Amanda Peet Is Having a Baby Boy!

Amanda Peet poses with her baby bump on the red carpet
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Amanda Peet and David Benioff are expecting their first baby boy! The pregnant actress revealed her baby's gender to People at the UN Foundation and Walgreens’s Get a Shot. Give a Shot. campaign in Los Angeles. "I’m very excited,” Amanda says. And what about the couple's daughters Molly June, 4, and Frances Pen, 7? "[Molly... read more

Monday Just Got Better: Dad Captures Daughter's First Baby Steps

Baby Lucy learns to walk
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We promise, this is even better than a morning cup of coffee. Capturing your child's first steps is no easy feat, but one dad made sure not to miss a moment of this major milestone. Meet Nick Turner of New York City, whose one-year-old daughter Lucy is now a brand-new walker! But she didn't officially transition from... read more

Step-by-step Pumpkin-Carving Made Easy

Pumpkins and carving tools
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Maybe you haven't carved a pumpkin since you were a kid, but now that baby's here, it's time to bring back tradition. It's messy, it's time consuming and it's a true art, but a step-by-step tutorial will have you showing that jack-o'-lantern who's boss. What you'll need: Basic pumpkin-carving kit (available at party stores) Kitchen... read more

#BumpItForward: Baby Sleep Advice from Real Moms

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When baby can't sleep, you can't either. While there's not a whole lot we can do besides empathize, in the spirit of Bumping it Forward, we've rounded up the best real-mom strategies for helping baby sleep better. “I give her a bath and then turn on a blow-dryer, and she's out in seconds!”... read more

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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The weather's getting colder and it's time to turn back to your stockpile of trusty fall recipes. A classic favorite? Chicken noodle soup. Everyone claims to have grandma's secret recipe. Not to worry if you don't -- you can borrow ours. What You’ll Need: 6 chicken drumsticks (about 2 lbs. worth) 2 yellow onions, sliced... read more

When Should You Get an Epidural?

Pregnant woman in labor
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Potential good news for moms about to go into labor: If you want an epidural, STAT, a new study says that's exactly when you should be able to get it. After randomly assigning 15,752 first-time mothers from nine different studies to "early" or "late" epidural groups, researchers from The Cochrane Library found that women who had early epidurals were no more or... read more

Maternity Designer Rosie Pope Shares Her Best Parenting Advice

Rosie Pope
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You watched her resolve the toughest pregnancy and parenting conflicts -- and look great while doing it -- on Bravo's Pregnant in Heels. Now, maternity designer Rosie Pope is sharing some advice with Bumpies. "Learn to tune out the noise," she says. "There are so many opinions out there; figure out what's best for you... read more

The Meaning Behind Eva Mendes & Ryan Gosling's Baby Name

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The only thing more exciting than a celebrity pregnancy announcement is the celebrity baby name announcement that follows. Sometimes, they clue us in on their choices (Jimmy Fallon's daughter Winnie is named for  Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, where he and his wife vacationed together and got engaged.) Other times, the celebs simply let their baby's name... read more

'Bucket List Baby' Makes Brief Debut Before Passing Away

Bucket List Baby Shane Haley
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Philadelphia couple Jenna and Dan Haley, who carried out a viral bucket list for their terminally-ill unborn baby, said hello and goodbye to Shane Michael Haley Thursday morning. "Today at 6:15 a.m., after meeting his entire family and being baptized into the Catholic faith, baby Shane died peacefully in his Mother's arms." The Facebook page Prayers... read more

Christy Turlington Burns on Motherhood and Giving Back

Christy Turlington Burns
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Model and humanitarian Christy Turlington Burns doesn't really need an introduction. But with #BumpItFoward month in full-swing, she took time out to talk about a cause she's passionate about: Every Mother Counts and its partnership with The Bump on our new charity registry initiative. (To do your part, download The Bump Pregnancy App for Android or iOS or... read more