Posts by Gabrielle Iorio Sylk

Gabrielle Iorio Sylk is the founder of Bumpdate. She is a mother, wife, and caring friend. Gabrielle uses her tech background and innovative skills to foster Bumpdate’s growth and bring people together during the most beautiful and challenging times in their lives. She lives on a farm in New Jersey with her husband, son, daughter, dog and the many woodland creatures who live in their backyard.
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Q&A With a Mom of 2 Under 2

We were lucky enough to only try for 3 months the second time around so having 2 under 2 will always remain an honor and blessing in my mind. 

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Favs from Amazon to Sprinkle a 2nd Time Mom

So now you're a seasoned mama, right?! Or you are gifting (aka sprinkling) a mama who is getting ready for round 2. Check out my Amazon favs!

Love a Mama Holiday Gift Exchange
Love-A-Mama Holiday Gift Exchange

Bumpdate is finding ways to bring joy this holiday season with a “Love-A-Mama Gift Exchange”. We will be matching the amount people spend on each other for a donation to Postpartum Support International.

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The Last Feed – Part 2

There are so many emotions that come with ending breastfeeding. The thought of stopping was hard for me to accept. I didn’t want to lose those daily precious moments with her. I set a date for myself because I knew that’s what we both needed. It was 15 months from the day we started. It sounds so crazy to me when I write this and then think about what it is I’m actually talking about — ending nursing my child. It’s just so hard and it’s so emotional. It is so bittersweet. 

Pregnancy and Baby Products: Founder Favorites

The amount of pregnancy and baby products out there can be overwhelming to say the least. I often say our friends are our biggest influencers and in the world of pregnancy and postpartum, I've learned that is true more than ever. Recommendations from friends are the reason these items landed on this list!

Full Feedings Method: Sleep Means Everyone Sleeps

Sleep training help for my 2 children, both under the age of 2