UK Babies

Woman Gives Birth To Biggest Baby On Record In India

Barcroft | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Parents

A woman has given birth to a baby boy weighing 13lbs, setting a new record for the heaviest baby born in India. Goga Bai, 30, from Rajasthan in nor...

Mum Facing £185k Medical Bill After Giving Birth Prematurely While On Holiday In Punta Cana

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Parents

A mother who gave birth prematurely while on holiday in the Dominican Republic is trying to raise funds for the medical expenses she's facing after he...

Is 'Expert' Parenting Advice Killing Our Common Sense?

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Parents
Emily-Jane Clark

I felt my daughter needed to be close to me while she slept. My gut was telling me that she did not yet feel secure enough to sleep alone. But what the hell did my gut know? My gut hasn't got childcare qualifications or written a book. It doesn't have 68 million followers on Twitter or any 'scientific research' to back it up.

Police Smash Car Window To Rescue Newborn With Unexpected Results

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Parents

Two police officers broke into a car to rescue what they thought was a newborn baby, only to find out it was a lifelike doll laid on the back seat. ...

Mum Shocked At What She Saw In 4D Baby Scan

SWNS | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Parents

A mum-to-be believes she has seen the face of her late granddad in a 4D baby scan, kissing her unborn baby. Jade Hornsby, 21, went to Harley Stree...

Katherine Jenkins Has Given Birth To A Baby Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Parents

Katherine Jenkins has given birth to a baby girl named Aaliyah Reign Levitas. It is the singer's first child with husband Andrew Levitas. The 35...

Stranger's Act Of Kindness Helped Stressed New Mum On Flight

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has publicly thanked a stranger whose act of kindness calmed and comforted her baby on her first flight. Rebekka Garvision was flying acr...

Precious Moment 92-Year-Old Woman Meets Two-Day-Old Great Grandaughter

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Parents

The moment a 92-year-old woman met her two-day-old great granddaughter was captured in a beautiful photograph, which has melted hearts around the worl...

Woman Hopes To Raise £3,000 For Baby Donald Who Died After Family Became Homeless

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Parents

Strangers are raising money to pay for the funeral costs of a baby who died after his family became homeless. In July the boy's parents, whose name...

These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In Scotland Last Year

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Parents

A list of the most popular baby names in Scotland in 2014 have been released by National Records Scotland. Jack was the most popular name for boys,...

The 10 Month Itch

Adele Armstrong | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Parents
Adele Armstrong

My husband told me the other day that's it's not my personality to get down on the floor and play with her but it suits him (so she wont be so deprived after all!). I think I'm more of a "teacher" than a "player", I really look forward to her reading, painting, cooking with me etc over the coming years.

Cancer Treatment During Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Parents

Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments may not affect the health of an unborn baby during pregnancy, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at...

Which Airports and Airlines Provide Courtesy Strollers at the Airport?

Carrie Bradley | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Family travel provides its own unique challenges, but some airports and airlines provide facilities which go a long way to ease some of the stress. Here are the airports and airlines that provide complimentary strollers for use and information on where to find them.

Holly Willoughby Brimming With Love On Youngest Child's First Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Parents

Holly Willoughby has tweeted sweet birthday wishes to her youngest son as he turns one. The presenter, who gave birth to her third child Chester a ...

Proof Dogs Love Tucking Babies Into Bed

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Parents

A video showing a dog tucking a baby into bed has been doing the rounds on Facebook, with people commenting on the caring manner in which the Labrador...

Top Five Steps for a Calming Baby Bedtime Routine

Lisa Roberts | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Parents
Lisa Roberts

I was hungry for advice and the books gave it but I paid particular heed to the advice offered by family and friends who seemed to have it under control. So here is my summary of the essential ingredients for a successful baby bedtime routine and the benefits of establishing it.

These Two Stars Of The O.C Both Have Some Baby News

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Parents

Adam Brody and Ben McKenzie, a.k.a Seth Cohen and Ryan Atwood from The O.C, both have baby news to share. Brody's wife Leighton Meester has given b...

Caitlyn Jenner's Son And His Wife Share Cutest First Photo Of Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Parents

Caitlyn Jenner's son Brandon Jenner and his wife Leah have shared the first photo of their baby daughter. Leah Jenner gave birth to Eva James Jenne...

Mum Breastfeeds Hungry Baby In Car, Gets £70 Parking Fine For Overstaying

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Parents

A mum, who stopped to breastfeed her newborn baby in her car after an Asda shop, has been fined £70 for exceeding the supermarket's parking time. ...

Breastfeeding Won't Make Your Child More Intelligent, Study Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packhamt | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Parents

Whether you choose to breastfeed or bottle feed will not affect your child's IQ, a new large-scale has found. Researchers from Goldsmiths Universi...

Photo Of Mums With Rainbow Babies Prompts Emotional Conversation About Baby Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Parents

A moving photograph of seven mums celebrating their "rainbow babies" has encouraged thousands of women to share their own stories of miscarriage and b...

Mum Warns Parents About The Dangers Of Letting Visitors Kiss Newborns

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Parents

A mum has urged other parents to be aware of how dangerous cold sores can be for babies, after her daughter contracted the virus and was hospitalised....

Baby Smelt Of Vinegar Due To Rare Cancer Damaging His Liver

Caters News | Tui Benjamin | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Parents

A mum whose newborn baby smelt of vinegar claims doctors told her he was "fine" 18 times before he was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer. Catheri...

Fearne Cotton Debuts #MumHair, She's Not The Only One

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Parents

Fearne Cotton has given us an insight into what life is like with her newborn by donning some proud #mumhair. The TV presenter, who gave birth to h...

Parents Angry After Being Forced To Buy Rugby World Cup Tickets For Babies

PA | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Parents

Parents have reacted with fury at being forced to buy a ticket for their babies to get a seat at the Rugby World Cup - even if they are too small to s...