UK Babies

Got Milk?!

Sophia Walker | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

We've had selfies, belfies, babies with crazy hair, hot dog legs, pet shaming and planking, so it was only a matter of time before #MilkDrunk babies became a thing. If you've been anywhere near social media in the past few days you'll have seen the avalanche of interest in this phenomenon known to parents everywhere.

10 Habits Parents Struggle To Break With Their Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Parents

Whether it's sleeping in their bed while they fall asleep or letting them win that game of scrabble, it's not unusual to form small (but sweet) habits...

Belt Up and Get Ready for the 'Baby' Rollercoaster

Emma Porcelli | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Porcelli

I don't think I am alone in thinking that having a baby blows your mind. You see babies, hear babies, friends have had babies, family members have had babies! They look cute don't they?

Coffee is the Answer

Daniel Rourke | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Parents
Daniel Rourke

The point I'm trying to make is that there is nothing that can prepare you for such levels of sleep deprivation. New parents will agree that there are times where you feel so tired, you could happily fall asleep on a bed of nails whilst giving Jabba the Hut a piggy back.

Adorable Time-Lapse Shows How Newborn Grows In His First Year

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Parents

From newborn baby to walking toddler, the transformation a child makes in their first year is pretty impressive. This adorable time-lapse video by ...

Hilaria Baldwin Supports Breastfeeding Week With Adorable Pic

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Parents

Hilaria Baldwin supported World Breastfeeding Week by sharing a photo feeding her sleepy-eyed seven-week-old son Rafael. As the tot laid peacefull...

Rapper Macklemore Announces Birth Of Daughter: 'This Song Is For Her'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Parents

Rapper Macklemore (a.k.a Ben Haggerty) belatedly confirmed the birth of his daughter by releasing a song. Macklemore's fiancée Tricia Davis gave b...

Breastfeeding in the Age of Equality

Vanessa Olorenshaw | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Parents
Vanessa Olorenshaw

At these various gatherings, I found real help in the nourishing company of fellow mothers engaged in mothering in the most old-fashioned of ways. None are intimidatingly seemingly perfect in every way - we are mothers who are doing our best and good enough is good enough.

Kimberley Walsh's Son Is Seriously Cute In This Snap

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Parents

Kimberley Walsh has shared a photo of her son Bobby looking like an absolute angel. The 11-month-old is nearing his first birthday and posed sweetl...

How the Toddler Uses Her Words to Help Her Baby Sister

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

When The Baby's noises show an emotion, particularly a negative one, The Toddler will usually get involved. She will report The Baby's feelings to Mummy: 'The Baby is sad.' She will offer reassurance to The Baby: 'Don't worry, the Baby!'

Dad Impressed By Babygro's 'Built-In Scratch Mitts', He's Soon Corrected

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Parents

One dad's confusion over how to master his son's babygro has had parents all over the world in stitches. Fair enough, you might button up a babygro...

We Are Not Rivals

Claire Kirby | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

To the mother who breastfed her baby until they needed it no more; I know the amazing feeling that comes with knowing your little one is getting everything they need from you. Your body is an incredible thing. I know too, the sheer exhaustion you have felt when it's all down to you, your nipples are cracked, and you don't get a break. We are not rivals.

Mother's Plea After Hospital Bracelets Of Son Who Died Are Stolen

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has made a desperate plea on Facebook after a thief stole her wallet which contained the hospital bracelets worn by her and her son who died ...

Incredible 4D Scan Shows Exactly What Babies Get Up To In The Womb

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has shared a fascinating video of her 4D baby scan which shows her unborn son chewing, rubbing his eyes and sneezing in her belly. Watchin...

Clothes From Kardashian Kids Collection Are Not What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

When Kim, Kourtney and Khloé announced they were launching the Kardashian Kids collection in February 2014, no one was really sure what to expect. ...

This Photo Isn't What You Think It Is, Honest

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

We know exactly what you thought when you saw this photo. Ah, the wonderful world of the internet. And cropping. Get your mind out of the gutter, t...

Postpartum Psychosis: The Mental Illness You've Never Heard Of

Billy Hill | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents
Billy Hill

Symptoms of PP are varied and can change quickly. Feeling 'high', 'manic' or 'on top of the world', low mood and tearfulness, and anxiety or irritability are all pretty common. Most commonly these episodes begin in the first two weeks after birth and often symptoms begin in the first few days after having a baby...

How Many Of These Average Parent Problems Can You Relate To?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Parents

Whether it's a screaming tantrum on the floor in the supermarket, or your child refusing to go to sleep, these photos of "average parent problems" wil...

Mums React To This Bugaboo Runner Advert In An Interesting Way

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Parents

A promotional image shared by Bugaboo that showed a slim model in a bikini jogging with one of their prams sparked an online debate among mums. The...

Why Toddlers Are Better Than Babies

Rachel McDougall | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Parents
Rachel McDougall

I'm just going to come right out and say it. Toddlers are better than babies. Babies, while gorgeous and squishy and delicious-smelling, are basically just tiny little blobs of skin and bodily fluids and noise. Toddlers on the other hand, can be pretty cool little humans to hang out with.

My Husband; Five Reasons I Am Not Lucky to Have Him

Abi Oborne | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Abi Oborne

Am I lucky to have a husband like mine? Well, I guess in some ways, yes. I am lucky that he is healthy. I am lucky that he is here. I was lucky that I met him in the first place, but really, that is where the luck part of it ends. The rest is about choice.

Smug-Free Weaning

Sophia Walker | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

As a new parent, there's nothing I find more annoying that 'been there done it' parents telling me to 'enjoy every minute, they grow up so fast'. It's not the sentiment, but the lack of originality that irks me. I've heard it maybe 200 times now and I'm six months in to this game.

Five and a Half Ways the Baby Is a Big Disappointment to the Toddler

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

It should be made clear at the outset that The Toddler loves The Baby. The Toddler is very proud of The Baby. She likes to show The Baby to anyone and everyone: 'My sis!' Nonetheless, The Baby is, on occasion, a big disappointment to The Toddler; and here are five and a half reasons why.

I Am Not Defined by Feeding

Jo Eden | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents
Jo Eden

Am I the only mother that doesn't define herself by a feeding method? I'm not a breastfeeder, I'm not a bottle feeder. I'm a mum. I don't need to state my feeding method to be accepted or validated by society.

Toddler 'Drinking Beer' Has Shocked The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents

A photo of a toddler in a highchair allegedly being fed a large bottle of beer has been posting on the internet. The young boy named 'Tangtang' fr...