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The disappointing moment a baby gender reveal completely failed was caught on camera. Joe and Leela Krummel, from the US, invited friends and family around for the announcement. They planned to release coloured balloons to indicate if they were having a boy or a girl.  To make sure the reveal would be a surprise to everyone […]

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Pregnant women are safe to eat raw and runny eggs, according to a food safety committee. A report from the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food states there is “very low” risk of salmonella from UK eggs produced under the Lion code. “It was the strong view of the working group that there […]

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A man gave his wife the surprise of her life when he told her she was pregnant, eight months after he’d had a vasectomy. Tim Brummel, from Atlanta in the US, said he had noticed his wife Rachel Brummel had been acting a “little bit pregnant” due to food cravings and her feeling tired.  Although […]

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Everyone has an opinion on breastfeeding – whether it’s getting flack when mums breastfeed in public or judgemental looks when spooning out the formula. Put simply, it’s your choice.  In celebration of UNICEF’s National Breastfeeding Week, we’re reminding all mums how important it is to ignore the haters and remember to just do what works for […]

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A body painter is creating memorable moments for pregnant women by decorating their baby bumps with incredible paintings. Fatima Carrion Alfonso, 32, from Spain, has painted more than 200 pregnant bellies over three years. The mum-of-one, who gave birth to her daughter Ainhoa in 2015, said her work is a way of “celebrating her artistic skills and […]

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A mother-to-be filmed herself pole dancing while she was in labour, in between having contractions. Kat Bailey, 30, has already made headlines in the past when she became the “first woman to pole dance professionally” while seven months pregnant.  But she topped that by performing a routine after going into labour on 31 July 2016.  […]

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We’ve had an inkling Brooklyn Beckham would be the next big thing in fashion for a while now, but we just didn’t expect this twist. It seemed the 16-year-old was set on a modelling career, reportedly signing a lucrative contract and even landing a Vogue cover – but now he’s making a name for himself […]

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Nearly three quarters of women fear they’re unable to take any medication during pregnancy and end up suffering with minor illnesses, a small-scale study found. The study of 1,100 women, published in the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, found 72.8% didn’t use paracetamol, ibuprofen or cough mixture during pregnancy.  A third of women who had […]

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Two brothers who found out their partners were both expecting a baby at the same time decided to double up on their pregnancy announcement. Jon Murray and his wife Danielle are expecting their fourth baby and Jon’s brother Aaron and his wife Liz are expecting their second – all within two weeks of each other.  […]

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It’s hard to get our children to have a full night’s sleep even on the best of days. So when you find yourself in the middle of a heatwave, it gets much trickier to get them off to bed, and keep them there.  bo1982 via Getty Images Here’s how to keep your cool and follow […]

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