Category Archives: Pregnancy Guide

How to Support a Friend Who’s Had a Miscarriage

For all the information out there about how to support and congratulate someone who’s newly pregnant, there isn’t much guidance on what to do or say when someone close to you experiences a miscarriage. How do you handle it? What should you say? Even more complicated are the cases where you didn’t even know the couple was expecting. Just remember that a miscarriage is still a loss, no matter how early it happens. In December of 2017, I was stunned to find out I was expecting twins […]

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Mom’s Top Tips for Things to Do With Kids in the Hamptons

The Bump presents Where In the World Is The Bump, a series of summer travel guides featuring tips, favorite picks and insider know-how from local moms for families looking to visit their cities this season. From the best baby-friendly restaurants to preschooler-approved playgrounds, savvy packing lists and more, you’ll get all the honest, parent-proven advice you need to plan your trip. I’m Kim, senior editor over at WeddingWire (sister brand to The Bump). My husband, Dan, and I have been married for nine years and we have […]

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Goat Milk May Be Beneficial for Infants, Researchers Say

Goat milk formula may benefit infants’ gut health, some researchers say. The recent study by RMIT University in Australia was published in the British Journal of Nutrition, and analyzed two types of goat milk formula: Oli6 Stage 1 for babies 0 to 6 months and Oli6 Stage 2 for babies 6 to 12 months. Researchers looked at the naturally occurring oligosaccharides, a type of prebiotic that can boost the growth of beneficial bacteria and protect against harmful bacteria in the gut, in the goat milk formulas. They […]

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Your Guide to Safe Pregnancy Ab Workouts

Your core makes up some of the most important muscles in your body—and no, we’re not referring to “six-pack abs.” We’re talking about all the muscles that make up your midsection, including the rectus and transversus abdominis (front wall of the abdomen), quadratus lumborum (lower back muscles), spinal erectors and the obliques—and those are just the major muscle groups! Not only do these core muscles affect everyday habits such as posture and gait, but they also impact everyday activities, from how difficult it is to carry a […]

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This Brain Injury Is on the Rise and It Affects Young Kids the Most

Researchers at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute—University Health Network have gathered data for Canada’s largest-scale study ever on concussions. Their findings were published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation and show 150,000 people in Ontario, about 1.2 percent of the population, are diagnosed with a concussion every year. The number is nearly double the previous record, and children 5 years old and younger are affected the most. Their findings are summarized in this video, and cover concussion rates in Ontario between 2008 and 2016. Not only do children […]

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40 Weeks Of Love: A Pregnancy Guide

This article will give your some powerful information you need to both understand and under control. Keep track of your menstrual cycles while you’re trying to conceive. Knowing your cycles helps you know the best times to get pregnant. Take your prenatal medical records along with you, so that you’ll have them in an emergency. TIP! Sleeping well will be easier if you develop a relaxing bedtime ritual. Having consistent evening routines can help you sleep easier. You should add three to five hundred calories to your […]

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Baby Goes Viral Thanks to His Unique Name

Google is the answer to all of our problems. One Indonesian family took their love for the search engine one step further by using it as their son’s namesake, Mirror reports. The parents hope their child will end up being just as “useful” as the popular online tool. Baby Google was born in November 2018, but the news of his unique name has only just started to gain worldwide attention. His father, Andi Cahya Saputra, tells Mirror he came up with the idea to name his child […]

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Great Tips For A Happy, Healthy Baby!

Pregnancy is a time full of unexpected twists. Some women breeze right through it, while others seem to experience all the problems pregnancy has to offer. No matter which category describes you, this article is full of useful tips for getting through the entire process. TIP! To give your baby a healthy start in life, make sure you change to a healthy diet while pregnant. If fast food was a staple in your diet, you’ll have to change that as it’s not healthy for you or the […]

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Dad’s Drone Photo of Kids in Ocean Captures Shark Lurking Nearby

A family’s beach day at New Smyrna Beach in Florida was cut short thanks to an unwanted guest. The party crasher? None other than a real life shark. Had it not been for Dan Watson’s drone footage, the day could have taken a scary turn for the worst. “See that dark shadow making its way straight for the shore and those people? That was my view this weekend while flying my Mavic 2 Pro. And oh, three of those people are my kids,” he writes in an […]

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Bun In The Oven? Check Out These Pregnancy Tips

This article will open your eyes to all of the stress when you’re expecting. TIP! Consult with a physician prior to undertaking travel during pregnancy. Take your prenatal medical records along with you, in case of an emergency. Make sure to take good care of your teeth and regularly visit your dentist. Pregnancy can cause gingivitis and immune system vulnerable.See your dentist if you have any irregularities or problems. Avoid Vitamin A while pregnant. This vitamin may cause harm to your unborn child. Avoid eggs, liver, since […]

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