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A Local Mom’s Insider Guide to Visiting New York With Kids

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 Ashlee, deputy editor of The Bump and mama to Vera, my music-loving, food-throwing 1-year-old. Along with my husband and our ginormous chocolate lab, we live […]

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Nike Says It Will End Financial Penalties for Pregnant Athletes – The New York Times

Responding to criticism about its treatment of its sponsored athletes who become pregnant, the sportswear giant Nike committed on Friday to ensuring that such athletes are not financially penalized. Nike said it would waive performance-pay reductions for 12 months for athletes “who decide to have a baby,” promising to add terms that reinforce this policy into the company’s contracts with sponsored athletes. In articles and videos for The New York Times opinion department over the past two weeks, current and former Nike-sponsored runners such as Alysia Montaño, […]

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How to Take Preschool Graduation Photos That Are Actually Cute

Graduation time is here again, which means your preschooler is about to be a full-fledged kindergartener! How time flies. Snapping a few photos is the perfect way to mark the milestone—but getting a preschooler to cooperate isn’t always the easiest. Here, Julia Kelleher, a professional photographer and Nikon ambassador, shares her top tips for capturing the cutest preschool graduation photos. 1. Take Photos Outside Outside your front door is a great location. Chances are the light is good there, plus it’s symbolic of the door your graduating […]

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Hacienda victim may have been pregnant before, legal claim says – KTAR.com

FILE – This Jan. 25, 2019, file photo shows the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix. A Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and then gave birth now has a state license to operate. Hacienda HealthCare on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, said the Arizona Department of Health Services approved the license last week and it is valid for 11 months. (AP Photo/Matt York, File) PHOENIX — The incapacitated woman who gave birth in December after being raped at a Phoenix long-term care facility may […]

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People Are Actually Body Shaming Ayesha and Steph Curry’s 10-Month-Old Son

“That baby is fat. Maybe give the kid creamed spinach instead of creamed cheetos?” That’s just one of the out-of-line comments a fan made in reference to the 10-month-old baby of Ayesha and Steph Curry, who plays for the Golden State Warriors. It all started when Ayesha posted a family photo on Instagram, which included Steph and his brother Seth, who plays for the Portland Trail Blazers. The two brothers played against each other in the NBA’s Western Conference Finals. The sweet family snapshot somehow spiraled into […]

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Water Births Are Amazing, But It’s Important To Know The Risks

I have never given birth, but I watched my partner labor and deliver three babies. The human body is an incredible thing, and so is the pregnant person’s spirit and mental toughness. Because holy shit, childbirth really is next level. My first child was positioned sunny side up, or posterior, so my partner had nearly 24 hours of excruciating back labor as my daughter’s head pressed against her back and tailbone instead of her stomach. To relieve some of the pressure and pain, the obstetrician recommended laboring […]

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Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes – The Washington Post

Olympian Alysia Montaño is among the women speaking out against Nike’s treatment of pregnant athletes. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images) Members of Congress are questioning Nike following reports that the company penalized athletes for getting pregnant by reducing their pay and asking them to make unpaid appearances on its behalf. Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.) are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of sponsored athletes following a New York Times report that said the company had stopped paying some athletes during their […]

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Amy Schumer Couldn’t Be Any More Unphased by Her Many Mom Shamers

Amy Schumer has only been a mom for a hot second, but she’s already had to turn the other cheek when faced with harsh criticism from mom shamers. About two weeks after giving birth to her son, Schumer made her return to the standup scene. No sooner than she shared a picture from her night on Instagram, the mom was bombarded with criticism from others who say she should have waited longer before returning to work. In true Schumer style, the comedian took to social media to […]

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Herrera Beutler presses Nike on treatment of pregnant athletes – The Columbian

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress are questioning Nike following reports that the company penalized athletes for getting pregnant by reducing their pay and asking them to make unpaid appearances on its behalf.Reps. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of sponsored athletes following a New York Times report that said the company had stopped paying some athletes during their pregnancies.“We are deeply concerned by recent reports that Nike has reduced sponsorship payments, or ceased payment […]

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AAP: Letting Baby Sleep in the Car Seat When Not Traveling Can Be Fatal

Sitting devices—car seats, bouncers and swings—are life-savers for many parents with babies. But when used improperly for routine sleep, these devices are responsible for several hundred of sleep-related deaths, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). On average, 3,700 infants die every year from sleep-related deaths. These include sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed, as well as others. In a recently released 10-year study analyzing 11,700 infant sleep-related deaths, the AAP found that 3 percent (348) of babies died in sitting […]

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