Young Mum

Are Young Mums Putting Their Futures At Risk?

Maddy Matthews | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Parents
Maddy Matthews

A recent report by the Children's Commissioner named several groups of children who "put their futures at risk with their actions". Included in this list are the 36,000 mothers aged 19 and under who are living with their children. As you can imagine, I have a problem with this.

Young Mum Love - Because You Deserve It

Lianne Freeman | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Parents
Lianne Freeman

I'm not a young mum myself as I had our first, Archie, when I was 31. My mum was a young mum - she had me at 19 - and also my nan had my mum at 18. As a mum you make so many sacrifices and put things on hold until your little ones grow up.

Maybe Young Parents Don't Want To Travel

Maddy Matthews | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK Parents
Maddy Matthews

Some of these are valid concerns. Younger parents are - in general - less likely to have the financial security, relationship stability and emotional maturity that "average" parents benefit from. It's a little nosy coming from a stranger, but if the concerns are voiced politely, it gives the young parent an opportunity to either ask for support, or say that they're confident in their abilities.

10 Totally Inappropriate Things Young Mums Are Tired Of Hearing

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Parents

All young mums know that while lots of people might think you are too youthful for such a mammoth undertaking, you know you’re totally bossing this ...

Five Reasons To Love Being A Younger Mother

Hannah Greaves | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Parents
Hannah Greaves

I'm writing this in response to a previous article on the benefits of being an older mum to highlight the differences and similarities between older and younger mums. We both face a certain type of stigma for many different reasons, but the fact remains that there is no right age to become a parent

Teenage Mum Dies After Giving Birth As She Refused Chemotherapy To Save Her Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A pregnant 18-year old school girl from Idaho made the ultimate sacrifice after refusing chemotherapy treatment for a deadly brain tumour, to save her...

Small Boobs And A Chicken Fillet Bra Saved Mother's Life In Crash

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

Small boobs saved a woman's life when her bust-boosting chicken fillet pads took the impact from a near-fatal car crash. The head-on collision gave S...

Give Me A Brake I'm Having A Baby: Pregnant Learner Passes Driving Test In Labour

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

A pregnant learner driver was so keen to get on the road that she took a driving test whilst in labour, hiding the contractions from her examiner. ...