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).

Can Fertility Drugs Make Your Kid Short?

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Fertility drugs will help you get pregnant faster, but they also might make your children shorter. A new study presented at The Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, found that of babies born full term, those that were conceived through fertility drugs were a little bit shorter than naturally conceived children, but were... Read more

Can Moms Really Have It All?

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Everyone’s talking about this interesting read in the July/August issue of The Atlantic called, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” Anne-Marie Slaughter, a professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University, the former director of policy planning at the State Department from 2009-2011 and the mother of two teenagers, takes an in-depth... Read more

Hilarious Spoof: 32 and Pregnant

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Time to 'fess up: Who hasn't spent hours watching 16 and Pregnant marathons on MTV? It's pretty addicting. Those teen moms aren't the only ones that are going through tough times -- 30-somethings have it hard, too! While the teen moms worry about their baby daddies showing up in the delivery room and if they... Read more

Celeb Baby News: Lily Aldridge, Jessica Capshaw and Jemima Kirke’s Big Announcements!

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It must be baby season in Hollywood -- three celebs have just announced big baby news. Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge and her husband, Kings of Leon singer Caleb Followill welcomed their first child, Dixie Pearl on June 21st. Grey's Anatomy star Jessica Capshaw (she plays Dr. Arizona Robbins) also gave birth this week, to... Read more

Remembering the First IVF Mom

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Lesley Brown, the first woman to successfully undergo IVF treatment, died at age 64 on June 6th. Lesley gave birth to the first IVF baby, her daughter Louise, in July 1978. She had another daughter, Natalie, via IVF a few years later. Louise spoke to The Telegraph  about her mother saying, “Mum was a... Read more

More Older Women are Getting Pregnant — Younger Women, Not So Much

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It’s been a growing trend for a while now and a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics shows that younger women are still delaying pregnancy, while higher numbers of older women are getting pregnant. The pregnancy rate for women in their early 20s decreased by 18 percent from 1990 to 2008,... Read more

Scan This: Skip Hop Zoo Luggage

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Skip Hop has the cutest animal themed stuff for babies and kids. Now they've come out with adorable luggage in animals like monkey, dog, bee and of course, the trendy owl. You might be thinking, "Why would my baby need luggage now?" But these are perfect for day trips to grandma's house or play dates.... Read more

Baby Names Inspired by True Blood

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Did you catch the season premiere of True Blood last night? It looks like this season's going to be very exciting filled with lots of vampires (of course), sex and hunky shirtless men (as usual!). Honestly, we can't wait to see how they deal with Anna Paquin's pregnancy. The actress and her husband and co-star Stephen... Read more

Are DNA Blueprints the Amnios of the Future?

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Researchers at the University of Washington have found a way to virtually map the entire genome of a fetus using a blood sample from mom and a saliva sample from dad. Their findings were published in Science Translational Medicine. This breakthrough might help parents find out the complete DNA blueprint of their unborn child,... Read more

More IVF-ers Are Getting Single-Embryo Transplants

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We reported on a study back in January that women who get three or more embryos implanted during IVF  didn’t have a higher chance of getting pregnant than women who only had one or two implanted. In fact, the birth rates for those women with multiple embryos implanted were lower than those who had... Read more