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11 Things That Happened In Parenting News This Week

From celebrity breastfeeding struggles to Ryan Gosling’s baby’s name, it’s been a busy week in parenting news. Catch up on it all here…
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Jennifer Garner Addresses Those Pregnancy Rumours

Rumours have been flying that the actress is expecting her fourth child with husband Ben Affleck – but the mum-of-three has put a stop to them and explained the reason behind her ‘baby bump’.

WATCH: JENNIFER GARNER ADDRESSES THOSE PREGNANCY RUMOURS

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Why your Toddler Picks Up On More Arguments Than You Might Think

Children as young as 15 months old can detect anger when watching other people’s social interactions and alter their own behaviour as a result, according to new research. Click through the below link to read the full story.

READ: WHY YOUR TODDLER PICKS UP ON MORE ARGUMENTS THAN YOU MIGHT THINK

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Kimberley Walsh Reveals Struggle With Breastfeeding

The former Girls Aloud singer has admitted that she initially struggled to breastfeed her son Bobby. ‘I always thought breastfeeding would be the easiest thing in the world,’ the Girls Aloud singer told OK! magazine. ‘It's only when you speak to other people who tell you they found it painful and hard that you realise it's not just you.’

READ: KIMBERLEY WALSH REVEALS STRUGGLE WITH BREASTFEEDING

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Pregnant Kelly Rowland Shows Off Baby Bump

The mum-to-be has stripped off and shown how comfortable she is with her pregnancy figure – and looks incredible. ‘I can’t wait until he gets here,’ says Kelly. ‘I just have a couple more weeks. I’m excited to bring a child into the world, and sharing that experience with my husband is probably the most beautiful part.’

READ: PREGNANT KELLY ROWLAND SHOWS OFF BABY BUMP

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Half Of New Mums Find Post-Birth Check Ups Inadequate

Your first weeks as a new mum can be daunting – and you GP is a great person to turn to for expert advice and care. But a lot of new mums feel like that they aren’t supported enough.

READ: HALF OF NEW MUMS FIND POST-BIRTH CHECK UPS INADEQUATE

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Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Expecting First Child Together

The happy news hit the press after a post on Blake Lively’s lifestyle website was published celebrating all expecting mothers-to-be – including the actress herself.

READ: BLAKE LIVELY AND RYAN REYNOLDS EXPECTING FIRST CHILD TOGETHER

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Flu Vaccine Campaign Launches Urging Pregnant Women And Toddlers To Have The Free Immunisation

A national media campaign to alert parents and pregnant women about the risks of flu – and the benefits of the flu vaccine – began this week and will run for four weeks. The vaccine will be offered to pregnant women, toddlers aged two to four and people aged 65 and over.

READ: FLU VACCINE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES URGING PREGNANT WOMEN AND TODDLERS TO HAVE THE FREE IMMUNISATION

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Is Peter Andre Set To Become A Stay-At-Home Dad?

Touring the UK with his new album, launching a new fragrance and starring in his own reality show doesn’t leave Peter Andre with much time at home – prompting the dad of three to reveal he’s considering taking time out from his career to stay at home more.

READ: IS PETER ANDRE SET TO BECOME A STAY-AT-HOME DAD?

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Ryan Gosling And Eva Mendes Have Named Their Baby Girl

The news that Hollywood power couple Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes were having a child together was the talk of Tinsel town and now their baby girl's name has been revealed.

READ: RYAN GOSLING AND EVA MENDES HAVE NAMED THEIR BABY GIRL

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Is This REALLY How Much It Costs To Raise A Child?

Start saving now – new statistics have revealed how much you’ll have spent on your child by the time he reaches the age of 11. And it’s quite a lot…

READ: IS THIS REALLY HOW MUCH IT COSTS TO RAISE A CHILD?

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Breastfeeding Truths From Mums Around The World Revealed

We all know the benefits and positive parts of breastfeeding, but it does come with it’s own set of challenges – for mums over the world, a new survey has revealed.  In a survey of over 13,000 pregnant women and mums in nine countries (including the UK) by breastfeeding accessory company Lansinoh, women were asked about their parenting experiences, including their thoughts on breastfeeding.

READ: BREASTFEEDING TRUTHS FROM MUMS AROUND THE WORLD REVEALED

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