UK Babies

How the Toddler Uses Her Words to Help Her Baby Sister

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

When The Baby's noises show an emotion, particularly a negative one, The Toddler will usually get involved. She will report The Baby's feelings to Mummy: 'The Baby is sad.' She will offer reassurance to The Baby: 'Don't worry, the Baby!'

Dad Impressed By Babygro's 'Built-In Scratch Mitts', He's Soon Corrected

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Parents

One dad's confusion over how to master his son's babygro has had parents all over the world in stitches. Fair enough, you might button up a babygro...

We Are Not Rivals

Claire Kirby | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

To the mother who breastfed her baby until they needed it no more; I know the amazing feeling that comes with knowing your little one is getting everything they need from you. Your body is an incredible thing. I know too, the sheer exhaustion you have felt when it's all down to you, your nipples are cracked, and you don't get a break. We are not rivals.

Mother's Plea After Hospital Bracelets Of Son Who Died Are Stolen

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has made a desperate plea on Facebook after a thief stole her wallet which contained the hospital bracelets worn by her and her son who died ...

Incredible 4D Scan Shows Exactly What Babies Get Up To In The Womb

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has shared a fascinating video of her 4D baby scan which shows her unborn son chewing, rubbing his eyes and sneezing in her belly. Watchin...

Clothes From Kardashian Kids Collection Are Not What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

When Kim, Kourtney and Khloé announced they were launching the Kardashian Kids collection in February 2014, no one was really sure what to expect. ...

This Photo Isn't What You Think It Is, Honest

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

We know exactly what you thought when you saw this photo. Ah, the wonderful world of the internet. And cropping. Get your mind out of the gutter, t...

Postpartum Psychosis: The Mental Illness You've Never Heard Of

Billy Hill | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents
Billy Hill

Symptoms of PP are varied and can change quickly. Feeling 'high', 'manic' or 'on top of the world', low mood and tearfulness, and anxiety or irritability are all pretty common. Most commonly these episodes begin in the first two weeks after birth and often symptoms begin in the first few days after having a baby...

How Many Of These Average Parent Problems Can You Relate To?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

Whether it's a screaming tantrum on the floor in the supermarket, or your child refusing to go to sleep, these photos of "average parent problems" wil...

Mums React To This Bugaboo Runner Advert In An Interesting Way

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

A promotional image shared by Bugaboo that showed a slim model in a bikini jogging with one of their prams sparked an online debate among mums. The...

Why Toddlers Are Better Than Babies

Rachel McDougall | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Parents
Rachel McDougall

I'm just going to come right out and say it. Toddlers are better than babies. Babies, while gorgeous and squishy and delicious-smelling, are basically just tiny little blobs of skin and bodily fluids and noise. Toddlers on the other hand, can be pretty cool little humans to hang out with.

My Husband; Five Reasons I Am Not Lucky to Have Him

Abi Oborne | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Abi Oborne

Am I lucky to have a husband like mine? Well, I guess in some ways, yes. I am lucky that he is healthy. I am lucky that he is here. I was lucky that I met him in the first place, but really, that is where the luck part of it ends. The rest is about choice.

Smug-Free Weaning

Sophia Walker | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

As a new parent, there's nothing I find more annoying that 'been there done it' parents telling me to 'enjoy every minute, they grow up so fast'. It's not the sentiment, but the lack of originality that irks me. I've heard it maybe 200 times now and I'm six months in to this game.

Five and a Half Ways the Baby Is a Big Disappointment to the Toddler

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

It should be made clear at the outset that The Toddler loves The Baby. The Toddler is very proud of The Baby. She likes to show The Baby to anyone and everyone: 'My sis!' Nonetheless, The Baby is, on occasion, a big disappointment to The Toddler; and here are five and a half reasons why.

I Am Not Defined by Feeding

Jo Eden | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents
Jo Eden

Am I the only mother that doesn't define herself by a feeding method? I'm not a breastfeeder, I'm not a bottle feeder. I'm a mum. I don't need to state my feeding method to be accepted or validated by society.

Toddler 'Drinking Beer' Has Shocked The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents

A photo of a toddler in a highchair allegedly being fed a large bottle of beer has been posting on the internet. The young boy named 'Tangtang' fr...

Couple Get £70 Parking Fine After Overstaying 5 Minutes To Change Nappy

SWNS | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents

A pregnant mum was angered by parking bosses who fined her £70 for overstaying by five minutes while her partner was changing their baby's nappy. ...

Rebecca Adlington's Advice For Parents Taking Their Babies Swimming

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

Rebecca Adlington gave birth six weeks ago and has wasted no time in heading to the pool with her newborn daughter Summer and husband Harry Needs. ...

The Babies Who Teach Children

Parentdish UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

A new way of tackling bullying is being introduced in schools across the UK.Poppy Simpson is one of the specialist 'teachers' involved in the sc...

The Power Of A Mother's Touch Captured In A Gif

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

The bond between a mother and her newborn's is indescribable and this gif has captured just how powerful a "mother's touch" can be. View post on im...

Mum's Facebook Post About Baby Gagging On Teething Toy Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has taken to Facebook to share the story of when her six-month-old daughter "choked" on the legs of a Sophie the Giraffe teething toy and the...

Have You Been Doing Bedtime Wrong Your Whole Life?

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Parents
Emily-Jane Clark

If you have tried every trick in the bedtime book and your offspring is still wide awake then maybe it is time to call it a day, well, a night! Take yourself and your little one into another room. Watch TV, have a cup of tea or a glass of wine. Enjoy your baby, enjoy being with your partner and calm the hell down!

This Is What A Baby With Whooping Cough Sounds Like

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heartbreaking video of a young baby with whooping cough has received thousands of views, showing parents the devastating effects of not vaccinating ...

Lets Get Our Priorities Straight

Libby Martin | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Parents
Libby Martin

I'd like to think that I won't let my previous experiences taint my decision- last time, my birth plan was to do everything as naturally as possible and I loved the excitement of not knowing when labour would start- but I will definitely be opting for early induction next time because I'm terrified.

Watch Adorable Babies Race Against Each Other In A 'Diaper Derby'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Parents

These babies swapped formula milk for formula one and competed head to head in a "diaper derby". The event dubbed the "slowest two minutes in sport...