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.

Breastfeeding Graces the Cover of ELLE Australia

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Step aside, Olivia Wilde. Model Nicole Trunfio breastfed at a magazine shoot too. But her nursing shot ended up gracing the cover of ELLE Australia, an unprecedented look for a major magazine. The best part? This was not at all part of the plan. “This wasn’t a contrived situation: Zion needed a feed,... Read more

Celebrities Team Up for Red Nose Day Festivities

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Red Nose Day has a serious mission -- raising money and awareness for kids living in poverty. But the approach is far from serious, and so far, it's doing a good job of making us laugh. First, Nick Cannon committed to a 24-hour dance marathon. https://twitter.com/rednoseday/status/601275623324131328 Then, Coldplay wrote a Game of Thrones musical. Now, Ed... Read more

Super Mario Brought to Life for Toddler (Video)

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Collecting coins, blasting turtle shells, crashing cars -- it's all happening for this toddler -- thanks to some special effects, of course. In an effort to illustrate what might be going on in this kid's imagination, one parent used some editing skills to bring Super Mario to life. "Ever wondered what children imagine when they... Read more

Paying for Fertility Treatments: The Biggest Concern

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You can't put a price on the joy of starting a family. But at $12,400, you can put a price on infertility treatments. That figure -- the average cost of one cycle of IVF -- is the leading cause of stress among women undergoing IVF. And a new study conducted by Read more

Jessa Duggar Debuts Her Baby Bump

Jessa Duggar takes bump photoJessa Seewald via Instagram
As she clears the 16-week mark, Jessa Duggar is sharing her first bump photo! The 19 Kids and Counting star Instagrammed the milestone. "16 weeks 1 day #BabyBump #BabySeewald," she captioned the photo. https://instagram.com/p/21QOhrjfhT/?taken-by=jessaseewald This certainly isn't the first pregnancy update we've seen from Jessa. With the spiritual vigor Duggars are known to infuse into... Read more

Who Can Relate? Princess Charlotte Doesn't Sleep, Says Prince William

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Even royalty's not immune to the effects of a sleepless baby. England women's soccer team, the Lionesses, reported meeting with a bleary-eyed Prince William on Wednesday. "All the girls were asking how Princess Charlotte is and Prince George and whether they keep him up all night," team captain Steph Houghton tells PEOPLE. "He was... Read more

Bellypaint Shows What's Really Going on in Your Pregnant Body

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When you're pregnant, you want to know everything that's going on in your body. Sure, sonograms can help. (And The Bump App can definitely help!) But it's tough to really grasp something that's so new, different and largely unseen. Enter Dutch pregnancy and baby photographer Leonie Versantvoort. With the help of body paint artist... Read more

Poppy Brent-Berkus Makes Her Instagram Debut

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Nate Berkus is one proud dad! The design star shared the first full photo of daughter Poppy, now eight weeks old. She is the first child for Berkus and husband Jeremiah Brent. The couple welcomed Poppy via surrogate on March 23, and, like the news that they were expecting, made the... Read more

Study Finds Advantages for Kids of Working Moms

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Say goodbye to working mom guilt -- a new study demonstrates that being a working parent could have big payoffs for your kids down the road. The Harvard Business School study looked at 50,000 adults in 25 countries, and found the biggest positive impact on daughters of working moms. In addition to having higher... Read more

Texas Couple Welcomes Identical Triplets, 2 Conjoined

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At 4 pounds, 11 ounces each, the Torres triplets were born at an uncommonly healthy birthweight (triplets typically weigh in at only 4 pounds). But that's not their only rarity. The trio is identical. The odds of having identical triples? One in a million. On top of that, two of the babies are... Read more