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Nothing captures the essence of parenthood quite like stock photos. What's that? You don't agree? Neither does Sara Given, the Ohio mom behind the new Tumblr account It's Like They Know Us. She's calling out the stock photo depictions of motherhood, from blissful breast pumping glam shots to the number of white couches featured in these photos... read more

Megan Hilty Gave Birth to Baby Girl Viola Philomena

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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

7 Hottest Trends in Baby Gear

Fresh off the plane from the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas — the largest baby show there is — we’ve rounded up the biggest trends in baby gear. This is the stuff you’re going to want to register for this year.

GB strollers in red, teal, magenta and silver
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Red, teal, magenta and gray

What stroller line wasn't available in this quartet of colors? (At the very least, we saw it from GB, Mutsy, 4Moms and UPPAbaby.) Expect the sidewalks to be filled with this color pallet in 2015. And the trend extends beyond strollers; we saw the same hues in other gear, including the BabyHome Dream cot.

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

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