Birth

This Woman Is 35 Weeks Pregnant With Twins... And Doing Gymnastics

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Parents

Gymnastics can be hard for the best of us with all the balancing, headstands and upper body strength needed to pull it off. But this mother-to-be m...

Dads Reveal What It's Like To Cut An Umbilical Cord

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Parents

If you've just become a father for the first time and the midwife asks if you'd like to cut the umbilical cord, what's your reaction? Some dads mig...

It's Not Enough to Survive; Now We Have to Give Birth 'Properly'

Jenny Laville | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Parents
Jenny Laville

It is a myth that C-sections are the easy way out. Maybe if people stopped making birth a big test of motherhood and defining the experience by pain and endurance, perhaps women wouldn't be scared into booking elective caesareans.

Have A Peek At Milla Jovovich's Newborn Daughter's Baptism

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

Milla Jovovich kept a relatively low profile during her pregnancy, but since the birth of her second child in April, she's given us a sneak peek into ...

Which Celeb Mum Shared This Bump Selfie On Instagram?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

Abbey Clancy is due to give birth to her second child with Peter Crouch any day now, and it seems she's not the only one excited by the impending arri...

If You Had A Difficult Delivery Katie Hopkins's Views On Childbirth Are Going To Really P*ss You Off

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK

In case you were worried that Katie Hopkins had run out of people to offend, fear not. On Monday Hopkins took to LBC radio to discuss, among other...

Jodi Albert Gives Birth To Her And Kian Egan's Second Son

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

Jodi Albert has given birth to her and Kian Egan's second son. The baby boy, who Egan and Albert have named Zeke, was born at 7.49am on Thursday 21...

Parents Spend Hundreds Preparing For A Baby Boy... Then Mum Gives Birth To A Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Parents

Finding out whether you're having a girl or a boy is one of the most exciting parts of your pregnancy. But it's not always 100% accurate. Steve ...

Claire Coffee And Chris Thile Share Precious Snap Of Their Newborn Son

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Parents

Claire Coffee has welcomed a gorgeous baby boy, with her husband, Chris Thile. The actress, who starred in Grimm, announced the news of the arrival...

Ayden Callaghan (AKA Joe From Hollyoaks) Has Some Very Exciting News

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

Baby excitement is on the horizon for Ayden Callaghan and his TV presenter fiancee, Sarah-Jane Honeywell as they announced on Twitter they are expecti...

Chinese Woman Gives Birth In Internet Cafe, Carries On Playing Games

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

Online games can be addictive (we're looking at you Candy Crush), but nothing was going to stop one woman from finishing her session - not even a baby...

This Bump Art Shows Exactly How A Baby Fits Inside A Belly

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

You might have seen pregnant woman get detailed and creative body art on their bumps before, but this artist has taken it to a whole new level. Ma...

Five Questions I Ask Myself Before I Become a Mother

Ceri Gillett | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Parents
Ceri Gillett

I have been told some horrific labour stories. Tales of three days worth of pain, mystery medical problems, blood, guts and gore. Women love to share, particularly when it comes to sharing their birthing stories. So far I have found two camps.

Woman Claims Surgeon Left Smartphone Inside Her During C-Section

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

We've all heard a lot of crazy pregnancy and birth stories, but this one just tops it all. A Jordanian woman has claimed that her doctor left his ...

Mum Who Died From Cancer Speaks To Newborn Daughter Through iPad App

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents

A newborn baby whose mum died after refusing cancer treatment while pregnant, can hear and see her mum through an edited iPad app. Liz Joice, 36, ...

Man Experiences Pain Of Labour As Mother's Day Present

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents

Just as we'll never truly know the nadir of being kicked in the balls, men are just never going to get the pain of labour. Oh sure, they could mak...

Woman Finds Out She's 8 Months Pregnant... During a Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents

A woman found out she was pregnant, when her boyfriend felt their baby kick during a gig... she was already eight months along. Weeks away from giv...

Things No One Tells You About Being Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

We all have our ideas of what pregnancy would be like, whether that involves a lot more junk food, or weird and wonderful cravings. But how many pe...

These Women Didn't Know They Were Pregnant Until Minutes Before They Gave Birth... Twice

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

We've all heard of the odd "unexpected birth" story, where women are completely oblivious to the babies growing inside them. But can you imagine it...

Here's Why Heidi Klum's Father Filmed All Four Of Her Children's Births

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Parents

Giving birth is something you're never going to forget, but supermodel Heidi Klum wanted to ensure she remembered every small detail. Klum asked he...

The Woman Who Inspired #NoMakeUpSelfie Has Twins After Beating Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Hundreds of us took part in the no make-up selfie trend last year but for one inspirational lady, it meant a whole lot more. Christina Djebah took...

Short Film Celebrates Birth Of #EveryBaby, Not Just Princess Charlotte

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

While we're all in awe of the gorgeous bundle that is Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, there are a few newborns stealing the limelight. Pamper's...

What's Happening When You're 19 Weeks Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Welcome to week 19 It's a good time to start making a list of equipment you'll need to buy in the coming months. By starting early you can stagger ...

What's Happening When You're 25 Weeks Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Welcome to week 25 It's a good time to start thinking about the birth and whether you want to deliver in a birthing unit, labour ward or at home. ...

What's Happening When You're 38 Weeks Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Welcome to week 38 Are you experiencing an irresistible urge to clear out and clean up? This is the time many mums-to-be find their 'nesting instin...