UK Babies

The Top 15 'Worst Baby Names' (According To Reddit)

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Parents

Many mums and dads-to-be turn to the internet to find inspiration for baby names, but a recent Reddit thread is giving the exact opposite. Reddit user...

Husband's Reaction To Pregnancy News Is Not Quite What His Wife Hoped

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents

Telling your partner you're expecting a baby can spark a range of emotions, from tears to laughter and joy. But for this dad-to-be, it took a little l...

Pregnant Celebrities 2016: Find Out Who's Expecting

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Parents

There are so many celebrities expecting babies this year, it's hard to keep a track of them. We've been keeping our eye out for the pregnancy announ...

Sky's Natalie Pinkham On Losing One Of Her Unborn Twins

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents

Sky Sports F1 presenter Natalie Pinkham has opened up about the heartache of losing one of her unborn twins. Pinkham, who is mother to one-year-old W...

Advice On Preventing Stillbirths Published By The NHS For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents

Advice for parents, doctors and midwives to help prevent stillbirths has been published for the first time by the NHS. The Saving Babies' Lives Care B...

Baby Can't Stop Laughing At Dad's Asparagus Fail

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Parents

Babies learn to feed themselves at a young age, yet sometimes as adults we fail at the a basics of this essential life skill. When Jayson Avner's aspa...

Dog's Reaction To Baby's Smelly Nappy Is What Parents Wish They Could Do

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Parents

The smell of a baby's nappy is something no parent enjoys. Unlike mums and dads who have to smell it then change it, this dog has a much better idea. ...

These Are The 'Unloved' Baby Names Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Parents

A list of baby names that "no one loves anymore" has been released by a parenting website. BabyCentre UK analysed its registration data for babies bor...

Why Modern Day Life Inhibits Baby and Toddler Sleep

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Baby and toddler sleep problems are rife in society today, but has it always been so problematic? Did our ancestors struggle as much as we do? Here are six reasons why twenty first century life may be causing problems when it comes to baby and toddler sleep - and how to avoid them.

Dad Turns Cheeky Six-Month-Old Into Leprechaun

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Parents

A creative dad decided to transform his six-month-old son into a naughty leprechaun causing havoc around the house. To celebrate St Patrick's Day, Ala...

Katie Price Is Not Happy About This Baby Trend

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Parents

Katie Price has voiced her opinions about a trend for "high heeled" shoes for baby girls, and she's not happy about it. The mum-of-five posted a phot...

Coleen Rooney Shares Photo Collage Of Baby Kit Giggling At A Mirror

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Parents

Coleen Rooney has shared her newborn son's reaction to seeing himself in the mirror for the first time and it's adorable. The mum-of-three, who gave b...

Ne-Yo Has Become A Dad For The Third Time

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Parents

Ne-Yo has become a dad for the third time as his new wife Crystal Renay Smith gave birth to the couple's first child together. Only three weeks after ...

The Importance of Safer Sleep for Babies

Fiona Smith | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Parents
Fiona Smith

Sleep - not normally a bad thing. In fact, for the parents of a young baby, it can be considered a godsend. But as a children's nurse I'm sadly all too aware that there can be a tragic side to sleep: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Baby With Incredible Hair Inspired Hilarious Meme Battle

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Parents

An image of a baby with hair "like a news anchorman" has launched a meme battle on Reddit. Imgur user Double_Cross_Gender posted the photo of her cous...

Mum-To-Be Applied Full Face Of Makeup During Labour

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Parents

For most women in labour, the last thing on their mind is ensuring they've got a full face of makeup on for their newborn's arrival. But for New York-...

Harry Judd Reveals The Unglamorous Side Of Having A Newborn

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Parents

McFly drummer Harry Judd has shared the unglamorous side of being a new dad, and it wasn't a pretty sight. The 30-year-old, whose wife Izzy Judd gave ...

Animated Film Hopes To Tackle Rising Rates Of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.03.2016 | UK Parents

An animated film teaching parents about the dos and don'ts of safer sleep aims to tackle rising rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The Lull...

'Bun In The Oven' Couple Release Latest Photos Of Premature Son

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Parents

A couple who shot to viral fame for their creative "bun in the oven" pregnancy announcement have shared the latest photos of their premature son. Dan...

The O.C. Actor Ben McKenzie Has Become A Dad

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Parents

Ben McKenzie, best known for his roles in 'The O.C'. and 'Gotham', has become a dad for the first time. The 37-year-old actor's girlfriend Morena Bacc...

Mum Photographs Daughter In Her Wedding Dress Once A Year

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mum decided to document exactly how much her two children grew by putting them in the same piece of clothing once a year, every year. "I read about...

Hilaria Baldwin Announces Pregnancy Just 9 Months After Birth Of Second Child

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Parents

Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria have revealed they're expecting their third child together. The mum-of-two, who gave birth to Rafael in June 2015...

The Definitive Ranking Of Girls' Baby Names, As Voted By You

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Parents

Choosing a name for your baby can be quite a stressful task, so why not put a bit of fun into it? We've put the official top 25 girls' names in Eng...

If You Can Relate to This List, You're Probably Done Having Kids!

Reneé Davis | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Parents
Reneé Davis

I get asked this question a lot. I don't take offence; I know that people are just naturally curious when it comes to these things. Also, I guess once you have three kids you're already considered to be a bit bonkers, and could easily be planning on popping out another.

How Inviting A Stranger To Stay Overnight Solved This Mum's Sleep Problems

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Parents

Many new parents know only too well how sleep deprivation can impact their lives, but for some mums and dads it becomes too much to bear. After exh...