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The Poshest Baby Names For Your 2017 Newborn

Choosing the perfect name for your precious newborn baby is the first real test of parenthood - how do you decide on the lifelong identity of a small person when all they've got...

This Candid No Filter Post-birth Photo Will Touch Every Mother

Pregnancy and child birth are no easy feat and while the pressure for women to regain their pre-pregnancy figures immediately after welcoming a mini human into the world is rife...

Top 100 Baby Names For Your Little One

Choosing a name for your baby has to be one of the hardest decisions you'll make in your life. It's got to suit them from day dot right up to when they're applying for their dream job...

Sex after giving birth: tips to get your sex life back on track

Sex after having a baby A few weeks after the birth of your baby you're back at home, you're getting into the swing of things with your new baby but getting back into your sex...

Advice for getting pregnant after 40

Advice for getting pregnant after 40 Getting pregnant can be hard at the best of times but when you're over a certain age unfortunately things can get even harder.If you and your...

This Mum Is Causing Outrage For 'Piercing' Her Baby Daughter's Adorable Dimple

Sometimes you have to resort to shock tactics to get your point across and that's exactly what this mum did by sharing this outrageous image of her toddler sporting a dimple piercing...

Is It OK To Have Sex At The Same Time As Breastfeeding? This Blogger Reckons It Is

Parents - especially mothers - are constantly judged about the way they've chosen how and how not to raise their children. High on this list of hotly-debated topics is breastfeeding...

This Three-year-old's 'Sick' Breastfeeding Comments Are Dividing The Internet

Last week we introduced you to spiritual mother Tasha Maile who firmly believes there's nothing wrong or weird about having sex at the same time as breastfeeding your young children...

Everything You Need To Know About Getting Pregnant After 35

Getting pregnant after 35 years of age is becoming much more common than it used to be but women are still concerned about the risks for both mother and baby. Egg production peaks...

15 Reasons Why We Wish We Were The Ones Going Back To School

The end of the summer holidays was always an emotional rollercoaster as a child but looking back on it, was going back to school all that bad? Fresh matching stationary sets,...

10 Game Changing Products For New Parents

Becoming a parent for the first time is kind of intimidating, but there's nothing like retail therapy to make you feel prepared for the unknown. That's why we've put together...

Prepare to Melt: 30 Of The Cutest Baby Outfits of All Time

Let's face it: Whether you're already a mum, expecting, or just have random spouts of baby fever, stopping to admire the baby clothes section when you're out shopping is inevitable...

24 Questions Children Ask That Parents Can't Answer

Every parent has been asked that one (or 100) dreaded question they simply don't know the answer to. There are so many questions children ask their parents that they either don't...

How To Predict Your Baby's Gender According To Old Wives' Tales

Before sonograms we resorted to strange and slightly absurd methods to find out the gender of a baby. Mixing pee with baking soda, placing necklaces over your heart, and analysing...

The Image From This Newborn Baby Photoshoot Will Make You Wonder If Kids Are Worth It

WARNING: If you're not down with the realities of the ins and outs of parenthood (literally) then you might not want to scroll down. When this Dad and his newborn son posed for...

Positions For Labour: The Best Positions To Give Birth

When you think of a woman giving birth, what do you imagine? Is it a woman lying on a bed, legs spread? It might well be, because that's what TV and films would have us believe...

Hypnobirthing | Natal-hypnotherapy

Hypnobirthing techniques (i.e. Natal Hypnotherapy™, The Mongan Method, etc.) help women to prepare emotionally, physically and mentally for birth and aim to help them get...

Diet in pregnancy - third trimester

Good nutrition is essential throughout pregnancy and in the third trimester there is a window of opportunity when pregnant mums can prepare their body for giving birth, and also...

World’s first fertility app available on the iPhone

The world’s first human fertility app has launched in the UK to help would-be parents start a family quickly and without the huge expense of using fertility clinics. The...

A difficult mother daughter relationship?

She's your mother, you're her daughter - your relationship should be simple. But the average mother daughter relationship is anything but! A difficult mother daughter relationship...

Ideas for baby meals

The more your baby grows, the more chance you have of trying out new flavours on them. Bearing in mind that during the first few months baby should eat only one new food at a time...

Going on holiday as a family

On paper, a big family holiday can seem like heaven, but it can also be a recipe for disaster if you're not used to living with the rest of the family. 1. Be realistic The perfect...

Giving birth

What happens during childbirth? Here's a summary... After nine months of pregnancy, the big moment is nigh...but what actually happens during childbirth? Dilation of the cervixAs...

Episiotomy

An episiotomy is sometimes used during the delivery of a baby. What does it involve and what are the consequences? What is an episiotomy?During childbirth, an episiotomy is performed...

Can You Predict The Sex Of Your Baby? We Put These Theories To The Test

To keep the sex of your baby a mystery until the birth is one of the biggest exercises in self restraint known to man. It’s an impressive feat. Everything you buy has to be gender...

Post-pregnancy diet

If you aren't breastfeeding or have stopped doing so, you can start to diet fairly soon after giving birth, if you wish to, but take note of our advice. Losing weight after pregna...

A practical guide to formula milk

If you can't or don't want to breastfeed, no need to panic! Feeding baby with the right infant formula milk will provide all the nutrition a child needs, and will get the father...

High blood pressure in pregnancy

During pregnancy high blood pressure can pose a real danger to mother and child. Here are the reasons and consequences. Why is it dangerous?High blood pressure during pregnancy...

The umbilical cord

The umbilical cord is cut at birth. What purpose does it serve? When and how is it cut? Is it true that the father can do it? Here are the answers to your questions about the...

Exercise and pregnancy

If you're an exercise junkie and you're expecting, you'll undoubtedly be asking yourself if you can still exercise during your pregnancy. This depends on the sport or exercise...

Diarrhoea

Is your baby producing liquid stools 3 times a day or more? Here's advice on how to handle diarrhoea before you panic and take your baby to the doctor. What is diarrhoea? Diarrhoea...

Everything You Need To Know About Having An Ectopic Pregnancy

It's estimated around 1 in 90 pregnancies in the UK develop into ectopic pregnancies - that's approximately 10,700 a year. And whilst fatalities from ectopic pregnancies are rare...

Abortion

If you're considering an abortion, here's our guide to getting help and finding out what options there are for you. If you have made the difficult decision to terminate your pregnancy...

Homework

Homework is a source of drama and conflict between kids who don't want to do it and parents who don't know how to handle it... but it doesn't have to be a battle! Find the right...

​Time To Call The Midwife: The Ultimate Guide To Your All Your Antenatal Check-ups

It’s been a long time since women would go through pregnancy without a single medical check up, which seems kind of crazy now. These days, when you’re expecting a baby, it’s a...

Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy

If you're trying to get pregnant, or have the sneaking suspicion that you might be after having unprotected sex, there are tell-tale signs of very early pregnancy that you can...

Inducing labour

There are many reasons why doctors induce labour: for medical reasons, because your pregnancy has come full term, or personal choice (you or your doctor think it best to induce)...

A successful family Christmas

As the festive season approaches, our attention turns to spending time with the family and the joy, stress and unpleasant surprises it brings. Is there a secret formula to ensure...

The Second Month Of Pregnancy

You now know that you’re pregnant and have had all the necessary tests. Here's what to expect in the second month of pregnancy. Number 1 priority: book an appointment with your...

Weight gain during pregnancy

When you're pregnant, you hear a lot of different things about weight gain. There's pressure to look lean and trim, with a neat little baby bump just like Kate Middleton, but...

Gifted and talented children

Does your child seem particularly advanced for his/her age and understand everything very quickly? Your child could be gifted. We take a look at the signs and identification of...

Travelling while pregnant

Unless you have a high-risk pregnancy there's no reason why holidays are out of the question, but bear in mind the restrictions your condition imposes on your travels when you...

Miscarriage

A frequent phenomenon that affects 15 to 20% of women, a miscarriage is a painful experience. What are the signs and causes? Can it be avoided, and how do you bounce back after...

20 Things That Don't Matter Once You Have Kids

Having kids changes you completely. When you brought your child home, your life did a complete 180, and in many ways, you've chilled out a bit and surprised yourself along the way...

15 Things That Happen When Daddy is Left Alone with The Baby

Father's Day is coming up on June 15th so it's time to poke a little fun at all the dads out there. Sometimes it's hard to leave baby with dad overnight. Sure, he's capable and...

The 15 Best Things About Being Pregnant

Besides, y'know, getting a brand new kid at the end of your journey, there are lots of other perks to being pregnant! Unfortunately, it can be difficult to remember these positives...

Cute Overload: Tiny Dog Teaches Baby How To Crawl

Living proof that dogs really ARE man's best friend comes in this teeny, tiny pair of BFFs. Every time someone wonders why you're so obsessed with stalking the Internet for cute...

Stressed Out 5-Year-Old Can't Handle His 3 Girlfriends

It's every man's fantasy to have two girls at once, let alone three, but when this 5-year-old finds himself with THREE girlfriends, the pressure gets all too much. Who'd have...

Say What?! 2-Month-Old Baby Says 'I Love You' To Shocked Father (Video)

Most parents believe their tiny sprog will grow up to be a total genius, but in this case, these two might be right. At the stage where most babies are gurling and pooping themselves...

16 Things Your Mum Was Right About All Along

Remember the days when your mum could do no right and everything she did was met with eye-rolls and sarcasm? Don’t shave your arms, don't dye your hair, you’re too young for boyfr...

No More Spanking! Get Your Kids to Listen Without Losing Your Cool

Punishing children isn't fun for anyone involved. Yet, creating boundaries is an essential part of raising kids and instills a fundamental understanding of right and wrong. Sometimes...

The Cutest, Funniest and Most Disastrous Pregnancy Reveals

Pregnancy is a beautiful and special time in your life, and so naturally surprising all of your friends and family of your little bundle of joy needs to be filmed and splashed...

This Video To A Mother Expecting A Down Syndrome Baby Touched Our Hearts

Today is World Down Syndrome Day which is dedicated to raising awareness of the genetic condition and aims to celebrate uniqueness. This video is aimed at a future mother who...

Fertility In Your 20s: Preparing For Pregnancy

In a non-stop world of work stress and financial woes, you really don’t need to add 'fertility freak out' to your growing list of things to fret over, particularly when your biolo...

How to prepare for a new baby: 5 steps to make things easier

There's nothing more precious than the time you'll spend with your first newborn, but you can make those special moments even better by staying organised and preparing for their...

Vaginal Blood Loss: Bleeding During Pregnancy

Having a baby can be both the most exciting and worrying time of your life. You have so much to look forward to and yet it's easy to get caught up with the things that spell trouble...

The positive side of sibling rivalry: An interview with the Brownlee Brothers

While it can be frustrating for parents to cope with sibling rivalry, there’s many reasons why it can actually be beneficial for kids to grow up with a competitive spirit – as...

How to dress your baby bump like an A-list star

Expecting a baby used to mean you were confined to the fashion wilderness for 9 months, but famous mums like Kate Middleton and Victoria Beckham have proved that this doesn't...

'Wearing A Liner Not 'Cos I'm That Kind Of Wet': Mum Gets Hilariously Real About Pregnancy Sex

Pregnancy sex is a minefield for many women and the endless amounts of articles telling you what to and what not to do don't make life during those already-demanding nine months...

P!nk's Multi-tasking Breastfeeding Photo Proves Mothers Are Super Human

It's no secret the hard graft mothers - new and old - put in to raising their children to be the best versions of themselves. But while most celebrity mums are keen to hide the...