UK Birth

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...

Eddie Redmayne's Wife Hannah Has Given Birth To A Baby Girl

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Parents

Eddie Redmayne's wife Hannah has given birth to the couple's first child together. The actor, 34, and his wife, 33, are said to have welcomed a baby g...

Childbirth: Why Women Forget The Pain

Lucy Dukes | Posted 19.06.2016 | UK Parents
Lucy Dukes

The downright gorgeous Holly Willoughby has recently been quoted saying that she loves giving birth. She said that although birth was painful, it was a different kind of pain and it made her feel more alive that ever before - a feeling she has not gotten from anything else.

This Mum Gave Birth In A Car On Her Driveway

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

A new mum realised her baby was not prepared to wait when she gave birth in her car, sat on the driveway. The mum's sister - Imgur user BeckEiche - up...

Holly Willoughby Shares Tip For New Mums After They've Given Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents

Holly Willoughby is on a mission to encourage others to be "brutally honest" about pregnancy, birth and being a new parent. The mum-of-three, who has ...

Holly Willoughby Admits She Loves Giving Birth: Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Parents

Holly Willoughby has revealed she loves giving birth - despite the pain. The 35-year-old 'This Morning' presenter said women too often hear about "on...

This Mum Was In For A Shock When She First Saw Her Baby

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Parents

"I don't mind if it's a boy or a girl, as long as it's healthy," is a mantra often repeated by mums and dads-to-be. But how would you feel if an ultra...

Mum Gives Birth To 'Heaviest Baby Girl Ever Born'

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has given birth to a baby girl weighing 15lbs and doctors claim she's the "heaviest baby girl ever born in the world". Nandini, 19, who goes ...

Graphic Photos Show Woman 'Safely' Give Birth To Breech Baby

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: readers may find the photos in the article extremely graphic. Fascinating images of a woman giving birth to a baby who was breech, aim to "e...

Women With Epilepsy Must Be 'Empowered' To Become Experts During Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Parents

Pregnant women with epilepsy are faced with worries that go beyond morning sickness and heightened hormones. They have to consider the likelihood of s...

Fascinating Video Shows Mum Having 'Natural Caesarean'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: Some viewers may find the content in the video graphic. A woman has shared a fascinating video of her "natural caesarean" to show it's the ...

A Woman Gave Birth Live On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Parents

A woman chose the wonder of social media to air her labour and birth to the world. Her partner, Fakamalo Kihe Eiki, filmed her labour live from approx...