Woman who "procreated with an idiot" sparks debate after she says she worries about the impact he is having on her child.
In 2018, a UK-wide stress survey conducted by the Mental Health Foundation revealed that 74 per cent of adults felt so stressed they felt “overwhelmed” or “unable to cope”. “Individually we need to understand what is causing us personal stress and learn what steps we can take to reduce it for ourselves and those around us,” said Isabella Goldie, director of the Mental Health Foundation. It makes sense then, that more of us are searching for new ways to improve our mental and physical wellbeing.
The number of CBD consumers doubled in the last year and with Canada becoming the latest country to legalise marijuana for recreational use, cannabis-derived products are now in the news more than ever before. CBD is a non-psychoactive chemical compound found in the marijuana plant. This means that products containing CBD, such as oils and extracts (which contain concentrated amounts of the compound), won’t lead to changes in mood and perception like recreational use of marijuana in its complete form is known to do.
Stacey Solomon has been praised for speaking openly about the excess hair she's noticed on her stomach since becoming pregnant with her third child. On Thursday, the Loose Women presenter shared a photo of her pregnant stomach on Instagram. In the picture, a few dark hairs are visible around her belly button.
A woman called Kathy has revealed that nobody likes the baby name she and her partner have chosen for their unborn son – ‘Huxley’. What’s more, she said that people – including extended family – told them to their faces that it is a “dog’s name”.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expected to welcome the birth of their first child any day now. In October 2018, Kensington Palace announced Meghan Markle was pregnant and due to give birth in spring 2019. Among the rumours is the suggestion that the 37-year-old has hired a doula.
The hospital admission rate for mastitis rose from 22.7 women per 10,000 live births in 2006 to 30.9 per 10,000 by 2015.
The laundry pod burned baby Cotter's oesophagus and stomach lining and caused his respiratory system to swell.
Two or more hours of screen time a day could lead to behavioural and attention problems among children, scientists have warned. Earlier this year, it was reported that screen time for children under the age of two had more than doubled over a 17-year period, increasing from an average of 1.32 hours to 3.05 hours. While this indicates that many children may spend an excess of three hours a day in front of smartphones, tablets and television screens, doing so could be impacting their attention span.
A mother has shared "heartbreaking" photographs of her baby girl suffering from measles, with the hope it will encourage more parents to vaccinate their children. Over the weekend, Jilly Moss, from London shared pictures of her daughter, Alba, on Facebook. The images show the baby lying on a bed attached to medical tubes, while being treated for measles.
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has discussed her "difficult" second pregnancy, opening up about having to undergo an emergency caesarean. New Netflix documentary Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé chronicles the events leading to the singer's history-making Coachella set in 2018, which she performed 10 months after giving birth. Having originally been scheduled to perform at the music festival in 2017, Beyoncé postponed her appearance when she found out that she was, unexpectedly, pregnant with twins.
The prevalence of sleep myths could pose a serious risk to one's health, scientists have warned. While they may be under the assumption that lack of sleep is no big deal, perpetuating this notion could lead to long-term health issues. Researchers from the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine have carried out an investigation to identify the top 20 most widespread beliefs regarding sleep.
A mum has shared her daughter’s harrowing experience on Facebook with the aim of encouraging other parents to vaccinate their children. UK mum Jilly Moss shared photos of her newborn daughter, Alba, who contracted measles.
On Monday 1 April, BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen revealed he was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year. Bowen, who is currently receiving chemotherapy treatment, has implored others to get tested, issuing his message on the first day of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, with more than 42,000 people diagnosed with the condition in the UK every year.
An additional routine scan at 36 weeks could save money and reduce the risk of complications, according to a new study.
With the Duchess of Sussex due to give birth imminently, excitement is brewing over the arrival of the royal baby. Many aspects of the pregnancy are yet been confirmed, including whether or not Meghan Markle will give birth in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London and what the baby's name will be. As the nation prepares to welcome a new member of the royal family, some may be reminiscing over what the rest of the Windsors looked like when they were children.
According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) covering England and Wales in 2017 – the most recent years for which figures are available – there were 395,856 pregnancies among women in their 20s and 398,284 among women aged over 30. For the second year running, women aged 40 and over were the only group to see an increase in their pregnancy rate, rising 2.6 per cent. The ONS credits this with factors including women's increased participation in higher education and employment, rising opportunity costs of childbearing, and housing.
McFly drummer Harry Judd has discussed the struggles of being a father in a bid to open up honest conversations about parenting. The musician and his wife Izzy welcomed their son Kit in August 2017, but Judd admits that he struggled to bond with his son when he was born. Judd added that while he and his wife consider themselves as “incredibly lucky” to have two happy, healthy children, that doesn’t mean that they are immune to the common stresses that face parents.
"I'm not a bridezilla, but this was beyond the pale. It felt like a celebration of [my bridesmaid's] marriage.