Would You Have a 'Natural Cesarean'?

Charlotte Philby | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Parents
Charlotte Philby

A week or so later it's impossible to say for certain quite what the impact of this delivery was, but I can honestly say that of all my three children (all equally delightful, of course) this baby has been by a long shot the most calm and content, latching onto the breast with ease and hardly ever grizzling or crying.

The Alternative Baby Glossary... (Contains No Gloss and Lots of Disappointment)

Helen Wallen | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

Parenting is like an entirely new language... and unless you're already fluent in babbling your way through a baby-wearing growth-spurt with confused nipples then you'll probably need to read this. (with a gin.)

Newborn's 'Butt Exploded' All Over Baby-Daddy Bonding Photoshoot

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Parents

Newborn photoshoots are a sweet way to document the beginning of a baby's life, but these parents got a lot more than they bargained for when it came ...

Taylor Swift Meets Godson And Is Completely In Love

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Parents

Taylor Swift has shared a touching photo of the first time she met her godson Leo Thames, the second son of Jaime King and Kyle Newman, was born o...

Heartbreaking Moment Mother Kisses Newborn With Rare Lung Condition Goodbye

SWNS | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heartbreaking photo has pictured the moment a mother had to kiss her baby goodbye after he died from an extremely rare lung condition. Sarah Marr...

Johnny Vegas Announces Baby News In Comic Way (Of Course)

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

Comedian Johnny Vegas announced his second son's birth on Twitter with a snap of tiny shoes and a reference to poo. Vegas' wife, Maia Dunphy, gave ...

The New Baby Question That Should Be Banned

BabyCentre UK | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents
BabyCentre UK

Babies cry. It's what they do. Some babies struggle to sleep and some babies have problems feeding. It doesn't make them any less "good" than the babies who don't have these issues. And it certainly doesn't make them "bad babies".

Asda Refused To Give These Parents Their Baby Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Parents

A couple who had professional photographs taken of their newborn daughter struggled getting their printed photos back from staff in Asda because they ...

Newborn Abandoned By Parents Due To Rare Skin Condition

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

A two-week-old baby born in the seventh month of pregnancy has been abandoned by her parents because of her rare skin condition. The newborn from w...

The Duchess Of Cambridge Wasn't The Only Mum To Share A Cute Sibling Photo This Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Parents

Abbey Clancy is absolutely "#inlove" with her newborn daughter and has shared a touching photo of her two children together. The 29-year-old gave b...

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...

How To Introduce A Dog To A Newborn Baby

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

Your dog can be just as much part of the family as a child can be. Add a newborn baby into the mix and things could get a little confusing for you...

How Can You Tell If This Newborn Photoshoot Is Safe?

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

You've probably seen those adorable newborn photoshoots where babies are wrapped up in blankets or positioned in certain ways. They're very cute, b...

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, ...

Gifting a Newborn: Top 10 Alternatives That Will Go Down in History!

Louisa Mallejacq Flynn | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents
Louisa Mallejacq Flynn

If you want to go beyond the usual gifts of baby clothes, balloons and flowers, and intend to show the special new family that you really care for them. Then why not do something truly valuable (trust me, I've had a baby) that will actually help the new family so much that it can't be quantified?

The 'Must Have' List for Mum's to Be!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

With just over 8 weeks until the due date I am seriously excited about welcoming this little baby into our family! Third time around I have shopped smart. Investing in quality pieces that will get maximum use as opposed to the vast quantities I have bought in the past that were given to charity still with the labels on!

Twelve Reasons Being an Auntie Is the Greatest Job in the World

Kate Leaver | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Leaver

Making a teeny-tiny human is the greatest thing your brother/sister ever did. They didn't do it for you, obviously. But sometimes, in a perfect moment with your niece/nephew on your lap, it feels like maybe they kind-of did.When my nephew, Charlie, puts his little hand in mine, the whole world makes sense. His existence is joy.

Why the HELL Is My Baby Not Doing This Yet?

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

When I came home from hospital with my first baby I became obsessed with everything being 'normal.' Is what my baby doing normal? Am I normal? Is this normal, is that normal?

Post Natal Depression the Second Time Around - Is Forewarned, Forearmed?

Olivia Siegl | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

You didn't think anything could match the shame and despair you felt when diagnosed with PND for the first time. It's only now facing the prospect that it has returned, that you realise the one thing worse than that first diagnosis is facing up to the realisation that despite your best efforts it has somehow managed to creep back into your life for a second time.

What Type of Mum Are You? Look No Further as It's Written in the Stars (Apparently!)

Olivia Siegl | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

As if there is not enough pigeon holing of us mums already, as we endure fellow mums, relatives, friends and the old woman down the street trying to shoe horn us into a motherhood "type". We now have the latest stereotyping on the mum block that is "Momstrology". Yes you read right ladies. "Momstrology".

Five Steps to Give Every Newborn a Better Chance

Allan Pamba | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK
Allan Pamba

Newborn babies are incredibly vulnerable. Each year, nearly three million babies die within their first month of life - often from diseases such as pneumonia.

Seven Good Reasons to Go on a Baby-moon

Claudia Spahr | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claudia Spahr

The first weeks with a newborn can be a sleep-deprived, blurry mess. "The worst month of my life," as my friend Karen called it. But I absolutely relish every second with a newborn. I've just come out of my third baby-moon with bitter-sweet nostalgia because it will probably be my last.

Is Surrogacy for You?

Susan Eskinazi | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Eskinazi

Although surrogacy has provided a great opportunity for many same sex couples to have children, is it something you should consider and is it right for you?

Second Baby's Body Found At Waste Site

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK

The body of a newborn has been found at a waste management plant, just two years after a similar discovery at the same site. West Yorkshire Police ...

Every Mother Deserves Our Care

Geeta Bandi-Phillips | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Geeta Bandi-Phillips

While following news on the royal birth, I started to think about the mothers whom I have met in the developing world. Every mother I've met has shared stories: happy stories of joyful babies, tough stories of having little to eat while pregnant or walking for miles to reach a hospital while in labour.