UK Babies

Traditional Baby Names Are Becoming More Unusual

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents

When a celebrity names their child something out of the ordinary - be it Apple, North West, or Ocean - there always follows a public outcry. But it...

Huge 6kg Baby Born To Lucky First-Time Mum

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents

A lucky (and probably exhausted) first-time mum from the USA has given birth to a hefty 13lb 10oz (6.2kg) baby, prompting the hospital to say it may b...

7 Of The Most Popular Kids On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents

Instagram is a guilty pleasure of many, whether it's scrolling through gorgeous homeware inspiration, or finding that perfect picture to post. It's...

Most Popular Baby Names In The US Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents

Princess Charlotte is already well ahead of the trend in the baby name stakes - well, certainly in the US. The country's social security administr...

A Baby Is Not a Chattel

Frank Furedi | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK
Frank Furedi

I was genuinely shocked and appalled to discover that a Judge had ruled that a one year old infant should be taken away from her mother and handed ove...

Your Breasts Can Remember Your Last Pregnancy

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents

If you're a second-time mum and have found breastfeeding to be a lot easier the second time around, US researchers may have found out why. The huma...

Meeting Miracle Babies Who Survived Earthquake in Nepal

Natalie Curtis | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Natalie Curtis

A few days ago in an earthquake survivor's camp, I met Shreya, who is eight months' pregnant. She told me that the earthquake shook her so hard that her baby moved into the wrong position. Thankfully her baby has moved back now, but she worries that there will be complications when she gives birth.

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night

Katie Kirby | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Parents
Katie Kirby

I was bloody lucky with my first son, he slept through the night from about 3.5 months and still does 12 hour stints now. People have often asked me for my secret to success and my reply? Er, I don't know, he just did it.

Short Film Celebrates Birth Of #EveryBaby, Not Just Princess Charlotte

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

While we're all in awe of the gorgeous bundle that is Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, there are a few newborns stealing the limelight. Pamper's...

Your Baby At Three Months

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Your two to three-month-old baby is learning fast, and you'll be amazed at how accomplished he can become in quite a short time. During this period of...

Your Baby At Four Months

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Your baby will have achieved lots of little milestones from day one, but from this month things really start to take off, with some exciting developme...

Your Baby At Nine Months

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Your baby is probably well and truly on the move now. Socially, she might still be reluctant to be left by you, or this may be a recent development, a...

What's Happening When You're 25 Weeks Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Welcome to week 25 It's a good time to start thinking about the birth and whether you want to deliver in a birthing unit, labour ward or at home. ...

What's Happening When You're 15 Weeks Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Welcome to week 15 You will start feeling properly pregnant, be enjoying your new and growing bump and hopefully are past any early feelings of tir...

What's Happening When You're 17 Weeks Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Welcome to week 17 At this stage of pregnancy you might start to experience some unwanted aches and pains and other pregnancy related ailments. ...

Your Baby At Seven Months

Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

You'll probably notice a few more physical developments in your seven-month-old, as well as some intellectual firsts. This month, your baby may: ...

Your Baby At 2-Months-Old

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Life through your baby's eyes Now that your baby is into his second month he is growing more interested in his surroundings, although his visual c...

39 Weeks Into Your Pregnancy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Are you planning to breastfeed? There's no disputing that breast milk is best for your baby - it's perfectly formulated to give your newborn all the n...

Your 4-Month-Old Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Your baby will have achieved lots of little milestones from day one, but from this month things really start to take off, with some exciting developme...

What To Expect When You're 14 Weeks Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Your skin and hair might be showing some changes. Some women experience the pregnancy 'bloom', where your skin glows and your hair and nails look amaz...

'My Mummy, Not Yours!' - An Open Letter to Kate Middleton About Introducing a Sibling to a Precious First-Born

Samantha Simmonds | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents
Samantha Simmonds

The experience with your first born is absolutely unique and the time so precious. It's only when the next one arrives that it really sinks in that you will never have the same level of relative calm or one-on-one time with either of your little ones again.

The A to Z of Sleep-Deprived Parenting

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Parents
Emily-Jane Clark

Arm Roll & Release: The nerve-wracking manoeuvre used by parents in order to remove their arm from under a sleeping baby.

Lionel Messi Announces His Girlfriend's Pregnancy In The Cutest Way Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Parents

Lionel Messi and his long-term girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo are expecting their second child. The footballer reached out to fans on social media b...

Is Your Little One Overtired?

Lucy Shrimpton | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Shrimpton

I find many parents stop the nap altogether around age two to two and a half or if their child goes to pre-school but this is actually very young to stop napping. 95% of children actually still need some form of daytime nap until age three and a half or even four years!

MRI Scans Show Babies Are More Sensitive To Pain Than Adults

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Parents

Whether babies can feel pain has long been a subject of debate in the medical profession, but a new study has found that newborns do feel pain more st...