Baby

What Type of Mum Are You? Look No Further as It's Written in the Stars (Apparently!)

Olivia Siegl | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

As if there is not enough pigeon holing of us mums already, as we endure fellow mums, relatives, friends and the old woman down the street trying to shoe horn us into a motherhood "type". We now have the latest stereotyping on the mum block that is "Momstrology". Yes you read right ladies. "Momstrology".

Are You Seriously Asking Me That?

Zoe Clark-Coates | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Clark-Coates

Today's post follows an interesting interview I had on the radio. The interviewer, through no fault of his own, clearly had no understanding of baby loss. He sadly resorted to many clichéd lines, which are regularly handed out to those who are unfortunate enough to know first-hand the sad reality of losing a much wanted child.

Martine Shares Pregnancy News

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Martine McCutcheon has announced that she’s expecting her first baby, after years of worrying that she might not be able to conceive. The former...

Baby Sleep Deprivation Makes You Want to Stick Your Head up Your Arse!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

I am so tired I want to crawl up my own ass and have a nap. Yes, not the first place that springs to everyone's mind as a retreat of choice. However, I need somewhere, dark, un-crowded and most importantly somewhere no one (namely my small humans) would even think I would be. A place they would be too shit scared to even look.

Isn't It About Time Us Mums Celebrated How We Rock at This Motherhood Game?!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

No one tells us that there is no minor fete when it comes to keeping a tiny human alive. No one tells us that there is nothing insignificant in dealing with the physical and mental fallout us mums deal with after having a baby.

The Hardest Job in the World

Kathryn Taylor | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Taylor

With those I know well, its: 'How are things with you?', 'Oh, you know. Nothing yet.' Sometimes, in my head (and once out loud) I shout 'You can't out-complain me! Your baby is alive and mine is dead!'

Seven Awesome Tips for New Dads

Torsten Klaus | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Torsten Klaus

You might feel that no-one at work quite understands how you are feeling. Men need to off-load too. Some find it difficult to ask for help, especially with emotional issues, but please do, find someone you feel comfortable with (a friend, a relative or a professional) and let go, it will be a great relief.

Flexible Working: Let's Make It Mainstream

Jayne Morris | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

A recent study by Robert Half UK, revealed that nearly a third of UK HR directors cite 'inability to balance personal and professional commitments' as the primary reason for employee burnout. Could the new UK government legislation offering flexible working rights for all help make a difference?

Top Five Meals to Bring a New Parent

Natasha Batsford | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Batsford

I'm not joking about the trauma by the way; feeding a newborn at mealtime - and my babies always needed to be fed at mealtimes, it was a frickin gift of theirs - usually involved staring at plates of rapidly cooling food that needed more hands than I had free.

Katie Hopkins; the Worst of Middle Class Britain

Jake Hurfurt | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jake Hurfurt

Hopkins claimed that a child's name was an indicator of social class... tattoos are graffiti and those with tattoos will never be high achievers... She tweeted a cake in the form of an assault rifle, commenting it was the perfect thing for Muslims to eat when breaking their fast.

Is It Possible to Enjoy the 'Good' Days When You Have Post Natal Depression?

Olivia Siegl | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

You tentatively get out of bed and as you take each ritual step into the nursery you realise that your steps are a little lighter and the quick sand you feel yourself walking through most days is now more like a muddy puddle. Your head feels, dare you say it "clearer" and the morning routine not as daunting.

The Moment Hero Rowers Save Baby After Pram Falls Into River (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

This was the dramatic moment a baby who fell into a river after her pram rolled off a quayside was saved by a passing rowing team. The little girl...

Baby Dies From Blood Poisoning, 15 Others Infected, After Drip 'Contaminated'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

A baby which died from blood poisoning after being infected by a suspected contaminated drip was being treated in the neonatal intensive care unit at ...

The Second Baby - Is Three a Crowd When It Comes to Baby Number Two?

Olivia Siegl | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

There, I've said it out loud and voiced it for the world to hear! How the hell will I be able to love another little person as much as my first little buddy? How is it possible that my heart will be big enough to love my 2nd baby as much as my 1st baby? And would it have been fairer to have just stuck to the one?

#BabyEyebrows: Yes, This Is What Total Boredom Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you're an aunt or uncle seeking a way to liven up a few hours of babysitting or a parent who's been spending waaay too much at home with just ...

Nurse Taped Baby Mouth Shut 'Because He Was Crying Too Much' (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

An investigation is underway after a couple visiting their newborn son found his mouth had been taped shut. Rye Kido, whose five-day-old baby boy ...

Why Driving Is Much Riskier If You're Pregnant

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're pregnant and still driving, you may want to take extra care on the road. Jokes about 'baby brain' aside, according to research, during t...

Adorable Video Alert: Excited Babies Welcome Home Their Dads

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you don't want to turn into a broody, snivelling mess, look away now. This video will melt your heart. Whether you're a parent or not, there are...

We Wish Our Baby Pictures Looked Like This!

The Huffington Post UK Lifestyle | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When the baby pictures come out at that first cringe-worthy "meet the parents" evening most of us want to run a mile. But the children in these adorab...

Plus One Is Enough for Some: Prince William Doesn't Want Another Baby

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

With the milestones, why not celebrate with the village that surrounds George? "Post and boast" on social media platforms is out for the Royals, so printed and framed photographs of the nation's favourite grandchild for extended family can keep everyone involved in marking these occasions.

Niamh - The Beautiful Baby Girl I Miss So Much, Even Though I Never Met Her

Joe Ellis-Gage | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Ellis-Gage

I genuinely think that I was as excited about Becky and Neil expecting Niamh as I was when Carolyn was expecting Anna and Iris. And I don't mean that in a dismissive way about my girls. I love them completely. But I remember Becky telling us that she was pregnant and it was incredible.

Hooray! Simon Has Found Some Shorts That Fit

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Cowell's Miami wardrobe hasn't been making anyone green with envy, but these new snaps of him wearing some shorts that actually fit should inspi...

Family Dogs Put Down Following Baby's Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

Two dogs, an Alaskan Malamute and a dog, and collie-cross breed have been put down following the death of a six-day-old girl, in her home in West Wale...

Forcing Mothers to Breastfeed Is No Way to Help Children

The Conversation UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Conversation UK

By maintaining that breastfeeding is a right for all children, the clause aims to foster strong mother-child relationships. This idea (and suggested duration) is taken from the Qur'an. But the Qur'an itself doesn't stipulate mandatory breastfeeding.

Babies Conceived Via IVF Are Twice As Likely To Have Serious Birth Problems

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Babies conceived through IVF should be paid special attention, after a study found that serious birth problems are twice as likely to affect them than...