Bellypaint Shows What's Really Going on in Your Pregnant Body

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When you're pregnant, you want to know everything that's going on in your body. Sure, sonograms can help. (And The Bump App can definitely help!) But it's tough to really grasp something that's so new, different and largely unseen. Enter Dutch pregnancy and baby photographer Leonie Versantvoort. With the help of body paint artist... Read more

Poppy Brent-Berkus Makes Her Instagram Debut

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Nate Berkus is one proud dad! The design star shared the first full photo of daughter Poppy, now eight weeks old. She is the first child for Berkus and husband Jeremiah Brent. The couple welcomed Poppy via surrogate on March 23, and, like the news that they were expecting, made the... Read more

Study Finds Advantages for Kids of Working Moms

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Say goodbye to working mom guilt -- a new study demonstrates that being a working parent could have big payoffs for your kids down the road. The Harvard Business School study looked at 50,000 adults in 25 countries, and found the biggest positive impact on daughters of working moms. In addition to having higher... Read more

Texas Couple Welcomes Identical Triplets, 2 Conjoined

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At 4 pounds, 11 ounces each, the Torres triplets were born at an uncommonly healthy birthweight (triplets typically weigh in at only 4 pounds). But that's not their only rarity. The trio is identical. The odds of having identical triples? One in a million. On top of that, two of the babies are... Read more

Parenting Haikus, Pump and Dump Style

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At our 3rd annual Mother's Day Eve Comedy Show and Party in Denver, we invited six of our fair city's most talented female comedians - who are also moms - to join us on stage and to quickly write a haiku which embodies their thoughts on parenting. As you can imagine, the results... Read more

Our Top 5 Favorites from the New York Baby Show

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It's the largest show for new and expectant parents in the country, and we definitely weren't going to miss it. We spent our weekend scoping out the annual New York Baby Show, and as always, were so impressed with the latest and greatest gear. Don't let the 150+ exhibitors overwhelm you; we've narrowed it down... Read more

Leighton Meester and Adam Brody Are Expecting!

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Surprise! Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen are having a baby. While that crossover plot line is the stuff network television dreams are made of, let us explain: Former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester and The O.C. alumnus Adam Brody are expecting their first child. The pair, who secretly wed in February 2014, were spotted on... Read more

Saying Goodbye to Lamaze Educator Elisabeth Bing

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Obituaries aren't really our thing at The Bump. But Friday's passing of 100 year-old Elisabeth Bing, a childbirth pioneer, has us revisiting the history of the method she promoted so tirelessly: Lamaze. While working as a physical therapist in London, Bing observed that childbirth was being treated more like a disease than something to be celebrated.... Read more

Why Jaime King Named Taylor Swift Baby's Godmother

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Jaime King may not have made an appearance in Taylor Swift's new music video, but there's definitely no 'bad blood' between the actress and singer. In March, the Hart of Dixie star took to Instagram to announce that Swift would be the godmother of her second child. Swift confirmed on her own Instagram. https://instagram.com/p/ztsNoON1FY/?taken-by=jaime_king https://instagram.com/p/ztsEbJDvOu/?taken-by=taylorswift Now, King, 36, is... Read more

Mike Fisher and Baby Isaiah are All Smiles on Instagram

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He may be in the off-season, but it looks like the Nashville Predators' Mike Fisher (you may know him better as Carrie Underwood's husband) is still enjoying his Friday nights in. Fisher took to Instagram to share the second public photo of his son Isaiah Michael on Friday. Lounging in bed, the pair is all smiles.... Read more