Sarah Yang

Sarah is the Editorial Assistant at The Bump where she's all about finding the latest and greatest in baby and parenting trends, from the best (and worst!) baby names to the coolest baby products. Ironically, she doesn't have any kids and is 100% single, but she's still obsessed with everything baby-related (much to the embarrassment of her friends).

Don’t Buy Baby These Easter Gifts

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Who doesn’t love bunnies and babies? Well-meaning and excited friends and family members (and maybe even you) might be thinking about giving baby these holiday treats. It’s hard to resist, but here’s why they totally shouldn’t.

 Chocolate Bunny The March of Dimes recommends keeping baby away from sweets because they can cause tooth... Read more

Patriotic Baby Names

In honor of the Fourth of July, we've rounded up patriotic and U.S. history-themed baby names. Think Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. These names will definitely show your pride for the good ole USA. Patriotic Boys' Names: Benjamin, George, John, Abraham, Thomas, Samuel, Monroe Patriotic Girls'... Read more

Waiting a Few Extra Weeks to Deliver Makes Baby Smarter

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We know that babies born pre-term might be at risk for developmental problems, but now new research shows that babies born just two weeks early could have problems too. The study published in Pediatrics, "Academic Achievement Varies With Gestational Age Among Children Born at Term," showed that full-term babies do better on math and... Read more

Afraid of Childbirth? You Might Have a Longer Labor

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The thought of delivery is kind of nerve-wracking, right? Especially if it's your first pregnancy. But you might want to work through your fears if you want the process to happen faster. A new study in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology found that women who have a fear of childbirth might... Read more

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to Divorce! What Will Happen to Suri?

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Big celebrity couple news: power couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are divorcing after five years of marriage, according to PEOPLE. The couple wed in November 2006 and had their daughter, Suri (who's now six years old), in April 2006. So now that they're divorcing, who gets custody of Suri? After Tom Cruise divorced... Read more

Yikes! Standing for Long Periods During Pregnancy Could Mean a Smaller Baby

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You might want to take breaks every now and then if you're standing a lot during pregnancy. A new study, published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, found that women who spent long amounts of time on their feet at work during pregnancy had babies whose heads were 1 centimeter smaller and weights were... Read more

Undergoing Fertility Treatments? You May Need to Try, Try Again

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If you're thinking about going through fertility treatments, you might need to do it multiple times to actually conceive. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that women in their 30s and 40s who had fertility treatments were as likely to deliver babies as women who conceived naturally -- it... Read more

What the Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Means for Your Family

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This morning, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), ruling that it is, in fact, constitutional. The health care law seeks to extend health insurance to millions of Americans, but it also contains a controversial mandate that requires all individuals who aren't covered by an employer or government-sponsored insurance plan... Read more

True Blood Stars Expecting Twins!

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True Blood stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer announced in April that they were expecting a baby and now they have double the good news. According to Us Weekly, the couple will welcome twins this fall. And this isn't the first set of twins for the cast of the hit show, Sam Trammell (who plays... Read more

Water-Inspired Baby Names

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There's no doubt you'll be hitting the beach or the pool this summer. So why not take your days spent in the water and use it for baby name inspiration? We really love ocean or water-inspired baby names. They're unique and will probably remind you of relaxing and lazy summer days. Check out our picks:... Read more