Child Health

Bradley Lowery's Mum Shares Heartbreaking Post Saying Son Doesn't Have 'Long Left'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Parents

Bradley Lowery’s mum Gemma has shared the heartbreaking news that her son does not have long left to live. The 33-year-old often shares updates abou...

Dad Glues Feeding Tube To Stomach To Support Son With Heart Defect

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Parents

A dad glued a feeding tube onto his stomach in support of his son who was born with a congenital heart defect. Robert Selby, 33, from Virginia, US, wh...

Duchess Of Cambridge Praises 'Extraordinary' Work Of Staff And Volunteers For Children's Hospice Week

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Parents

The Duchess Of Cambridge recorded a message of support for families of children with terminal illnesses to mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice ...

Mum Films Herself Pulling Fingernails Out Of Son's Gums As Warning To Parents About Nail Biting

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Parents

Warning: Some may find the video disturbing to watch. A mum has filmed a shocking video of herself pulling fingernails out of her son’s gums, as a ...

Fidget Spinner Warning Issued To Parents As 10-Year-Old Gets Toy Part Stuck In Her Throat

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has warned parents about a potential danger of the fidget spinner craze after her 10-year-old daughter got part of one stuck in her throat. Kell...

Gino D'Acampo Blames 'Stupid Parents' For Their Kids' Fussy Eating

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Parents

Gino D’Acampo has blamed parents for their children’s fussy eating. Speaking to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on ‘This Morning’ on Tu...

Little Girl With Inoperable Tumour Tearfully Shares Her Dreams For The Future: 'I Want To Be A Mum'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Parents

A 10-year-old girl with inoperable cancer has spoken about her wish to become a mum when she grows up, in a heartbreaking video shared by her family a...

Rice-Based Foods For Babies And Toddlers Found To Contain Dangerous Levels Of Arsenic

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Parents

Nearly 75% of rice-based foods marketed for babies and young children in the UK contain dangerously high levels of arsenic, according to a new study. ...

Peter Andre's Wife Emily Feels Guilty She Didn't Spot Baby Theo's Health Problem Sooner

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Parents

Peter Andre’s wife Emily Andrea has spoken about their baby Theo’s recent tongue-tie operation. Andrea, who is a junior doctor, said she feels gui...

Selfless Mum Who Carried Baby Without Brain Full Term To Donate Organs Gives Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Parents

A mother who decided to carry her terminally ill daughter to full term so she could donate her organs, has given birth. Keri Young, from New Orleans, ...

Children Exposed To Adversity Associated With 'Increased Suicide Risk' As They Grow Up

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Parents

Children exposed to adversity throughout childhood have been associated with an increased risk of suicide in adolescence, according to a new study. A...

Mum Issues Warning To Parents About Washing Machine Liquitabs After Son's Accident

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has issued a safety warning to parents about using washing machine liquitabs after her son accidentally squirted one in his eye. Jemima Strain, ...

Dad's Facebook Appeal To Find Feeding Tube For Daughter With Cerebral Palsy Is Huge Success

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Parents

A dad who appealed on Facebook for a specific sized feeding tube for his daughter who has cerebral palsy, was overwhelmed by the response. Dan Grace, ...

How To Speak To Children With Anxiety: What To Say And What Not To Say

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Parents

When a child is feeling anxious, parents may feel like there’s nothing they can say that will make them feel better. But there is a lot mums and da...

You Will Want To Read This Before Taking Your Little One To A 'Baby Spa'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Parents

The thought of taking your little one to a baby spa and letting them float about looking adorable in a neck ring might seem appealing, but experts are...

Michael Bublé's Wife Luisana Lopilato Reveals Son Noah 'Is Well' Following Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Parents

Michael Bublé’s wife Luisana Lopilato has spoken of her relief that their son Noah “is well” following treatment for cancer. The parents announ...

Mum Shares Shocking X-Ray Image Of Grape Stuck In Child's Throat

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has shared an X-ray image of a grape lodged in a child’s throat to remind parents about the choking risk posed of the fruit. Australian mum An...

7-Year-Old Embraced New Look After Alopecia Diagnosis For School's 'Crazy Hair Day'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Parents

A seven-year-old who was recently diagnosed with alopecia embraced her new look in the best way for her school’s ‘Crazy Hair Day’. Her mum, Dani...

Grieving Mum Issues Reminder To Parents About Flu Vaccine After One-Year-Old Died

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Parents

A mother has issued a warning to other parents after finding out her daughter died due to having flu when she went to sleep. Joelle Hughes, from Kent...

Grieving Mum Films Touching Moment Late Son 'Sends Sign' While She Visits Grave

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Parents

A grieving mum was brought to tears when she received a “sign” from her late son while visiting his grave. Marie Robinson from Waterlooville, US, ...

Piers Morgan Wades In On McDonald's Packed Lunch Debate: 'That's Abuse'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Parents

Piers Morgan has waded in on the packed lunch debate after parents were called out for sending kids to school with “worrying” lunches. The ‘Good...

Pregnant Mum Carrying Terminally Ill Baby Full Term On Why 'It's Not The Time To Be Sad'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Parents

A pregnant woman and her husband have spoken about their decision to carry their terminally ill baby full term, so they could donate her organs. When ...

Why It's Vital Parents Know The Pressures Mentally Affecting Young Girls (And How To Help)

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Parents

At age 14, Naomi was feeling pressure from all sides of her life. At school, she had pressure around exams, getting her grades and starting to plan he...

Tommee Tippee Launch Investigation After Parents Complain About 'Slimy' Milk Machines

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Parents

Tommee Tippee has launched an investigation after parents across the UK have claimed one of the company’s milk machines becomes filled with a hidden...

Mum Warns Parents About Dangers Of Vacuum Cleaners After Son Suffers Fourth Degree Burn

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Parents

Warning: This post contains graphic images. A mum has issued a warning to other parents about the dangers of vacuum cleaners after her 16-month-old ...