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.

Your Go-to Guide for Maternity Coats

As the weather gets colder and that bump gets bigger, it's time to start thinking about investing in a maternity coat. Whether your style (and climate) demands puffy and plush or lightweight and leather, we've rounded up the most stylish jackets for fall and winter. See more of our favorite styles here! read more

A Really Good Reason to Hang on to Baby Food Jars

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We have a new trend for you: desserts in jars. And by having a baby, you have a leg up on everyone else. So hang on to all those baby food jars for a pint-sized adorable treat. Perfect for showcasing layered treats, clear jars are all about presentation. And we have Dani Beckerman of JARS... read more

Last Chance to Order Baby's Halloween Costume!

This is a friendly PSA that Halloween is on FRIDAY. While we already told you about some great DIY costume ideas, some express shipping might be just the thing to get baby one of these adorable costumes on time. Because now that baby's here, Halloween is a cuteness contest. And these options will help... read more

Make Your Family Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream (Win Mom of the Year)

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For you fall-loving mamas, there's probably nothing better than a foliage-lined walk with baby: one hand pushing the stroller, the other holding a pumpkin spice latte. Trust us, we get it. Want to bring the joy of the PSL to your kiddos? Surprise them with a batch of pumpkin spice ice cream. Better yet, let... read more

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

Ashley Gardner via FacebookAshley Gardner via Facebook
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