Kylie McConville

Kylie is the Editorial Assistant at TheBump.com with an affinity for weird news and celebrity gossip. She's mom to an excellently behaved DVR -- want to see photos? Just ask! Follow her on Twitter at @kyliemcconv.

Planning a Water Birth? Here’s Why Your Doctor May Warn You Against It

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Doctors have some serious misgivings about water births and according to the new joint guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), they have good reason why. According to the new guidelines, it's okay for a woman to labor in the tub (to... read more

Where to Shop for the Year’s Best Baby and Pregnancy Gear

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Looking to buy only the best baby gear for your baby-to-be? We can help with that. After checking out our definitive guide to the hottest products of the year, stock up on all the goodies you'll need once baby arrives -- and we've got the scoop on where to shop for a serious... read more

Your 9-to-5 Is Hurting Your Baby’s Health, New Study Says

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A hop, skip and jump across the pond, where the paella is better than you'd even imagine, Spanish researchers have delivered some seriously sucky news: Moms who choose not work have healthier babies. Which means that working moms are less likely to have healthy babies. Insert sad face here. Behind study author Libertad González, the... read more

Some Moms Want Separate Offices for Non-Vaccinated Babies at the Doctor — Do You?

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In the midst of a New York City-wide measles outbreak (so far there have been 19 confirmed patients with the highly contagious virus), parents and doctors are coming forward, suggesting dozens of different ways to handle the situation. In an article that appeared on Slate, Sydney Spiesel, a practicing pediatric doctor, wondered aloud... read more

Bumpie Buzz: Kristin Cavallari Speaks Up About Her Comments on Vaccinations

Jessie James and Eric Decker Welcome a Baby Girl!

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Make way for some mini-cowgirl booties, y'all! The country singin' star Jessie James and her Denver Bronco's babe, uh, I mean husband, Eric Decker, welcomed their first daughter together on the March 18th. A rep for the couple told E! News that, "Jessie went into the hospital [March 17th] at 3:30 p.m. and... read more

Get the Look: Scarlett Johansson’s Chic First Trimester Style

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Much like her fellow mama-to-be (who's about seven months ahead of her), Kerry Washington, freshly pregnant A-lister Scarlett Johannson has women everywhere rethinking maternity fashion. ScarJo recently stepped out at the Captain America: The Winter Solider premiere on St. Patrick's Day sporting a tailored Michael Kors suit with... read more

Breastfeeding Your Toddler? Here’s Why Dental Care Is Essential

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Led by Benjamin Chaffee, research fresh out of the University of California, San Francisco found that breastfeeding a child older than two years can lead to a greater risk of severe early tooth decay, which makes great dental care all the more important. The study, which took place at the University of California... read more

Could Starting Baby on Solids Too Soon Set Her Up for Obesity?

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While obesity rates have been on the rise for the past few years (in 2012, more than one third of kids were overweight or obese), researchers feel they may have found out who's to blame for the startling increase: parents. According to new research performed at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, researchers found that... read more

7 Pieces We Love From the New Kardashian Kids Collection

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Happy Kardashian Kids day, peeps! The much-buzzed about line for little girls aged 0-24 months has finally hit the Interwebz (a day early, I might add) at Babies 'R Us -- and it's actually pretty damn cute! Not like we didn't expect the clothes (inspired by Kourtney, Khloe and Kim Kardashian) to be anything but... read more