Megan Hilty Gave Birth to Baby Girl Viola Philomena

Megan Hilty gave birth to a baby girl
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Megan Hilty gave birth to a baby girl! The former Smash star and her husband Brian Gallagher welcomed Viola Philomena on September 18 in New York City, according to People. We wouldn't expect a name any less romantic and sweet from the actress and singer with a serious set of chops. Philomena seems to be a... read more

Breast Pumping Toolbelt Wins MIT Competition

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One of the issues we talk about all the time here at The Bump is how to build a better breast pump. Well, MIT seemed to have read our minds — and did something about it. This past weekend, the university hosted an event, aptly called the "Make The Breast... read more

An Easy Wings Recipe That Tastes Better Than Takeout

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Curb the urge to call in takeout and impress the whole family with some homemade wings. Football season has never tasted so good. What You’ll Need: For the Wings 3 lb chicken wings 2 tablespoons corn, canola, grapeseed or vegetable oil (plus more for brushing) 1/2 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon crushed black... read more

Chelsea Clinton's Comfortable Maternity Style: Get the Look

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Chelsea Clinton is all about comfortable maternity clothes these days, since she dished to Refinery29 that she's currently sharing clothes with her husband Marc Mezvinsky. When asked what her maternity style is like, the pregnant former First Daughter answered honestly, which makes us love her even more. "[I wear] anything that fits over my belly," Chelsea... read more

How You Can Help Baby Learn New Words: Report

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Hoping to add a few words beyond  "mama" and "dada" to baby's repertoire? A new study from the University of Missouri is pinpointing when and how to introduce new vocabulary to babies and toddlers. Unsurprisingly, as babies get older, they get better at understanding the meaning of words. "We found that babies’ abilities to accurately... read more

Jill Duggar's Baby Is the Size of a Peach: See Her Pregnancy Pic!

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Pregnancy is just peachy for Jill Duggar! The pregnant 19 Kids and Counting star posted a cute Instagram photo on September 17, showing how big her baby bump is at 13 weeks and one day. "In our second trimester now! "Baby Dilly" is now the size of a fuzzy sweet Georgia peach! #babydilly #secondtrimester #jillmdillard... read more

ABC Kids Expo 2014: Editors’ Picks

We got the chance to scope out the latest and greatest in baby gear at the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas, and we’re excited to announce our top picks. Because after your wonderful little miracle of life, we all know it’s the awesome gear that makes parenting totally worth it.

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Manny & Simon Elephant Rocker

Playful enough for the nursery but sturdy enough for your toddler, we can't get enough of this Manny & Simon rocker. $200, MannyAndSimon.com

Eva Amurri Martino Stayed in Bed For a Week After Giving Birth: Would You?

Eva Amurri Martino is one proud mama after welcoming daughter Marlowe Mae with husband Kyle Martino on August 9. In an interview with People, the first-time mom discloses that even though she didn't have any breastfeeding issues with Marlowe -- aside from her eating too fast -- it was challenging at first.... read more

Enterovirus D68 Spreads Through 13 States

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An uncommon virus has now made its way through 13 states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's called enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a potentially serious respiratory illness more likely to target infants and children. Don't panic yet: we promise this isn't Ebola-level-serious. It's really just a regular upper-respiratory infection, with symptoms like fever, runny... read more

The No.1 Thing to Protect Baby from Whooping Cough

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Baby might not be eligible for the whooping cough vaccine -- Tdap -- until she's two months old, but that doesn't mean you can't protect her from the infection. Whooping cough, technically pertussis, isn't usually dangerous in adults. But over half of babies diagnosed with pertussis need to be hospitalized, and in some cases, it's... read more