Melissa Joan Hart's #BumpItForward Advice to Fellow Moms

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What's the single best piece of advice Melissa Joan Hart has for expectant moms? Go see a movie, like, now! "Go to the movies now, while you're pregnant, and you can sit there without chasing a child around or having to sit through yet another cartoon," the actress tells The Bump. "Once you have the baby,... read more

Finding the Balance: Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

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Baby weight is a touchy subject to discuss. Always careful not to pressure women into trying to stay thin or create complexes over their fuller frames during pregnancy, I try to encourage expectant moms to focus on health and wellness rather than the numbers on the scale. However, many moms-to-be are worried about gaining too... read more

Shakira's Newest Project: Toy Designer for Fisher-Price!

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The best artists adapt and respond to the needs of their fans, right? Since Shakira will now be designing baby toys, we'd like to think she went above and beyond just for us. This week Fisher-Price announced a partnership with Shakira and her charity The Barefoot Foundation as part of an initiative to promote early childhood... read more

Tracking Baby's Brain Development In Utero

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Science is getting better at understanding baby's development in utero. The latest advancement? Viennese researchers can pinpoint when your baby develops the ability to see. Using functional magnetic resonance tomography (fMRT), which is a technique that measures brain activity, researchers from the Computational Imaging Research Lab at the Medical University of Vienna were able to identify active short-range neuronal... read more

Alyssa Milano Breastfeeds Baby Elizabella in Sweet Instagram Pic

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Alyssa Milano's officially joined the proud celebrity moms who breastfeed on social media club! The actress followed in the footsteps of Gisele Bundchen and Olivia Wilde by posting a black-and-white selfie on Instagram of her newborn daughter, Elizabella Dylan, breastfeeding, while she peacefully smiles for the snap. Alyssa also shared a quote from... read more

Project Nursery Throws a Surprise Baby Shower

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Eight years and two babies ago, Pam Ginocchio threw her friend Melisa Fluhr a baby shower in her living room. And last Monday, and the Project Nursery founders were at it again. But this time, the venue was a little different and we were invited! Alongside host and fellow mom Rosie Pope, we joined Pam in... read more

See What's Hanging in Olivia Wilde's Baby's Nursery

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Six-month-old Otis Alexander Sudeikis has some awesome new art in his nursery to focus his eyes on, thanks to his philanthropic mom Olivia Wilde. The actress showed her support for Indego Africa, a nonprofit lifestyle brand that economically supports female Rwandan artisans, by hanging a colorful hand-embroidered elephant portrait in his bedroom. Such a gorgeous... read more

Recall Alert! Nutek Disposable Baby Wipes

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Pennsylvania-based baby wipe manufacturer Nutek Disposables issued a nationwide voluntary recall on Saturday. The recall, announced by the FDA, affects several brands produced by Nutek, including Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch and Well Beginnings. The recall follows a small number of complaints of odor and discoloration, which... read more

Your Go-to Guide for Maternity Coats

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As the weather gets colder and that bump gets bigger, it's time to start thinking about investing in a maternity coat. Whether your style (and climate) demands puffy and plush or lightweight and leather, we've rounded up the most stylish jackets for fall and winter. See more of our favorite styles here! read more

A Really Good Reason to Hang on to Baby Food Jars

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We have a new trend for you: desserts in jars. And by having a baby, you have a leg up on everyone else. So hang on to all those baby food jars for a pint-sized adorable treat. Perfect for showcasing layered treats, clear jars are all about presentation. And we have Dani Beckerman of JARS... read more