Category Archives: Pregnancy Guide

Alicia Keys Frustrated After Son Says He’s Scared to Wear Manicure

In recent years the conversation around gender-neutrality has really taken off, with more parents giving their children gender-neutral names and sticking to gender-neutral colors for baby gear. Plus, plenty of celebs have clapped back at those who try to put gender-specific roles on their children—including Alicia Keys. Over the weekend, the singer posted a video to IGTV recounting the events of a trip to the nail son with her 4-year-old son, Genesis. Keys tells her followers that, while in the salon chair, Genesis asked for rainbow-colored nails. […]

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One Mom’s Photoshoot Is Going Viral for the Most Amazing Reason

Pregnancy brings a whole host of changes to your body—and while those changes are beautiful, they can also sometimes be hard to accept. Learning to love your pre- and postpartum body isn’t always easy, but one mama is sharing pictures of her maternity photoshoot in an effort to encourage moms everywhere. Mom Christina Abiola shared the images from her shoot on her Instagram. The photos show Abiola, who kept putting off the shoot, at 38 weeks pregnant, posing with her husband. “Insecurity is a dangerous thing. I […]

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7 CEOs Share How They Successfully Juggle Motherhood and Work

Have you ever wondered how working mamas handle it all? Even the most successful female CEOs will tell you it’s not easy—but over time they’ve figured out how to juggle their roles as professionals and as mothers. Hint: The key to it all is support. Here, seven powerhouse women open up about the challenges of being working moms and how they’ve learned to navigate them, and the empowering advice they have for other mamas out there. Photo: Rebecca Minkoff Rebecca Minkoff Founder of Rebecca Minkoff “I juggle […]

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Shawn Johnson Reveals She “Felt Guilty” for Delivering via C-Section

For some women, c-section guilt is a very real thing. It’s often impossible to predict what’s going to happen in the delivery room, and, in some cases, things may not go as planned—making a c-section unavoidable. Olympic athlete Shawn Johnson had a very similar experience when she gave birth to her daughter last week, and she took to social media to open up about it. In a recent Instagram post, Johnson revealed she spent 22 hours in labor, before welcoming her daughter with husband, fellow athlete Andrew […]

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This New Brand Offers 5 Different Recovery Kits for Postpartum Moms

While preparing for baby can be overwhelming, it is arguably easier than preparing for what happens to your own body after giving birth. Whether you deliver vaginally or through a c-section, your body needs some serious TLC during postpartum recovery. Now, with the increasing awareness surrounding the issue, brands are launching postpartum kits designed to help moms recover. One such brand is Bodily. The brand launched yesterday with five postpartum recovery kits, designed in partnership with medical professionals and lactation consultants. All the boxes focus on recovery […]

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25 Baby and Toddler Holiday Pajamas for Sweet Dreams This Season

Oh, how we love the holidays and all the wonderful traditions they bring. One of our favorite family rituals? Putting on special PJs for Christmas Eve and Christmas morning. Not only is it cute, but it’s also pretty genius—it’s the perfect way to coax kids into bed so “Santa” can get to work. Of course, festive jammies aren’t reserved just for Xmas. You can also use them to celebrate Hanukkah or the season at large. Whatever the case, we’re here to help you introduce the idea to […]

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Amy Duggar Opens Up About Real Mom Life With Breastfeeding Photo

New moms are no strangers to just how exhausting welcoming a baby into the world can be. While those initial days are filled with immense joy, they can also be filled with a lot of sleepless nights, early mornings and stained clothing. New mom Amy Duggar King is currently experiencing all of the above—is taking to social media to show what real mom life looks like. Yesterday, she posted a photo of herself and her infant son, Daxton Ryan, on Instagram. The image shows Duggar King dressed […]

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How to Buy or DIY a Diaper Cake for Your Next Baby Shower

There are plenty of words to describe diapers—”useful,” “essential,” the list goes on. But “fun” and “festive” don’t usually make the cut. That is, unless you’re talking about diaper cakes. Yes, we said diaper cakes, the popular trend taking baby showers by storm. And no, we don’t mean desserts shaped like diapers—we’re talking baby must-haves displayed in arrangements that often look like confections. There’s no doubt nappies are practical gifts, but they’re not the most exciting. Neither are many other baby items, like bottle brushes and washcloths. […]

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Top 10 Questions Parents Ask at the Newborn Well Visit

Baby is finally here! Now that you have a newborn in the house, though, you no doubt have a billion questions. After all, everything is new. Babies typically head to their pediatrician’s office for a newborn well visit two to three days after birth. Here are the top 10 questions we as pediatricians hear from parents during that first check-up. 1. How Much Should My Newborn Be Eating? When a baby is first born, you should feed a newborn “on demand” or whenever they seem hungry. (It […]

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Entry for Best of Baby Awards 2020 Is Now Open!

Calling all baby products! Entry for The Bump’s Best of Baby 2020 Awards is now open! Every year, we scour the interwebs for safest, most innovative and best practice baby products to make parents’ lives just a little bit easier—but we need your help to it. We’re looking for products that are unparalleled in their design, functionality and originality. Whether you’re an established company or a startup, if you think you have a product that matches our qualifications, we want to hear from you. Our mission is […]

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