The No.1 Thing to Protect Baby from Whooping Cough

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Photo: Thinkstock / The Bump
Baby might not be eligible for the whooping cough vaccine -- Tdap -- until she's two months old, but that doesn't mean you can't protect her from the infection. Whooping cough, technically pertussis, isn't usually dangerous in adults. But over half of babies diagnosed with pertussis need to be hospitalized, and in some cases, it's... read more

The Japanese Pampers Ad That’ll Make You Tear Up

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YouTube
Turn on those subtitles -- you're not gonna want to miss this one. A Japanese Pampers campaign is giving moms their due for surviving those first 12 months, a whirlwind of milestones, checkups and, yep, worries. So when it's time to celebrate his first birthday, it's also time to breathe: You made it! In the ad, moms... read more

4 Steps to Offsetting the Cost of a Child

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Photo: Getty / The Bump
The USDA recently released a report saying that the average parent will spend $245,360 raising their child from birth to age 18. That's a lot of money! But here's the good news: that number is just an average, and there are some easy ways that you can be different from that average and completely... read more

Recall Alert! IKEA Children’s Swing

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IKEA
Do you have the GUNGGUNG child's swing from IKEA? The store announced a recall today, citing breakable suspension fittings that can cause a child to fall. The swing, made of green polyester fabric, hangs from a suspension strap of 17 feet. It's intended for indoor and outdoor use for children ages 3-7, and retails for... read more

English Woman Has Triplets from Two Wombs (Wow!)

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Thinkstock
Medically speaking, Hannah Kersey is truly one in a million. This English mom gave birth to triplets from two separate wombs because of a pre-existing condition called uterus didelphys, which affects one out of every 1 million women. Kersey was born with two wombs, and was told by doctors that her chances of conceiving were low.... read more

It’s a Girl for Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling!

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Photo Courtesy of Us Weekly/Getty
Hey, girl. While the world is just finding out, it turns out all your hopes and dreams of being the one and only mother of Ryan Gosling's children were officially crushed on Friday. Eva Mendes gave birth to a baby girl last week, Us Weekly reported today. The last few months have been a whirlwind... read more

Sean Parker and His Wife Alexandra Are Expecting Their Second Child!

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Congrats to Sean and Alexandra Parker! The Napster co-founder and his wife of over a year are expecting their second child -- a baby boy! The couple are already parents to daughter Winter Victoria, 20-months-old. "We are overjoyed and excited to welcome the new arrival into our family," Sean and Alexandra told People. "Winter... read more

Can You Create Baby’s Last Name?

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Thinkstock
If you thought choosing baby's first name was tough, consider the can of worms choosing a surname could open up. Of course, if you don't want to settle on one person's name, there's the hyphenated option. But what about an original blend of mom and dad's last names? That was the choice for Kim Sarubbi and Carl... read more

Genius Product That’s Better Than a Diaper Bag?

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Life in Play
There's a whole lot of diaper bags out there in every style imaginable -- chevron, leather, ruched, Hello Kitty -- we've seen it all. Feeling like you'd rather just not choose at all? Totally fine. Now, you have the option of turning your everyday purse into a diaper bag. The magic is in this organizer by Life... read more

Enter to Win Freebies All Week Long

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Do you love free stuff? We thought so! This week, Bumpies have a chance to win some pretty sweet baby products from some of our favorite brands. All you have to do to enter is visit the giveaways board, and answer the question of the day. Make sure you check the updated board every... read more