Bumpie Tip

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Midwife vs. OB?

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So, baby is on the way (yay!), and in the midst of all this excitement you suddenly have some very big decisions to make. Having trouble deciding whether you should go the midwife or ob-gyn route? We compiled a list of tips from our very own Bumpies to help you with this difficult choice. "I personally... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Buying Clothes and Diapers for Baby

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Yikes... you've got the gear, but what about the clothes and ALL those diapers? Where do you even START figuring out sizes?! Take some advice from new moms, they're facing the challenge head on and you can benefit from their experience. Bumpies on the Babies 0-3 Months board share their thoughts here: "My son... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: New Moms’ Share Their Favorite Names for Baby Boys

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Having a baby boy? Congratulations! Now comes the fun... the dinosaur nursery, the blue heartbreaker onesie and, of course, the name! Bumpies on the Babies 0-3 Months board have shared their favorite names for little bundles of boy: "Oldest son is Dexter Joseph and our new little boy is Ethan Russell." --... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Best (and Worst!) Careers for Working Moms

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Thinking about having a baby.... or a career change now that you have a little one? Being a working mom can be hard, but Bumpies on the Working Moms board share both the best and worst careers, in their experience, for moms: "I am a software engineer, and overall I think it's a pretty... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: The Best (and Worst) Baby Shower Games

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We've all been at those pink and blue tables playing those "fun" baby shows games. So, how do you make sure your guests are having fun and not hating the activities while they sit and watch you glow? Our Bumpies on the Baby Showers board share the best and worst activities they've experienced (you... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Summer Travel with Baby

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What to pack: "Bring the obvious stuff: Diapers, wipes, butt cream, clothes.  Take anything you currently use for the bedtime routine (white noise machine, swaddler, blankets).  If you're driving, you could also fit a stroller, boppy or bouncy chair.  If you bring a Pack 'n Play, bring sheets for the mattress." -Jenny952 "Not all rest... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Best Stain Remover for Baby’s Clothes

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Next time you’re dealing with a leaky diaper situation, try these tips from the users on our Babies 6-9 Months message board for removing the stains from baby’s clothes. Their #1 suggestion is an easy one: Sunshine!  “I wash the onesies and then throw them out in the sun. It’s the best stain remover!”... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: The Best Place to Put Your Crib

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In the process of decorating baby's nursery? Try this tip from user Surprise3rd, who posted on our 3rd Trimester message board. Before you place the crib in the room, Surprise3rd suggests testing the set-up by cracking the door to baby's room by about an inch and peeking in. "Whatever portion of the room... read more