UK Babies

Mum Told Pregnancy Could Kill Her, Risked Life To Have A Baby

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum risked her own life to have a baby despite being told pregnancy could kill her. Rachel Kierstenson, 37, from Hertford, was diagnosed with stage...

Hockey Player Mum Praised For Pre-Game Breastfeeding

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Parents

An ice hockey player who breastfed her five-month-old daughter ahead of a game has been praised online by parents. Sabrina Pfeifer, from the US, was d...

Mum Warns About Unexpected Danger Of Postpartum Hair Loss

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has issued a warning about the danger of hair tourniquets after her baby nearly lost a toe. Katie Ellison, from Cambridgeshire, who blogs at Mum...

These Breastfeeding Tattoos Capture The Mother-Baby Bond

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Parents

Women who choose to breastfeed often say how they miss nursing their children once they’ve grown up. So some mums have permanently documented that p...

Transgender Couple Make History With Baby's Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Parents

A couple from South America have become the first transgender parents in the world to welcome their own biological child. Fernando Machado met Diane R...

Child Vaccination Decline Is 'Extremely Worrying'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Parents

The number of children getting vaccinated decreased last year by the largest margin in a decade, the NHS has revealed. Kids aged one who had complete...

Adam Levine's Girlfriend Has Given Birth To Their First Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Parents

Behati Prinsloo has reportedly given birth to her and Adam Levine’s first child. The 27-year-old model welcomed a baby girl and reports state the co...

Mum Urges Others To 'Think Before You Kiss A Baby'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has urged people on Facebook to think twice before they kiss a baby, after her son contracted the herpes virus. Amy Stinton, from Portsmouth, sh...

Feeding Babies Eggs And Peanut Butter Could Prevent Allergies

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Parents

Giving babies small amounts of peanut and egg to eat at an early age may prevent them developing allergies, a new study suggests. The research, commis...

Grandpa's Present For Baby Is Bigger Than Your Average Bear

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Parents

A baby pictured with an enormous teddy bear is making waves on the internet. Sabrina Gonzalez’s father sent her a photo posing against giant teddy ...

Mum Shamed For Breastfeeding By Her Parents

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has spoken out about how she was shamed for breastfeeding in a restaurant by her parents. Kelly Stanley, 23, from the US, said her nine-month-o...

Woman Who Breastfed Sister's Son Sparks Facebook Debate

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Parents

A woman who breastfed her sister’s son unexpectedly sparked a debate on Facebook. The woman, who has not been named, shared a photo on a breastfeedi...

Mum Gives Birth To Second Set Of Identical Twins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has given birth to her second set of identical twins in four years. Simone Burstow, 32, from Australia, who has four-year-old twins Oliver and H...

The Size Of Your Baby's Head Could Indicate Their Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Parents

The size of your baby’s head could be an indiction of how intelligent they will be in the future, a study has revealed. Scientists at UK Biobank, a ...

Billie Faiers Is Expecting Her Second Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Parents

Billie Faiers has announced she and her fiancé Greg Shepherd are expecting their second child. The former TOWIE star, 26, shared a family photo on In...

Everything Parents Of Babies With Eczema Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Parents

Eczema affects about 1 in 5 children in the UK and many of these develop the condition before their first birthday, according to the NHS. National Ec...

Mum Breastfeeds While Doing Advanced Yoga

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Parents

A multi-tasking mum managed to combine her love of yoga with her baby’s feeding needs and the result is pretty incredible. Carlee Benear, 29, from T...

Mum's Iced Coffee Photos Show How Much Premature Twins Have Grown

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has recorded the incredible growth of her premature twins with before and after photos showing them sat next to bottles of iced coffee. Jourdan ...

New Mums Are Preserving Their Umbilical Cords For Decoration

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Parents

New mums have been using the hashtag #umbilicalcordkeepsake on Instagram to share the ways in which they’re preserving their cords. The childbirth t...

Mum's Water Birth Video Stuns Parents

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Parents

A video of a mother’s water birth has stunned many parents because of how quickly the baby “flew” out. The fascinating clip of the woman in a bi...

Fearne Cotton Wishes Her 'Ginger Angel' A Happy First Birthday

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Parents

Fearne Cotton wished her daughter a happy first birthday with an adorable snap on Instagram. The 35-year-old, who rarely shares photos of her childre...

Breastfeeding Rates In Britain Low Due To 'Pressures From Society'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Parents

The number of women breastfeeding in Britain is low due to societal pressures mothers face, a professor has argued. In January 2016, a study publishe...

Dad Defends Allowing Six-Month-Old To Water Ski

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Parents

A dad has defended himself after being criticised for allowing his six-month-old son go water skiing. Auburn Absher became the new record holder for ...

Baby Struggled To Breathe Because Of Birthmark On Windpipe

PA Real Life | Amy Packham | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: Some readers may find the photos in this article graphic. A mother has told how one of her twins nearly choked on his birthmark, which cover...

American, 'Gangster' And 'Ladylike' Baby Names See Surge In Popularity

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Parents

The latest baby names info from the Office for National Statistics has revealed three emerging trends being favoured by new parents. “Firstly, after...