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Bump Ahead: Mountain Mama Activewear ~ Giveaway *CLOSED*

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One of my goals this pregnancy – especially since I’ll be big and round during the spring and summer months – is to stay active and outdoors a lot more than my last pregnancy! (Last time was holidays, winter, and teaching, which didn’t give me much time for activity!).

I’ve noticed a lack of activewear for expectant mamas in mainstream stores! This is a shame, as pregnant women can stay active as long as they have no complications or medical conditions (please, always check with your doctor!!). And, we should have comfortable great-looking activewear that fits, allowing us to get outdoors and PLAYduring our pregnancy. Having a toddler to chase around this time – I am always active whether I feel like it or not! Here’s my new “active mama” look:

Photography by CS Hoover Photography.

The other benefit to having great-quality workout gear as a pregnant mama… it inspires you to be active. Sometimes you have to dress the part! Every time I put on these super comfortable Mountain Mama Leah Rolldown Yoga Pants and Marni Movement Tank – sure I could relax comfortably on the couch, but I actually feel energized to get outside and take walks or do some stretching. And why shouldn’t I be able to walk a trail, pitch a campsite, or have other active fun while I’m pregnant?

Mountain Mama is a maternity clothing company that caters to active maternity mamas! They aim to design “a maternity wardrobe you won’t feel the need to pile in the backyard and burn once the baby comes.” I love that philosophy! And I have quickly fallen in love with their comfortable, easy-to-layer pieces.

Also, their fabrics don’t skimp on quality – you won’t find “pretend” exercise clothing made from cheapo fabric that just makes you “look” athletic! Because Mountain Mama expects us expectants to be engaging with the outdoors and other exercise, they design their clothing lines with high-performance technical fabrics like Polartec® fabrics that comply with the independent Bluesign environmental standard or plant-based fabrics such as Tencel, Bamboo or Modal.

All Mountain Mama products are made in the USA and produced with a minimal environmental footprint (all the tops have a less than 20-mile footprint from design to mill to manufacture!).

The Leah Rolldown Yoga Pant has a roll down waistband low across the belly for a comfortable, hugging fit. I LOVE how these pants do not constrict my waist/belly, as for me this is a very sensitive area when I am pregnant and I hate any kind of pressure there.  A drawcord hem creates a closer fit or transforms the pant into crops, which is great for transitioning across various seasons.

The Marni Movement Tank is designed with the exclusive Mountain Mama fit called Bellyglove™, which eliminates up-drafts, unflattering drape and a sneak peak of that belly. It has an internal shelf-bra and flat straps with a criss-cross back for comfort. The tank is quite comfortable, although my being smaller chested allows a little “sag” across the chest, so I wished it was a bit more fitted there to make it lay flat in that area.

Every piece in the Mountain Mama collection looks fashionable and comfortable at the same time – I’m definitely looking to get some of their tanks for summer, and possibly a swimsuit! I’m not missing the outdoor fun this year just because I got a big belly bump!

BUY IT: Mountain Mama offers baselayers, hoodies, tanks, tops, even nursingwear on their website! Keep up with them on Facebook and Twitter, as I think this is going to be the maternity clothing company to watch!

WIN IT: One lucky active mama will win this same yoga set – Leah Rolldown Yoga Pant and Marni Movement Tank from Mountain Mama!!! ARV $125! Enter in the Rafflecopter form below:


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GIVEAWAY RULES: Open in US. 18+ to enter/win.  Winner will be emailed directly and have 48 hours to respond to claim their prize! Ends 11:59 on April 20, 2012. Fulfillment handled by Mountan Mama.

Thanks to Mountain Mama for sending a product for review and offering a giveaway! All opinions are my own and 100% honest!

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trixxApril 20, 2012 - 7:59 pm

I recently just started to get into yoga, love it! I also like the Tali Yoga wrap. trixpixel[at]gmail.com

Lisa LApril 20, 2012 - 11:44 am

I love the versatile Lassen Hooded Maternity Jacket

Trasina McGaheyApril 20, 2012 - 9:08 am

I’m entering for my good friend who is trying to keep in shape during her pregnancy!

Sarah HullApril 19, 2012 - 10:22 pm

I really like the Olema Layered Nursing & Maternity Tee! When I was pregnant with my first son, I did a yoga video for pregnancy every night. This time around, I’m trying to get the energy to do yoga more than once a week!
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Cori WestphalApril 18, 2012 - 5:03 pm

Oh I love the San Juan Eco Hoodie in Flame! So comfy!

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NinaApril 18, 2012 - 6:36 am

I love the san juan hoodie

GiannaApril 17, 2012 - 10:59 pm

I have 6 kids so i’d be surprised if I wasn’t active LOL.

AndreaApril 17, 2012 - 9:17 pm

I do some prenatal pilates and lots of walking outside to stay active when I’m pregnant!

Giveaway GalApril 17, 2012 - 8:34 pm

I go the gym and walk on the treadmill 3/4 days a week and do yoga twice a week.

shirley pebblesApril 17, 2012 - 5:40 pm

I stay active by walking.

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Jeniffer SmithApril 17, 2012 - 12:32 pm

I’m not a very fit person, but nursing helped a TON the first few months. I also drink more water and try to stay as active as I was pre-baby. It’s not always easy with a toddler, though. :)

Since I’m always looking for double-duty tops, I love the Olema Layered Nursing & Maternity Tee!
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RheaApril 17, 2012 - 1:23 am

I always went walking and stretched during all my pregnancies!

Mechele JohnsonApril 17, 2012 - 12:00 am

I love the Mia Shirt! It is gorgeous, stylish, and functional.

Michelle LApril 16, 2012 - 9:48 pm

I love the kiddo clothes! And the nursing tees :)
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Andrea HenryApril 16, 2012 - 9:11 pm

Tali Yoga Wrap is great

Sara CardinalApril 16, 2012 - 8:18 pm

i love the clothes!

Brittney HouseApril 16, 2012 - 8:13 pm

I stay active by going for walks/jogs with my husband

Rebecca SmithApril 16, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Love the Tali Yoga Wrap!
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RachelApril 16, 2012 - 2:48 pm

I love so many of the mountain mama products, they are just awesome! while I was pregnant I stayed active by going on walks and doing yoga.
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kathy peaseApril 16, 2012 - 2:40 pm

i love the Juneau Maternity Fleece Pant

Heather GarciaApril 16, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Love the Tali Yoga Wrap!!

kellyApril 16, 2012 - 12:05 pm

I stay active by taking daily walks

Fiona NApril 16, 2012 - 10:41 am

I love the Leah Yoga Pant – Maternity! It looks cool and comfortable :-)
Thank You So Much for this great review and giveaway!

KiaApril 16, 2012 - 4:56 am

Hiking, swimming, and yoga are my pregnancy go-to’s.
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nancyApril 16, 2012 - 12:52 am

Walking is the best way to go during pregnancy!!! Really like the http://www.mountain-mama.com/collections/spring-2012-preview/products/tali-yoga-wrap :) Thank You :)

Gaye MApril 14, 2012 - 7:04 pm

I really like the Orcas Tee – Maternity & Nursing.

Leah BairdApril 14, 2012 - 9:53 am

I like their Whitney Long-Sleeve Eco Tee in black most. GREAT for indoors with air on
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Christine M TubbytellyApril 13, 2012 - 8:26 pm

I like the Clouds Rest II Maternity Baselayer Bottoms.

And I did not stay as active as I wanted when I was pregnant.
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Mah-ryaApril 12, 2012 - 11:30 pm

Love this! I have so wanted comfortable, appropriate clothes for active, outdoor mamas! Glad to learn that they exist and can’t wait to try some out!

Jen BreedloveApril 12, 2012 - 4:10 pm

I have to admit, I don’t do a good job of staying “active” during pregnancy. I think because in all of my pregnancies, I’ve started off sooooooo tired and I just never get motivated after that. That being said, just having a 2 year old and an 11 month old right now keeps me on my toes!! Those pants look so comfortable. I am all about comfort now that I stay home. I’ve enjoyed being able to just dress for comfort in my last 2 pregnancies, rather than still having to wear professional clothes like i did in my first pregnancy :)
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rebeccaApril 12, 2012 - 1:02 pm

I love to win the pant/tank! I jog alot and it would be perfect! Also, when going to a store I don’t take forever to park, I just park in a spot and walk…walking is good for you.

Leanne MApril 12, 2012 - 1:04 am

love the Tali Yoga Wrap

Donna MarieApril 11, 2012 - 10:00 pm

I like the Orcas Tee – Maternity & Nursing

Elizabeth onofreApril 11, 2012 - 6:14 pm

Would love something like this!

Amanda AlvaradoApril 11, 2012 - 6:06 pm

I love the Trinity Maternity Trekking Pant! That is so cool that they can be zipped off into capris and then rolled up into shorts! The suspenders are just too cute!

susan varneyApril 11, 2012 - 3:24 pm

maternity tee mverno@roadrunner.com

brooke tApril 11, 2012 - 3:22 pm

Marin Layered Nursing & Maternity Tee

Leah BardApril 11, 2012 - 1:28 pm

Not pregnant right now but since I”ve had kids I’m all about the yoga pants! And, since they’re called Leah Roll Down Yoga Pants I figured they would be perfect for me! Kiddos and I are always on walks and on the floor playing. These look super comfy!

Kim JonesApril 11, 2012 - 1:19 pm

I don’t get to do much exercising while pregnant because I am high risk. It’s just as well though….I probably wouldn’t even if I didn’t have an excuse ;0

Jessica HaysApril 11, 2012 - 12:59 pm

I like to take walks with my daughter so I plan to keep doing that when I get pregnant!

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Jessica K.April 11, 2012 - 11:57 am

I did terrible at working out with my first pregnancy. I was walking a lot (working part time and going to school full time) but with this next pregnancy I want to keep jogging and doing yoga.

Christy JohnsonApril 10, 2012 - 5:19 pm

I really like their Orcas tee for maternity and nursing!

KatrinaApril 10, 2012 - 1:00 pm

I like the Orcas Eco Tee!
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ErinApril 10, 2012 - 12:44 pm

That’s a beautiful pic of you! I was never very good about staying active…but maybe if I’d had these adorable clothes… ;)
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Happi ShoprApril 10, 2012 - 8:24 am

I like the Trinity Maternity Trekking Pant
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Robyn GallowayApril 9, 2012 - 7:48 pm

I love doing prenatal yoga! Makes me feel so much less sore!

ColleenMarie82April 9, 2012 - 4:15 pm

I really like the Tali Yoga Wrap

Hannah AveryApril 9, 2012 - 2:34 pm

I really like the Tenaya V-Neck maternity tee!

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ginaApril 9, 2012 - 1:05 pm

Lassen Hooded Maternity Jacket

Sarah JaneApril 9, 2012 - 9:19 am

One of my biggest regrets was actually not staying active during pregnancy. For my next one, I’m just hoping to walk as much as possible.
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shannonApril 9, 2012 - 7:36 am

Walking is the best way for me to stay active during pregnancy!

JessApril 9, 2012 - 6:53 am

I love your yoga wear! Looks super comfy! I find that doing yoga really helps me relax and I’ve noticed a huge improvement in how I feel and how much it minimizes my back pain. Yay for Yoga!

Michelle H.April 9, 2012 - 1:56 am

I love the Olympia Softshell Maternity Pullover in North Sea…looks so comfy

TamaraApril 8, 2012 - 10:04 pm

I walk to and from school to pick my daughter up everyday and it’s already really hot out here in TX – Mountain Mama would be perfect to add into my daily workout wear!
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Crunchy Beach MamaApril 8, 2012 - 9:50 pm

looks super comfy and you look great in that photo! :)

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LaTanyaApril 8, 2012 - 9:05 pm

I like the Orcas Tee – Maternity & Nursing

Kristi PApril 8, 2012 - 7:46 pm

I love the san juan eco hoodie for maternity and nursing. Looks like something I’d live in.

KathlyneApril 8, 2012 - 6:34 pm

I like the San Juan Hoodie.

paige chandlerApril 8, 2012 - 4:20 pm

I do weekly yoga and take a jazzercise class.

EricaApril 8, 2012 - 2:21 pm

I love the Marni tank!

TracieApril 8, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Regular yoga practice during pregnancy definitely made all the difference!

Jen OApril 8, 2012 - 1:35 pm

Great giveaway! I do yoga and walk two miles a day in the morning before work. Great way to start the day!

Susan L. M.April 8, 2012 - 12:54 pm

I like the Orcas Eco Tee – Maternity & Nursing…I just entered the 2nd trimester and am finally back to running more regularly – as you know it is a lot tougher to find time and energy to exercise once you already have a child!

Ashley CApril 8, 2012 - 12:05 pm

I do yoga daily and pilates a few times a week to stay active while I’m pregnant

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NicholeApril 8, 2012 - 12:00 pm

I love Mountain Mama! I wear their tops almost every day. :)

Dana BeemanApril 8, 2012 - 10:44 am

I love the Olympia Softshell Maternity Pullover.
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Anne PerryApril 8, 2012 - 10:21 am

I am walking & I joined a prenatal yoga class.

Felicia RApril 8, 2012 - 9:52 am

With my first, I tired to stay active by going to the gym and at least walking on the treadmill. With this one i am chasing after a toddler so that keeps me very active :-)

KariApril 7, 2012 - 9:50 pm

I wish I had known about this while I was pregnant, these outfits look awesome!

Caitlin McClureApril 7, 2012 - 7:46 pm

I love the Tali Yoga Wrap

JessicaApril 7, 2012 - 5:43 pm

This outfit looks incredibly comfortable!

Melissa H.April 7, 2012 - 5:12 pm

I like the Marni Movement Maternity Tank! I love to take walks and hike to stay active. Thanks!

tiffany elkinsApril 7, 2012 - 5:08 pm

well we have goats and I am the caretaker. Up and down the hill daily while pregnant helps keep me in shape. I take walks, do yoga and play with my other children. I have been wanting to try out mountain moma’s cloths. thanks for the chance.

AmeliaApril 7, 2012 - 2:31 pm

Whoops! Used my other email address for that last entry! But, I LOVE their gear and think being active throughout pregnancy is CRUCIAL for wellness! Thanks for the chance!

AmeliaApril 7, 2012 - 2:30 pm

I LOVE Their clothing….it is incredible truly for pregnant, or post pregnant (like even a year later….;)) women! Hoping to win these for my dear Sister in Law pregnant with their first!

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