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Don't Forget to Enter Our Best of Baby Awards!

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Only three weeks left to put your best baby gear forward and enter our Best of Baby Awards! We'll be judging from over two dozen categories, including: Baby carriers Eco-friendly gear Diaper bags Strollers (single and double) Car seats High chairs Bouncers Swings Cribs Changing tables Gliders and rockers Breast pumps Nursing accessories Teethers and... read more

Happy National Stroller Running Day!

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It's National Stroller Running Day! Already have a jogging stroller? Stop reading and get out there and hit the streets. If not, we have a few recommendations for you. Always a crowd pleaser, BOB has just released the new Revolution. This jogger will have you eating hills for breakfast, thanks to the hand-activated rear drum brakes, perfect... read more

Trend Alert: Now Babies Can Take Selfies

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You know when you check your Facebook feed, sometimes it's flooded with photos of your friends and their babies — celebrating a milestone! Enjoying apple picking! At the pumpkin patch! Showing off their Halloween finest! Some find these images sweet; others not so much. And then there is the baby to consider: how come he/she doesn't have... read more

7 Hottest Trends in Baby Gear

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Fresh off the plane from the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas -- the largest baby show there is -- we've rounded up the biggest trends in baby gear. This is the stuff you're going to want to register for this year. read more

ABC Kids Expo 2014: Editors’ Picks

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We got the chance to scope out the latest and greatest in baby gear at the 2014 All Baby & Child Expo in Las Vegas, and we're excited to announce our top picks. Because after your wonderful little miracle of life, we all know it's the awesome gear that makes parenting totally worth it. read more

Genius Product That’s Better Than a Diaper Bag?

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There's a whole lot of diaper bags out there in every style imaginable -- chevron, leather, ruched, Hello Kitty -- we've seen it all. Feeling like you'd rather just not choose at all? Totally fine. Now, you have the option of turning your everyday purse into a diaper bag. The magic is in this organizer by Life... read more

Breastfeeding Questions? There’s an App for That

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It's 2 a.m. and your baby just isn't latching on. What are you supposed to do? In a perfect world, you'd have a live-in lactation consultant. In a really perfect world, dad would be able to nurse too. But the next best thing is actually at your fingertips. The Breastfeeding Central app is a no-frills, well-organized, information-packed... read more

Would You Buy a Pelvic Floor Trainer to Track Kegel Exercises?

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If you're not sure if all those postbirth kegel exercises are working, here's a new solution: the kGoal Pelvic Floor Trainer. The kGoal (get it?) is a device (that kind of resembles a sex toy, but 100 percent isn't) and an app that tracks your pelvic floor exercise progress. Much like exercise tools... read more

Baby Gear Trend: Lime Green

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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

This Double Stroller Could Be Unsafe: Here’s Why

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What's that? You don't anticipate leaving your stroller locked in place on a 20-degree incline? Good. But Consumer Reports is still encouraging you to ask Graco for a refund. After testing the Graco Ready2Grow Classic Connect LX -- a stroller capable of holding two children of different ages  -- Consumer Reports slapped it with... read more