Ellen Degeneres gets a special on-air birthday message from her pal Pink and baby Willow Sage
In a rare public appearence Pink's baby girl showed off her best celebrity smile on film, wishing talk show host Ellen Degeneres a happy birthday.
Pink, 32, introduces the clip alone, saying happy birthday to her friend Ellen, on whose show she first announced her pregnancy in November 2010. She ... Continue reading
MFM wades into the debate over babies' needing separate tickets for London 2012 events in an interview with the BBC
Olympic organisers are reviewing their stance on babies needing tickets to attend London 2012 event, after mums and dads - and our very own Tara McBride - stepped in.
Parents whose little ones were conceived after they'd bought tickets currently have to buy an extra ticket for their baby, due to licensing ... Continue reading
Scientists find that babies start to learn how to talk by reading your lips at 6 months
Your baby doesn’t just pick up on your tone of voice, he or she can lip-read too, suggests amazing new research.
Initially young babies watch people's eyes when they talk, but scientists have found that from the age of 6 months, babies' eyes begin to study the movement of mouths when you ... Continue reading
New research suggests this is part of a "high alert" state, which primes both men and women to react quickly
You might think your other half's a little slow to respond, but a crying baby triggers a uniquely fast response from both men and women, research has shown.
Scientists from Oxford University compared reaction times of adults while listening to babies crying, the sounds of adults in distress, and birdsong.
They found the ... Continue reading
Blogging community takes on mum’s wish for her baby to continue being fed breast milk after her death.
A mum diagnosed with terminal cancer during pregnancy has had her dying wish realised - to have her daughter fed on breast milk after her death.
Renee Noble, 42, gave birth to daughter Violet on November 17 last year. New mum Renee died just a month later. But in that time, Renee ... Continue reading
Bottlefed babies may appear more content, but breast is still best, say experts as new study makes headlines
Breastfeeding has hit the headlines again following a study that suggests breastfed babies cry more than formula-fed babies. However, researchers are keen to point out that this is perfectly normal behaviour and that breastfeeding is still the best option.
Study leader Dr Ken Ong, from the Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit in ... Continue reading
Researchers find that babies pick up on their mum’s tone no matter what language they speak
Your baby understands your tone of voice not the words said, a new study has revealed.
Researchers found that babies reacted to their mums’ voices whether they were speaking English or Greek.
The scientists studied the babies’ reactions as they watched their mums carry out actions with toys saying the words “whoops” and ... Continue reading
Latest study results find that babies with sleep problems are likely to have problems as they get older
It’s no secret that sleepless nights go hand in hand with having a baby, but whilst we hope they grow out of, it seems it could just be wishful thinking.
According to a new study, babies found to have sleeping problems are more likely to continue to have difficulties when they are ... Continue reading
At MFM we love a cute baby clip and a good chuckle. We've brought you loads of funny videos through the year but we think these five YouTube offerings are the cream of 2011's crop
Little Emerson just can't stop laughing (and neither can we) - once he's got over his fright, that is! This video went down a storm on YouTube as we all fell in love with his shocked expression, followed by adorable giggles. And all his mum did was blow her nose!
Modern processed foods are making babies want more salt as they grow up, according to new research
Babies can develop a craving for salty foods, according to new research. Modern processed foods are high in sodium, and this seems to be increasing babies’ preference for salt in their diet.
Sixty-one babies from Philadelphia were involved in the study. They were given bottles with plain water and salty water to ... Continue reading
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