14 Summer Maternity Style Ideas

Last week, we asked moms-to-be to show off their summer maternity style by submitting a photo with the hashtag #bumpstyle on Instagram. We received tons of great pictures (we now know that we have the most stylish readers ever!). Thanks to everyone who participated, and stay tuned — we’ll have another Instagram challenge soon.

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It’s a Girl for Uma Thurman!

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Not only is Uma Thurman a tough-hitting action star, but the Kill Bill actress is now a mother of three! The Smash star and her French financier beau, Arpad Busson, welcomed a baby girl on Sunday, July 15. Although their daughter's name hasn't been released yet, a source confirmed the baby girl's arrival, stating that... read more

Kelsey and Kayte Grammer Welcome a Baby Girl!

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Kelsey Grammer and his wife Kayte are now the parents of a baby girl! The newest member of the Grammer family was born Friday in Los Angeles and weighed in at six pounds, two ounces. Faith Evangeline Elisa Grammer is Kelsey’s fifth child and Kayte’s first. “We are thrilled,” the couple told People. “Mother and... read more

Recall Alert! Chicco Polly High Chair

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Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and Artsana USA Inc., announced a recall of about 455,000 Chicco Polly High Chairs in the U.S. and about 30,690 of them in Canada. They're warning that the pegs on the rear legs of the chair could cause bruising or laceration if a child falls... read more

Nursery Spotlight: Nautical Nurseries

With Ice Age: Continental Drift in theaters tomorrow (we hear our prehistoric friends are lost at sea in this one), we were feeling inspired by nautical-themed nurseries today. Here are some ideas for getting the look in baby’s room.

What do you think of the nautical theme? Would you use it in your nursery? 

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Beachy touches

We’re in love with this sweet, nautical-themed baby mobile spotted on the blog On To Baby.

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Instagram Challenge: Show Off Your Summer Maternity Style

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Last week, we asked new moms to show us pictures of their summer babies on Instagram. This week, we're having an Instagram challenge for moms-to-be! How it works: From today until Sunday, 7/15 at midnight EST, upload a picture of your summer maternity style on Instagram with the hashtag #BumpStyle. Make sure you... read more

Is This the True Cause of Colic?

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Any parent with a colicky baby will tell you that dealing with colic is heartbreaking, aggravating and, well, pretty much your worst nightmare. Thankfully, a recent study shed some light on a possible cause of colic among newborns. Researcher Dr. Abdelrazak Mansour Ali from Cairo studied 55 infants of varying age,... read more

Is Sex the Cure for Morning Sickness? (Probably Not, But It May Be Worth a Shot)

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In news that's sure to excite your partner, a psychologist is theorizing that the cause of -- and cure for -- morning sickness is none other than your baby's father. More specifically, his semen. According to Slate, Gordon Gallup of SUNY-Albany Gallup argues that since half of a baby's genetic makeup belongs to... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Pregnancy Survival Kit

So you got your BFP (congrats!) and you now have nine exciting, but long months ahead of you. For dealing with those more unpleasant pregnancy symptoms, Bumpies on our message boards swear by the items in this Pregnancy Survival Kit for making the nine months a little more comfortable.

Any must-have products we forgot to include? Share them in the comments!

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A rich, moisturizing lotion

“This Body Butter smells lovely, makes your skin soft, and I’m convinced it’s the reason I didn’t get a single stretch mark while I was pregnant.” –Sus77

Cocoa Butter Body Butter ($19 at The Body Shop)

Need more pregnancy advice? Join your Birth Month Club or ask your questions to new moms who have been there on our Babies 0-3 Months message board.

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Get the Look: Kourtney Kardashian’s Chic Stroller

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Everyone's talking about the brand-new mom of two, Kourtney Kardashian this week. If the baby-gear junkie in you is wondering which stroller Kourtney will be pushing new baby Penelope in, chances are she'll keep using the same chic stroller she's been using for big brother Mason -- the 4moms Origami. The Origami is on... read more