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.

Mom with Cancer Inspires with Breastfeeding Photo

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Still no word on who she is, but this woman is inspiring moms everywhere. A mid-pregnancy breast cancer diagnosis necessitated a left-breast mastectomy, which made this new mom's first breastfeeding experience even more special. Florida photographer Kate Murray captured the intimate moment and shared it on her Facebook page, although the page has since been... Read more

The Licktator's Breast Milk flavored Ice Cream is Back

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You probably already knew you could freeze breast milk, but we're doubting you envisioned it as part of a frozen treat. Yep, Royal Baby Gaga ice cream, a product of The Licktators, hit select shelves in London this Saturday, and will be available online throughout the summer. It's actually a relaunch of... Read more

Cute Bag, Great Cause

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We can't help ourselves. We've got our eye on a gorgeous new diaper bag. And it supports some pretty great causes. This unisex, tribal-printed canvas bag is the product of two very philanthropic companies: The Honest Company and FEED.  The Honest Company, founded by Jessica Alba, creates safe and eco-friendly baby hygiene products,... Read more

Can Babies Have Seasonal Allergies?

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Now that spring is finally here, we've also entered allergy season. So we were wondering: Can babies have seasonal allergies? Pediatrician Jack Maypole, MD, weighs in. "Conventional medical wisdom says babies over a year old can have allergies," he says. "You have to see some seasons before you have symptoms of seasonal allergies!" Look for a trio... Read more

Surprising Facts About Male Infertility

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We're rounding out National Infertility Awareness Week with a topic that's rarely talked about: male infertility. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 7.5 percent of guys see a fertility specialist during their lifetime. That's over three million men. So it's worth addressing some of the rumors about what does -- and... Read more

Recall Alert! Roberta Roller Rabbit Pajamas

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Yikes! Another pajama recall yesterday. Once again, failure to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear is taking PJs off the shelves. This time, about 32,000 pairs of Roberta Roller Rabbit by Roberta Freyman pajama sets are affected. The 100 percent cotton pajamas were sold in two styles from sizes toddler 1 through... Read more

New Study: No Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism

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After following over 95,000 kids who received their MMR vaccines, researchers came to a definitive conclusion: the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is not linked to development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), also found that MMR vaccines didn't increase autism... Read more

Woman Finishes Boston Marathon 34 Weeks Pregnant

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Amy Keil, a lifelong runner, finally snagged a Boston Marathon qualifying time. And pregnancy wasn't going to stop her from competing. Her qualifier for this year's Boston Marathon came back in October of 2013, long before Keil was expecting. But since then, the Minneapolis native got married and got pregnant. Her baby -- due June... Read more

Get the Royal Treatment: Your Chance at Free Diapers

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We're on high alert for royal baby no. 2, and other expectant parents now have good reason to be too. To help families on this side of the pond celebrate the birth of Will and Kate's second child, Huggies is giving away free diapers to babies born on the same day as the new prince or... Read more

Lesbian Couple Cleverly Instagrams Side-by-Side Maternity Photos

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Melanie and Vanessa Iris Roy just upped the maternity photo game. The North Carolina moms recreated their first seaside pregnancy photo, but this time, with a twist. Melanie is pregnant instead of Vanessa Iris. And baby Jax gets to make an appearance too. https://instagram.com/p/zC1vHnmWPh/ While the Instagram photo is two months old, it's gone viral since... Read more