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Delivering in NY or NJ? The Latest on Hospitals’ Hurricane Sandy Recovery

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This week, states along the East Coast were hit by Hurricane Sandy, causing thousands to lose electricity for days. Several of these places included hospitals in New York and New Jersey, which were forced to evacuate patients due to power outage. While some were fully functioning within a few days, others are still struggling to return to normal.... read more

Recipe of the Week: No-Cook Meals

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Still without power because of Hurricane Sandy? Then you're probably in need of some new meal ideas (unless the thought of PB&J still appeals to you). These no-cook meals are healthy, and can be prepared from pantry items a quick trip to the grocery store. Get the recipes at The Nest >> What's your... read more

Celebrity Kids’ Halloween Costumes

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Hollywood's hottest parents are known for dressing their children in designer duds. But on Halloween, they switch it up a bit -- and some of them go over the top. See how these celebrity kids dressed for Halloween! Which celebrity kid's costume is your favorite? Plus, more from The Bump: Best Halloween Costumes for... read more

The Latest Scoop:Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

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Happy Home-a-ween: How to Celebrate Halloween at Home

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Due to Hurricane Sandy, several states along the East Coast have rescheduled Halloween. While this will keep your kids safe, it could also make them a bit upset (no kid wants to miss out on free candy). But just because they can't go out doesn't mean they can't celebrate! Throw on those costumes... read more

Scan This: Stroller to Trike (Video)

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Getting an extra early start on holiday shopping? Consider wrapping up a Smart Trike for baby. The 4-in-1 bike adjusts for different stages of your child's life, so he can use it from 10 months to over 3 years of age. See why this is the gift that keeps on giving. You can buy the... read more

20 NICU Babies Were Safely Evacuated from NYU Hospital During Hurricane Sandy

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As if going into preterm labor isn’t stressful enough, many new parents and their fragile new babies had to endure a mid-hurricane evacuation from the NICU when a New York City hospital lost power due to Hurricane Sandy. After its basement flooded and the backup generator failed to start, the New York University Langone... read more

DIY Halloween Costume: Charlie Chaplin

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Last year Lori, head of Creative Services at The Bump, dressed one of her sons as comedy icon, Charlie Chaplin.  Learn how to turn your little man into a classy and comical act. What You Need: Kid's size bowler hat Kid's size black jacket and pants White button-down shirt Black shoes Faux daisy Bamboo... read more

Kids’ Fall Fashion: H&M All for Children

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With the weather changing and your child growing, you probably need to buy him a few new fall pieces. And you might want to make a stop at H&M. This week, the store launched its All for Children collection, which is adorable and affordable ($10 to $60), for girls and boys 18 months to eight years old.... read more

Fertility Clinics Raffle Off IVF Treatments

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To try to get pregnant, couples dealing with infertility may try to increase their odds for conception by changing their lifestyle or taking extra vitamins. Some, however, have started turning to lady luck hoping to win a free IVF treatment. Recently, fertility clinics across that country have held contests that offer one major... read more