parenting tips

The First-Time Mom Advice I’m Following as a Second-Time Mom

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When you're a first-time mom, you hear advice coming out of the woodwork. It seems that everyone you know has some advice for you on how to be a good parent, ranging from your child's soon to be sleep habits to exactly how to properly burp a baby. Some of the advice I... read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Soothe a Fussy Baby While Driving

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As any mom knows, there’s nothing more stressful than driving while your little one cries in the backseat. Next time you’re behind the wheel and need to quickly soothe your fussy baby, try this trick from user Fish000. “I switch the radio to a random frequency with no station and it’s instant white noise,” she... read more

Bumpie Tip Of The Week: Get Baby To Sleep Faster

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Every Wednesday, we’ll be featuring a fertility, pregnancy or parenting tip from real moms. If you have a helpful tip you’d like to share, email community@thebump.com. Having trouble getting baby to sleep? Try this tip from user Chemmom. She suggests placing a heating pad (on a low setting) in baby’s crib before bedtime. That... read more