New Christmas books for tots 2014

With Christmas heading our way, we round up some new festive kids books around this festive season

Miffy supports premature babies

Popular character Miffy and premature baby charity Bliss team up for World Prematurity Day

A Dad's View: Protecting innocence

It's a mistake to think life was safer when we were young, but is it also a mistake to fill kids with fear?

Jools Oliver's blog: Spooky times

From a spooky Halloween, fireworks, Christmas prep, and the Little Bird photo shoot – Jools has been busy

Do you wrap the kids in cotton wool?

We all want to make life easier for our little ones. But is stepping in really making things better for them?

Win a 5-star break at Ribby Hall

Win a Winter Wonderland Break at the five-star Ribby Hall Village!

Mums, here’s how to get fit and happy

Zoe MacDonald gives you the tips on how you can get fit and get happy at the same time after giving birth

An ideal Christmas family experience

Popular Ideal Home at Christmas show is back with a whole host of celebs, Christmas ideas and family fun

Bread pudding with a banana sauce

Bread pudding and banana sauce gives a twist on traditional desserts to spice up mealtimes for the family

Trying for a baby while at the in-laws?

Planning baby making at the parents? Squeaky bed springs are the least of your worries says Lizzie Catt

Pregnancy Tools:


Baby Names & Meanings

Will it be Blue Ivy, Harper Seven, Buddy Bear...? Or perhaps your baby name idea might be more traditional?

Due Date

Are you desperate to know when your due date might be? See how your due date is worked out with this handy calculator

Am I Pregnant Quiz

Feeling a bit queasy? Wondering why you keep needing a wee? What about those strange crazy mood swings?



When and how to start potty training

There are many theories about the best way to potty train your child, we give you a few pointers to help you along

Airline policies for pregnant women

When is it safe to fly during your pregnancy? Have a look at our airline policies for pregnant women

Miscarriage and Stillbirth

The majority of miscarriages happen in the first three months of pregnancy and affect about one in five pregnancies

Gurgle TV:

This video shows you how to correctly apply the right pressure for baby massage.

Category: Baby
Views: 19

Actress Shobna Gulati talks about the problems of hair loss related to pregnancy.

Category: Celebs
Views: 16

How do you know if your baby is crying as a result of colic? Find out the signs to look out for.

Category: Baby
Views: 225

Camilla Stephens, founder of Higgidy, shares her eight hour tomatoes recipe.

Category: Recipes
Views: 16

Learn some simple post natal exercises to help you get fit and active again after giving birth.

Category: Mum
Views: 76

Watch this video to help understand what causes a baby to gag when they start to eat solid foods.

Category: Baby
Views: 112

Expressing milk describes the process by which you extract milk from your breasts to put in a bottle for your baby.

Category: Baby
Views: 60

Actress Jennifer Ellison talks about her experiences with children who suffer with a cow's milk allergy.

Category: Celebs
Views: 49

Watch Cosatto's latest My Cosatto film, featuring lots of happy babies through the seasons.

Category: Lifestyle
Views: 6

See what Jools Oliver has for her Autumn/Winter Little Bird collection now available at Mothercare.

Category: Lifestyle
Views: 38

Robbie: "Thank you for sharing the journey with us, we have been blessed with a beautiful baby boy." RW x

Category: Celebs
Views: 29

Paddington – Official International Trailer #3 - From the Producer of Harry Potter.

Category: Lifestyle
Views: 68



A Dad's View: Are things out of control?

Technology is a positive force in our development, but sometimes you have to admit things are out of control

Five tips for healthy children’s teeth

Dr Steve Preddy from Bupa's Clinical Director of Dentistry offers his top 5 tips for healthy little teeth

5 beauty basics tips to help revive you

We offer you five basic beauty tips to help revive the old you however a tired and weary mum you are



Win 1 of 5 free Snugglebundl baby wraps!...

We've teamed up with Snugglebundl to offer the chance to win in 1 of 5 free Snugglebundl baby wraps!

Win a Mountain Buggy worth £299!

Mountain Buggy has teamed up with Gurgle to offer 1 lucky person the chance to win the MB Mini in chilli worth £299!

Win a 5-star break at Ribby Hall

Win a Winter Wonderland Break at the five-star Ribby Hall Village!

Home & Travel:


Recipe: Fast, tasty, easy family pasta

Fast, easy, tasty - what more can you ask for in a family recipe? Try this cherry tomato, basil and pine nut pasta

Interior: How to create a nautical theme

Create summer all year round with a nautical theme in your child's bedroom. Find out how here

An ideal Christmas family experience

Popular Ideal Home at Christmas show is back with a whole host of celebs, Christmas ideas and family fun