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11/12/08: "The Knot for New Moms" #1 Wedding Website Announces Birth of Pregnancy Website TheBump.com

TheBump.com is the First Pregnancy Website Combining Local Content, Social Networking, Stylish Advice & a Baby Registry Search Engine

NEW YORK, NY (November 12, 2008) -- First comes The Knot, then comes The Nest, and now The Bump (www.thebump.com), the latest lifestage website from The Knot Inc. (NASDAQ: KNOT), offering the perfect blend of style, substance, and local advice for each stage of having a baby.
“TheBump.com is like ‘The Knot for new moms,’” explains Carley Roney, cofounder of parent company The Knot Inc. “For the first time, new parents can have access to local pregnancy resources, stylish ideas, expert advice, and a first-time new mommy community all in one place. And as a new mom, I understand how important it is to quickly navigate one site with tailored-to-me tools and advice. We’re thrilled to announce the birth of TheBump.com!”
Features on TheBump.com include:
PREGNANCY TOOLS
Time to try? Calculate ovulation and predict your due date. Ready for baby? Check off your myriad of to-dos with the Pregnancy Checklist. Count down to baby’s birth date with our new personalized tickers. For a peek at all of TheBump.com tools, check out www.thebump.com/tools.
MOM EXPERTS & EXPERT MOMS
TheBump.com has assembled the ultimate team of specialists, all of whom happen to be moms too. They’ll tell you exactly how it is on a variety of topics -- from breastfeeding to fertility -- and provide you with advice from OB/GYNS, pediatricians, even fashion maven Cynthia Rowley, who’ll keep you up to speed on the latest maternity style trends!
CITY-BY-CITY GUIDES & LISTINGS
Powered by the #1 local guides for expectant and new parents -- The Bump magazine and LilaGuide.com -- TheBump.com gives users access to 100,000s of parent-approved listings for over 30,000 baby stores, hospitals, resources, and services in 15+ local hubs, from New York to Seattle to Minneapolis/St. Paul.
BIRTH STORIES, MOM BLOGS & 24/7 BABY CHAT
The Bump Baby Community is a nonstop support network for those with babies on the brain. Each day, moms upload thousands of questions, ideas, and updates about trying to conceive, birth stories, and going back to work on The Bump message boards.
BABY GIFT REGISTRY SEARCH ENGINE
Know a mom-to-be? You shouldn’t have to visit multiple sites when looking for a baby registry or buying a baby gift! The Bump Baby Gift Registry is the web’s only portal for finding thousands of registries at the hottest baby retailers in a single, one-click destination. Retailers include Pottery Barn Kids, The Right Start, The Land of Nod, BabyUniverse.com, and Giggle.
PERSONALIZED BABY GIFT SHOP
Shop for tons of stylish and affordable accessories for baby, from personalized onesies, bibs, and burpies to decorative keepsakes, at The Nest Baby Shop.
NOTE TO EDITORS: To interview an expert or executive from TheBump.com or to obtain tips, checklists, or high-resolution photos, contact Jacalyn Lee, Public Relations Manager, at (212) 219-8555 x1013 or jacalyn@theknot.com.
About TheBump.com
From TheKnot.com, TheBump.com gives first-time parents the inside scoop on fertility, pregnancy, birth, and babies with stage-by-stage advice, stylish ideas, local resources, interactive tools, and a savvy online community. TheBump.com is a division of The Knot Inc. (NASDAQ: KNOT).