newborns

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Stocking Up for Two Under Two

Photo: TriWest / The BumpPhoto: TriWest / The Bump
Once you finally thought you could clean up the nursery, surprise! Here comes baby #2. Congrats, you're going to have two kids under the age of two! Well, that happened quicker than you thought, huh? So, will you need two of everything? Not to fear - our Bumpies on the Two Under 2 board... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: All about Breastfeeding!

Photo: Guardian UKPhoto: Guardian UK
New to breastfeeding? There are so many rumors, tips and tricks about breastfeeding these days - so we went to our breastfeeding Bumpies on the Breastfeeding board! "Take time for yourself. If you have hit the wall, it is okay to hand the baby off and take a shower or eat or refill your... read more

Mom Breastfeeds the Wrong Baby In the Hospital

Photo: Thinkstock
Photo: Thinkstock
Those first days in the hospital after my son was born are a bit of a blur. I was sore, sleep deprived and getting to know this new baby, who was mine, but still a complete stranger. I remember the nurses checking and double checking our hospital bracelets when I picked him up from the... read more

DIY Newborn Photography: How to Avoid Taking Bad Pictures

Photo: iStock
Photo: iStock
Photography is one of the things I'd love to be good at. Newborn photography is so precious and such a big thing right now. I love looking up "newborn photo props" on Etsy and seeing all the things people come up with. For some reason, my husband and I went the DIY route with newborn... read more

7 Ways For a New Dad to Bond With Baby

Photo: Thinkstock / The BumpPhoto: Thinkstock / The Bump
Everyone knows the bond between a mother and her baby is intense, a bond of pure love and necessity. Many times new papas can feel left out of the bonding experience, creating tension in the relationship and leading to feelings of inadequacy. You can't make breast milk on demand, but there are other ways you... read more

The Latest Scoop: Some Baby Gear Is About Mom, Not Baby

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Photo: Thinkstock

SIDS Risk Factors You Haven’t Heard

Photo: Veer / The Bump
Photo: Veer / The Bump
It’s widely known that parents should put sleeping babies on their backs to reduce the risk of SIDS, but there are other causes of SIDS that are less recognized, but harmful, too. According to a new study in Pediatrics, SIDS-related deaths are down after the Back-to-Sleep program was initiated, but there are multiple SIDS... read more