Waiting for your baby’s arrival is a special and exciting time in life. You are filled with anticipation, eagerness, and a desire to have everything ready before their arrival. From creating your registry, to assembling the crib and cradle, to washing and folding all of those adorable little clothes, you are off to a great start, but I’m here to make sure that you don’t forget about prepping in the kitchen. One of the best things that I did in my last month of pregnancy was channeling all of those inner ‘nesting’ desires towards preparing delicious and healthy meals for my freezer. In the first weeks to months after baby is home, the last thing you will want to be doing (or your partner!) is cooking meals, grocery shopping, and doing endless dishes. Keep reading to learn about why this is important, what you can stock up on in the pantry, how to fill your freezer, reaching out to your support network about meals and recipe inspiration.