July 15. 2024

Romper

July 2024

The New Parent Issue

Everything You Need To Know About Being A Newbie

Sponsored by LEGO® DUPLO®

Here are some cheat codes to guide you on the ultimate multiplayer roleplaying game that is life with a new baby.

GG NO RE

SnooLife Reddit Is Where I Found New Parents To Match My Freak

Nobody appreciates the difference between a 3-week-old and a 5-week-old like someone with a 7-week-old.

by Kat Stoeffel
LEVEL UP

How To Have A Great Hospital Birth

Tips from nurses, doulas, and veteran parents on how to have the best hospital birth possible.

by Romper Editors
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

The Best Thing You Can Do To Prevent PPD Is Protect Your Sleep

Forget your newborn’s sleep schedule and focus on yours. Seriously.

by Katie McPherson
1/11
+10XP

New Parents Have Milestones, Too — Even If Nobody Tracks Them

What to expect when you’re no longer expecting.

by Jamie Kenney
REPLENISH YOUR HP

The Kindest Ways People Showed Up For Us When We Had A New Baby

12 parents of all ages look back on the postpartum gestures they'll never forget.

by Lila Harron Battis
CUT SCENES

7 Times Movies & TV Actually Showed The Complicated Reality Of PPD

It’s no longer a taboo subject, but accurate and compassionate on-screen depictions of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders like PPD are still few and far between.

by Jamie Kenney
1/9

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n00bs

Romper's 2024 New Parents Issue

by Romper Editors

Here are the some cheat codes to guide you on the ultimate multiplayer roleplaying game that is life with a new baby.

Side Quest

The Romper Registry

by Samantha Darby

54 Editor-tested products that make leaving the house with a baby so much easier.

CUT SCENES

7 Times Movies & TV Actually Showed The Complicated Reality Of PPD

by Jamie Kenney

It’s no longer a taboo subject, but accurate and compassionate on-screen depictions of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders like PPD are still few and far between.

GG NO RE

SnooLife Reddit Is Where I Found New Parents To Match My Freak

by Kat Stoeffel

Nobody appreciates the difference between a 3-week-old and a 5-week-old like someone with a 7-week-old.

+10XP

New Parents Have Milestones, Too — Even If Nobody Tracks Them

by Jamie Kenney

What to expect when you’re no longer expecting.

REPLENISH YOUR HP

The Kindest Ways People Showed Up For Us When We Had A New Baby

by Lila Harron Battis

12 parents of all ages look back on the postpartum gestures they'll never forget.

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

The Best Thing You Can Do To Prevent PPD Is Protect Your Sleep

by Katie McPherson

Forget your newborn’s sleep schedule and focus on yours. Seriously.

LEVEL UP

How To Have A Great Hospital Birth

by Romper Editors

Tips from nurses, doulas, and veteran parents on how to have the best hospital birth possible.

Rites of Passage

The Great Ikea Pilgrimage That Initiated Us Into Parenthood

by Hallie Bateman

Jack and I went when I was seven months pregnant with our twins.

A comic

How To Play With Newborn Twins Who Possess The Physical & Mental Prowess Of Two Rutabagas

by Hallie Bateman

Hanging with babies is weird at first, but you just might shock yourself with your own sincerity.