UK Babies

The Post-It: Discovering I'd Be A Mum Of Boys

Rebecca Bainbridge | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Parents
Rebecca Bainbridge

When I found out it was a third boy I scoured the internet for articles on what it would be like to be a mum of three boys. My search engine read 'coping with three boys', 'do you miss not having a daughter?', 'are boys close to their mums when they leave home?', like someone would confirm that I wouldn't be missing out by not having a girl.

Baby Girl Has Brilliant Reaction To Hearing Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Parents

Parents will try almost anything to stop their babies wailing, but who knew it could be as simple as this? Mum Joanne Nye shared a video of her daught...

Russell Brand Gets Candid Talking About The Moment His Daughter Was Born

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Parents

Russell Brand has opened up about becoming a dad for the first time in a candid interview. The 41-year-old, whose girlfriend Laura Gallacher, 28, welc...

Men Are Not Happy With This 'Demeaning' Baby Onesie Aimed At Dads

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Parents

A dad was left pretty miffed when he came across a children’s onesie that instructed men how to dress their baby. Reddit user Voldemort_Putin shared...

Jodi Albert Pregnant With Her And Kian Egan's Third Child Together

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Parents

Jodi Albert is pregnant with her and Kian Egan’s third child. The 33-year-old, who is already mum to five-year-old Koa and one-year-old Zekey with t...

Dad Sobs In Powerful Photo With Newborn Showing His Poignant Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Parents

A birth photographer captured the bittersweet moment a new dad sobbed as he held his daughter for the first time. The dad, Hunter, and his wife, Hope,...

Baby Torments Family Dogs By Eating All Their Biscuits In Front Of Them

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Parents

A baby unknowingly tormented her family dogs by chomping on their biscuits while they were locked outside the back door. While the pets stared longing...

Billie Faiers Introduces Newborn Son To The World And Reveals His Name

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Parents

Billie Faiers has introduced her second child to the world. The 27-year-old, who is also mum to two-year-old daughter Nelly and fiancé Greg Shepherd,...

Woman Asks For Advice After Husband's Ex 'Stole' Baby Name She Had Chosen

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Parents

A woman has appealed to internet users for advice after claiming that her husband’s ex has “stolen” their baby name choice. Mumsnet user Deedee3...

Liam Payne Captures Struggle Of Being A New Dad In Hilarious Tweet

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Parents

Liam Payne might have only been a dad for less than a week, but he’s already cracking dad jokes on social media. The 23-year-old tweeted at 2.30am o...

Benedict Cumberbatch Has Become A Dad For The Second Time

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Parents

Benedict Cumberbatch has become a dad for the second time. The 40-year-old’s wife, Sophie Cumberbatch [née Hunter], gave birth to a boy called Hal...

To The Mummies Returning To Work

Deb Bunn | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Parents
Deb Bunn

The days will come and they will go, some days will be tough. When baby is ill, when your friends that are still on maternity meet up without you, you will feel a sense of loss, but most days will just come and go.

Postpartum Psychosis Risk After Childbirth

Tina McGuff | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Parents
Tina McGuff

I think this is something that new mums fear especially if they have a previous bout of mental illness. I've spoken to many ladies who have felt this way and some who actually went through postpartum psychosis.

Happy Mother's Day - You're Doing Great!

Angela Spencer | Posted 25.03.2017 | UK Parents
Angela Spencer

In this time of judgement and peer pressure, this Mother's Day I have a message for every mum... you're doing great!

Five Meals Your Husband Will Love Cooking (And Eating) With The Kids This Mother's Day

Amaka Benson | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Parents
Amaka Benson

It's Mother's Day this weekend, which usually means one thing. Dad is In Charge. Millions of dads across the country will be breaking into a light sweat at the thought of 8 hours entertaining and arguing over snacks and meal times.

Anorexia To Womanhood

Tina McGuff | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Parents
Tina McGuff

Unbeknown to me at the time my anorexia was trying to regress me back to a time where I was carefree and cared for - not having to face harsh realities of life like my parents' catastrophic divorce or becoming a young lady.

Husband Carries Baby For Wife After She Couldn't Fall Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Parents

A transgender man said he is “very proud” to have given birth to his first child when his wife struggled to conceive. Chris Rehs-Dupin, 32, from O...

This Interactive BFF Tool Hopes To Support And Encourage New Mums To Breastfeed For Longer

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Parents

Fewer than half of babies in England are breastfed for longer than two months, according to data from Public Health England (PHE) and the NHS. Almost...

Mum Shares Hilarious Parenting Hack That Allows Her To Leave The Room Without Baby Noticing

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has shared her genius trick that enables parents to leave a baby’s side without them crying that you’re not there. She shared the parenting ...

Baby Desperately Tries To Grab Microphone As Swedish MEP Gives Speech In Parliament

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Parents

A working mum proved having her baby on her hip wasn’t going to stop her giving a passionate speech about the humanitarian crisis facing Sudan. Jytt...

I Understand Not Wanting Children

J.J. Barnes | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Parents
J.J. Barnes

I'll hasten to point out that I don't in any way regret my decision to be a mother.  This is not a "what a mistake" type thought.  Indeed, I truly wouldn't have it any other way and if I went back in time I'd still have sex with my idiot ex-husband at the same time on the same day to make sure that the exact same little human was produced from that union.  That doesn't take away my understanding however.

Flipping The Narrative On Scary Birth Stories

Rachel Murray | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Parents
Rachel Murray

I will never know for sure, but I think a big factor in my birth experience was my feeling of confidence and self-efficacy. Thanks to the women who shared their positive birth stories with me, I could so clearly visualise a calm, positive birth of my own. I'd played it out in my mind that many times, is it so surprising that the reality was just that?

Russell Kane Reveals Why The Birth Of His Daughter Wasn't 'Life Changing'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Parents

Russell Kane has said he finds it “distasteful” when parents say they “finally know what real love is” after the birth of their child. The 41-...

Alex Jones Shares First Photo Of Two-Month-Old Son Teddy

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Parents

Alex Jones has shared the first photo of her son Teddy, two months after he was born. ‘The One Show’ presenter shared a group snap with friends an...

Pregnant Mum Carrying Terminally Ill Baby Full Term On Why 'It's Not The Time To Be Sad'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Parents

A pregnant woman and her husband have spoken about their decision to carry their terminally ill baby full term, so they could donate her organs. When ...