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Mother-to-be gets baby scan printed on her nails and the innovative nail art has gone viral

A mother-to-be has sent women across the globe into a total meltdown over her touching nail art.  The pregnant woman, named Stacey, asked beauty expert, Sarah Clarke, at Serenity Hair and beauty in St…

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Parents reveal the VERY strange things they've taught their children to say - purely for their own amusement

Parents are often at the receiving end of their cheeky children's pranks. But sometimes the roles are reversed, as a group of gleeful mums and dads have revealed in a hilarious Tumblr thread.   The co…

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Mum-of-three gives birth to her own niece to give sister-in-law the family she always wanted

A selfless mum has given birth to her own niece after acting as a surrogate for her sister-in-law, who was left infertile by cancer. Rachel Wilcox carried baby Adalyn Rae after Amanda Patterson was to…

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How and when to burp your baby - and what do when they get trapped wind

Aside from being a LOT cuter than gross adult burps, babies' burps serve an important function. When babies release a dinky little belch, what they're doing is releasing air trapped in their stomach a…

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Why this mum and dad won't tell anyone if their 'theyby' toddler is a girl or a boy

Kyl and Brent Myer are bringing up little Zoomer in a gender neutral environment. At two years-old, little Zoomer loves the sort of things many toddlers do. These include ice-cream cones and playing w…

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Baby carrier sold in Asda and Tesco urgently recalled over fears faulty clip could cause parents to DROP babies

Parents who own the Red Kite 3 Way Carrier should stop using it immediately, they have been warned. A baby carrier sold in Tesco and Asda has been urgently recalled over fears a faulty clip could caus…

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60 nappies, 40 bottles and 20 outfit changes a DAY: Couple reveal what it's REALLY like raising quintuplets

A mum of quintuplets has lifted the lid on the hectic lifestyle raising five babies brings to her home as her tots turn one. Briana Turner and husband Jordan spent two years trying to fall pregnant un…

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Chinese baby born four years after parents' death

A baby has been born in China to a surrogate mother four years after his parents died in a car crash, Chinese media reported. The couple, who died in 2013, had frozen several embryos hoping to have a…

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Everything You Need To Know About Having Sex After a Baby

The first thing most women think about after having a baby is not usually sex. But at some point in the postpartum period (or maybe while they're still pregnant), many women start pondering the mechan…

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Survey reveals new dads are still reluctant to take advantage of shared parental leave

Third anniversary of Shared Parental Leave: survey reveals new dads are still reluctant to take advantage   With the third anniversary of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) coming up on 5 April 2018, resea…

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HEAVEN ON EARTH? Caribbean island gives out puppies to holidaymakers for the day...

We have just read that a rescue centre for dogs called Potlake Place in Turks and Caicos encourages people to walk and play with orphaned pups so they get used to human contact again. TURKS and Caico…

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Cubbies launch the Guardian Bear for bereaved parents

UK Toy brand Cubbies giving away 1,000 Guardian Bear to bereaved parents in memory of their lost children. The initiative will launch on Cubbies.co on 19th March 2018. The initiative will allo…

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STACEY SOLOMAN and the controversial life-changing decision she's made for her boys...

Fabulous columnist Stacey Solomon explains how she and her sons - Zachary, 10, and Leighton, 5 - have made a huge change to their lives While I've been away lots of people have been asking wh…

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Why using 'baby-talk' improves our bond with dogs

It turns out, using "dog-speak" is important in building a bond between a dog and their owner. This has come from the scientists from the University of York. Throughout a series of tests, dogs were s…

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Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure announce UK tour - and this is how you can get tickets!

Our favourite pup stars are back and coming to a venue near you and we can't wait! Back with their latest show, Paw Patrol are live and bringing you The Great Pirate Adventure. The nautically themed…

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Should you have this life saving note on your child's car seat?

All parents want to do everything they can to protect their children. The idea of something happening and not being there to protect them makes most mums and dads feel sick to the stomach. But accor…

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Fish oil supplements in pregnancy 'may reduce allergies'

Taking a daily fish oil capsule during pregnancy and the first few months of breastfeeding may reduce a baby's risk of food allergy, research suggests. According to a large analysis of past trials by…

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Therapist claims working mothers who spend too much time away from baby could have lasting effects on babies' health

A therapist claims that mums who spend too long away from their babies could have an adverse impact on their wellbeing. A therapist has warned that new mothers who return to work too soon could be da…

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Mother urges other parents to be careful this Easter after her daughter, five, choked to death on a Cadbury's Mini Egg

A concerned mother, who says her daughter died after choking on a Mini Egg, has warned other parents about the possible dangers of the chocolate treats The heartbroken parent claims she 'tragica…

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Best way for new dads to bond with their baby – an easy guide

Dads need to do everything mums do, and it's important to encourage loving relationships early on. Most new parents feel overwhelmed by the arrival of their babies. It's a huge step. For dads, perha…

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Robinsons have changed their Fruit Shoot recipe - and parents are claiming it's making their children sick

BritVic has added two new ingredients to the poplar soft drink Fruit Shoot. Furious parents claim Robinsons's new Fruit Shoot recipe is making their children sick, saying they've been suffering with …

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Hot cross buns to soar in price this Easter because of a global raisin shortage

The traditional hot cross bun is thought to have been invented by a 14th century monk from St Albans, and has been part of the national celebration of Easter Sunday since at least the reign of Elizabe…

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UK struggling on infant mortality rate

An article in the Daily Mail states that according to the latest figures from Unicef, the UK lags behind countries such as Cuba and Belarus on infant mortality rates. Unicef figures leave the UK in 3…

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Mum comes up with genius idea to trick her fussy eater son into eating all his dinner

Other mums are praising Terri Munro's clever idea, with many say they're going to try it too!   Ok so we just read this story online. Would it work with your kids?   "You're not getting down until…

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Best buggies 2018

One of the first and most important purchases when you are expecting is your buggy. Choosing the right model for you and your little one can be tricky so we have created a guide for you of our pick of…

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Offer transgender patients egg freezing, experts say

Women and girls in the UK transitioning to become men should be able to have their eggs frozen by the NHS, the British Fertility Society has said. Current guidance says cancer patients should be give…

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Which Celebs do Parents Discourage Their Children From Following?

Forbidden Fandoms: Chris Brown And Kim Kardashian Top The List Of Celebs Parents Discourage Their Children From Following New research has revealed the celebrities that British parents believe have m…

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Limit children's snacks to 100 calories, health body says

Half of the sugar young children in England consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sweet drinks, figures show. On average, primary school children have at least three sugary snacks a day, Public Hea…

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Woman secretly dry-nurses granddaughter behind daughter's back - and people feel uncomfortable

Elizabeth Gooden was faced with a dilemma when looking after her granddaughter, and did what felt best Elizabeth Gooden is a mum of four, step-mother to another four children and also a grandmother. …

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Kevin the Carrot

According to The Sun, Aldi has revealed the final part of it's Christmas ad featuring Kevin the Carrot and it’s very cute. Watch the video HERE. Fans will be excited to know that soft toy versions of…

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Woman bans sister-in-law's baby daughter from coming to birthday for heartbreaking reason

This article is so sad, infertility can be absolutely heartbreaking.   The whole family are set to get together - but there's a painful issue in the background. Infertility has the ability to not j…

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Real life Elf on the Shelf

We just saw this article on goodfullness and HAD to share it!! Alan Lawrence is a father to six children. While most parents with this many children allow themselves to become harried and irritable, …

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Adorable xmas clip as kids spoof newspaper review with toy catalogues

Festive study also reveals 8 to 11 year olds are the most expensive age group to buy for and that the most popular presents will set parents back over £800   November 2017 –  What happens when you r…

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My shock at discovering I was a donor child

When parents tell a child that he or she was conceived from a donated egg, or donated sperm, it can come as quite a shock. After Elaine Chong wrote about donating her eggs to help other couples have …

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Breastfeeding mums rejoice! You can drink alcohol (Christmas or no Christmas)

Well! Here it is. We just stumbled across this article from the Telegraph!   It’s cocktail season - that time of year when it becomes socially acceptable to overdo it slightly, and if necessary, cal…

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50 funniest Pregnancy memes guaranteed to make you pee

According to Buzzfeed, these are the 50 Funniest Pregnancy Memes That Will Make You Pee Without Even Sneezing...                                      …

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How children are biologically programmed to prefer playing with toys aimed at their own gender

Having just read this article, we wanted to see what your views are?   Research finds an innate drive pushes boys to prefer cars, guns and soldiers Girls are more likely than boys to be influence…

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Prince Harry to marry girlfriend Meghan Markle

Here it is, hot off the press!   Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle, Prince Charles has announced. The prince, fifth in line to the throne, will marry Ms Markle …

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Science Has Proven That Parents Prefer Their First-Born Child To Their Siblings

According to an article we have recently read, this is has been scientifically proven!   Whether they care to admit it or not, your parents have a favorite child. If you confront them about this, th…

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Call to ditch fairytales in favour of gender-neutral books

We have just read this and had to pass it on! Goodbye Goldilocks? Calls for parents to ditch traditional fairy tales in favour of gender-neutral books showing 'men in caring roles and women as scient…

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Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

WOW! We just read this on the BBC site and had to pass it on!   Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, according to a large review of previous …

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Choice of tipple 'determines different moods'

It isn't baby related but we had to pass this article on having just read it on the BBC site. It is fascinating!   Different types of alcoholic drink change and shape your mood in different ways, sa…

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Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth

This article was published on the BBC on the 20th November. Please do have a read of it.    Women are being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy to help prevent still…

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Intelligence is inherited from the mother, not the father

We have just read this article and found it fascinating! What do you think? A recent genetics study has revealed that our intelligence is derived from the female X chromosome. A mother's genetics det…

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Parents could lose custody if they try to turn child against other parent

The demonising of a parent, usually by the parent with whom the child lives, has long been recognised as damaging. Occurring when a child is caught in between their parents’ divorce or separation, pa…

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Surrogate mother of 'twins' finds one is hers

Having just read this article on the BBC site, we had to share it!   A surrogate mother from California, who gave birth to two babies, found out one of the children was biologically hers. Jessica A…

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Can you tell what's wrong with this picture?

According to the Daily Mail - Parents' outrage at 'sexist' children's toys in Target!   A photo of children's toys in a Target Australia store has drawn criticism online, with two pieces in particul…

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Guilt-ridden mum fractures baby's skull after dropping him - and parents everywhere identify

Having just read this story, we felt it was so important to share with you all. 

 

Liz Mannegren was having a normal day with her baby son, when he suddenly wriggled out of her arms.

Two years ago,…

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Child ‘forced to stand on bus as last pram space was taken by cat in buggy

A mum was apparently told to make her child stand on a bus because a cat in a pram was taking up the last pushchair space. Mia Jade Wilson, 26, was on a First bus to Leeds on October 6 when she heard …

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Mother-in-law sneaks in and holds baby FIRST as new mum recovers from surgery

A new mum has been left outraged after her mother-in-law snuck into the recovery area and held her baby before she'd had the chance. A recent post on Mumsnet has described how the new mum was still r…

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Baby talk is more sophisticated than you might think

According to the Guardian, research reveals subtle changes in sound patterns help babies recognise the voice of their mothers. The following is an article we have just read and wanted to pass on to y…

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SECOND CHANCE: Newborn baby found DUMPED in rubbish bin… but is saved from death after villagers hear her cries for help

A NEWBORN baby found dumped in rubbish bin was rescued by villagers who heard her cries for help. The little girl, who was just 12 hours old, had been wrapped in blankets, stuffed inside a rucksack a…

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This cute marriage proposal — on the vest of an adorable baby boy — will melt your heart

If you need some inspiration on a proposal then this is it! We had to share this article with you... Steven Tresadern had the vest specially printed and ordered to surprise partner Hollie Peers A mu…

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Dad called a 'sicko' for taking his son into baby-changing room

Here is a story we have just read... Dad called a 'sicko' for taking his son into baby-changing room - but one mum rushes to his defence He received abuse when a mum came in with her two young kids …

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