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10 Things That Happened In Parenting This Week

Development studies, baby names and a surprising celebrity birth – this week’s been full of parenting news. Grab a cuppa and catch up with everything that’s been going on
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Ryan Gosling And Eva Mendes Welcome Baby Girl

Low-key celebrity couple, Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes, have had their baby, according to reports by Us Weekly magazine. News of Eva’s pregnancy broke in July, when it was rumoured that she was already seven months pregnant. And it seems the gorgeous couple are now parents as of last Friday.

READ: RYAN GOSLING AND EVA MENDES WELCOME BABY GIRL

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British Mums Inspired By Celebrity Baby Names

According to a new survey, conducted by Philips AVENT, 15 per cent of British mums are influenced by famous parents for baby name inspiration. The survey also revealed which celebrity baby names from the last 30 years are thought to be the most obscure.

READ: BRITISH MUMS INSPIRED BY CELEBRITY BABY NAMES

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Breastfeeding In Public Still Frowned Upon, Study Shows

Mothers are still made to feel ashamed of breastfeeding in public, according to a new international campaign. The research, published online in Maternal & Child Nutrition, involved British, Swedish and German researchers and included interviews and focus groups with 63 British women. Click through to read the full results of the survey…

READ: BREASTFEEDING IN PUBLIC STILL FROWNED UPON, STUDY SHOWS

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Kim Kardashian Wants A Big Family – But ‘Couldn’t Do It Six Times Like My Mum Did’

It not a secret that Kim Kardashian didn’t have the easiest pregnancy with her daughter North, and it’s made her nervous about going through the experience again. The reality TV star, 33, opens up about her plans for more children with rapper husband Kanye West in an interview with Australia’s Mornings show. Click through to watch the full interview…

WATCH: KIM KARDASHIAN WANTS A BIG FAMILY – BUT ‘COULDN’T DO IT SIX TIMES LIKE MY MUM DID’

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Dad-To-Be Signed Off Work With Pregnancy Symptoms

It’s one thing having a supportive partner while you’re pregnant – but another to have him go through pretty much the same symptoms as you. That’s what Charlotte Allsopp was faced with when her fiancée Harry Ashby began struggling with sickness, cravings, weight gain and even developing breasts. The security guard was diagnosed with Couvade syndrome – where men display similar pregnancy signs – and was given time off work because of his nausea.

READ: DAD-TO-BE SIGNED OFF WORK WITH PREGNANCY SYMPTOMS

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Katie Price Reveals Her Daughter’s Name – And The First Photo Of The Baby

Katie Price, 36, has been teasing her fans with images of her daughter since she was born six weeks early in August and she’s also kept quiet about her name. But we can now finally reveal which (unusual) name the mum-of-five and her husband Kieran Hayler, 27, have chosen…

READ: KATIE PRICE REVEALS HER DAUGHTER’S NAME –AND THE FIRST PHOTO OF THE BABY

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A New Maternity Clothing Range Hits The High Street

Struggling to find affordable pregnancy wear? Look no further. Supermarket chain Aldi has unveiled its first ever maternity range – and it’s filled with bargain priced styles.

READ: A NEW MATERNITY CLOTHING RANGE HITS THE HIGH STREET

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Could Babies Born In Winter Develop Faster?

A study revealed that winter babies born between December and May start crawling a month earlier than babies born in the summer, between June and November.

READ: COULD BABIES BORN IN WINTER DEVELOP FASTER?

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Could Pregnancy Hormones Affect How Good Your Child Is At Maths?

Children’s who’s mums had low levels of the hormone thyroxine when pregnant were more likely to do badly in school maths tests, a study has found. The hormone is passed from mums to their child in the womb and helps the brain develop. Click through to read the full study.

READ: COULD PREGNANCY HORMONES AFFECT HOW GOOD YOUR CHILD IS AT MATHS?

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Katie Price Reveals Plan To Freeze Her Eggs – And How Many Children She Wants

Katie Price has only just welcomed her firth child – a girl who she revealed this week is called Bunny. But the former glamour model hasn’t finished expanding her family yet. Katie’s admitted she’s hoping for at least seven children, after which she’ll freeze her eggs.

READ: KATIE PRICE REVEALS PLAN TO FREEZE HER EGGS – AND HOW MANY CHILDREN SHE WANTS

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