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Helping Vulnerable Families Thrive: Police And Prevention

Clair Rees | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK
Clair Rees

The brain develops the connections according to what it experiences in those formative early years - those experiences are in the context of relationships. If your environment is one of violence and aggression, most likely the 'fight or flight' response will be overly developed. You will be more likely to over-react to situations of stress, and use aggression or violence.

Babies Cry In The Same Language As Their Mums

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Parents

A baby cries in the same language as their mother, a new study has shown. A team of German scientists at the University of Würzburg found the pitch a...

Patrick Kielty On Becoming A Dad: 'It's Been A Bit Of A Shock'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Parents

Patrick Kielty has revealed that becoming a dad to his seven-month-old son was a “bit of a shock”. The 45-year-old TV presenter, whose wife Cat D...

Mum Shares 'Distressing' Video To Educate Parents About Whooping Cough Symptoms

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: some may find the above video distressing to watch. A mum has shared a heartbreaking video of her five-week-old daughter struggling to brea...

'Consent' Babygro Provokes Anger For Referencing Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Parents

A babygro bearing the slogan: “If you wanna be my lover you’ve got to get my consent”, has provoked an angry response online. The onesie appears...

Baby Names Destined For Success

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Parents

Your choice of baby name will impact your child for the rest of their life (that is, unless they overrule you and change their moniker when they’re ...

Baby Suffered Chemical Burns After Wearing Morrisons' Nappies

SWN | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has branded Morrisons’ “terrible” as she claims their nappies gave her baby a severe chemical burn on his bottom. Jo-Beth Dent, 25, from D...

Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant Responds To 'Baby Buggy Ban' Criticism

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Parents

One of Jamie Oliver’s restaurants has been criticised for banning baby buggies, just weeks after the birth of the celebrity chef’s fifth child. Fi...

'Mother's Instinct' Saved Baby With Meningitis From Losing Limbs

SWNs | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum saved her baby from losing his limbs after spotting he had contracted meningitis by acting on her ‘mother’s instinct’. Leah Edge, 23, was ...

Baby Had Toy Stuck In Throat For Two Weeks: Advice For Parents

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum whose baby was struggling to swallow was shocked to discover a toy had been stuck in his throat for two weeks. The mum, identified only as Jude,...

Rebecca Adlington Brought To Tears By Video Of Daughter Watching Her At Rio

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Parents

Rebecca Adlington has shared a video of her baby daughter that brought her to tears while she was away from home presenting the Rio Olympics coverage....

How Nursery Rhymes Took Over My Life

Oli Reed | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Parents
Oli Reed

One day, hopefully many decades from now, I can picture myself rocking manically in an old folks' home (or mental asylum), still haunted by the sinking realisation that the the Wheels On The Bus may never stop going round and round. Or that the Grand Old Duke of York will never stop marching his troops to the top of the hill. Or that I will be Row, Row, Rowing My Boat gently down the stream until i'm clinically insane.

Cot Deaths At Record Low But More Can Be Done To Prevent SIDs

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Parents

The number of babies dying from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in England and Wales has fallen to the lowest level on record. In 2014 there were ...

Two-Headed Baby Reportedly Born In Indonesia

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Parents

A two-headed baby was reportedly born in Indonesia on Wednesday 10 August 2016. The baby girl was born at the Ibn Sina General Hospital weighing aroun...

Couple Changed Daughter's Name Because It Made Them 'Cringe'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Parents

A couple made the decision to legally change their three-month-old daughter’s name because it made them “cringe”. Maryland-based Carri Kessler ...

Jamie Oliver's Wife Gives Birth To Their Fifth Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Parents

Jamie Oliver’s wife Jools has given birth to the couple’s fifth child together. The 41-year-old chef shared a photo of his newborn son in the earl...

Luisa Zissman Has Given Birth To Her Second Daughter

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Parents

Luisa Zissman has given birth to her second daughter. The 29-year-old shared a photo on Twitter of her newborn’s hand and revealed her name: Indigo ...

This Dad Proves Parents Really Do Have Super Powers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Parents

One parent on Imgur has proved how truly refined his “dad reflexes” are after an emergency baby-grab. Although he seems to be sleeping, as soon as...

Newborn Gave Parents The 'Ok' Hours After Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Parents

Birth can be a exhausting experience for both the mum and the baby. But luckily, this newborn let her parents know she was a-OK just hours after she w...

Mum-To-Be Shocked At Criticism For Baby Name Choice

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum-to-be appealed to the internet for advice after she was told the baby name she had chosen was “strange”. Jocelyn wrote on parenting website...

Kristina Rihanoff And Ben Cohen Introduce Newborn Daughter To The World

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Parents

Kristina Rihanoff and her partner Ben Cohen have shared the first photos of their newborn daughter. The couple, who welcomed their first child togethe...

Comedian Dapper Laughs Is 'Expecting' His First Baby

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Parents

Comedian Dapper Laughs is reportedly expecting a baby with his long-term girlfriend Shelley Rae. The controversial celebrity Daniel O’Reilly, 32, is...

Helen Flanagan: 'I Was Lost Before I Became A Mum'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Parents

Helen Flanagan candidly opened up about how motherhood has changed her life since she gave birth one year ago. The former Coronation Street actress, 2...

Sue Radford Gives Birth To 19th Child, Doesn't Rule Out More Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Parents

The mum of Britain’s biggest family has given birth to her 19th child. Sue Radford, 40, and her husband Noel, 45, who rose to fame on the TV show 1...

Why Parents Are Desperate To Buy This Doll For Babies

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Parents

A doll designed by an Icelandic mum to help kids fall asleep has seen sales sky-rocket. The super-soft ‘Lulla doll’ stimulates the sounds of a mot...