How to capture your child’s firsts on a mobile phone, according to a baby photographer

Whether you’re busy snapping away on your phone or you’d rather let a photographer capture your baby’s first years, many parents find themselves taking more pictures than they used to when they’ve got children.

After all, these are precious moments that you won’t get back.

During the coronavirus pandemic, getting out and about with your baby – or during pregnancy – can be tricky and many mums-to-be have had to cancel pregnancy photoshoots. And not everyone has a high-tech camera at their disposal.

Photographer Suzi Bird explains how it is possible to expertly capture a baby’s firsts on your mobile phone.

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As part of Yahoo UK’s parenting video series The Baby Bump with Lauren Pope, the photographer starts by giving parents-to-be some tips on how to capture nice maternity photos.

She recommends starting by finding a nice airy space within

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Please Join Me in My Obsession With Chrissy Teigen’s Baby Bearded Dragon

In March, Chrissy Teigen announced that, years ago, she got breast implants.

In May, Chrissy Teigen explained that she planned to have her breast implants removed.

In June, Chrissy Teigen shared that she ate a cake shaped like her removed breast implants.

And then, just when it seemed as if the world was going to run out of Chrissy Teigen content and have to start all over from the beginning, I saw that Chrissy Teigen bought a lizard and named it Sebastian.

Sebastian is a bearded dragon, a Pogona vitticeps, a member of the reptile class, and an animal I have to exert myself to think of as different from a nephew or a cousin. Chrissy Teigen gifted him to her son, Miles, for his second birthday. But in a way, she also gifted Sebastian to me.

I appreciate that Chrissy Teigen is a dynamic and powerful woman who managed

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Amy Schumer wanted ‘Expecting Amy’ to be ‘real as hell,’ recalls ‘parenting fail’ of son’s name

Amy Schumer didn’t know what to expect when she was expecting.

“I didn’t know that you got so sick for so much of your pregnancy. Is that stupid I didn’t know that?” the comedian, who was vomiting blood at 14 weeks pregnant, asks in her three-part documentary “Expecting Amy” streaming now on HBO Max. Schumer, at the time, had not yet been diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum, which causes severe nausea and vomiting. Her sickness forced her to cancel part of her comedy tour in late February 2019. Gene, her son with husband, chef and cooking show co-host Chris Fischer, arrived a couple months later in May.

For her new project, Schumer, 39, tells USA TODAY she handed over “hundreds of hours of footage” to “Expecting Amy” director and editor Alexander Hammer, an editor on Beyoncé’s Coachella concert film “Homecoming.”

Schumer says she filmed the documentary on “our own

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Paloma Faith feels her parenting style is misunderstood

Paloma Faith says her gender neutral parenting comments were misunderstood. (AP)
Paloma Faith says her gender neutral parenting comments were misunderstood. (AP)

Paloma Faith says her comments about raising her daughter without gender were misunderstood – and she was simply trying to protect her privacy.

The Upside Down singer – who became a mother in 2016 – said in 2018 “I don’t differentiate gender because I don’t believe you should to a young child.”

Faith, 38, has now told the Radio Times: “I was misunderstood – the media reported that I wasn’t dictating gender stereotypes.

“True, I don’t encourage gender rigidity with toys, but really, I was traumatised by the birth and protective of our privacy.

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Paloma Faith became a mother in December 2016. (Getty Images)
Paloma Faith became a mother in December 2016. (Getty Images)

“I wanted her to develop into herself before the world decided who she was. I felt like a lioness. She makes me look at the

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