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Best Products for Working Moms

  • Jackery Mini Portable Battery Charger

    Connecting with your child via a phone conversation or short Skype session can brighten your work day, so it's important to make sure that your smartphone or mobile device is always charged. The Jackery Mini—the smallest, portable external battery on the market with 3,200 mAh rechargeable power capacity—adds 100 percent extra battery life per charge. The lipstick size battery is available in four colors, compatible with almost two dozen devices, features smart safety protection and offers 500+ recharge cycles over its lifetime. ($39.95, Jackery)

  • Loyal Hana Carrie Shirt

    Mom-created maternity and nursing clothing brand, Loyal Hana, offers new working moms garments that are both fashionable and functional. The Carrie V-neck, short-sleeve shirt in this soft grey and black cheetah print has a roomy fit and a side zip that extends from the base of the shoulder to mid-waist for convenience when pumping at the office. ($90, Loyal Hana)

  • Fossil Sydney Shopper

    Crafted of 100 percent smooth, glazed leather, this classic shopper tote with a top zipper closure is large enough to carry all your work essentials and even the misplaced lovie or bib. Available in more than one dozen colors and patterns, the Sydney features a zipper pocket, two pencil slots, three credit card slots and four media pockets. ($168, Fossil)

  • Netgear Arlo Smart Home HD Security Camera

    You've hired a nanny to care for baby while you're at work, but you wish that you had a way to observe her interactions with your child to ensure that she's the right fit for your family. This motion activated, wireless camera security system from Netgear allows you to do just that by capturing clips and sending you alerts via email and/or app notification. The easy to set up and 100 percent wire-free system will provide you peace of mind while you're away during the day, and also serves as a great nighttime monitoring system when the cameras switch to night vision mode. Note: Please research video surveillance laws and speech laws in your state prior to setting up your security system. ($199 for one camera, Amazon)

  • Thermos Tumbler

    An early morning commute calls for a tall cup of Joe, so prepare your beans the way you like and then take your caffeine to go in this 16-ounce stainless steel Thermos tumbler. Made of BPA free Eastman tritan copolyester, it can resist stains, whether it's filled with hot or cold beverages. Easy to use with a one-hand push button top, this burgundy beauty is also dishwasher-safe. ($29.99, Thermos)

  • EverAfterHeirlooms Engraved Initials Necklace

    Returning to work will initially be a difficult adjustment, so ease the ache by wearing a custom-made necklace bearing your baby's first initial and your first initial. The husband and wife team at EverAfterHeirlooms can create a sterling silver bar necklace—available with a 16- or 18-inch chain—that bears both of your initials separated by either an ampersand or a heart. Crafted using the highest quality precision engraving machinery, your personalized necklace can also be engraved on the underside for an additional cost. ($41, Etsy)

  • Benefit Cosmetics Sizzlin' Six

    The award-winning Benefit Cosmetics brand understands that getting ready with little hands tugging at your skirt can prove difficult, so they've compiled a set with their six bestselling products that can be applied and/or reapplied while on-the-go. The deluxe sample sized products include: the POREfessional, BADgal lash, dandelion, ultra plush lip-gloss, benetint and girl meets pearl. ($27, Benefit Cosmetics)

  • Milk Makers Grab & Go Bakery Box

    The stress of returning to work and physically being away from baby all day can take a toll on a breastfeeding mom's milk supply. To maintain and/or increase your breast milk production, keep a box of these delicious, bestselling oatmeal chocolate chip lactation cookies at your desk. Chock full of oats and brewer's yeast—both natural galactagogues—and semisweet chocolate chips, these crispy cookies are baked in small batches and individually packaged to ensure a four-month shelf life. Have no fear if a coworker inadvertently steals a cookie because they only aid in breast milk production when consumed by a lactating individual. ($27.99 for a box of 12, Milk Makers)

  • Bloom Daily Planner

    Your schedule is packed with work-related events, your little one's activities and the occasional moms' night out, so staying organized is essential. Pencil in all appointments and must-remembers in this gorgeous 12-month planner that features both monthly and weekly calendar views, as well as a back inside cover pocket for tucking away receipts and business cards. Supplemental pages within the planner, which is available in 16 different cover styles, include: personal information page, yearly goals page, two address and phone numbers pages, three things to do pages, five note pages and more. ($12.95, Bloom Planners)

  • Chewbeads Hudson Teething Necklace

    Little teeth are beginning to bud in your babe's mouth, resulting in her insatiable need to nibble on everything, including your jewelry. This pretty, yet practical necklace is made of 100 percent silicone, so you can wear it to work as a statement accessory and then let baby enjoy it when you return home. The BPA-free beads are soft on baby's gums, can be easily cleaned with soap and water, and even feature a breakaway clasp for added safety. ($36.50, Chewbeads)

  • Baby Brezza Formula Pro

    Preparing one day's worth of formula bottles for baby or writing out detailed instructions for your childcare provider on how to measure, mix and warm the formula can be time consuming and tedious. Choose convenience and let the Formula Pro measure and mix the powdered formula of your choice with water and then heat it to the perfect temperature. The necessary amount of water and powdered formula to prepare 20 8-ounce bottles is stored right in the machine, but you have the option of preparing bottles with fewer than or greater than 8-ounces, depending on baby's age and size. ($159.99, Target)