Jenni “JWoww” Farley Announced Her Baby’s Birth and Name In True ‘Jersey Shore’ Fashion

JWoww's baby girl is here (!) and practically fist-pumped her way out of the womb -- but are you surprised? Jenni "JWoww" Farley and fiance Roger Mathews proudly announced their first child's arrival on July 13 in the most Jersey Shore of fashions, simultaneously showing their sense of humor and letting the world know their little lady isn't... read more

Do You Like Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney’s Baby Girl’s Timeless Name?

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Photo: Shutterstock / The Bump
Expect to hear lots of cute baby stories and diaper-changing anecdotes on Jimmy Kimmel Live from now on, because the talk show host is a father again! Jimmy Kimmel and his wife, Molly McNearney, welcomed their first daughter together, Jane Kimmel, on July 10. Jane is one of those great timeless names that's not exactly... read more

Rebecca Minkoff’s Brooklyn Baby Shower

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You're probably not surprised that designer Rebecca Minkoff had an incredibly trendy and tasteful baby shower. We're talking a brunch-in-Williamsburg level of trendy. What might surprise you, however, is the running theme: Gouda. It's not that Minkoff and her husband Gavin Ballour are cheese aficionados (well, maybe they are, but that's not the point); their... read more

Interrupted Sleep? No Sleep? Same Thing

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Photo: Thinkstock
For most new parents, a full night's sleep just isn't in the cards. A few hours here and there, sure, but when the cries won't stop, duty calls. According to a new study from Tel Aviv University, interrupted sleep may be just as bad as only consistently logging four hours per night. The... read more

Attention NYC Moms: The Pump and Dump Show Is Coming Your Way!

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Chances are this isn't the first time you've heard of the dynamic duo of Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee -- these hilarious ladies have contributed to our blog before. (Need a quick ego boost? Check out 10 Reasons You're An Awesome Mom.) This summer and fall, they're touring the country with their Pump... read more

Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey Are Expecting a Baby Girl!

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Photo: Instagram
There's going to be an Iron Baby coming out this fall, since Robert Downey Jr. and his wife of almost nine years, Susan Downey, are expecting a baby girl! Robert proudly announced the news by covering all of his social media bases yesterday, writing on Facebook, "Um. I don't know if it's a 'man's world,'... read more

This Breast Cancer Drug May Double As Fertility Treatment

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Photo: Thinkstock/The Bump
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects five to ten percent of women, and, amongst a slew of other problems the disease generates, makes getting pregnant incredibly difficult. To treat PCOS and hopefully spur ovulation, most doctors prescribe a drug called clomiphene citrate (usually referred to as Clomid). It has a 22 percent... read more

​Yikes! Being Pregnant Could Get You Denied for a Mortgage

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Thinking about making the move to a bigger home now that you've got a baby on the way? Be ready to put up a fight with your bank. Although it's absolutely illegal under the Fair Housing Act, some banks are delaying or denying loan applications when the borrower is pregnant or on maternity leave. Their reasoning? There... read more

Will Doctors Soon Be Able to Diagnose Autism in Utero?

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Photo: Thinkstock/The Bump
A new genetic identifier, found by researchers at Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Institute, may allow doctors to diagnose autism before a baby is even born. Dr. Raphael Bernier, who led the study, discovered that a mutation in the CHD8 gene both significantly increases a fetus's likelihood to develop autism as well as causes many of the physical... read more

Introducing the New Bump App!

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It's official: today marks the launch of the new and improved iPhone app for The Bump. And we're really excited about it. What's different? Thanks to the gorgeous, clean design, you'll find that navigating through the app is a whole lot easier. Based on your due date, you'll see a week-by-week stream of Q&A's,... read more