The Bump Editors

How Cord Blood Banking Helped Save My Child

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This is a sponsored blog post and testimonial provided by New England Cord Blood Bank, a pioneer in cord blood banking with over 30 years of experience in the industry. When Cameron Perlish was born, her mom Leighsa knew that life would never be the same. But for her, it wasn’t the usual... read more

Top Strategies for Keeping Baby Safe

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This sponsored post was written by Julie Vallese, Consumer Safety Expert at Safety 1st. Our world may be built for adults, but it wouldn’t be complete without children! And the very things that we as adults use every day, in every home, can pose risks to children – like stairs, windows, cabinets, and large furniture.... read more

Celebrity Maternity Looks for Every Season

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Maternity-fashion-guru, Liz Lange, lets us in on her favorite celeb looks to steal during each time of year. Plus, more from The Bump: Tips for Finding Comfortable Maternity Clothes Sneaky (and Cheap) Ways to Stretch Your Wardrobe Throughout Pregnancy 10 Must-Have Maternity Fashions read more

Planning a Babymoon? Here’s How to Pack Light and Right

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Liz Lange, fashion guru, Target’s maternity design partner and fashionable on-the-go-mom, shares her tips on how pregnant women can stay chic during babymoon travels -- without ever checking a bag. 1. Make a list and check it twice. Create a list before you begin packing to keep the process organized and ensure you’re... read more

Choosing the Right Baby Carrier for Baby

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This sponsored post was written by Deirdre Bell of Boba Inc. Boba designs products whose innovative features and intelligent design remove obstacles and make babywearing easy and fun. Babywearing keeps baby close, warm, protected, and attached. At the same time, it gives you the freedom to live your life without leaving your baby... read more

Laughter and Perspective: The Keys to Surviving a Child With Autism

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This is the fourth and final installment of Danica’s series on her son’s Autism diagnosis. In her first post, The Moment Autism Changed Everything, she shares how the autism diagnosis changed her family’s world. Her second post, Avoiding the Autism Diagnosis: Ignorance Is Not Bliss, takes us through coping with the... read more

Yes, My Son Is Autistic But No, He’s Not ‘Rain Man’

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This is the third installment of Danica’s four-part series on her son’s Autism diagnosis. In her first post, The Moment Autism Changed Everything, she shares how her son’s diagnosis changed her family’s world. Her second post, Avoiding the Autism Diagnosis: Ignorance Is Not Bliss, takes us through coping with her son's... read more

Avoiding the Autism Diagnosis: Ignorance Is Not Bliss

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This is the second installment of Danica's four-part series on her son's Autism diagnosis. In her first post, The Moment Autism Changed Everything, she shares how her son's diagnosis changed her family's world. Danica is a stay at home mom of 3 who spends most of her time homeschooling and cleaning up the path... read more

One Mother’s Advice for Feeding Baby — Do Your Research

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This sponsored post was written by Audrey McClelland, a Tommee Tippee ambassador. Audrey is a mother of four boys and is expecting a baby girl this summer, she is also a founder of the website MomGenerations.com. When I became a first time mom back in 2004, I wasn't prepared for how difficult the... read more

The Moment Autism Changed Everything

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This blog post was written by Danica, a stay at home mom of 3 who spends most of her time homeschooling and cleaning up the path of destruction her autistic son leaves. You can follow his antics at http://laffytaffyandwine.blogspot.com/. My world “officially” changed on February 25, 2003, when my husband and I sat at... read more