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.

Don't Miss Jenna Bush Hager's NYC Nursery

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Downtown New York City, "loft" and "exposed brick" don't exactly bring up an image of a warm and cozy baby-friendly nursery. But with a mix of meaningful decorations and accessories, Jenna Bush Hager created just that — a personal and creative space for daughter Mila. As a part of the Today show series "At Home... read more

Lindsay Price and Curtis Stone Reveal Baby Emerson!

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Boy, they know how to tease us. After welcoming a second son, Emerson Spencer Stone, on September 16, Top Chef Duels host Curtis Stone and actress Lindsay Price (remember her role as Janet on Beverly Hills, 90210?) are finally giving the world a glimpse of their newborn on Instagram. We're happy to see the little guy has a very adorable ear... read more

The Hilarious Blog Every Mom Needs to See

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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

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

Behind Alicia Keys's Daring Baby Bump Reveal

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Are celebrities still reeling from more nude photo leaks last week? When it comes to publicized nude photos, this is one dare-to-bare photo we can totally get behind. Alicia Keys shared a photo on Instagram of herself posing nude with nothing but a peace symbol painted on her baby bump. Her mission: to "make the world a better... read more

Pregnant? Here's Why You Need the Flu Shot

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Now that you're pregnant, you're hyperaware of everything that's going into your body. From tuna to Tylenol, you're second-guessing everything. But a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you shouldn't think twice about a flu shot. The March of Dimes backs the report,... read more

7 Hottest Trends in Baby Gear

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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. read more

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

ABC Kids Expo 2014: Editors’ Picks

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We got the chance to scope out the latest and greatest in baby gear at the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas, and we're excited to announce our top picks. Because after your wonderful little miracle of life, we all know it's the awesome gear that makes parenting totally worth it. 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