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.

Bride Celebrates Wedding Day By Breastfeeding With Bridesmaids

Bride and bridesmaids breastfeeding on bedLindsay Palmer
One bride's breastfeeding photos are stealing the show. Jaime Riddell spent the morning of her wedding getting ready with her three best friends, who were serving as bridesmaids. But amidst the hair and makeup, the ladies -- who each gave birth within a year of each other -- made time to nurse their babies. And photographerRead more

Recall Alert! UPPABaby Strollers

UPPABaby stroller recallCPSC
Big news from UPPABaby: The brand is recalling its popular Cruz and Vista strollers, along with the RumbleSeat stroller insert. This recall only affects 2015 models sold between December 2014 and July 2015. After receiving 22 reports of children biting the foam off of the bumper bar, UPPABaby issued the recall due to concerns of... Read more

This New Car Seat—The Answer To Babies Being Left In Hot Cars?

EvenFlo SensorSafe car seatWalmart
The latest in wearable technology? Your car seat. And Evenflo is suggesting it will save lives using something called SensorSafe technology. The Evenflo Embrace DLX Infant Car Seat ($150, exclusively at Walmart) comes with a sensor that clips onto baby's chest. Thanks to a receiver that plugs into your car, Wi-Fi establishes an electronic link... Read more

Peek Under The Big Top With This Circus Nursery (Photos)

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This big top tent has a new little addition. Photographer Janet Howard is sharing her inside look at a circus-themed nursery. With playful prints, bright colors and plenty of animal friends, this space is jam-packed with fun. Clown car jam-packed, that is. Whether you prefer Barnum and Bailey or Big Apple, you know... Read more

IKEA Doubles Down On Child Safety

IKEA offers free wall anchors for safety reasonsShutterstock
IKEA is urging customers to take extra safety precautions when it comes to their kids. The store is issuing free wall anchoring kits for several chests and dressers to promote the practice of securing heavy furniture, preventing tip-overs. This move comes after two children were killed in separate incidents of MALM chests tipping over. Additionally,... Read more

26 Or 36: When Can You Really Afford A Baby?

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With the lifetime cost of kids averaging around a quarter of a million dollars, you might wonder how anyone affords them. But if you plan it just right, is there an ideal window of time to start a family? Financial planning site LearnVest investigated the belief that waiting to have kids until you're financially stable... Read more

Recall Alert! Target Circo Night Lights

Target night light recallTarget
Time to pull the plug on these night lights. Target is recalling several Circo brand night lights, the CPSC announced. The battery can overheat and melt the light, posing a fire hazard. So far, Target's received two reports of the night lights over heating and one report of a small fire. Wondering if... Read more

5 Tests Your Newborn DOESN'T Need If Baby Winds Up In The NICU

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Preemies today are welcomed into the world with an overwhelming amount of technology to help them beat the odds. But when does that intervention become too much? The American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation has been researching that question since 2012, when it launched the Choosing Wisely campaign to take a closer look... Read more

Couple Delivers Baby In Car—And Films Birth With A GoPro (Video)

Lesia Pettijohn gives birth in carYouTube
Jon and Lesia Pettijohn really wanted to get the birth of their third child on film. But they didn't expect it would all be recorded inside of their car. The couple was en route to the Bay Area Birth Center in Pasadena, Texas when Lesia went into labor in the passenger seat. Using the... Read more

Moms: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Thinks You're Sexy

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 'Sext Motha' videoYouTube
Good news, moms: You're exactly what Joseph Gordon-Levitt is looking for. In his latest HitRECord production, the actor belts out a very entertaining ode to mothers, JT and Andy Samberg style. Because—in Gordon-Levitt's words—moms are "like no other lovers." Heck, yeah! https://www.facebook.com/pivottelevision/posts/1020305487989440 Before any moms out there might take offense at his parody, keep in mind that when... Read more