The Bump Editors

Join the Boobolution: Support Moms Breastfeeding in Public

boobolution-breastfeeding-in-publicTomasz Bilinski
There’s a Boobolution brewing! Breastfeeding Awareness Month starts Aug. 1, but we’re kicking off celebrations early with an invite to join our fourth annual Boobolution! On Aug. 7, moms everywhere will be breastfeeding in public, and we’re asking you to share this pledge to show that you plan to do the same. Read more

Love Heals: Learning To Parent A Bipolar Child

Jane Porter for MomsWriteNow
The Bump has partnered with some amazing mothers who also happen to be amazing writers. They’re dishing out all their thoughts, observations and real life lessons about mothering in the best way they know how. We’re embarking on an essay series and we’re hoping you’ll follow along as these authors share what they’ve learned about... Read more

Are Your Kids The Best Things That Have Ever Happened To You?

Susia Schnall #MomsWriteNow essay
The Bump has partnered with some amazing mothers who also happen to be amazing writers. They’re dishing out all their thoughts, observations and real life lessons about mothering in the best way they know how. We’re embarking on an essay series and we’re hoping you’ll follow along as these authors share what they’ve learned about... Read more

Even Carrie Underwood Locked Her Baby In The Car

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Carrie Underwood was definitely blown away by her dogs' antics on Saturday. The singer tweeted that Ace and Penny inadvertently locked themselves, and her baby, in the car. https://twitter.com/carrieunderwood/status/619899936566423552 And to think those two were responsible for Underwood's pregnancy announcement! It was uncle to the rescue for baby Isaiah, 5 months. Underwood... Read more

3 Things Every Mom Who Thinks She’s Failing Should Never Forget

Kamy Wicoff #MomsWriteNow
The Bump has partnered with some amazing mothers who also happen to be amazing writers. They’re dishing out all their thoughts, observations and real life lessons about mothering in the best way they know how. We’re embarking on an essay series and we’re hoping you’ll follow along as these authors share what they’ve learned about... Read more

That Kind Of Mother: Author Kelley Clink Opens Up About Motherhood And Depression

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The Bump has partnered with some amazing mothers who also happen to be amazing writers. They’re dishing out all their thoughts, observations and real life lessons about mothering in the best way they know how. We’re embarking on an essay series and we’re hoping you’ll follow along as these authors share what they’ve learned about... Read more

Author Maria Kostaki Opens Up About Motherhood

Maria Kostaki
The Bump has partnered with some amazing mothers who also happen to be amazing writers. They’re dishing out all their thoughts, observations and real life lessons about mothering in the best way they know how. We’re embarking on an essay series and we’re hoping you’ll follow along as these authors share what they’ve learned about... Read more

6 Maternity Fashion Tips From Style Blogger Jessica Alejandro

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Meet Jessica Alejandro, the voice behind Jessica Fashion Notes and the winner of The Bump and Liz Lange for Target Maternity Fashion Blogger Challenge. She shared five great outfits with Bumpies and isn't stopping there. On the heels of her recent win we asked her to offer up her best tips... Read more

Best Gear For Smarter Babyproofing

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June is National Safety Month. So if you feel like everything is an accident waiting to happen now that baby is here or on the way, now's the time to beef up your babyproofing. Bath Spout Cover Bath time should be fun, not fearful. This adorable soft rubber whale spout cover by Skip Hop protects... Read more

Who Wore It Best? Vote On Your Favorite Maternity Fashion Blogger

Maternity fashion bloggers
UPDATE: We have a winner! While we loved all five of our very stylish maternity fashion bloggers, only one could come out on top. And thanks to your (amazing) turnout, Jessica Alejandro of Jessica Fashion Notes took home more than 1500 votes. Congrats, Jessica!   Whether you've followed our maternity fashion face-off on Instagram... Read more