UK Babies

Mum 'Forced' To Throw Away 15 Litres Of Breast Milk At Airport

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has criticised Heathrow airport after staff "forced" her to throw nearly 15 litres of her breast milk away. Jessica Coakley Martinez said she fe...

Mum Responds To Stranger Who Told Her 'Breast Is Best' While She Bought Formula

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

A new mum who struggled for weeks trying to breastfeed has responded to a stranger who told her "breast is best" as she bought formula milk. Annie Fer...

April Showers - It's Not Just Grey Skies - It's Music

Angela Spencer | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Spencer

Rain is water and water gives life to everything on this planet including us. It waters our gardens, it nourishes our food sources and it plays its part in giving us oxygen! Rain is more than just water droplets giving life though, it creates sound....

Five-Year-Old Captures One Of The 'Worst Parts Of Motherhood'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

A five-year-old photographed the "raw and emotive" moment his mum sat in the shower cradling his poorly baby sister. Kelli Bannister, 30, from Perth, ...

You Can Now Pay Someone To Find A Name For Your Baby

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents

Some parents-to-be are so worried about choosing the perfect name for their baby that they're calling on the help of 'experts'. Brand agencies in Ame...

Midwife Rode Inflatable Swan To Reach Woman In Labour

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents

A determined midwife wasn't going to let anything stop her from delivering a baby, not even a major flood. Cathy Allen, who works at the Katy Birth Ce...

How Giovanna Fletcher Plans To Combat The 'Terrible Twos'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Parents

Giovanna Fletcher only gave birth to her and Tom Fletcher's second child in February, but having a newborn baby isn't her only worry. Now her eldest s...

Mum Of Baby Instagram Star Accused Of 'Sexualising' Daughter

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum who has transformed her baby into a fashionable Instagram star has denied claims she is "sexualising" her daughter. Amy McIndewar, 20, began po...

Evian's New Babies Advert Is Part Creepy, Part Amazing

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

Evian has released its latest advert starring its trademark babies hanging out in a sandy paradise where everyone is a toddler. In another attempt at ...

Kim Kardashian Reveals Why She Stopped Breastfeeding Saint

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents

Kim Kardashian has revealed she had to stop breastfeeding her son Saint because North West was "getting jealous". The 35-year-old mum, who gave birth ...

The 'Heartbreaking' Breastfeeding Struggle Mums Rarely Talk About

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a photo of herself tandem breastfeeding her twin daughters alongside an honest account of the struggles she has faced. Elaina Bellis,...

Chrissy Teigen Has Given Birth To A Baby Girl

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Parents

Chrissy Teigen has given birth to her first child with her husband John Legend. The 30-year-old announced her newborn daughter's arrival on Instagram ...

Your Sleepless Nights Are NOT Your Fault

Vivienne Leith | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Parents
Vivienne Leith

Sleep. Sweet, blissful sleep. Usually enjoyed pre parenthood in 8 to 12 hour chunks of uninterrupted, duvet snuggling. Have a child and your nights become punctuated with one, two, three, four (more?) wake ups and getting three continuous hours feels akin to heaven.

Having a Newborn Baby Is Hard

Anne Marshall | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Parents
Anne Marshall

Having a newborn is hard. It makes you crazy. They leave your body, and take your mind on the way out. Small they may be, but don't mistake the power of a newborn baby. With a Jedi-like skill, they can pull you in to their stare, like an X-wing to the Death Star, with a gravitational force you cannot ignore.

These Police Officers Helped Deliver A Baby On A London Street

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Parents

Two police officers helped a woman deliver her baby on a street in London. PC Steve Parmenter and PC Rob Ruston from the Tower Hamlets Borough noticed...

Mum Banned From Naming Her Baby This

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Parents

A new mother has been banned from naming one of her twins "Cyanide" by a high court judge. The woman from Powys, Wales, who has not been named, has g...

Scans Show Extent Of Brain Damage In Babies With Microcephaly Associated With Zika

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

The extent of brain damage experienced by babies born with microcephaly associated with the Zika virus has been revealed in a series of scans. Images...

Photographer Captures Birth In Back Seat Of Car

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

A photographer was lucky to capture the moment a woman gave birth in the back seat of a car, right outside the maternity unit. Paula D'amore from Flor...

Tess Holliday Shares Sweet Clip Of 'Baby Kicks'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

Tess Holliday has shared a sweet video of her baby's kicks" on Instagram. The pregnant model, who announced she was pregnant with her second child in ...

Breastfeeding Photo Sparks 'Controversy' With Fire Deparment

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

A woman who breastfed her baby while wearing her husband's firefighter clothes has found her self at the centre of a "controversy". The mother's husba...

'Coronation Street' Star Paula Lane Pregnant With Second Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Parents

'Coronation Street' star Paula Lane has revealed she's pregnant with her second child. The 29-year-old and her husband Tom Shaw are expecting a baby g...

Megan Fox 'Expecting Third Child'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Parents

Megan Fox is reportedly pregnant with her third child. The 29-year-old attended CinemaCon, the official convention for The National Association of The...

New App Aims To 'Empower' Mums-To-Be To Help Prevent Stillbirths

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Parents

A pregnancy and stillbirth charity has launched an app to help expectant mothers track their baby's movements. Kicks Count said the launch is part of ...

The 'Trending' Baby Names Of 2016 (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Parents

A baby-naming website has released a report of the "trending" names in 2016 so far. The online database has been tracking visits to the individual nam...

Samantha Faiers Praised Yet Again For Breastfeeding Selfie

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Parents

Samantha Faiers has received more praise for sharing another selfie of herself breastfeeding baby Paul. The 25-year-old new mum, who posted her first ...