Anisa Arsenault

Anisa Arsenault is the editorial assistant at The Bump, and was probably led there by her affinity for the video "Babies Eating Lemons for the First Time." (Having a bad day? Check it out.) Obsessed with all sorts of news and celebrities, she'll keep you updated on all that is current, relevant and funny in the world of parenthood and babies. Follow her on Twitter @anisaarsenault.

How Does Hitting the Gym Boost Baby's Brain?

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We know there are so many benefits to exercising during pregnancy — it helps with aches and pains, you'll probably sleep better and it can even make childbirth easier. Well, here's one more reason you'll want to stick with it: it can give a boost your newborn's brain development. A study out of the University of Montreal found that moderate... read more

Too-cute Halloween Pregnancy Announcements

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We know having a baby can sometimes feel terrifying, but there's nothing scary about these Halloween-themed pregnancy announcements. TODAY.com rounded up the best pumpkin displays from proud parents-to-be. And we've decided we'll take a jack-o'-lantern with a pacifier over a ghoulish grin any day. We highly encourage a holiday pregnancy reveal -- it lends... read more

Gardner Quadruplet Surgery a Success

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The Gardner Quad Squad is on the upswing after two sudden surgeries Wednesday. Ashley and Tyson Gardner, the parents-to-be of two sets of identical twin girls, found out Monday that one pair was suffering from twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). What that means: there is an unbalanced blood flow between fetuses who share the... read more

Kate Middleton Rocks the Perfect LBD at London Gala

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See ya later hyperemesis gravidarum! Kate Middleton has been crushing her return to royal duties, appearing Thursday at the Action on Addiction’s Autumn Gala. This time, she wore a little black dress -- the Emblem Flare Dress from Temperley London's Pre-Fall collection. When we last checked, the gorgeous $795 dress, "inspired by... read more

TBT: Baby Photos Have Come a Long Way

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Almost as terrifying as they are awkward, Victorian baby photos are making our generation's worst photo trends look good. If this is what photographers at the turn of the twentieth century deemed quality composition, then your 2007 mirror pics should be on the fast track to the MOMA archives. What's going on here? Since photographs took up to 15... read more

Hilaria Baldwin's #BumpItForward Tip for a Healthy Pregnancy

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It's no secret Hilaria Baldwin is passionate about yoga. Any doubt: see here and here, and oh, here. And as a part of #BumpItForward, the instructor and co-owner of Yoga Vida in New York City wants to share that passion with other moms-to-be.... read more

Celeb Families Hit the Pumpkin Patch

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It's fall. It's T minus nine days to Halloween. Which means it's full-on pumpkin picking season in Hollywood. All through the month of October celeb families have been visiting Underwood Family Farms in Moonpark and Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood. Jessica Alba, husband Cash Warren and kids Honor, 6, and Haven 3, headed over to... read more

3 Reason's Donald Faison's Instagram Baby Announcement Is Beyond Cute

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Scrubs actor Donald Faison will be back in the hospital soon -- this time to welcome a new baby. His wife Cacee Cobb broke the news on Instagram yesterday. Here's why we love this pregnancy announcement: 1. It involves a sibling. (One-year-old Rocco is such a mini-me of Faison.) 2. With the ballon, bow tie... read more

Kate Middleton Looks Flawless at Natural History Museum Event

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We're sorry we ever doubted Kate Middleton. After her long-awaited reappearance in the spotlight this morning for the visit of Singaporean President Tan, we didn't expect the Duchess -- who has been suffering from severe morning sickness -- to actually attend the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 Awards Ceremony at the Natural History Museum this... read more

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' Red Carpet Reunion

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How does she look this good? Blake Lively made another stunning appearance last night at Gabrielle's Angel Ball in New York City. Her plunging, crystal-embroidered neckline stole the show at the star-studded event, which honors those who have made significant contributions to cancer research.  The pale yellow, long-sleeved Gucci dress was both bump-hugging and super sexy... read more