First Comes Baby In The Baby Carriage

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You know the saying: First comes love, then comes marriage… And you also know that this life stage trajectory is less common than it used to be. Many couples are choosing to have a baby before getting married, and the good news is that they’re staying together at the same rate as couples who follow... Read more

4 Special Ways to Stay Close With Your Partner While Trying to Get Pregnant

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After months of trying to conceive, time spent with your partner can be lacking romance and losing its spark. Spontaneity is likely to be on the decline and replaced by calculated times of “intimacy.” Not being able to complete the task of becoming pregnant can be frustrating and draining for the both of you. That’s... Read more

I Owe My Breastfeeding Success To My Husband… Or At Least Some Of It

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Breastfeeding my son was something that I was so excited to do while I was pregnant. I read everything that I could get my hands on to prepare myself, listened intently during my Lamaze class, and prayed for an easy transition into it. The hours of reading and praying were very helpful, but now that... Read more

What Is Today’s Mom Really Like? You Tell Us!

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Every day here at The Bump, we talk about issues that affect moms and moms-to-be: money, maternity leave, relationships, friendships, housework, parenting and more. And like to think we've got our fingers on the pulse of what moms really do, want, think and need. But every once in a while we need a statistical reality... Read more