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Here at, our mission is to help expectant mums and dads on their parenting journey. While our main focus is baby names and helping you find the perfect name for your child, we are also a fountain of pregnancy and parenting advice as well. In our blog, you’ll find all sorts of different and interesting topics to read about, including (but not limited to!): posts from our fantastic guest blogger, Ryan, who blogs about pregnancy from the male point-of-view and what it is like to become a new father, discussions about new parenting trends, baby product reviews, celebrity baby news, fun name lists and of course, all things baby names!

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Naming Ceremonies: A Non-Religious Alternative to Christenings

Did you know that there is a non-religious alternative to christenings? Naming ceremonies are becoming increasingly popular for new parents who want to meaningfully celebrate the birth of their child without the influence of religion. Naming ceremonies can be as simple or as elaborate as you’d like. According to the British Humanist Association (BHA), who… Read More

Top 10 Baby Names 2017

Hello fans! Since it is almost the end of summer and we are just over the halfway mark in 2016, it is time for us here at BabyNames HQ to present our predictions for what we think will be the top 10 baby names in 2017! Below, you will find a helpful infographic that… Read More

Defying Traditional Name Genders

In case you weren’t aware, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are having a second child together. They already have one daughter, called James. Yes, you read that right. Ryan called his daughter James, a traditionally boy’s name, in honour of his late father. According to an interview he did with Good Morning Britain’s Ben Shephard and Kate… Read More

A New Father’s Journey: Week 7

Hi and welcome back to This week I have been lucky enough to spend some quality time with my wife’s nephews, Jacob, 6, and Aiden, 4. Jacob, a boy beyond his years, resolved to call me ‘Brian’ all weekend because he knows it winds me up, whilst Aidan has been shouting “crapbagcrapbagcrapbag” following a… Read More

Fad Names: Gotta Catch Them All?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you’ll know that Pokémon Go fever has swept the nation. People are absolutely wild for it, so much so that parents are starting to name their babies after Pokémon creatures. As with all fad names, there is always an initial surge of intense popularity.… Read More

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