Couples/Maternity Professional Photography Session
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
“The photo shoot for the couple is taken during their stay in different areas at Casa Velas and at the resort's private Ocean Club,” said Aurora Ubeda, the sales manager of Casa Velas. “The photographer is Roberto Aceves, who will provide the couple with a photo album of the experience at the end of their stay.”
Prenatal Yoga Classes
Turks and Caicos
"The instructors at Parrot Cay are trained for prenatal yoga and will ask when you are expecting because this affects some of the exercises and position choices,” said Chloe Gayton, the director of sales and marketing for MyTurksAndCaicos.com and also a mom of two.“Prenatal yoga nourishes your body, mind, and baby, and is a great way to prepare for the main event.”
Personal Concierge Service
“Through True Waldorf Service, from the moment travelers book their trip to when they depart, we provide a personal concierge to each guest, who remains the guest's main contact before, during and at the end of the stay to guarantee all needs and requests are met - including helping set up a celebrity-esque babymoon,” said Alex Hershman, a personal concierge at the Waldorf-Astoria Chicago.
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“A ‘familymoon’ is the perfect way for parents to connect with their children as they get ready for the new addition,” said Susan Storey, the communications director for Great Wolf Lodge. “Children enjoy quality time with their parents, while creating family traditions they can introduce to their new sibling. From relaxing and splashing together in the indoor water park, to enjoying a ‘Mommy and Me’ pedicure, to cuddling during Story Time, she only has to focus on being with her family.”
Cravings Menu for the Expecting
Half Moon Bay, Calif.
"We're excited to serve a menu specifically crafted for expecting mothers,” said executive chef Xavier Salomon. “Our hope is that our menu offerings anticipate the spectrum of pregnancy cravings, from sweet to salty and everything in between."
Personal Shopping Service to Accommodate Cravings
Turks and Caicos
"From pickles to ice cream, we do our best to accommodate any cravings our moms-to-be may have" said Claudine Pratt, the concierge manager at Seven Stars Resort.
Womb Service Spa Menu
"Our ‘Prepare’ body treatment helps nurture moms-to-be with a gentle full-body scrub and cooling rose gel wrap to enhance the skin's elasticity and rehydrate to prepare mind and body for delivery,” said Laura Parsons, the complex director of ZaSpa. “...ZaSpa therapists are technically trained to assist in alleviating the unique aches and pains that expectant moms experience, and we've developed our Womb Service menu with leading spa industry experts, The Enchantment Group, to ensure both comfort and results."
Couples Massage Class
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
“The ‘One-to-One Massage’ class is the perfect choice for Babymooners as it allows them to reconnect through this interactive treatment,” said Irena Ugalde Nadal, the spa director at Playa Grande Spa by Solmar. “The skills learned during this class will especially come in handy when trying to adjust to their lifestyle as new parents. Learning some basic massage techniques can benefit both mom and dad during those first few stressful months of parenthood.”
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Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
"I think spouses appreciate time to enjoy the quiet, to disconnect from the world and reconnect with each other, taking time to recharge,” said Tara Disch, the marketing and sales director for Sundara. “Whether a mom-to-be, a new mom or just any mom, stealing a few quiet moments away is good for the soul."
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