UK Babies

Alex Jones Was Reunited With Her Baby And The Photo Shows Their Adorable Bond

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Parents

Alex Jones was reunited with her six-month-old son after a week away touring Northern Ireland for ‘The One Show’. The BBC1 host has been sharing p...

Parents Divided Over Whether It's A Good Idea To Have A 'Month Of Silence' After Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Parents

Parents are divided over whether having a month of silence after a baby is born is a good idea. The comments came after US actors, Nikki Reed and Ian ...

7 Things New Parents Need To Know About Baby Boxes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Parents

Baby boxes are nothing new, having been around for almost a century in some parts of Northern Europe, but now many parents in the UK are choosing to a...

Parents Divided Over Mum Who Asks Whether 'Atlas' Is An Acceptable Name For Her Baby

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Parents

Parents are debating whether or not it is “acceptable” to call a baby Atlas. The discussion kicked off after Mumsnet user idontknow54789 appealed ...

Midwife Shortage Laid Bare As Nearly Half Of All Maternity Wards Shut To New Mums Last Year

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Politics

Almost half of England’s maternity wards were shut to new mums at some point in 2016 because of bed or staff shortages, alarming research revealed t...

Formula Haters, You Did Not Pick A Good Day To Mess...

Lyndsey Stoner | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Parents
Lyndsey Stoner

I'm in a seriously sweary mood today, it's three weeks since my last silent coffee. Ordinarily sweary wouldn't  be a problem. You'd never have known that I've shouted expletives into the fridge with the frequency of a bad case of Tourette's today.

Jennifer Metcalfe Introduces Newborn Son To The World And Reveals His Unusual Name

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Parents

Jennifer Metcalfe and Greg Lake have revealed they named their newborn son Daye Colmic Lake. The 33-year-old new mum, who gave birth to her first chil...

Mum Who Has Donated 78,000 Ounces Of Breast Milk Wants People To Know What It Takes

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Parents

A mum who has a condition causing her to produce an oversupply of breast milk donates gallons each day to mothers and babies in need. Elisabeth Ketur...

Breastfeeding Week, Benefits And Diet

Tai Ibitoye | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Parents
Tai Ibitoye

It is World Breastfeeding Week. This is a global movement to promote, protect and support breastfeeding by anyone, anywhere and at any time.  Breastf...

Jools Oliver Posts Photo Of 11-Month-Old River Rocket With Mohawk And We Can't Even

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Parents

Jools Oliver often posts adorable snaps of her nearly one-year-old son, River Rocket, but the latest one is one of our favourites. The mum-of-five sha...

Bereaved Grandparents Want To Help More Parents Get The Chance To Change Their Baby's Nappy

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Parents

For most parents changing their baby’s nappy is not one of their most cherished memories, but for those with premature babies, being unable to perfo...

Another 'Strictly Come Dancing' Baby Has Been Born

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Parents

Former ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Gleb Savchenko has announced his wife has given birth to their second child. The Russian dancer, 33, is alread...

These Parents Surprised Their Daughters with Their Newly-Adopted Baby Sister

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Parents

A couple decided to surprise their two daughters with their newly-adopted baby sister, after the process happened quicker than they expected. Kasi and...

Why Are We So Afraid Of Our Thirties?

Naomi Cooper | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi Cooper

The idea that being 30-odd is too old to pursue your passions and dreams, even if that involves a drastic change, is ludicrous. You are not yet halfway through your life. You have survived your twenties, observed yourself change and grow, and now have a better idea of who you are and what you want than ever before.

Parents Accuse Silver Cross Of Being 'In The Dark Ages' With Their 'Play Like Mum' Toy Range

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Parents

This article has been updated, Silver Cross told HuffPost UK: “Play Like Mum is an independent trading company which is licensed to manufacture doll...

Charity Warns Parents Against 'High-Risk' Sleep Arrangement With Babies

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Parents

A charity is warning parents about the “high-risk” situation of falling asleep with their baby on their chest. Lullaby Trust, an organisation prov...

4-Month-Old Baby Wears Head-Shaping Helmet, So Family All Wear Helmets Too

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Parents

The family of a four-month-old baby who has to wear a head-shaping helmet decided to follow suit. Gary and Shayna Gutierrez, from Texas, US, explained...

Babies To Be Offered New 'Six In One' Jab

PA for HuffPost UK | By Ella Pickover, Press Association Health Correspondent | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Parents

The “five in one” vaccine offered to babies is to be replaced with a “six in one” immunisation for babies born from today. Babies were prev...

Pregnant Doctor Delivered Another Woman's Baby 'Seconds' Before Being Induced Herself

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Parents

A pregnant doctor who was waiting to be induced delivered another woman’s child after overhearing nurses say the baby was in distress. Dr Amanda Hes...

'Strictly Come Dancing' Star Aliona Kavanagh Has Given Birth To Her First Baby

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Parents

Aliona Kavanagh has announced she has given birth to her first baby. The former ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star and her husband Vincent Kavanagh ha...

These Twins Are The First To Be Born Following A Monitoring Method That Could Save Babies' Lives

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 29.07.2017 | UK Parents

Doctors are celebrating the birth of twin babies, who were the first in the world to be monitored using new twin pregnancy growth charts, that could s...

Justin Timberlake Held Baby During Golf Tournament And What He Did Next Was Brilliant

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Parents

A dad who spotted Justin Timberlake at a celebrity golf tournament was pretty chuffed when the singer stopped to admire his son. And Timberlake did mo...

Peter Andre Shares Rare Photo With 8-Month-Old Baby Theo While On Family Holiday

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Parents

Peter Andre has shared a rare father-son photo of him and baby Theo while on a family holiday. The dad-of-four was pictured in a pool cradling his eig...

Mum Shares Photo Of Chest To Show A Breastfeeding Problem Women Don't Always Talk About

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Parents

A mum is trying to normalise breastfeeding and all the issues that come with it by sharing a photo of her chest with “uneven milk jugs”. Zoe Hendr...

Stephanie Davis Shares Video Of 6-Month-Old Caben-Albi Chatting Away And It's So Cute

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Parents

Stephanie Davis has shared a video of her six-month-old son gurgling away and trying to talk to her. The 24-year-old former ‘Hollyoaks’ star filme...