Birth

Jodi Albert: 'It Absolutely Breaks My Heart That My Mum Will Never Meet Zekey'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Parents

Kian Egan's wife Jodi Albert has said the birth of her second son Zekey helped her through the grief of losing her mother to cancer. The couple's s...

Crowdbirthing Phenomenon Sees Average Of Eight People In Delivery Room

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Parents

Births may have been intimate occasions with only the father-to-be present, but now they are start to resemble something of a small house party. S...

Rebecca Adlington's Advice For Parents Taking Their Babies Swimming

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

Rebecca Adlington gave birth six weeks ago and has wasted no time in heading to the pool with her newborn daughter Summer and husband Harry Needs. ...

Taylor Swift's 1st Godchild Is Born

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Parents

Jaime King has given birth to her and Kyle Newman's second child together. The couple's new son, whose famous godmother is Taylor Swift, was born o...

You Won't Have Heard This Labour Story Before!

Daniel Rourke | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Parents
Daniel Rourke

Once we had the drip in her hand it was decided that she was going to have an epidural and an anaesthetist was called for. Obviously I'm very anxious at this point and every minute seemed like an hour.

Woman Gives Birth To 10lb Baby In Moving Car

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Parents

The moment a mum gave birth to a 10lb baby boy in the front seat of a moving car has been captured in an incredible video. Lesia Pettijohn and her ...

Having a Happy C-Section

Vicki Psarias | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Parents
Vicki Psarias

Women have C-sections for all kinds of reasons, be it emergencies or electives to help ensure mother and baby are safe and of course by choice. We are lucky that in the UK we have the choice to request a section if we so wish. It is our right after all.

Your Baby's Microbiome: Why Birth to Age Three Is So Critical For Your Child's Health

Toni Harman | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Parents
Toni Harman

My after-the-birth plan also went out the window. I planned to breastfeed on demand, to do lots of skin-to-skin, for my newborn to sleep in a cot beside me, for visitors to arrive only after day 7 and I also wanted to try reusable nappies.

'Mum Tums Don't Bounce Back' - Mother Shows Exactly What A Post-Partum Body Is Like

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has revealed photos of her post-partum body on her blog hours, days, weeks and months after giving birth to show not all mums tums simply "bo...

A Guy Allegedly Instagrammed Selfie With Woman Giving Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Parents

A Change.org petition has launched to discipline a medical student after he allegedly Instagrammed a selfie with a woman giving birth half naked behin...

So You Had an Emergency C-Section

Susanne Remic | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents
Susanne Remic

You had an emergency c-section. Apparently, your body didn't get the memo on childbirth in the end. Your body was last to the queue when it came to strength and stamina. Your mind missed out when it came to courage and determination. You missed out. Right? Wrong.

Jeff Goldblum Becomes A Father Aged 62

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Parents

Jurassic Park star Jeff Goldblum has become a father for the first time, at the age of 62. Goldblum's Olympic gymnast wife Emilie Livingston, 32, g...

Saved By The Bell Star Gives Birth To Son And Her Daughter Is Beyond Excited

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Parents

Saved By The Bell star, Tiffani Thiessen (a.k.a Kelly Kapowski on the popular show) has given birth to a baby boy, her second child with husband Brady...

Christopher Reeve's Daughter Pays Tribute To Late Father With Newborn Son's Name

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Parents

The daughter of the late Superman actor Christopher Reeve has given birth to a son and named him after her father. Alexandra Reeve Givens, 31, gave...

Actress Tamera Mowry Has Given Birth To Second Child

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Actress Tamera Mowry, most commonly known for her role in Sister, Sister has given birth to her second child with husband Adam Housley. The 36-year...

Supermodel Gives Birth, Posts Amazing Picture Of Tiny Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Victoria's Secret "Angel" and supermodel, Anne V has become a mum for the first time after giving birth to a baby girl. The 29-year-old gave birth ...

Creators Of Labour Trousers Made To 'Protect Mothers' Modesty' Respond To Criticism

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents

A Malaysian company has created full-length trousers for Muslim women to be worn during birth and limit exposing parts of the body. The baggy trou...

Jennifer Love Hewitt Gives Birth To Second Child With Brian Hallisay

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents

Jennifer Love Hewitt has given birth to a son named Atticus James. It is the American actress' second child with husband Brian Hallisay, and they ...

Hilaria Baldwin Documents Her Post-Baby Body On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

Alec Baldwin's wife, Hilaria Baldwin recently gave birth to their second child, Rafael, and just two days later she posted a selfie showing her post-b...

Mothers Want To Remind Others That Pro-Choice Is Not 'Anti-Baby'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

A group of women have posted a poignant set of photos for abortion-rights activists to show themselves as being pro-choice and pregnant, and pro-choic...

Newborn Abandoned By Parents Due To Rare Skin Condition

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

A two-week-old baby born in the seventh month of pregnancy has been abandoned by her parents because of her rare skin condition. The newborn from w...

Billi Mucklow Announces Newborn's Name In A Unique Way

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

Former TOWIE star Billi Mucklow gave birth to her first child with West Ham footballer, Andy Carroll earlier this week, but left fans guessing on the ...

Charlotte Hawkins: Daughter's Birth Helped Her Deal With Her Father's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

TV presenter Charlotte Hawkins revealed in an emotional interview that the birth of her daughter, Ella Rose in February helped her to come to terms wi...

Should Women Freeze Their Eggs By The Age Of 35?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

Women have been warned they should consider starting a family earlier or freeze their eggs by the age of 35, following a study on fertility levels an...

Billi Mucklow Gives Birth To First Child With Andy Carroll

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Parents

Billi Mucklow has given birth to a baby boy - her first child with her fiancé, West Ham United footballer, Andy Carroll. The former TOWIE star, 2...