UK Babies

Did This 7-Week-Old Baby Girl Just Say 'I Love You' To Her Dad?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

It's very rare for a baby to start talking before they're six months old, but it seems one little girl just couldn't wait to tell her daddy how much s...

Breastfeeding Photos Allowed On Facebook, As Long As You Can't See Any Nipples

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

As the public breastfeeding debate rages on, Facebook have updated their nudity policy to clarify their stance on breastfeeding photos. 'Brelfies' ...

Premature Baby 'Brought Back From Dead' After Being Cuddled By Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

When Kate and David Ogg were told they were expecting twins after three years of trying to conceive, they were understandably over the moon. But wh...

Grumpy Dad Takes on Changing Facilities

Ashley Beolens | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley Beolens

It wouldn't be hard to fit a fold down table in most male rest-rooms (not sure I'd want to rest in one), provide a plastic yellow bin (with those special lids) and allow men the dignity of changing their baby in their own sexes toilet.

Did This Seven-Week-Old Baby Just Say 'Hello'?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Stop what you're doing, we've found your new favourite viral video. It's very rare for a baby to start talking before they're six months old. But i...

Childbirth: The No Bullshit Advice All Mums Should Know

Olivia Siegl | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

We have all been there fit to bursting, rubbing our fast expanding tummy and hanging off every last detail from a mum painting the story of her birth ...

A Baby Girl Died Today...

Laura Tenison MBE | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Tenison MBE

There are so many ifs and buts. If only the two motorbike ambulances we have purchased had already arrived, if only the hospital was not so far, if only the nurse had not been away, if only there had been more support at the birth.

The Name 'Gary' Could Soon Become Extinct

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Gary Barlow, Gary Lineker and Gary Oldman could be among the last famous Garys in the world. Ever. Because the name - believed to be a name of Germ...

Baby Bursts Into Tears Whenever His Dad Pretends To Cry

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fabian Herrera's 6-month-year-old son has to be the most empathetic baby we've ever seen. Whenever Herrera pretends to cry, baby Aris cries too. ...

Rich Babies Of Instagram Have More Money Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

With their flashy jewellery, iPhones and designer clothes, this lot have got it made, and most of them can't even walk yet. Yes, we're taking about...

'Babies Who Look Like Grumpy Old Men' Is Our New Favourite Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy

We all know that babies look like little old men. (Well, some babies. Not your baby, obviously.) But now the subreddit Old Babies is collecting som...

What's the Opposite of Earth Mother?

Suzanne Peters | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzanne Peters

I don't remember much about the classes except I have hazy memories of very graphic birth flash cards, featuring very ugly, hairy-vagina'd mothers-to-be, often with baby heads crowning out of them. It was the stuff of nightmares.

Motherhood - The Things I Couldn't Have Known

Kiran Chug | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Chug

I never imagined what it felt like to run on empty for days on end. I never knew my mouth would become full of ulcers because my body hadn't felt proper rest in weeks. I never knew the fatigue I'd feel as a breastfeeding, working mother of two under two.

Improved Parental Leave: The Way to Have Children and a Career

B.J. Epstein | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

The work of raising children doesn't seem to be viewed with real respect. If it were, parental leave for working parents would be fully paid, it would last longer, and it would include equal amounts of time for both parents.

#Brelfies: Are Breastfeeding Selfies A Celebration Or Parading Our Kids?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

#Brelfies are taking social media by storm after a young mother was banned from a Facebook group for posting a picture of her breastfeeding son. Ka...

Trying to Conceive and Erectile Dysfunction: Three Things You Can Do When the Sex Isn't Working

Dee Armstrong | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dee Armstrong

When a couple experiences erectile dysfunction from time to time it's embarrassing and frustrating. When it goes on for longer and becomes a chronic problem it's extremely stressful and can have a negative impact on the relationship.

How to Have Sex When You Have Babies

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

You and your partner agree to have an 'early' night. Search the underwear drawer for something other than pyjamas. Options are; nighties (baggy tee shirts), comfortable knickers, two old maternity bras, three used breast pads or a random thong that must have escaped the Great Thong Purge of 2010.

What Happens When You Use A Make-Up App On A Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sleep deprivation and unbridled joy are a couple of things that come with being a new parent, but so does boredom. Inspiration struck one mother s...

Nine Stupid Things People Say to New Moms

Jo Eden | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Eden

I've just been thinking about some ridiculous sayings people say to you when you become a Mom. I didn't realise how stupid some of these sayings were until I've stopped to think about them. Comment and add your own if you can think of any that I've missed.

My 'Sound of Music' Parenting Type

Polly Walker | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Walker

What's your parenting type? Are you Grumpy Mum? Angel Dad? Touchy, Spirited or Textbook? Or are you - like me - 'Split Personality?' The Baby Whisperer, Gina Ford and Annabel Karmel were my gurus throughout the early weeks and months of our eldest daughter's life.

Milestones and Neurotic Mums

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tetteh

Milestones are there as a guideline as to what your child should be doing, but can be a bit misleading too as we are told 'every child is individual' and 'they'll get there in their own time' still we can't help but panic and wonder about the 'unknown' or 'what if'.

Father Refuses To Give His Baby With Down's Syndrome Up For Adoption

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Like most new fathers, Samuel Forrest was beyond excited meet his son, but he had no idea just how much that first encounter would change his life. ...

Have a Heart - In Support of Tiny Tickers Heart Week

Vicki Marinker | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

We were told that he had a hole in his heart which was dangerously close to a valve and that there was a chance the hole would close as he grew, but that we should come in for scans every 3 months.

How to Bring Your Toddler to the Cinema in 28 Easy Steps

Andrea Mara | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mara

When toddler starts playing with seat and inevitably hits himself in the mouth, stifle his roar with a packet of chocolate sweets. Ignore dagger looks from sibling who keeps saying "Mum, mum - why did he get sweets?" and can no longer follow the film because all she can think about is sweets and unfairness.

Gift Unwanted Children's Clothes to Help End Clothing Waste

Trewin Restorick | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
Trewin Restorick

'From a Mother to Another' is a new campaign that helps parents play a small part in creating a better future for their children. It makes it easy for parents to donate high quality unwanted baby and children's clothing to families in the UK who are most in need.