Baby

Press Pause: Why I Don't Want to Rush My Baby's Milestones

Kiri Skelton | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Parents
Kiri Skelton

With your first child you can't wait to reach the big milestones. We rush to wean onto food, impatiently anticipate their first word and step, even look forward to that first painful tooth popping up.

Why Families Should Get Free Childcare During School Holidays to Celebrate the Birth of Kate Middleton's Second Baby

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Parents
Sarah Tetteh

The new royal baby is set to come in time for the May half-term school holidays. So why not give something back to the doting British public who are rushing out to buy souvenirs to celebrate the birth? Last time more than £250million was spent in shops when baby George was born.

Baby Who Lived For Just 100 Minutes Becomes Britain's Youngest Organ Donor

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Parents

The parents of a baby who died just 100 minutes after he was born say their son "lived and died a hero" after he became Britain's youngest organ donor...

Moment Mum Of Six Boys Finds Out Gender Of Her Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're having an off day, then this mum of six boys finding out the gender of her unborn child will certainly cheer you up. Firstly, because she...

Baby Won't Sleep? This Dad's Tissue Trick Works In 40 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Parents

When you have a baby who hates sleep, you'll try anything to get them to drift off - lullabies, buying blackout blinds, rocking them back and forth fo...

Why Shouldn't a Same Sex Couple Be Able to Complete Their Family?

Jane Newman | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Newman

Why shouldn't a gay couple be allowed to have a family of their own? Surely a child with gay parents is better than a child with straight parents who argue constantly and end up getting divorced.

Mother Tries To Smuggle Baby Through Airport Security X-Ray

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK

A single mother has reportedly been caught attempting to smuggle her two-month-old baby through an X-ray machine. Jenifer Pavolaurea was attemptin...

Packing for Labour: What's in My Hospital Bag

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

I am not pinning my hopes on this baby arriving on time! I am however, slowly but surely getting the house together and sorting things out in preparation for the little ones arrival. So starting with the hospital bag, I wanted to share with you what I would be packing.

Can't Chat: Have None

Georgia Mann-Smith | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Georgia Mann-Smith

Friends come over for dinner, I'm ecstatic to see someone who isn't a baby and doesn't want to discuss their episiotomy stitches, but then....I realise I have nothing to tell them. Yeah, the baby is good thanks. No, I'm not getting much sleep.

Organising A Baby Shower!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Baby showers might be a fairly recent trend in the UK, but there are so many online sites catering for this celebration that really make the day personal for the new 'mum to be'.

Did This 7-Week-Old Baby Girl Just Say 'I Love You' To Her Dad?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

It's very rare for a baby to start talking before they're six months old, but it seems one little girl just couldn't wait to tell her daddy how much s...

Tips on Choosing the Right Pushchair for You and Your Baby

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

One of the biggest expenses you'll face when your little bundle of joy enters the world is a new travel system. After several unsuccessful purchases, I can now say with total confidence that what I am about to tell you should be at the forefront of your decision making process when choosing your buggy!

The Name 'Gary' Could Soon Become Extinct

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Gary Barlow, Gary Lineker and Gary Oldman could be among the last famous Garys in the world. Ever. Because the name - believed to be a name of Germ...

11 Things They Don't Tell You About Becoming a Parent for the First Time

Rose Carraig | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rose Carraig

There is a vast canon of literature on new-parenthood, child-rearing, baby nurturing, what to expect and what not to expect once you've had a baby. You could thatch houses with the amount written about this most wondrous time of any person's life.

Baby Bursts Into Tears Whenever His Dad Pretends To Cry

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fabian Herrera's 6-month-year-old son has to be the most empathetic baby we've ever seen. Whenever Herrera pretends to cry, baby Aris cries too. ...

This Baby Loves Taylor Swift Songs So Damn Much

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

While we're not sure songs about breakups and exes make for the most soothing of playlists, this baby certainly seems impressed by Taylor Swift's catc...

Signs Your Baby is Teething

Claire Kirby | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Kirby

You have bags under your eyes big enough for a trip to New York in the January sales. With a good exchange rate to boot. No amount of Toche Eclat can save you from these bad boys. Sunglasses is the only answer. Even if you are indoors.

Woman Makes Placenta Smoothie, Puts Us Off Juicing For Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A new mother has opted to repurpose her placenta by blending it into some kind of Sweeney-Todd-inspired smoothie. Kati, who starred in last night's...

Ultra Rare Birth Of Baby In Still-Intact Amniotic Sac Stuns Doctors (GRAPHIC IMAGE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK

WARNING: This report contains some graphic content, reader discretion is advised A baby born three months early has been photographed still in his...

How Many Hands Does It Take to Change a Nappy?

Claire Kirby | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Kirby

Babies are deceptive by nature. As newborns they lull their hapless parents into a false sense of security by laying perfectly still for every nappy change. However they soon reach their developmental milestones.

An Open Letter to the Neonatal Unit Staff Who Cared for My Premature Baby

Leigh Kendall | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leigh Kendall

You did everything you could to help us, especially as we were in a hospital far away from home. We knew you were always there for all of us. We knew you loved Hugo nearly as much as we did. We knew you wanted us to be able to take Hugo home as much as we did.

The Seven Stages of Toddler Tantrums

Jess Paterson | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

Maternal amnesia is a wonderful thing. I'd forgotten all about tantrums. Even convinced myself that my first two children had sailed peacefully through their twos. Until this morning, when my third baby had his first proper tantrum. And it all came flooding back.

The 'Must Have' List for Mum's to Be!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

With just over 8 weeks until the due date I am seriously excited about welcoming this little baby into our family! Third time around I have shopped smart. Investing in quality pieces that will get maximum use as opposed to the vast quantities I have bought in the past that were given to charity still with the labels on!

Pregnant Lady Twerks 'Til Her Waters Break

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing like singing into the handle of a mop and gyrating those hips while cleaning the house (c'mon we've all been there). Especially to a c...

Finished! Twelve Words That Change Their Meaning After Kids

Jess Paterson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

Everything changes when you have children. You enter a whole new world with a whole new vocabulary. Baby-wearing, perineal massage, Bugaboo - yours is a new language. But parenthood also twists the words in your very mouth too.