Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Are Expecting Their First Child!

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This I promise you: There's a Timber-baby on the way! Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are expecting their first child, confirms Us Weekly. "Right now they are just enjoying the news for themselves," a friend of the couple tells Us. "They just want a happy baby." We're doubly thrilled because not only will the couple be two... read more

The Pump & Dump Answers Your Burning Parenting Questions

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We do our best at The Bump to answer all your pregnancy and parenting questions, but sometimes, even we need a fresh perspective. So we called in our friends Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee from the Pump and Dump Show. We think it's exactly what you need to hear. Q: "I’m having a... read more

See Vanessa & Nick Lachey's Sweet-Themed Baby Shower

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Pregnancy is just as sweet the second time around for Vanessa Lachey! The TV host and husband Nick Lachey celebrated the impending birth of baby No. 2 at a colorful baby shower on Nov. 1. The couple posed for a cute photo holding Vanessa's baby bump in front of a dessert table full of sugary... read more

Hayden Panettiere Goes There, Reveals Pregnancy Weight Gain

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At 5 feet, 2 inches, Nashville's Hayden Panettiere is the picture of petite. And with baby No. 1 on the way, the 25-year-old is sharing information that's typically taboo among celebrities -- her pregnancy weight gain. "I started out at 106 pounds and guess how much I weigh now? Around 145... read more

When Your Maternity Shoot Doesn't Go as Planned

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After Joe and Brittany's engagement photo session in the park, they planned to use the same photographer -- and park -- for their maternity shoot. But mother nature had other plans, and their initial day was rained out. Before they could reschedule, Brittany was placed on bed rest. But the photo session was certainly not put... read more

Liv Tyler Confirms Pregnancy with This Amazing Halloween Costume

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Liv Tyler literally has a bun in the oven. Taking a page out of the Jessica Simpson pregnancy play book, the expectant actress confirmed her pregnancy with her adorable Halloween costume on Oct. 29, dressed as a "bun in the oven," complete with a shiny oven and large bun that went over her growing bump. And... read more

Melissa Joan Hart's #BumpItForward Advice to Fellow Moms

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What's the single best piece of advice Melissa Joan Hart has for expectant moms? Go see a movie, like, now! "Go to the movies now, while you're pregnant, and you can sit there without chasing a child around or having to sit through yet another cartoon," the actress tells The Bump. "Once you have the baby,... read more

Finding the Balance: Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain

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Baby weight is a touchy subject to discuss. Always careful not to pressure women into trying to stay thin or create complexes over their fuller frames during pregnancy, I try to encourage expectant moms to focus on health and wellness rather than the numbers on the scale. However, many moms-to-be are worried about gaining too... read more

Why Losing the Baby Weight Isn't Top Priority for Daphne Oz

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At her first postpartum checkup after giving birth to baby Philomena Bijou in February, The Chew's Daphne Oz was shocked to see she'd only lost ten pounds — but that gave way to acceptance. "It's a priority, but it's one of many," the first-time-mom, 28, tells Fitness magazine about losing the baby weight. "I'm read more

Tracking Baby's Brain Development In Utero

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Science is getting better at understanding baby's development in utero. The latest advancement? Viennese researchers can pinpoint when your baby develops the ability to see. Using functional magnetic resonance tomography (fMRT), which is a technique that measures brain activity, researchers from the Computational Imaging Research Lab at the Medical University of Vienna were able to identify active short-range neuronal... read more