Got a little one on the way? Just brought one home? Congratulations! As you know, you’ve now entered the wild and wondrous world of parenting, complete with all the issues, products and services you never had to think about before. But you couldn’t live in a better place, because this city is filled with people who want to make your life a little easier, from connecting with other new parents to finding baby gear for less, enjoying a pregnancy-friendly mani/pedi and much more. Click through for the latest and greatest birth-day resources!

The JCC: A Baby Info Bonanza

Gather with those in a similar situation (i.e. expectant parents) at the JCC Manhattan's Bump Bash on November 3 from 7 - 8:30. It's an evening of mocktails, connecting with other parents-to-be, and helpful info on sleep, breastfeeding and other topics relevant to people with a baby on the way. (The organization also hosts a wealth of events and classes for infants, young children and their families.)

Bump Bash
Nov. 3, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $15 (non-members)
JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th St.
Upper West Side

photo: via JCC Manhattan Facebook page 


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— Mimi O’Connor