Baby

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 23.02.2015 | 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 15.02.2015 | 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 05.02.2015 | 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 30.01.2015 | 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 16.01.2015 | 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.

Paedophile Ian Watkins' Former Lover 'Used Indecent Images To Trap Him'

PA | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Ian Watkins's Former Girlfriend Joanne Mjadzelics Cleared Of Indecent Images Charges A former lover of paedophile Lostprophets singer Ian W...

Ian Watkins's Girlfriend 'Encouraged Him To Send Her Child Rape Images'

PA | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Ian Watkins's Former Girlfriend Joanne Mjadzelics Cleared Of Indecent Images Charges former lover of jailed paedophile rock star Ian Watki...

Paedophile Lostprophets Singer And Girlfriend 'Discussed Having A Baby So They Could Rape And Kill Child'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Ian Watkins's Former Girlfriend Joanne Mjadzelics Cleared Of Indecent Images Charges Jailed paedophile rock star Ian Watkins made a sex tap...

'My Joy, My Hope, My Strength': Tributes For Tragic Bristol Mother & Baby

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Around 300 family and friends gathered on Friday to mourn the loss of a mother and her newborn daughter. Charlotte Bevan, 30, and four-day-old Zaan...

My First Poonami Experience

Toni Welch | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Toni Welch

In order to recover from my introduction into poonami land, we sat on the bed and played together for a bit. Mainly so I could convince myself that she was actually cute and not just a poo spraying devil creature.

Body Of Baby Girl Found In Hunt For Missing Newborn

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

Police searching for a six-day-old child who went missing from a hospital with her mother Charlotte Bevan have found the body of a baby girl, Avon and...

Why Does It Matter If Muhammad Is the Most Popular Name in the UK?

Zarah Sultana | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Zarah Sultana

Is it too much to ask that we stop singling out Muslims, feeding into racist narratives and instead start to focus and invest our energy into more important issues?

Who The Hell Puts 'No Gag Reflex' On A Baby Gro?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Online retailer, CafePress has again come under fire for selling sexually explicit baby gros as well as clothing for toddlers and baby accessories inc...

How to Name a Baby

Robbie Knox | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Robbie Knox

There are few things in life that gives the average person more power than naming a baby. You get to choose what a human being is called forever (or until they turn 16 and can change it by deed poll).

Was Robbie Williams Filming His Wife Giving Birth a Step Too Far?

Siobhan Freegard | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Siobhan Freegard

While celebs like Robbie undoubtedly use the vids for some serious self-promotion, for the rest of us it's an amazing chance to document the experience from start to finish and - in some cases - to share with the world.

Why the HELL Is My Baby Not Doing This Yet?

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

When I came home from hospital with my first baby I became obsessed with everything being 'normal.' Is what my baby doing normal? Am I normal? Is this normal, is that normal?

How Womb Transplants Could Help Thousands Of Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Last week, a woman in Sweden gave birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb. Now, two more women are expected to give birth by the end of the year...

Motherhood - The Importance of Grabbing the Good Days by the Balls!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

For once the feed schedule you have tirelessly tried and beaten yourself up over when it failed, has started to stick giving your day some kind of shape. For once you feel like you have some control back. That your day is not just one long feeding session and that you have finally took a step towards some form of routine.

What Does A Nutritionist Advise Eating When Pregnant?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital this week for acute morning sickness - also known as hyperemesis gravidarum. What that means is ...

I'm having a Love Affair and it was my Husband who suggested it!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

I am aware that the majority (probably all) of you will be feeling desperately sorry for my poor husband. Wondering what kind of manipulation and brain washing a wife must have to do in order for him to suggest such a thing. However, please let me put an end to any sympathy you may have by revealing that he is at it aswell and usually more often and for longer periods of time.

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

Olivia Siegl | Posted 18.10.2014 | 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 16.10.2014 | 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.