The Bump Editors

Top Car Seat Safety Tips

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This is a sponsored blog post written by Graco®, the world’s best known and most trusted baby products company. Graco is committed to helping keep kids safe and promoting the proper use of their products.In honor of National Child Passenger Safety Month, Graco is asking caregivers to pledge to “Buckle Up... read more

5 Key Tips for Choosing the Right Car Seat

This sponsored blog post provided by Diono®, a world leader providing families an expanding line of safe, innovative and high quality juvenile products. Choosing a car seat for your child can be a daunting task.  With an overwhelming number of options on the market, how do you know which brand or model is... read more

The Colic Survival Guide

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This is a sponsored blog post written by MAM. Real solutions for real parenting. Colic is tough on babies, but it can be just as tough on parents! Baby’s crying seems endless and parents feel a combination of stress over what’s causing it and frustration when they try everything, but nothing seems to work. You... read more

Tips for How to Combine Breastfeeding and Bottle Feeding

This sponsored post was written by Lisa Carnevale of Avent. The benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mom are numerous and well-known.  Breastfeeding provides your baby with optimal nutrition and antibodies, boosts general health and development, and is a great way for the two of you to bond.  At the same time,... read more

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

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