breastfeeding

Submit Your Product(s) for a Chance to be a Best of Baby Award Winner!

Best of Baby 2013 Award Seal
UPDATE 11/8/2013: Product submission timeframe has ended for our Best of Baby Awards. If you're chosen as a winner, we'll be in touch in January! Gather round y’all, ‘cause we’ve got something really exciting for you. Last year, we launched our Best of Baby Awards, where we gave out Bump-approved seals to product winners in... read more

Should You Co-Sleep With Baby? Yes and No, Says Study

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The latest study published in the JAMA Pediatrics found that though bed-sharing with baby makes breastfeeding easier for moms, co-sleeping could also raise baby's risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Currently, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants be put to sleep nearby to their parents (such as in crib... read more

The Scary Pregnancy Symptom I Wasn’t Ready For

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Stretch marks, loose skin, hair falling out -- I can't say I was exactly looking forward to those postpartum body changes -- but at least I knew they were coming. There was one symptom, though, that I definitely wasn't ready for. At the beginning of my second trimester, I noticed a read more

Study Reveals Major Reason Why So Many New Moms Stop Breastfeeding – but Should They?

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A new report, published in the journal Pediatrics, conducted more than 2,700 interviews with 532 first-time moms after giving birth and found that women who worried -- from the start -- about their ability to nurse their infants were more likely to switch to formula sooner than those who didn't share those same... read more

WIN IT: Evenflo Infant to Toddler Feeding Collection Giveaway!

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Looking for a little afternoon pick-me-up? Behold, dear friends, because we've got a giveaway to end all other giveaways! We are giving three very lucky women the Evenflo Infant to Toddler Feeding CollectionThe prize pack, valued at $305.00, comes loaded with the following gear to make baby's feeding time a breeze. Toss aside... read more

Model Breastfeeding Makes the Pages of Vogue Magazine — Yes!

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Printed in the October 2013 issue of Vogue Netherlands, model Ymre Stiekema poses topless in a Vermeer-esque inspired spread and is photographed breastfeeding her baby. The photos, entitled "The Master & the Girl," are the first to show a mom breastfeeding her child since the now infamous TIME Magazine attachment parenting cover. The... read more

Success! Mom Stands Up for Breastfeeding In Public — and Gets Results

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Last Wednesday, Quad City, Illinois mom, Nicole, got out of the pool with her 7-month-old daughter to breastfeed. Shortly after she was finished, she was approached and told that she couldn't breastfeed at the Two Rivers YMCA by a male lifeguard. Nicole (who asked only to be identified by news outlets by her... read more

New Hampshire Mama Fired for Leaving to Breastfeed: What Do You Think?

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When New Hampshire mama Kate Abra Frederick asked her employer for a half-hour break to leave the office and breastfeed her baby, she assumed she was well within her legal right. Turns out, she was terribly wrong. As the 42-year-old mama to baby Devon prepped to finish her maternity leave and return to... read more

Check Out These All-Star Tips to Make Breastfeeding in Public Easier (WATCH!)

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While our mamas 'round the world are celebrating Public Display of Breastfeeding Day (and while other mamas-to-be are taking the breastfeeding pledge!), we're hard at work on offering moms tips to make nursing baby easier -- and stress-free. (Okay fine, we're taking time out to celebrate PDB day with y'all, too!).

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Happy Public Display of Breastfeeding Day! Enter Our Second Annual PDB Giveaway

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It’s here! Today (8/15) is The Bump and Boppy's Second Annual Public Display of Breastfeeding Day (PDB)! If you haven’t already, take the pledge to breastfeed in public today and attend one of our read more