Would you Ever??? Wear Charcoal Undies? According to First for Women readers, 77% of them would wear the UpSpring Charcoal Panties...Click here to read more.
Pregnancy & Newborn
You've prepped for this day - your baby is on the way. And although your birthing center is stocked with labor and delivery essentials, you still need to pack for the after party... Click here to read more.
Mama's health is just as important now as it was during pregnancy. You're already in the habit of popping a daily vitamin, so go ahead... Click here to read more.
Mums and Tots May 2017: C-Panty
C-Panty is a complete solution through every stage of the healing process, speeding up recovery and slimming the tummy after having a c-section. The compression of the garment reduces swelling, helps decrease excess fluids and shrink the uterus.
Pregnancy and Newborn May 2017: Milkflow Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle Chocolate
UpSpring's Milkflow Chocolate Fenugreek & Blessed Thistle Drink Mix featured in the Pregnancy and Newborn May 2017 Issue.
Pregnancy and Newborn August 2016: Wellmom Nipple Balm
UpSpring's Wellmom Nipple Balm featured in the Pregnancy and Newborn August Issue.
Pregnancy and Newborn Spring 2016: Wellmom Nipple Balm - Buyer's Guide
UpSpring's Wellmom Nipple Balm featured in the Pregnancy and Newborn Spring Buyer's Guide " Click here to read more.
Pregnancy and Newborn Spring 2016: Wellbaby D Vitamin D - Buyer's Guide
UpSpring's Wellbaby D featured in the Pregnancy and Newborn Spring Buyer's Guide " Click here to read more.
Pregnancy and Newborn Spring 2015: Milkflow - Buyer's Guide
UpSpring's Milkflow featured in the Pregnancy and Newborn Spring Buyer's Guide " Click here to read more.
American Baby: Milkflow - Smart Sipping
UpSpring's Milkflow featured in the Health section of American Baby" Click here to read more.
Austin Business Journal - A pitch via LinkedIn got her Austin startup a deal with Dr. Phil's
"UpSpring Baby of Austin has partnered with a digital health care platform co-founded by television personality Dr. Phil McGraw to take its expertise in lactation consultation online..." Click here to read more.
CIO - Pros and Cons of Selling on Amazon
"Ecommerce business owners and digital marketing experts discuss the pros and cons of selling on Amazon, eBay and Etsy vs. selling on a standalone site -- and why it can pay to do both..." Click here to read more.
Pregnancy and Newborn Fall Buyers Guide
Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine's Picks Includes C-Panty. Click here to read more.
Pregnancy and Newborn
Pregnancy and Newborn says Milkscreen is a nursing essential for milk-making mamas. Click here to read more.
Pregnancy and Newborn
Pregnancy and Newborn recommends Shrinkx Belly as part of retail therapy for moms. Click here to read more.
Pregnancy and Newborn Buyer's Guide
Pregnancy and Newborn recommends Shrinkx Hips to new moms to shrink their hips to pre-pregnancy size. Click here to read more.
ABC Detroit: UpSpring Charcoal Fusion Panty
ABC Detroit Shares their Must Haves for New Moms. See why they like UpSpring Charcoal Fusion Panty and other new mom must haves... Click here to watch the video.
Fox News: UpSpring Milkflow
Building a Family Holiday Travel Essentials Kit. Fox News features UpSpring Milkflow as an essential for traveling with babies and children. See all the essentials in the segment... Click here to read more and watch the video.
CW8 Indianapolis: Gifts for Nervous Moms
Know a new mom who might be a little nervous about raising a baby? Help keep her calm with some products designed just for her. Click here to watch the video.
Good Day Austin: Pregnancy and Postnatal Fitness
Nicole Locke from Bump Club Austin talks about the importance of fitness and shares some tips...
Many people believe that breastfeeding is instinctive, yet many mothers struggle with one or more aspects of nursing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2011, 79 percent of newborns started out breastfed, but only 49 percent were breastfed at six months. Some experts argue this significant drop could be a result of different physical, emotional or social challenges.A new mom who recently returned to work fulltime talks with a lactation expert using the Doctor on Demand app to answer her questions about pumping at work and breast-feeding her 5-month-old girl...
Many people believe that breastfeeding is instinctive, yet many mothers struggle with one or more aspects of nursing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2011, 79 percent of newborns started out breastfed, but only 49 percent were breastfed at six months. Some experts argue this significant drop could be a result of different physical, emotional or social challenges.
Carly Christopher, 28, of Austin, T.X., said breastfeeding was always something she wanted to do... Click here to read more and watch the video.
Kourtney Kardashian: A Big Milkscreen Fan
The Milkscreen test to detect alcohol in breast milk was featured on "Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami." Kourtney Kardashian used the Milkscreen strips to test her breast milk for alcohol after she had her first drink since having baby Mason. With the Milkscreen test for alcohol in breast milk, Kourtney knew exactly when the alcohol was finally out of her breast milk...
Fox News Chicago Features Milkscreen and Shrinkx Hips
Jamie Grayson, the popular Baby Guy, showcases the best new products for parents including Milkscreen, Shrinkx Hips and the Aqua Scale. Milkscreen lets women that are breastfeeding enjoy an adult beverage but then test their breast milk for alcohol. Shrinkx Hips post natal compression belt is proven to narrow hips after childbirth and helps you go back to the size you were before you had the baby. Click here to watch the video.
The Doctors TV Show Features Milkscreen
For women that are nursing but wish to consume an occassional or celebratory drink and make sure they are not passing anything negative onto their baby there is Milkscreen. Milkscreen is the only at home test to detect alcohol in breast milk. Click here to watch the video.
Dennis Quaid Gives Shrinkx Hips on Ellen
Lucky audience members at the Ellen show receive Shrinkx Hips from Dennis Quaid. Click here to watch the video.
The Doctors TV Show Features Walking Wings
Walking Wings helps baby learn to walk by balancing hands-free and experiencing fewer falls. Walking Wings fastens around baby's chest and has two straps with handles for parents to hold. It's safer for baby (no tugging on little arms) and kinder to parent's backs (no more bending over!). Click here to watch the video.
UpSpring (Austin, TX) has expanded its lineup of lactation products with the launch of its Milkflow Lactation Cookies, and Milkflow Lactation Cookie Mix, which are available in Target stores throughout the U.S. ..... Click here to read more.
Fact: Giving birth is never easy. But if you’ve had a C-section (whether it was planned or not), then the period after delivery can come with a host of unique challenges—it is a major surgery, after all. That’s why we tapped the experts for ways to speed up ..... Click here to read more.
Jessie James Decker's Instagram followers are used to seeing breastfeeding pictures on her feed. The third-time new mom is as open as they come: #freethenipple, #loveyourbody, all that good stuff. But the comment section of her most recent baby-on-the-boob post turned into an all-out war zone because..... Click here to read more.
Having a child forces a woman's body to do things she never thought possible. Aside from watching her belly inflate like a hot air balloon, an expectant mother is forced to endure all sorts of pain and discomfort as she makes..... Click here to read more.
My first job was delivering newspapers at age 11 in Indiana. This meant getting up every day at the crack of dawn and delivering papers in rain, snow, sleet and shine. I think I was the first female paper delivery and this experience fueled the fire for my future business endeavors..... Click here to read more.
Whether you’ve had a cesarean birth or one might be in your future, shake off any feelings of judgment, because birth is birth. And currently, 41 percent of births in North America are C-sections. Besides, the way a baby comes into the world.... Click here to read more.
These nursing tanks use bamboo charcoal fiber technology as well as compression to support postpartum bellies. The idea is that bamboo charcoal can help to increase circulation and metabolism (although do you really need to increase metabolism even more while you're feeding another human from your bodily fluids?).... Click here to read more.
UpSpring, an innovative company that creates science backed and all natural products, takes a different approach by catering to both mom and baby with several one of a kind items such as Milkscreen?, the first home test kit to detect alcohol in breast milk. CEOMOM chatted with UpSpring co-founder and CEO, Lisa Williamson, to learn more about the company’s vision and plans for future products.... Click here to read more.
Postpartum wellness is so important, but it often gets put on the back burner with a newborn in the house. A belly wrap is an easy way to do something proactive for your recovery that doesnâ€™t require too much thought or effort, but not all wraps are created equal. The Upspring Shrinkx Bamboo Charcoal Post Pregnancy Belly Wrap is a game changer for new moms looking to... Click here to read more.
For a "berry" delicious fortifying beverage, Upspring's Milkflow Fenugreek + Blessed Thistle Drink Mix is an all-natural berry-flavored beverage that promotes milk supply. Just mix a packet with water or juice, or add it toIf you know that a mom-to-be plans on breastfeeding after giving birth, take her upcoming nursing journey into account when shopping for the perfect baby shower present... Click here to read more.
For a "berry" delicious fortifying beverage, Upspring's Milkflow Fenugreek + Blessed Thistle Drink Mix is an all-natural berry-flavored beverage that promotes milk supply. Just mix a packet with water or juice, or add it to... Click here to read more.
If your birth experience included a c-section, these panties are a must-have until you have fully healed. These will give you a safe level of compression to help your body recover quicker, reduce swelling and includes a silicone patch to help minimize and heal the scar... Click here to read more.
I love my milkscreen. My husband and I have enjoyed having our glass of wine and talking since we have been married and I was sad to see that go when I got pregnant. After I had my daughter I didn't think that we could enjoy that time together anymore because I was breastfeeding. My doctor recommended that I check these out because they are very accurate and would make sure that I do not let alcohol go through my breast milk. I have to say they work wonderfully.... Click here to read more.
You know how much we love to seek out the very coolest baby registry essentials and must-haves, both as a group of moms who are searching for cool baby gifts for our own new additions, and as those who only wish we had them when ours were young ones. Especially when it comes to cool eco baby products that make you feel that much better about the items you're buying... Click here to read more.
Once you have a child, all you want to do is spend as much time with your newborn as possible. (And catch up on sleep, of course.) Sadly, most new moms who work outside the home don't have access to adequate parental leave, ..." Click here to read more.
Baby items have certainly changed in the last 5 years. This time around I know what I really need and what not to waste money on. I bought so many things for Peyton that weren't even used one time. I'd like to think I'm a little wiser with Harper...Click here to read more.
Old wives' tales say coconut oil is a great home remedy for sore nursing nipples. But if you don't want to deal with the greasy mess, reach for this balm instead. You'll get the same skin-soothing benefits of coconut oil without feeling like you're about to be fried......Click here to read more.
Welcome to traveling with a baby. It is crazy! Truthfully, you have never needed and yet somehow not needed so much stuff in your whole freakin life! Here is a guideline to what to pack for a family vacay..... Click here to read more.
Breast-feeding has been shown to have benefits including fewer ear infections and reduced hospitalizations. But some mothersâ€”already often feeling a lot of pressure to breast-feedâ€”Âmay be anxious that their breast milk may be missing some nutrients. Others may worry about the baby's safety if they have a drink... Click here to read more.
Choosing to breastfeed is one of the most important decisions you can make for your baby. We know breastfeeding is not for everyone and we also know not all of us are fortunate enough to produce enough milk to provide for our baby... Click here to read more.
I was recently talking to my mom about what her experience was like nursing me in the 70's. During our conversation I realized just how many convenience items have been developed for breastfeeding moms that she didn't have. There are many items that I have never tried, but I was surprised at how many are actually inside my house right now. As blogger I get the opportunity to sample many things. Here's 10 things that my mom never had... Click here to read more.
Raising a baby is hard. But technology sure is making it easier. Each and every time I calm down my grade schooler with an episode of Adventure Time that starts exactly when we need it, or watch a friend keep her fussy toddler busy with a phone, I wonder how on earth the moms before us did it. How did they manage without slow cookers and microwaves and dishwashers? Without iPads and Androids, televisions and tracking devices? The future's looking even brighter for Millennial moms and dads, who grew up on electronics and now are starting to ask for â€”Â and to invent! â€”Â devices that do everything from soothing... Click here to read more.
With August being National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we thought it only right to celebrate those of us mamas who are lactating and proud of it. For anyone who's tried it, you know breastfeeding is a mixed bag of emotions, spanning from defeat to triumph to hilarity to pain and frustration to some of the most tender moments you'll ever experience. Click here to read more.
If you're looking to keep your milk supply up but don't want to deal with teas, cookies or pills, UpSpring's Milkflow is easy: Just add the drink mix to 8 ounces of water and you're set. Click here to read more.
So after nine months of growing this baby inside of you, it's time to move around a little more than you have been. Don't let the fact that you're breastfeeding stop you and the family from taking a trip or two this summer. Sure, it gives you a little more to think about Mama, but if you're well-prepared there's no reason you can't have just as much fun as everyone else! ...." Click here to read more.
The trend of online doctor visit apps is definitely reaching critical mass as people learn it's a great way to get professional advice and even subscriptions without the hassle of making appointments or schlepping out the door. And now we're starting to see them drill down to give you access specialties, like the new Doctor on Demand app, which includes board-certified lactation consultants...." Click here to read more.
Ouch! While no mom should put up with that, instead of weaning, you can teach baby what appropriate to bite and what isn't. "Immediately take your baby off the breast and offer him a toy, cool wash cloth, knuckle or something else that is okay to bite," says lactation consultant Tanja Knutson..." Click here to read more.
Anyone who's done it knows that breastfeeding is no easy task. And for most of us, a 24/7 in-home lactation consultant isn't a luxury that the insurance companies offer. But through a new partnership with UpSpring Baby, Doctor On Demand is offering video visits with board-certified lactation consultants. ..." Click here to read more.
"So at some point, you may start thinking â€”Â dreaming! wishing! longing! thinking â€”Â about leaving the house. By yourself, with your husband, partner, friends. To dinner, a movie, happy hour, the stupid shopping mall for the love of God, you don't care, you just want to put on real clothes and maybe some makeup ..." Click here to read more.
"New moms have plenty to celebrate during the holiday season with a new baby at home. But it's also the most hectic hustle-bustle time of year. Here you are, trying to adjust to a whole new normal of sleepless nights, 24/7 feeding schedules, and days so full they pass like time-lapse photography: sunrise melts into sunset..." Click here to read more.
"While breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby, it is also not the easiest task to master. To help nursing moms out we are excited to share the news about Doctor On Demand and their new team of Lactation Consultants to its practice. Through a partnership with UpSpring Baby, one-on-one Video Visits with Lactation Consultants are available to breastfeeding moms." Click here to read more.
"Like most working moms, I am really excited to get back to work but I was also anxious about making sure that I had sufficient bottles for my baby when I am not with her. For me, I had a tough time with my milk production, but thanks to these products, I have established a nursing and pumping style that has eased my mind about pumping and my supply. " Click here to read more.
Baby Elan | Milkflow
"Many nursing mothers worry at one time or another whether they are producing enough milk for their baby. Breathe deep, relax and remember that the last thing you want to do is stress out! Thankfully there are resources that can help you."
Thirty Mommy | C-Panty
"Preparing for my third C-section was both a mental & physical process. After having an emergency C-section with my first child & a scheduled one with baby #2, I knew what to expect before, during and after the surgery. "
"As a blend of herbal extracts (including fenugreek and blessed thistle), Milkflow by UpSpring is an all-natural, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan powdered drink mix with a berry flavor that's hopefully yummier than fenugreek pills. (Blech.)" Click here to read more.
"It's that time of year again â€”Â the holiday party season! Out come the presents, the festivities and the food.And for some new moms, it may include a few celebratory drinks along the way. But who says just because you're breastfeeding, you can't get in on the fun too?" Click here to read more.
"Let me just say now that this product is a total success. I was actually able to button my pre-pregnancy skinny jeans just seven days after giving birth and felt comfortable enough to get into last summer's two-piece swimsuit by day 14!" Click here to read more.
"For the past six weeks, I've been giving the Shrinkx Belly postpartum belly band a try. I have never tried anything like this before, but I had read about them in pregnancy magazines and wondered if they worked. The verdict? What a neat product!" Click here to read more.
"As a new mom, getting back in to your regular clothes after having a baby can be a challenge. Finding time to exercise plus trying to make sure we eat healthy while breastfeeding can make losing weight a daunting task. Now there's help with Shrinkx Hips... " Click here to read more.
"Many [nursing] mothers find themselves in a situation where they may want to drink. Maybe you are going to a wedding where wine will be served. Or perhaps you are going on a girls' night out, or on a date with your husband. No matter the reason..."Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, August 9, 2018 -- UpSpring, provider of clinically-backed health and wellness solutions for mom and baby, today announced they will be going into CVS stores nationwide with their all natural Milkflow™ Fenugreek + Blessed Thistle Breastfeeding Supplement Drink, Milkflow Fenugreek + Blessed Thistle Breastfeeding Supplement Capsules and Stomach Settle™ Nausea Relief Drops. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, October 17, 2017 -- UpSpring, creators of innovative health and wellness solutions for mom and baby, today announced that their Prenatal+ Gummy Multivitamin is the winner of the 2017 CPG Editor's Choice Award in the Women's Health category. This great achievement was announced at Informa's SupplySide West in September, as Prenatal+ was a stand out to the judges amongst four other brands in the category."To say we are appreciative of this award would not do justice to how humbled we are," said Lisa Williamson, Co-Founder and CEO of UpSpring. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 12, 2017 -- UpSpring, the premier health and wellness company, known for their innovative breastfeeding, baby care and postnatal products, has launched a new line of all natural fertility and prenatal products. For women trying to get pregnant, UpSpring has launched a natural, drug free alternative to support female fertility, reproductive health and libido.* UpSpring Fertility+ helps support consistent cycles, reproductive health and increased fertility. The all natural, science based formula contains herbal extracts shown to support reproductive health and fertility. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, October 4, 2016 -- Forget the saltine crackers, now pregnant women suffering from morning sickness have a new all natural, drug free option to end nausea. UpSpring has launched the Morning SickLessâ„¢ Nausea Relief Kit to eliminate morning sickness and nausea for expectant mothers.* This new product marks the first prenatal offering for the consumer goods company which has been producing innovative health and wellness products for moms and babies for more than 10 years. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, November 10, 2015 -- UpSpring, a leader in health and wellness for mom and baby for over 10 years, has launched a new Wellbabyâ„¢ line of natural vitamins for infants. Made with natural ingredients and free of artificial colors, sweeteners or lactose, Wellbaby vitamins promote optimal daily nutrition to support baby's healthy growth and development. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2015 -- UpSpring, creator of innovative health and wellness products for mom and baby, introduces a new all-natural liquid vitamin D drop, wellbaby D. Vitamin D is essential for infants to help promote calcium absorption which help build strong bones and teeth.* Click here to read more.
SAN FRANCISCO, California, December 10, 2014 /BusinessWire/ -- Today Doctor On Demand announced its partnership with UpSpring to provide breastfeeding moms one-on-one Video Visits with certified lactation consultants to address breastfeeding issues, questions or concerns. UpSpring lactation consultants are International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC), and are trained to provide support and manage common breastfeeding concerns or issues affecting mom or baby. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- UpSpring Baby(TM) executives, Lisa Williamson and Julie Jumonville, today announced that they have successfully entered into definitive agreements with new and existing investors to raise gross proceeds of $4M in equity through Series C financing for the innovative parent and baby products company based in Austin, Texas. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- UpSpring Baby(TM) today announced that its Milkscreen(TM) home test for alcohol in breast milk is now available for purchase over-the-counter at over 6,000 Walgreens drugstores across the U.S. Walgreens is the nation's largest drugstore chain and the first brick and mortar drugstore to carry the Milkscreen home test. Milkscreen is also available for purchase through other leading national retailers and independents. Click here to read more.
Austin, TX (August 23, 2013) -- With the average woman gaining up to 35 lbs during pregnancy, new moms are anxious to reclaim their pre-pregnancy body after delivery. Shrinkx Belly helps mom lose inches faster off their belly and waist. Shrinkx Belly is the only postpartum belly wrap with triple compression points so mom can customize the location and level of compression on the abdomen giving her individual postpartum support where she wants and needs it most. Click here to read more.
AUSTIN, TX (December 9, 2011) -- UpSpring Baby is pleased to announce it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with C-Panty® - The After Cesarean Underwear. The licensing agreement officially went into effect December 5th and UpSpring Baby is now responsible for the C-Panty brand and all products moving forward. Click here to read more.