UK Birth

'Take That' Star Howard Donald's Wife Has Given Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Parents

Howard Donald’s wife Katie Halil has given birth to their second child together. The 48-year-old ‘Take That’ singer shared the news of their arr...

Blood Donors Gave Me The Chance To Be A Mum

Charlotte Wise | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Parents
Charlotte Wise

I had slumped down in a chair and was unaware of the commotion, as a swarm of doctors and midwives surrounded me and hoisted me up onto a bed. A short time later, I opened my eyes to find myself breathing through an oxygen mask and shaking uncontrollably. All I could hear repeatedly were the words, 'We need blood!'

Amanda Holden Reveals She Had To Seek Help After Births Of Two Children: 'I Wasn't Coping'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Parents

Amanda Holden has revealed she had to undergo therapy after her two traumatic births in 2011 and 2012. The 46-year-old TV presenter gave birth to her...

Mum Watches As Her Surrogate, And Best Friend Of 20 Years, Gives Birth To Her Baby

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Parents

A mother, whose best friend offered to be her surrogate, has had the birth of her baby captured in a series of beautiful photos. Calie Fletcher, 45, ...

When 'I Need A Wee' Becomes More Than Desperate

Lucy Griffiths | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Griffiths

The morning after I gave birth, I got out of bed, and a cascade of wee followed. I had lost all my bladder control. It was so humiliating, and really embarrassing to try and get the nursing staff to come and clean up.

Mum Takes Photos While Giving Birth And Gets The Perfect Newborn Shot

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Parents

A mum decided instead of hiring someone else to take photos of her son’s birth, she would do it herself. Lauren Chenault, a photographer from New Yo...

Pharrell Williams' Wife Helen Lasichanh Has Given Birth To Triplets

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Parents

Pharrell Williams’ wife Helen Lasichanh has given birth to triplets. The couple welcomed their three arrivals earlier in January 2017, the 43-year-o...

Alex Jones Has Given Birth To A Baby Boy

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Parents

Alex Jones has given birth to her first child. ‘The One Show’ presenter, 39, made the announcement by calling into the show on 26 January to tell ...

When Sorry Will Never Be Enough

Vicki Cockerill | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Parents
Vicki Cockerill

I remember the day we found out we were both pregnant, we began making plans for the future. We soon settled into being the best of pregnancy friends. It was our little secret, a bond between us, as women, as mothers.

Mum Gave Birth To 6lb Baby In Her Sleep After She Dozed Off During Labour

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has explained how she gave birth in her sleep after she dozed off while in labour. Alice Payne, 23, from Ashbourne, Derbyshire, woke from an hou...

Stephanie Davis Leaves Hospital With Son Four Days After Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Parents

Stephanie Davis has returned from hospital with her son, four days after giving birth. The 23-year-old shared a black and white photo on Instagram, sh...

Peta Murgatroyd Praised For Baring Post-Baby Body 8 Days After Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Parents

Professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd has been praised by mothers for sharing a photo of her post-baby body eight days after giving birth. The 30-year-o...

Binky Felstead Excites Fans By Sharing Bump Photos On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Parents

Binky Felstead is going to make her fans very happy if she continues sharing bump photos on Instagram. The 26-year-old ‘Made in Chelsea’ star has ...

Katherine Heigl And Josh Kelley Have Welcomed Their Third Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Parents

Katherine Heigl and her husband Josh Kelley have welcomed their third child. Heigl gave birth to a son named Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr. on 20 December,...

Heartbreaking Photoshoot Captures Twins Final Moments Together

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents

A couple who spent years trying for a baby were overwhelmed with sadness when they were told one of their twins would be stillborn. Lyndsay and Matthe...

5 Ways To Predict Your Baby’s Gender Before Your 12 Week Scan

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents

For most parents one of the most exciting parts of pregnancy is finding out the gender of your child, and waiting for the 20-week-scan (any earlier re...

Rebekah Vardy Celebrates Birth Of Fourth Child By Eating Her Own Placenta

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents

Rebekah Vardy is celebrating the birth of her second child with her husband Jamie Vardy by eating her own placenta. The 34-year-old shared a photo of ...

Easy Ways To Soothe Your Body After Birth

Jen Barton | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Parents

Some compare giving birth to running a marathon, while others say it’s like pushing out a watermelon. Whatever your take on it, one thing is for cer...

My Online Friends Make Me A Better Mum

Maddy Matthews | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Parents
Maddy Matthews

Scoff and smirk away. When I tell you I have online friends, I'm talking about my sisterhood, my village, my inspirations. I'm talking about two groups of women I don't know what I'd do without, because in every sense of the word, they're real friends.

Are Dads Undervalued At Birth?

Chris Newman | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Parents
Chris Newman

Around the time my little baby was born I was getting quite bad chest pains so much so that we called the non emergency number as it was around 7pm. There was an ambulance at the door within 10 minutes to check me over. The pain had already reduced by the time they arrived and I didn't need to go to hospital (I think it was just stress).

Stephanie Davis Has 'Gone Into Labour' Following Days Of Online Speculation

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Parents

Stephanie Davis has reportedly ‘gone into labour’.. A “source” has told The Sun Online that the 23-year-old has been admitted to a hospital in...

15 Home Birth Photos Showing The Beauty Of Having Family Around You

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Parents

Some mums choose to give birth at home, so they can bring their baby into the world in a familiar environment. JoAnn Marrero, the photographer behind ...

Jamie Vardy's Wife Rebekah Has Given Birth To Their Second Child Together

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Parents

Jamie Vardy has announced his wife, Rebekah Vardy, has given birth to their second child together. The England footballer tweeted the news on Tuesday ...

Mum 'Delivering' Own Baby During Fourth Caesarean Captured On Camera

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Parents

Warning: Some readers may find the images in this article graphic. The moment a mum helped deliver her own baby during her fourth caesarean was caugh...

Why This 'Disconnected' Photo Of A Mum Postpartum Is Resonating With New Parents

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum was brought to tears when she came across a postpartum photo of herself that showed “no attachment” to her baby. Lacey Barratt, a photograph...