#startupmom highlights

#startupmoms, the women who inspire us


She's disrupting industries, innovating traditions and breaking stereotypes. She does motherhood and entrepreneurship...her way.


Their candid and inspiring stories are propelling a movement that is so much bigger than just a few women. 

June 30  #startupmom Bergen Andersen 

Mama to Jo and Chief Maker for the urban edge baby and children's brand LILLA BARN CLOTHING (that means "little child" in Swedish), this is one Chicago #startupmom you need to know about. From what inspires her work to the best advice she ever got from another mom, meet our (very first) #startupmom of the week, Bergen Anderson. ...Read more

July 7 #startupmom Catalina Gonzales

This week's #startupmom is the the powerhouse mommy of two behind the classic baby and children's brand, DONDOLO. Hop over to the blog where Catalina Gonzales talks empowering moms, why she started her company, long haul traveling with tots and lots more. ...Read more

July 14 2015 #startupmom Anastasia Dellaccio

What do a gelato shop, two kiddos, and a power career in international development have in common? Anastasia Dellaccio. This #startupmom runs on her passion for making the world a better place, raising her children to be global citizens, and award winning gelato. You gotta meet her. ...Read more

July 21, 2015 #startupmom Leigh-Taylor Sigfusson

Manhattanite. Momma. Maker. Leigh-Taylor Sigfusson launched Craft Box the same year she ran a marathon, moved NYC apartments, and gave birth to her first, Xander. Full of energy, this week's #startupmom is growing her family and business and you don't want to miss it because girlfriend is on her way up. ...Read more

July 28 #startupmom Saira Gallo

What's better than freshly baked cookies? For purpose, gourmet cookies made by #startupmom Saira Gallo. This baby wearing mama is a master baker with a heart for helping others, hop over to the blog to meet Saira and drool over her award winning cookies. ...Read more

August 4 #startupmom Ashley Cooper

The creative namesake behind Ashley Cooper Design, she's also mama to three littles and manages to look effortlessly chic while being the nicest person you've ever met. Seriously, who is this unicorn? Why, she's our #startupmom of the week and we're so happy we get to help tell her story. ...Read more

August 11 #startupmom Dr. Taraneh Shirazian

What can you say about a mother of two who has dedicated her life and career to caring for and saving the lives of mothers? Yeah, wow. This week's #startupmom is one of the most remarkable women you will ever meet, the founder of Saving Mothers (the official Babies4Babies NGO partner), she's Dr. Taraneh Shirazian.  ...Read more

August 18 #startupmom Lauren Belden

Like ninety-eight and three quarters percent of us, she struggled through pain, pumping and postpartum woes to breastfeed her two babes. And then she wrote a book about it and it's literallychanging the conversation around breastfeeding and empowering a generation of first time moms. Come meet the entrepreneur/author of the breakout hit and Dr. Seuss inspired The Places You'll Feed, she's #startupmom Lauren Belden. ...Read more

August 25 #startupmom Grace Berios

Who packs 20 lunches a week, runs a booming children's brand Whole Foods is obsessing over and inspired us to go the distance and print the eco-friendly way? Grace Berios, that's who! Mother of five and founder of Little Bird Vintage Designs, Grace is one of the most inspiring and motivating #startupmoms we know. ...Read More

September 1 #startupmom Heather Hughes 

Between running Chicago's hottest fitness studio and running after her 4 kids, it's no surprise Heather Hughes is the strongest, fittest mom we know. If you need a daily dose of motivation, she is the #startupmom who will get you going so do 50 squat jumps and burpee your way over to the blog to meet Heather. ...Read More

September 8 #startupmom Katie Richardson

She put it all on the line to launch her first product, a baby bathtub inspired by a brown paper bag. Now, a full time mom of three boys and a girl, she's designing an empire to simplify parenthood. Come on over to meet #startupmom Katie Richardson, founder of Puj. ...Read More

September 15 #startupmom Sonali Lamba

She does it all her way by focusing on living the life she wants and she leans on her village to keep her going. She has two babies, her ecommerce bridal concierge and a spirited little toddler and she's innovating tradition all over the place. She's the #startupmom co-founder ofBrideside, Sonali Lamba. ...Read More

September 22 #startupmom Christa Floresca

Frumpy inspires her. More specifically, pregnant and postpartum frumpy, which is why she built a company to help pregnant and nursing women feel like themselves, one designer outfit at a time. Meet Christa Floresca, mother, fashion nut and CEO of Bella Gravida. ...Read More

September 29 #startupmom Morgan Hutchinson

It's a safe bet to say she wouldn't be caught dead in leggings and a ponytail, but while she looks like she walked straight off the runway, she's all about bringing the perfect combination of comfort, function and high fashion to motherhood. Your closet will thank you, come meet the CEO of BURU, #startupmom Morgan Hutchinson . ...Read More

October 6 #startupmom Shira Kaplan

Her list of accomplishments is not short. She launched her career in tech out of Harvard and the Israeli Army Elite Intelligence Unit and today she goes by "CEO" and "MOMMY." She's pioneering European cyber security and motherhood and it's no small pleasure to introduce you to our first international #startupmom, Shira Kaplan. ...Read More

Sneak Peek

#startupmom stories needs to be told, so buckle your seatbelt, because we're gonna keep telling them! 

Look out for the mamas behind Juliet & Co., Olfactif and BYOBfit and keep your eyes peeled for our first #startupdad.

Know a #startupmom? Do tell! 

We're looking for brave and brilliant women who say "no way, rosé!" to typical. The ladies who are fueled by a passion for their work and their families, and who build companies and raise babies...at the same time. Tell us about the #startupmom you'd like to meet at hello@babies4babies.com.



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