Why we love Badger Balm and pack it in Belly & Bag

by Natalie McBride

Why we love Badger Balm,
and pack it in Belly & Bag

If you know Belly & Bag by Baby Boldly, you know we spent a year sourcing and vetting the best non-toxic contents to offer busy, expecting mommas a
pre-packed hospital birth bag
. We’re two moms who have “gone before you” and are proud to make preparing for birth easier than before. We love that our bag makes mommas feel confident in their prep for their hospital birth.

There’s a thousand birth bag checklists available and while much is the same, there are plenty of differences that can dizzy any momma-to-be. As one of our customers states, “Baby Boldly takes the guesswork out of knowing what to pack.” But we didn’t just want to sell expecting mommas a brilliant idea that saved them time and stress, we wanted to help her care for her body, too. So we took our time and only packed the best non-toxic inclusions available that would be effective, yet gentle and safe for her sacred body.

Researching, vetting, applying, choosing, packing - so you don't have to.

As mommas ourselves, we know how important it is to have a great balm to soothe sore lactating nipples. Breastfeeding can be challenging and at times cause discomfort, especially in the early days. Balm needs to apply easily, absorb into the skin effectively, provide relief and meet our non-toxic standards. Because this particular product was going to be on momma skin and in baby’s mouth, it had to be the very best. After trying different kinds of salves and balms, in different bottles and pumps and tubes and jars, we determined that Badger Balm was first-in-class quality. There's only five natural ingredients, organic-quality that feels good and smells great (without artificial fragrance). We so admire and appreciate the natural approach that Badger Balm takes to its products. The tin makes for light packing and mess free application. #winning

Badger Balm brand was started by a family

Badger Balm is a high-standards company that clearly values its employees and manufacturing process. We love to partner with a company who supports its employees’ overall wellbeing in bold ways. Founded in 1995 by a hard-working carpenter in New Hampshire, “Badger Bill” built the company with his wife and two daughters, expanding the product line to over 100 products to help heal, protect and soothe others’ skin. They use only the finest quality ingredients based on natural resources resulting in trust-worthy, superior products. Caring for their employees is paramount to their success and complimentary of their mission to provide remarkable, health-giving products.

Why this matters...

Breastfeeding comes with plenty of challenges and even more benefits. If we can help new mommas on their breastfeeding journey before they even start, we know she is being better served. New mommas need all the support they can get when it comes to this new super-power of breastfeeding. Unfortunately it usually comes with an uncomfortable sensation that requires preventative care and otherwise special attention. Nursing balm is a great first step to prepare for the journey to providing liquid gold to baby and countless mom-centered benefits too. We love partnering with a company like Badger Balm. We feel confident in their product for new mommas experiencing breastfeeding. Their dedication to producing top-line nursing balm enables us to better care for the new mommas we seek to serve.

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Natalie is co-founder of Baby Boldly, wife to James and mom to Abigail (5 years) and Mabel (2 years). Her passion (alongside pizza and dark chocolate) is with new moms and dads, striving to empower them for improved birth and postpartum experiences and changing the way society relates to new parents’ unique needs.