Would You Get Vaginal “Face Lift” After Baby? Thousands Are

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During childbirth, a woman's vagina does amazing things, but afterwards it's not always exactly the same. (If you're pregnant, don't freak out. This does not happen to everyone and based on the moms we know, big change seems like an anomaly.) That's one of the reasons, according to Reuters, thousands of women every year... read more

Men Have a Biological Clock Too, But Why Is That a Good Thing?

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This guest post was written by The Bump executive editor Rebecca Dolgin. In case you missed it, last week a study published in Nature linked a father’s age to autism, schizophrenia and other diseases. According to the piece, fathers passed on four times as many genetic mutations as mothers. This is bad news.... read more

Circumcised vs. Uncircumcised: New Studies Add to the Debate

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What began as a religious procedure has become a highly debated topic among parents and medical professionals. For more than 20 years, the number of circumcisions per year has declined drastically. Today, 55 percent of the 2 million baby boys born each year undergo the procedure, compared to 79 percent in the 1980s. The reason... read more

Snooki Gives Birth to a Baby Boy

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Congratulations to Jersey Shore star "Snooki" Nicole Polizzi and her fiance Jionni LaValle, who welcomed a baby boy early Sunday morning. According to MTV.com, Lorenzo Domenic LaValle was born around 3 a.m. at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces. "The world just got another Guido!!!" a rep for the... read more

Snooki is in Labor — and It’s Fierce

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Is Jersey Shore star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi's new arrival on his way? Looks like it. Today, there have been several reports (including from TMZ) that Snooki checked in to St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, NJ, so we're pretty sure it's happening. No official word from the reality star, but she did tweet a photo... read more

21 Inspiring Nursery Wall Decor Ideas

This week, we were feeling inspired by beautiful, unique wall decor ideas for baby’s nursery. We combed Pinterest, our favorite blogs and The Bump real nursery galleries to round up 21 of our all-time favorites. (The bottom line? There are some very, very creative mamas-to-be out there!)

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Hand-painted peonies

In a word, gorgeous. Blogger Katie's Pencil Box decided to skip wallpaper and hand-paint her daughter's nursery in this sweet peony pattern. Check out her blog for more inspiring photos.

Tell us, how did you decorate the walls in baby’s nursery?

Plus, more from The Bump:

Budget-Saving Nursery Tips

Gorgeous Modern Nurseries

5 Tricks to Declutter Your Nursery

Recipe of the Week: Greek Veggie Panini

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Need a break from the boring turkey on white?  This Greek Veggie Panini is filled (literally) with flavors and nutrients. Get the whole family involved – set out the ingredients and let everyone build their own creation. Get the recipe at The Nest >> Tell us, what are your favorite sandwiches? Plus more from... read more

Tori Spelling Wants Moms to Be #BumpProud

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Tori Spelling has is one proud mama, especially when it comes to flaunting her figure. Lately, however, the actress and mom-to-be has received some serious backlash after photos of her in a belly-bearing bikini surfaced. Commenters called Tori a “trashy hooker,” suggested that she “cover that bump up,” and “have a little more modesty while... read more

Instagram Challenge: Show Us Your Babies and Pets

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Is there anything cuter than the cutest thing in the world (a baby) with the second cutest thing in the world (a pet)? We didn't think so. For this week's Instagram challenge, we want to see pictures of your little ones with their furry friends! Everyone who participates in the challenge will be... read more

Scan This: Baby K’tan Carrier (VIDEO)

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It may resemble your favorite infinity scarf, but this carrier can hold your baby (and then some).  Is it a good substitute for the bulkier ones in stores? Our own Alison explains why moms (and dads) will want this easy-to-use baby carrier and demonstrates how to get baby tucked cozily inside. Buy Baby K'tan Carrier at BabyKtan.com... read more