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.

Kate Middleton: 'I Can Feel Baby Kicking Now'

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Slowly but surely, we're learning more about royal baby #2. Don't get your hopes up; still no word on gender. But according to the UK newspaper The TelegraphKate Middleton is opening up about her baby's movements. "It's moving all the time. I can feel it kicking now," she told 17-year-old Martina McDonagh this weekend. McDonagh,... read more

Pregnant with the Flu? What to Do

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During flu season, pediatrician Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, is especially cautious. It starts with the obvious -- getting vaccinated -- and extends to the opening-doors-with-paper-towels kind of cautious. But when a sick five-month-old coughed in her face, even Dr. Altmann couldn't dodge this year's especially contagious influenza strain. The kicker? She was 38 weeks... read more

Re-live Kristen Bell's C-Section with Dax Shepard

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Ellen DeGeneres has been getting plenty of celeb parents to open up on her show lately -- from Chris Pratt gushing about his polite son to Amanda Peet defending her cabbage boobs. But no one holds a TMI candle to Dax Shepard. The Parenthood star spilled some pretty graphic... read more

Surprise! Six Sets of Twins Arrive in One Maternity Ward

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The newest Twin City isn't in Minnesota. A maternity ward in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is currently home to six sets of twins. And although this is a record for Saint Luke’s East Hospital, the staff says they're enjoying the change of pace. “Moms carrying twins from all over the community heard about this and now want to come... read more

Happy Friday: Dad Puts on Pants While Holding a Baby (WATCH)

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"A" for effort, right? For your viewing pleasure, watch one dad attempt to put on pants -- sans hands -- without putting down his baby. Laugh through every moment of struggle, every torturous leg shake, every strenuous lunge -- all set to Europe's "The Final Countdown." Finally, dad holds up baby in a Lion King-esque moment of victory. Granted,... read more

Gay Dads: 'You Can't Judge People on Their Normal' (WATCH)

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With a six-year-old, seven-year-old and eight-year-old at home, dads Kordale and Kaleb Lewis definitely have their hands full. But these proud dads are taking on new roles in a new advertising campaign for Nikon. "We just want people to know that hey, we're normal," the video begins. "And you can't judge people on their normal.... read more

How Napping Boosts Baby's Brain

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It's no surprise that naps are good for growing babies. And we're willing to bet they ended up being a pretty important part of your college experience too. But wondering if anyone has been able to pinpoint exactly what's so great about those midday ZZZ's? Well, a new study published in the Proceedings of the... read more

Our 'New Girl'-Inspired Maternity Fashion Picks for Zooey Deschanel

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Yesterday, the world learned that Zooey Deschanel is pregnant. So we've spent the last 24 hours brainstorming outfits for the quirky fashionista. This will be the first child for the New Girl star, 34, and boyfriend Jacob Pechenik, 42.“Jacob and I are over the moon. We are so excited to meet our little one,” Zooey tells PEOPLE.... read more

Need Baby Name Inspiration? These #BabyRapper Names Are Genius

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Okay, if River Rose is the newest baby music producer, we've found the talent she'll want to manage. Comedy Central's @Midnight did their usual #HashtagWars last night, challenging contestants and viewers to think of the best baby rapper name ideas. And the Twitterverse responded BIG time with gems that only moms and dads who... read more

What Postnatal Pills Has Kourtney Kardashian Been Taking?

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You took your prenatal vitamins, but are there any postnatal supplements you need? Kourtney Kardashian sure thinks so; the third-time mom can't stop raving about the placenta pills she's taking after giving birth to son Reign Aston Disick. "Yummy...PLACENTA pills! No joke...I will be sad when my placenta pills run out. They are... read more