctor told me we had a daughter!

  86. Lisa Walker says

    My favorite pregnancy memory was the first time I felt my daughter move!

  87. My favorite memory is the first time I held each of my babies. That is true love at first sight.

  88. My favorite memory was seeing my baby on the ultrasound for the first time.

  89. Brandy Williams says

    Feeling my peanut kick!!

  90. Brandy Williams says
  91. I haven’t had a baby yet, but I was there when my niece was born and I remember the peace and love in the room. It was awesome.

  92. I don’t remember anything as a baby.

  93. My favorite memory is the first time I hear and feel my baby’s hiccups

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  95. I especially loved nursing my babies, holding them, and watching them fall asleep.

  96. Karrie Millheim says

    Watching that first smile

  97. Maria Beas says

    My favorite pregnancy memory was when I saw my daughter for the first time, the she smiled at me and that melted my heart. Thanks for the chance to win such an amazing giveaway.

  98. Maria Beas says
  99. Jasmine R says

    I loved feeling the baby move she always had hiccups :)

  100. Jasmine R says
  101. feeling teh baby first move!

  102. Amanda Morris says
  103. As I sit here my belly is going crazy. My Rainbow is making summersaults all around. I think that is the best feeling…

  104. Feeling the baby move.

  105. Maria Beas says

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