UK Babies

The Unequality Act

B.J. Epstein | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

The Equality Act must be implemented and followed, and it's breastfeeders who need to be made comfortable, not stupid people who can't stop staring and then whine about what they've seen.

Forget Having a Bucket List, Mums Need a "F*cket List"

Olivia Siegl | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents
Olivia Siegl

There is a reason dry shampoo was invented, however, this reason always eluded me pre-baby with me saying ludicrous sentences like "Why would I need dry shampoo? I will just wash my hair if its dirty!" Oh the unadulterated bliss of having time to wash anything but someone else ass.

The Most Important Piece of Advice a New Mother Needs to Hear

Lotte Lane | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lotte Lane

Resentful that the hordes of visitors are infinitely more interested in the baby than you, even though YOU'RE THE ONE THAT DID THE AGONY? That's OK. You're still a good mother.

To Baby or Not to Baby and How Do You Know If You Want One?

Louis McIntosh | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louis McIntosh

People espousing being child free as a choice and not by circumstance are somewhat missing the grand point. Which is this: the childless person making that decision is completely different to the person they' d become if they were to have one.

Scan Shows Damaging Effects Of Smoking On Unborn Babies

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The harmful health effects that smoking has on babies in the womb could be detected using 4D ultrasound scans, new research suggests. Scientists su...

You Know You Are a Mum of Boys When.........

Kerry Gibb | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Gibb

You are forever stopping prying little eyes trying to look behind you as you have a wee as they try to fathom how you can possibly do that when you have no willy! You stop waxing your bikini line in an attempt to cover your bits from the above investigation!

Packing for Labour: What's in My Hospital Bag

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

I am not pinning my hopes on this baby arriving on time! I am however, slowly but surely getting the house together and sorting things out in preparation for the little ones arrival. So starting with the hospital bag, I wanted to share with you what I would be packing.

Breastfeeding - Don't Believe The Hype!

Kerry Gibb | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK
Kerry Gibb

I remember lying on a hospital bed as a monster of a midwife pushed his head against my boob as he fought back against her screaming at the top of his lungs.

Am I a Heartless Biatch?!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

I hate to admit it but as the second baby came along, delivering us with two Tiny Humans under Two, which, as grateful as we are for them, they have filled every corner of our lives, minds and pre occupations squashing me and thee to the other sides of our new universe, with no time to spare and no spare energy to spare for each other.

Organising A Baby Shower!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Baby showers might be a fairly recent trend in the UK, but there are so many online sites catering for this celebration that really make the day personal for the new 'mum to be'.

Did This 7-Week-Old Baby Girl Just Say 'I Love You' To Her Dad?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

It's very rare for a baby to start talking before they're six months old, but it seems one little girl just couldn't wait to tell her daddy how much s...

Breastfeeding Photos Allowed On Facebook, As Long As You Can't See Any Nipples

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

As the public breastfeeding debate rages on, Facebook have updated their nudity policy to clarify their stance on breastfeeding photos. 'Brelfies' ...

Premature Baby 'Brought Back From Dead' After Being Cuddled By Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

When Kate and David Ogg were told they were expecting twins after three years of trying to conceive, they were understandably over the moon. But wh...

Grumpy Dad Takes on Changing Facilities

Ashley Beolens | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley Beolens

It wouldn't be hard to fit a fold down table in most male rest-rooms (not sure I'd want to rest in one), provide a plastic yellow bin (with those special lids) and allow men the dignity of changing their baby in their own sexes toilet.

Did This Seven-Week-Old Baby Just Say 'Hello'?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Stop what you're doing, we've found your new favourite viral video. It's very rare for a baby to start talking before they're six months old. But i...

Childbirth: The No Bullshit Advice All Mums Should Know

Olivia Siegl | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

We have all been there fit to bursting, rubbing our fast expanding tummy and hanging off every last detail from a mum painting the story of her birth ...

A Baby Girl Died Today...

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Tenison MBE

There are so many ifs and buts. If only the two motorbike ambulances we have purchased had already arrived, if only the hospital was not so far, if only the nurse had not been away, if only there had been more support at the birth.

The Name 'Gary' Could Soon Become Extinct

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Gary Barlow, Gary Lineker and Gary Oldman could be among the last famous Garys in the world. Ever. Because the name - believed to be a name of Germ...

Baby Bursts Into Tears Whenever His Dad Pretends To Cry

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fabian Herrera's 6-month-year-old son has to be the most empathetic baby we've ever seen. Whenever Herrera pretends to cry, baby Aris cries too. ...

Rich Babies Of Instagram Have More Money Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

With their flashy jewellery, iPhones and designer clothes, this lot have got it made, and most of them can't even walk yet. Yes, we're taking about...

'Babies Who Look Like Grumpy Old Men' Is Our New Favourite Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

We all know that babies look like little old men. (Well, some babies. Not your baby, obviously.) But now the subreddit Old Babies is collecting som...

What's the Opposite of Earth Mother?

Suzanne Peters | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzanne Peters

I don't remember much about the classes except I have hazy memories of very graphic birth flash cards, featuring very ugly, hairy-vagina'd mothers-to-be, often with baby heads crowning out of them. It was the stuff of nightmares.

Motherhood - The Things I Couldn't Have Known

Kiran Chug | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Chug

I never imagined what it felt like to run on empty for days on end. I never knew my mouth would become full of ulcers because my body hadn't felt proper rest in weeks. I never knew the fatigue I'd feel as a breastfeeding, working mother of two under two.

Improved Parental Leave: The Way to Have Children and a Career

B.J. Epstein | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

The work of raising children doesn't seem to be viewed with real respect. If it were, parental leave for working parents would be fully paid, it would last longer, and it would include equal amounts of time for both parents.

#Brelfies: Are Breastfeeding Selfies A Celebration Or Parading Our Kids?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

#Brelfies are taking social media by storm after a young mother was banned from a Facebook group for posting a picture of her breastfeeding son. Ka...