parenting

Would You Pay for These Latest High-Tech Parenting Gadgets?

Edwin the duck and a tabletEdwin
Thanks to the new items revealed at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), all of your parenting excuses have gone out the window. From precise and constant temperature tracking to a bottle that shows the proper holding technique, there's a device (not to mention an app) for every parenting need. Stay tuned; they'll be released throughout 2015.... read more

Kelly Clarkson's Daughter River Rose Really Does Have Rhythm (Watch)

When Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton give you a guitar, you're pretty much expected to be musically-inclined. And it seems that River Rose -- Kelly Clarkson's daughter -- is proving them right. Clarkson recently debuted her latest track, "Heartbeat Song," with the help of her 6-month-old. The American Idol alum posted this teaser, featuring... read more

Prankster Blake Lively Surprised Amber Tamblyn with Baby

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Her days as Serena van der Woodsen prepared her well—Blake Lively sure knows how to stir up drama. In October, she surprised us all with a baby announcement on her website Preserve. And since giving birth in December, the actress and husband Ryan Reynolds have been hush-hush about their... read more

Public Breastfeeding's Newest Supporter? Pope Francis

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We've told you about breastfeeding-friendly initiatives and businesses before. But the most recent safe haven for breastfeeding moms? The Sistine Chapel. Yep, you're free to feed among the works of Michelangelo. And it's all thanks to an announcement yesterday from Pope Francis. "You mothers give your children milk and even now, if they cry because they are... read more

Cool Things to Do with Baby Indoors

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Ready to hit the park this evening? Hahahaha. Certainly not if you live in the northeast. Not to worry; we asked Bumpies for some fun indoor games to play with baby. Nobody's getting cabin fever on our watch. “Throw on a sing-along DVD and have a dance party!” -- Sara E. “I let my toddler... read more

Happy National Milk Day! Learn Your Breast Milk Basics

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It's National Milk Day! Sure, most of the small percentage of the population who knows about this holiday will celebrate with a glass of something store-bought. (Thinking of starting baby on cow's milk? Wait until he's one, when his digestive system can break down all of the proteins.) But here at The Bump, we've decided to... read more

Three's No Crowd in These Puppy and Baby Naps

Beau and dog Theo nap with baby EvvieJessica Shyba
They're back, and with a brand new addition. Baby Beau and his dog Theo won us over with their nap time pics back in 2013. Beau's not such a baby anymore, but a brand new big brother. And the trio is proving that three's not a crowd when it comes to naps. The... read more

Our Favorite Celeb Parents to Follow on Instagram

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They may be high-profile actresses, singers and reality show stars, but at the end of the day, celebrity moms have the same question as us: did I choose the right filter? Here are the famous mom Instagram accounts you need to start following. Kourtney Kardashian As a new mom of three, Kourtney Kardashian definitely... read more

A State-by-State Look at the First Baby Names of 2015

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The results are in! Name Candy has released its annual list of the first babies of 2015, state-by-state. Which names were the first to make a New Year debut? Very few from the top ten national list, but quite a few beginning with the letter C. But then again, who's to... read more

See New Mom Amanda Peet's Solve for Engorged Milk Boobs

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Into home remedies? So is Amanda Peet. The Togetherness actress and mom-of-three appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, boldly sharing a picture of of her swollen boob soother: cabbage leaves. You may have heard of this one before. Cabbage leaves supposedly treat engorgement by decreasing excess tissue swelling. Just place chilled or room-temperature leaves right on your breasts, and... read more