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Teacher Denied Maternity Leave After Experiencing a Pregnancy Loss

Trigger Warning: This story contains details of stillbirth and pregnancy loss.Elizabeth O’Donnell, 30, had been expecting a baby girl due at the end of January. But, at seven months pregnant, towards the end of November 2020, she noticed her baby had stopped moving. She learned the devastating news...

Everything You Need to Know

Naming baby can be tricky business. While some parents want their child to have a unique name specific to them, others opt to carry on family traditions and pass on a name that’s been in the family for generations. But, traditionally, there have been some rules when it...

Gender-Neutral Baby Clothes Ideas

The Bump and Dreft purtouch present Gentle Touch, a sponsored series with tips for treating newborn skin and clothes with tender, loving care. To learn more about why plant-based detergent is a gentle choice, visit Dreft.com. With her life and style blog Style Your Senses, Mallory Fitzsimmons’ main goal...

Why It’s Totally Okay to Let Your Child Be Bored

The best way to encourage development is to keep your child busy with structured learning activities and crafts all day long—right? If you find yourself scrolling through Pinterest and Instagram searching for activity ideas to keep your little one occupied, you’re not alone. At one point or another, most...

These Were the Top Baby Names At the Turn of the Millennium

In recent months, many of us have been nostalgic and thought back to simpler times filled with summer concerts, family gatherings and backyard barbecues with friends and family. With so many people taking a trip down memory lane, when it comes to finding a name for baby, some...

Peloton Instructor Robin Arzón Has Welcomed Her First Child

Robin Arzón is mom to a “little goddess-warrior!”She and her husband Drew Butler have welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Athena Amelia Arzón-Butler. The couple announced the news on Tuesday, March 2, sharing sweet family photos to social media.“My husband Drew and I are thrilled to...

Maisonette to Expand Its In-House Label With Maison Me Baby Launch

In 2019 Maisonette launched Maison Me, the brand’s in-house label that features a children’s collection designed to elevate essentials and help kids be kids. Now, Maisonette is unveiling the next chapter of their in-house label: Maison Me Baby.The new line will feature a mix and match of organic...

What #BlackBoyJoy Means and Why It’s So Important

Scrolling through your social feed, you’ve likely come across #BlackBoyJoy tagged on images featuring Black “boys” that fall along the age spectrum from babies to adult men. The hashtag may touch you, or it might make you question “why should we only care about Black boy joy?” It...

Pregnant Women to Be Included in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials, Pfizer Says

The COVID-19 vaccine trials are now going to include pregnant women, a recent statement from Pfizer and BioNTech says.According to the statement, around 4,000 healthy women, older than 18 and between 24 and 34 weeks pregnant, will be enrolled in the trial. The participants are from the United...

New Study Shows 9 out of 10 Newborns are Born With Gut Deficiency

A new study published in Scientific Reports has found that approximately nine out of 10 infants are born with gut microbiome deficiencies.The study is the largest to date to look at the widespread deficiency. It looked at fecal samples from 227 babies under 6 months old during their...