UK Birth

Transgender Couple Make History With Baby's Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Parents

A couple from South America have become the first transgender parents in the world to welcome their own biological child. Fernando Machado met Diane R...

Adam Levine's Girlfriend Has Given Birth To Their First Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Parents

Behati Prinsloo has reportedly given birth to her and Adam Levine’s first child. The 27-year-old model welcomed a baby girl and reports state the co...

Life After Birth Trauma

Fiona Behl | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Parents
Fiona Behl

I hadn't heard of birth trauma until after I gave birth to my daughter and was googling what on earth might be wrong with me. I certainly had no idea its possible to suffer Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following childbirth, that was something I'd only associated with people returning from war.

More Older Mums Give Birth In London Than The North East

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Parents

London had the lowest under-18 birth rate in 2015, but the highest rate for women aged 45 and over, statistics have revealed. The opposite is true in ...

Luisa Zissman On How She Toned Her Stomach 7 Weeks After Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Parents

Luisa Zissman has shared with her fans how she has a toned stomach seven weeks after giving birth. The 29-year-old, who is mum to one-month-old Indigo...

6 Mums Share Their Hilarious Birth Stories

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Parents

Six mums have shared the hilarious details of their labour stories. From a dad who was determined to try gas and air, to firefighters arriving as a wo...

New Mums Are Preserving Their Umbilical Cords For Decoration

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Parents

New mums have been using the hashtag #umbilicalcordkeepsake on Instagram to share the ways in which they’re preserving their cords. The childbirth t...

Hilaria Baldwin Has Given Birth To Her Third Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Parents

Hilaria Baldwin has given birth to her third child and revealed her choice of baby name. The 32-year-old, who is also mum to three-year-old Carmen and...

Katy Perry Helped Deliver Her Sister's Baby

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Parents

Katy Perry helped her sister give birth for the second time. The 31-year-old singer tweeted the news to her 92.7 million fans, as well as mentioning h...

Mum's Water Birth Video Stuns Parents

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Parents

A video of a mother’s water birth has stunned many parents because of how quickly the baby “flew” out. The fascinating clip of the woman in a bi...

'Emmerdale' Actor Kelvin Fletcher's Wife Eliza Has Given Birth To Their First Child

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK Parents

‘Emmerdale’ actor Kelvin Fletcher has welcomed a baby daughter with wife and fellow actress Eliza Marsland. Fletcher, who played Andy Sugden in th...

Claire Sweeney Feared She Would Die During Childbirth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Parents

Claire Sweeney changed her will before she went into labour because she was “convinced” she’d die while giving birth. The 45-year-old mum, who ...

New Mum's Graphic Photos Prove C-Sections Are Not The Easy Option

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Parents

WARNING: This post contains images of scarring which some may find graphic. A new mum has shared photos of her post-surgery scarring to prove c-secti...

Mum Gives Birth To Second Heaviest Set Of Triplets Ever

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has delivered the world’s second heaviest set of triplets, weighing in at a total of 19.6lbs. Kate Tipton from Tennessee, USA, gave birth to L...

No Ordinary Birth Photo: Woman Gives Birth Mid-Flight

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Parents

The touching moment a new mum gazed at her newborn moments after giving birth was captured on camera - but this is no ordinary post-birth photo, it wa...

Peter Andre Promises Not To 'Torture' New Baby With His Own Music At The Birth

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Parents

Peter Andre has promised not to play any of his own music at the birth of his fourth child. Andre’s wife Emily MacDonagh is due to give birth in the...

Tanya Bardsley's Birth Plan Involved Having Cameras Strapped To Her Ankles

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Parents

Tanya Bardsley’s birth plan was a little out of the ordinary - in that it involved having cameras strapped to her ankles. Bardsley, 35, planned to b...

What It's Like To Become A Dad For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK Parents

Every minute, a baby is born in the UK. In 2014 alone, there were more than half-a-million live births in England and Wales. While mothers bear the br...

Rare Moment Twin Baby Is Born Inside Amniotic Sac Captured On Camera

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Parents

A fascinating video shows the moment a baby was born still inside the amniotic sac. The baby was one of twins and was the second to be delivered via c...

Dad-To-Be Danced While Dressed As A Nurse To Bring On Partner's Contractions

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Parents

A dad-to-be managed to sneak on a nurse’s uniform and performed a hilarious dance to help his partner through labour. Bruno Bertulli, 23, said he an...

Mum Has 'Gentle Caesarean' Filmed To Show It's A Beautiful Experience

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: Some viewers may find this video graphic to watch. A mother opted to have her “gentle caesarean” filmed in a bid to show other women it...

Dad-To-Be Played Pokémon While Wife Was In Labour

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Parents

A dad-to-be was so addicted to his latest smartphone game, he couldn’t help but play it when his wife was about to give birth. The augmented-reality...

New Mum Shares Raw And Hilarious Photo Wearing 'Giant Nappy'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents

A mother shared a photo of herself wearing a “giant mum nappy” after giving birth because she wants to “empower” women about every aspect of c...

Dad-To-Be's T-Shirt Choice Did Not Impress Wife During Labour

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents

As a dad-to-be, preparation for labour will usually entail ensuring the hospital bag is packed and your partner is feeling calm. But for Reddit user R...

This Home Birth Photo Reportedly Keeps Being Removed From Instagram

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: Some may find the image in this article graphic. A birth photographer is refusing to stop sharing one of her home birth photos, despite clai...