• Helen George: Call The Midwife 'horror stories' put me off a natural birth

    Helen George has spoken candidly about the birth of her baby daughter Wren, stating that her experience working on Call The Midwife prompted her to elect for a caesarean section. The actress has revealed that during filming of the hit BBC One show, she heard so many "horror stories" she was put off having a natural birth. "I haven't spoken about this before, but I chose to have a C-section," the 33-year-old star told the Radio Times. "It coincided with the fact that I had to deliver her early but, even without that, I would have gone for an elective caesarean because

  • Portia 'emotional' as husband Ore Oduba goes on tour one week after birth of child

    Portia Oduba has admitted that she felt "emotional" after her husband, Strictly Come Dancing 016 winner Ore, had to leave home just one week after the birth of their first child, due to work commitments on the Strictly tour. Sharing a photo of Ore cradling their newborn son, Roman, she wrote: "Bye bye daddy see you really soon... Today daddy goes on tour with @strictlycomedancinglive. Feeling emotional and hormones are everywhere but we are lucky to have an amazingly supportive family looking after us. Partners going back to work is hard isn't it!?" READ: Ore Oduba parties with Cheryl's ex-husband Jean-Bernard

  • This is the most popular mascara on Pinterest right now

    Mascara lovers will know how important the perfect lash-lifting formula is. Lengthening, thickening, smudge-proof - the mascara of our dreams would have it all. Luckily, the make-up mavens of the internet seem to have found the holy grail blend - and it comes in the form of Too Faced's humorously-named Better Than Sex mascara. That's right, the popular American brand's cult product was the most-pinned product on moodboard site Pinterest last year, having been saved by its users a massive 61,000 times (according to the annual Pinterest 100 report). So what's so great about it - aside from the attention-grabbing

  • Meghan Markle and other stars who have embraced their freckles

    Freckles have seen a huge rise in popularity in recent years, with many fans even creating their own with the help of a little make-up. Freckles haven't always been so coveted, however - model Aleece Wilson previously admitted she thought her freckles would hinder her career, telling Vogue: "Growing up I never saw models with freckles so for a very long time I didn't even think I could model because of that fact. So it's extremely crazy to see such a huge change! Literally going into shows and seeing make-up artists draw freckles on models, videos of freckle tattoos

  • Sharon Marshall, 46, breaks down as she reveals she's expecting her first baby on This Morning

    Sharon Marshall, 46, has revealed that she is 14 weeks pregnant with her first baby with partner Paul Fletcher. The This Morning soap expert was overcome with emotion on Tuesday's show as she shared her happy news live on air. Sharon – who also writes for ITV soap Emmerdale – was told by Phillip Schofield that she looked "blooming beautiful", while Holly Willoughby teased her announcement, saying: "You've been part of our family for a very long time, and there's something you want to tell everybody." Celebrities who have inspired baby names Sharon Marshall revealed she is expecting her first baby  Welling up, Sharon

  • Fitness influencer Emily Skye unveils 'squishy' post-baby body in empowering Instagram post

    A fitness influencer has won praise from followers after sharing a real, unedited photo of her post-baby body. Emily Skye welcomed her baby daughter Mia at the end of December and has since said that while she is looking forward to getting her strength back, she is in no rush to shed her baby weight. Posting a photo of herself standing in a pink crop top and her partner Declan's shorts, Emily proudly unveiled her post-baby stomach in a post shared with her 2.2 million Instagram followers. "I'm 23 days post-partum & I'm wearing @recdedmond's training shorts because none of

  • Robbie Williams and daughter Teddy enjoy a day out at the beach

    Robbie Williams and Ayda Field's little girl is growing up fast! Proud mum Ayda posted a rare photo on her Instagram account on Monday of her oldest child walking along the beach with her musician dad– and it looked like they were having a wonderful day out together. In the photo, five-year-old Teddy is pictured strolling along the sand towards the clear blue sea, dressed in a cute star print swimming costume. Robbie, meanwhile, is seen clutching onto a yellow bucket, looking cool in an oversized white hoodie, black joggers and a black cap. Ayda simply captioned the photo:

  • Meghan has made it to the top ten of predicted baby girl names

    Royal baby names have always been popular, so it comes as no surprise that Meghan has made it to the top ten of predicted baby girl names for 2018 alongside Victoria, while George, William and Henry all rank high for baby boy names. The list – which comes from popular parenting magazine Mother & Baby - also features long-running favourites such as Amelia, Emily, Oliver and Jack. Top baby girl names for 2018 1.Amelia 2. Emily 3. Olivia 4. Ella 5. Ava 6. Meghan 7. Mia 8. Jessica 9. Isla 10. Isabella 11. Ada 12. Matilda 13. Evelyn 1 4. Ivy 15. Emmeline 16. Nora 17. Aurora 18. Victoria 19. Emma 20. Luna MORE: The popular girls' names that are commonly

  • BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern forced to shut down pregnancy rumour - see her hilarious response

    BBC presenter Steph McGovern was forced to react after viewers started congratulating her on her "pregnancy". On Tuesday morning, the 35-year-old was met with a string of congratulatory messages after she reported on the collapse of construction company, Carillion. Taking to her Twitter page, the reporter immediately shut the speculation down with this hilarious response: "For those who are congratulating me on my 'pregnancy'. I am not 'with child', I am 'with pot belly'." BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern was forced to rubbish pregnancy rumours Fans immediately rushed to post comments, heaping praise on Steph for her brilliant comeback. One said: "I've

  • Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova share first ever photos of twins

    Enrique Iglesias delighted fans on Tuesday by introducing them for the first time to one of his newborn twins, who he welcomed in December with former tennis star Anna Kournikova. The doting dad took to his Instagram account to proudly show off one of his bundles of joy, captioning the photo: "My sunshine." In the picture, Enrique is seen resting next to his baby – who is dressed in a stylish grey and white striped baby gro, socks and a matching hat. Notoriously private, Enrique chose not to reveal the identity of his baby, and didn’t say whether it was

  • Aston Merrygold shares gorgeous picture of fiancée's growing baby bump

    Aston Merrygold and Sarah Lou Richards are counting down the days until they welcome their first baby! The former JLS singer took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a beautiful black-and-white photo of his fiancée looking down at her growing bump while sitting in-between a cushion printed with the words "Together we make a family", and a cushion with a large love heart print. The photo was captioned: "1, 2, 3,…together we make a family!" Fans were quick to comment on the photo, with one writing: "This is so beautiful! Your whole world in one photo," while another said: