UK Babies

Bill Murray’s Parenting Wisdom Is Spot On

HuffPost | Amy Packham | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Parents

Bill Murray is a veritable fount of parenting wisdom. The actor and comedian has six sons - 35-year-old Homer, 32-year-old Luke, 24-year-old Cal, 21...

Mum Receives Wedding Invite That Requires Her To Only Breastfeed In Ladies' Toilets

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a slip she received with the invite to her friend’s wedding, which stated women could only breastfeed in the ladies’ toilets. Th...

20 Short And 'Uncommon' Baby Girls' Names If You're Not Keen On Choosing A Popular Moniker

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Parents

The official list of the most popular baby names from last year has been released, but some parents are keen to choose a more unusual name. Mumsnet u...

Danielle Lloyd Shares Post-Birth Photo, Urges Others To Stop Judging Women's Post-Baby Bodies

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Parents

Danielle Lloyd has shared a photo of her body seven days after giving birth and urged people to stop judging other women’s post-baby bodies. The 33-...

Premature Babies Facing Care Postcode Lottery

PA for HuffPost UK | By PA Reporters | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Parents

Poorly babies face a postcode lottery on whether they receive important aspects of care, a new report suggests.Care for babies born prematurely, with ...

Sue Radford From 'Britain's Biggest Family' Has Given Birth To Her 20th Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Parents

Sue Radford from ‘Britain’s biggest family’ has given birth to her 20th child. The 42-year-old mum and her husband Noel, 45, who rose to fame on...

These Are The Most Popular Baby Names For Boys Born In Each Region Of England

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Parents

The most popular boys’ name in 2016 was Oliver, the Office for National Statistics has revealed. However the list of the top 10 boys’ names differ...

These Are The Most Popular Baby Names For Girls Born In Each Region Of England

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Parents

The official list of the most popular baby names in 2016 has been released, with Olivia and Oliver taking the top spots. But when you look at the diff...

The Official List Of The Most Popular Baby Names Last Year Has Been Released

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK Parents

The most popular baby names in 2016 have been revealed by the Office for National Statistics. Olivia has once again replaced Amelia as the most popula...

Mum's Response To Giving Birth Naturally To 12lb Baby: 'It Was Not Pleasant'

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Parents

A mum gave birth naturally to one of the biggest babies midwives at the birthing unit had seen in years. Paula Brown’s baby boy was expected to be ...

Mum Proudly Compared Pre- And Post-Pregnancy Photos After Someone Assumed She Was Still Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Parents

A mum shared two photos comparing what her body looked like before she gave birth and three weeks after she welcomed her son, after someone wrongly as...

George Clooney Cries Four Times A Day Because He's So Tired As A Dad Of Twins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Parents

George Clooney has said he cries up to four times a day because he’s so tired from looking after his twins. The 56-year-old dad, who welcomed Alex a...

French Couple Banned From Naming Their Baby Boy Fañch

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Parents

A French couple have been banned from naming their baby boy Fañch. The court in Quimper ruled that the new parents weren’t able to use the characte...

Serena Williams Shares First Picture Of Her Baby Daughter Alexis Olympia

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Parents

Serena Williams has shared the first photograph of her newborn daughter and revealed her name. The 35-year-old gave birth to her first child on 1 Sept...

Danielle Lloyd Has Given Birth To Her Fourth Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Parents

Danielle Lloyd has given birth to her fourth child, her first with fiancé Michael O’ Neill. The 33-year-old, who is already mum to Archie, six, Ha...

Binky Felstead Surprised At How 'Calm And Relaxed' She Is As A Mum

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Parents

Binky Felstead has surprised herself with how “calm and relaxed” she is as a new mum, despite still facing the challenges all new parents encounte...

Looking For An Unusual Baby Name? Your Mum And Dad Probably Won't Like It

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Parents

If you were hoping to choose an unusual name for your newborn, we’re sorry to break it to you, but your mum and dad might hate it. A survey of more...

Pregnant Women In Premature Labour Should Be Offered Antibiotics To Tackle Group B Strep

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Parents

Pregnant women who go into labour prematurely should be offered intravenous antibiotics to prevent transmission of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) to thei...

This Is What Happens When A Toddler Attempts To Babysit

HuffPost | Amy Packham | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Parents

Having an infant and a toddler seems like a challenge. But maybe it actually means having an automatic babysitter. YouTuber La Guardia Cross explore...

Advice To Cut All Drinking During Pregnancy Based On ‘Generally Weak' Evidence

PA for HuffPost UK | By PA Reporters | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Parents

Experts have welcomed a review that has found very limited evidence that light drinking in pregnancy harms unborn babies.They said Government recommen...

Three Out Of Four Parents Would Not Be Able To Save A Choking Baby: Here's What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Parents

Three out of four parents in the UK would not be able to save their baby from choking, a study has found. The survey of 2,009 adults (including 572 pa...

Massive Newborn Breaks Hospital Records (And Confirms Mum Is A Total Queen)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Parents

It would be fair to say that most women experiencing childbirth would not be aiming to deliver a record-breakingly large baby (ouch). But that’s exa...

'Good Morning Britain' Weather Presenter Laura Tobin Has Given Birth To Her First Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Parents

‘Good Morning Britain’ presenters Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid have revealed that weather presenter, Laura Tobin, has given birth. Sharing the n...

Mothercare Recalls 'Loved So Much' Bouncer Due To Risk Of Injury

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Parents

Mothercare has issued a voluntary recall of its “Loved So Much” bouncer due to a risk of injury when it is assembled incorrectly. The high-street ...

Goodbye Carefree Holiday, I Hope We Meet Again!

Alexandra Johnson | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Parents
Alexandra Johnson

The Husband and I are spectacularly average surfers. In fact we pride ourselves on our ability to spend the entire day fighting through the white water, only to get pounded by gigantic waves once we reach 'out back'.