7 Top Pregnancy Trends of 2014

pregnancy trends
Wondering what will make it big in the pregnancy world this year? From unique shower ideas and nicknames as first names to textures and prints in baby's nursery, take a peek at the hottest pregnancy trends to know about in 2014. Get ready for a year of serious style! Raising the ‘Barre’ on Prenatal... read more

Will This Wearable Baby ‘Monitor’ Make Moms Worry More?

Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturers
Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturers
Say hello to Owlet, an ankle-worn health tracking device for baby that comes with an app to give parents a readout of baby's health whenever you want it. Sort of like the tracking device made for house arrests but designed for babies. Absolutely cool -- or a new mom's worst nightmare? The Owlet... read more

7 Cold Weather Accessories to Keep You and Baby Cozy

Gearing up for the “polar vortex”? Yep, us too. And with the temperatures reaching record lows, it’s safe to say you need gear that will keep you and your baby comfortable and warm. But where to find the must-haves you’ll need?

Behold! Seven mom- and baby-approved accessories to survive the chilliest of winter days ahead of us:

Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
1 of 7

Warm Scarves

Wear it indoors (or outside) when you need some extra warmth around your neck. It even doubles as a stylish nursing cover.

Get it now, $59

How are you keeping warm?

Plus, more from The Bump:

The Bump Best of Baby Awards

Products That Make Moms’ Lives Easier

Top 10 Strollers

Recall Alert! Joovy Zoom Car Seat Adapter

Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
Wouldn't be 2014 if we didn't start the year off with a recall now, would it? The CPSC, in conjunction with Joovy, has announced a voluntary recall on more than 1,500 Zoom car seat adapters due to a fall hazard. The adapter clips can loosen on the stroller frame, which puts babies at... read more

15 Fashionable Need-to-Have Baby Gear Items and Accessories for 2014

Wondering what the style forecast for 2014 is? Heads up, y’all, ’cause we’re seeing purple — and lots of it!

A few weeks back PANTONE announced their 2014 Color of the Year (it’s Radiant Orchid!) and though it took a minute, baby gear retailers and manufacturers are now offering moms and dads everything they’d ever dreamed in shades of purple. Here’s what the Color Gods had to say about the color, “Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple — one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health.”

Here’s to health, joy, love and a hell of a lot of purple! Check out our favorite must-haves, here:

Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
1 of 15

High Stroller Style

Have mercy! Stroller's never looked so good.

Get it now, $1,250

Recall Alert! Playtex Hip Hammock Infant Carriers

Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
The CPSC, in conjunction with Playtex, has announced a voluntary recall on more than 305,000 American and 36,000 Canadian Playtex Hip Hammock Infant Carriers. The carriers were recalled because the buckles on the waist and shoulder straps can crack or break, which poses a fall hazard to the child. So far, Playtex has... read more

40 Million Credit and Debit Cards Hacked at Target: What You Need to Know Right Now

Photo: Veer / The Bump
Photo: Veer / The Bump
Did you do a little holiday shopping at Target between November 27th and December 15th? If your answer's yes, then you need to read this: Target says information from more than 40 million customer credit and debit cards used may have been compromised by a data breach. In a statement this morning, Target's... read more

6 Stocking Stuffers Your Toddler Will Go Crazy for (So Buy Them Now!)

Have a toddler to shop for this year? No worries. These awesome stocking stuffers are perfect for Christmas morning.

Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
1 of 6

Bath Toys

Make bath time extra silly -- and work on his hand-eye coordination at the same time.

Octopus Ring Toss, $13

9 Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Baby You Probably Haven’t Thought of Yet

It’s getting down to the wire, moms and dads! We’re just days away from baby’s first visit with Santa! And if you’re on the hunt for awesome stocking stuffers for baby’s first Christmas, we’ve got you covered.

Take look at some of our favorites for this year:

Photo Courtesy of the Manufacturer
1 of 8

Bath Toys

Baby won't ever want to leave the bath -- especially with these six slippery pals!

Moby & Friends Bath Squirters, $10

Recall Alert! IKEA Wall-Mounted Lamps

Photos Courtesy of the Manufacturer
Photos Courtesy of the Manufacturer
Today, the CPSC, in cooperation with IKEA, announced a voluntary recall on more than 4 million children's wall-mounted lamps. The lamps are being recalled due to a strangulation hazard. One 16-month-old child passed away in his crib because he was entangled in the lamp's cord. Another incident, involving a 15-month-old who was entangled,... read more