UK Babies

Koa, Kyd And Calista: The Trendiest Baby Names For 2017, According To Nameberry

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Parents

The baby names set to get “hotter, cooler and trendier” in 2017 have been released by a baby naming website. Nameberry shared their predictions fo...

Invisible Acts Of Parenting

Michelle Gant | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Parents
Michelle Gant

We have our day, every week. A day free of work, when there are no other requirements upon my time or attention. Our mother and daughter day, when it's just the two of us whiling away the precious minutes and hours.

Grieving Mum Takes Baby Who Died Home From Hospital To Take Photos To Remember

Caters | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents

A mother has shared heartbreaking photographs taken to commemorate her baby daughter who died when she was just four weeks old. Charlotte Szakacs, fro...

Pharrell Williams' Wife Helen Lasichanh Has Given Birth To Triplets

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Parents

Pharrell Williams’ wife Helen Lasichanh has given birth to triplets. The couple welcomed their three arrivals earlier in January 2017, the 43-year-o...

Woman Found An Inventive Hands-Free Way To Hold A Baby While Making A Sandwich

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Parents

A woman who was struck by the urge to make a sandwich while looking after her baby cousin, found an inventive way to do both. Mum Claudia Sorhaindo ex...

13 Inevitable Thoughts You Have During The Night Feed

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents

For new parents, starting the night feed is like being welcomed into a private members club, as only now can you fully understand what the tiredness o...

Ronnie Wood's Twin Girls Wear Patterned 'Turbans' On A Family Day Out

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents

Ronnie Wood and his wife took a family selfie while on a day out with their seven-month-old twins and their fans are loving it. The girls were dubbed...

Mum Unsure About Baby's Name After Gran Highlights Unlikely Connection

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has shared her baby name dilemma on the internet, after her gran brought up an unlikely connection. Mumsnet user Truntscump explained her three-...

5 Of The Best Newborn Gadgets (For Frazzled Parents)

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents

Looking after a newborn is hard work and new parents need all the help they get – which is why tech companies around the world are clamouring to cre...

Mum Gives Birth To Baby Weighing 13lb 6oz Using Only Gas And Air

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum gave birth to a baby weighing 13lb 6oz using only gas and air, and no one was more shocked than she was. Natashia Corrigan, from Melbourne, Aust...

Alex Jones Has Given Birth To A Baby Boy

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Parents

Alex Jones has given birth to her first child. ‘The One Show’ presenter, 39, made the announcement by calling into the show on 26 January to tell ...

Dodging The Baby Shower

Stacey Oakes | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Parents
Stacey Oakes

Okay so maybe the title is a little exaggerated to get your attention, I mean I like attending them, I would just never want one myself... totally backtracking so I still get invited for free cupcakes and Prosecco.

Premature Baby's Incredible Before And After Photos Show How Much He's Grown In 16 Months

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Parents

A couple have shared a photo of one of their premature twins when he was born at 23 weeks, alongside a photo of him now at 16 months, to show “mirac...

When Sorry Will Never Be Enough

Vicki Cockerill | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents
Vicki Cockerill

I remember the day we found out we were both pregnant, we began making plans for the future. We soon settled into being the best of pregnancy friends. It was our little secret, a bond between us, as women, as mothers.

Where Do You Go To Get Great Parenting Advice?

Katie Woodland | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents
Katie Woodland

They can both be super helpful when you need a quick fix of information to deal with a situation in the here and now, but using these to radically transform the way your family is interacting...

Maternal Instinct: Not What You Think It Is

Isabelle Lee | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents
Isabelle Lee

Never in my life had I considered that I would be one of "those" mothers who don't get the maternal instinct. If I, who loved children from the moment of still being a child myself, couldn't develop it, what did this mean?

Mum Doesn't Want To Give Her Baby Her Partner's Surname, Asks If She's Being Unreasonable

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has appealed to the internet for advice asking whether she’s being unreasonable for not wanting to give her partner’s surname to their daugh...

Mum Shares Video Of Her 'Hitting' Newborn Baby To Raise Awareness Of Rare Condition

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum filmed a video of herself “hitting” her daughter on the chest to raise awareness of her baby’s rare condition. Sam Carrier, from Birmingha...

Mel Gibson Has Become A Dad For The Ninth Time

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Parents

Mel Gibson is now a dad-of-nine. The 61-year-old actor’s girlfriend, Rosalind Ross, gave birth to a baby boy named Lars Gerard Gibson on Saturday 21...

The Baby Books Everyone's Talking About And Why

Georgia James | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books. At just a few weeks old they can begin to enjoy the sensory stimulation of handling the pages,...

Louis Tomlinson Beams As He Watches One-Year-Old Freddie Blow Out Birthday Candle

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Parents

Louis Tomlinson beamed as he celebrated his son Freddie’s first birthday and the adorable moment was captured in a video shared by his former girlfr...

Tess Holliday Wins Praise For Breastfeeding Son Bowie At Women's March

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Parents

Tess Holliday won praise for sharing a photo of herself breastfeeding during the Women’s March in LA. The 31-year-old, who gave birth to her second ...

Do Our Children Want To Be On Social Media?

Karen Hall | Posted 22.01.2017 | UK Parents
Karen Hall

Social media can offer sanity-saving connectedness and support, particularly during the isolated early days of parenthood, but I implore parents to consider carefully what information they make public.

When You Just Can't Cope With Your Child Anymore...

Katie Woodland | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Parents
Katie Woodland

The second thing you need to do is to stop listening to everyone else telling you that you did this, that, or the other thing wrong. You can't change the past (well unless you have a time machine and if you do then I'd love you to give me a call there's a few things I'd like to erase).

Newborn Baby Helped Dad Propose To Mum In Cutest Way

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Parents

A newborn baby helped his dad propose to his mum when he was just a few hours old. Darick Mead, from Nebrasksa, US, dressed his newborn son Ryder in a...