Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Welcome Their First Baby

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While we rang in the New Year by watching (on television) the ball drop in Times Square, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds welcomed their first child, according to the New York Post's Page Six. The baby arrived in December earlier than expected, but mother and child are both doing fine, reports the paper.... Read more

Exclusive: Why One Woman Hid Her Pregnancy for 8 Months

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Can you imagine keeping your pregnancy a secret up until almost the end? That’s what one mom-to-be decided to do when the pink line on her pee stick appeared this past April. Although Vanessa Joy and her husband Rob Adams were trying to get pregnant, it still didn’t prepare the New Jersey-based wedding photographer for... Read more

Kourtney Kardashian Welcomes Her Third Baby, a Boy!

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It sure is hard keeping up with the Kardashians. And it's about to get even harder as the newest member of the clan has arrived. Kourtney Kardashian and long-time boyfriend Scott Disick welcomed their third child, a son on Sunday, Dec. 14, reports Us Weekly. The reality star, who's also mom to Mason, 5, and Penelope, 2, made headlines... Read more

The Cutest Holiday Outfits for Your Santa Babies

There's nothing cuter than tiny clothing for tiny tots — and that's even more true when it comes to holiday-inspired outfits. So what's going to wear well for everything from outdoor tree-lighting ceremonies and festive family gatherings to ripping open presents on Christmas morning? Well, look no further. Cue the awwws and get out your camera phones for... Read more

Eva Mendes Wouldn't Trade In New Motherhood Exhaustion

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Eva Mendes may have kept her pregnancy very private, but the actress is finally sharing details about life as a new mom to Esmeralda. During her appearance today on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Mendes opens up about her daughter, whom she and Ryan Gosling welcomed eight weeks ago. "You know we’re getting the hang of it, the sleeping thing.... 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

Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

Essential oils have been taking the world by storm lately, and for good reason. Essential oils* are a fantastic way to enhance and sustain your health. I also found them to be absolutely vital during the birth of our son. They played a big role in relieving pain and encouraging energy and focus when I was... Read more

How Baby’s Psyching Himself Up For Those First Words

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Even if baby can't respond to you, that doesn't mean he's not listening to you and mentally practicing the words you say when you're talking to him. Most babies start talking around one year, but the brain areas that are associated with speech planning light up around seven months, according to a recent study published... Read more

Baby Gear Trend: Lime Green

Check out these stylish finds in the citrusy hue.  Plus, more from The Bump:  Top 10 Strollers How to Buy: A Car Seat How to Buy a Baby Carrier Read more

Diaper Vending Machines — Would You Use Them?

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Even the most prepared new parents have been there: the diaper bag is full of everything except... um, the diapers. And you're in the middle of an airport or a shopping mall. Enter WeGoBabies, a new business that wants to bring vending machines full of diapers, wipes, formula, snacks, and toys to public spaces. “WeGoBabies provides... Read more