Viral photo shows how much 10cm dilation really is
In case you needed a reminder that you should be nice to your mum, let this photo be it today.Most people know that a woman's cervix needs to dilate to 10 centimetres before she is supposed to start pushing during a vaginal birth....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 19 Apr 2019 | 1:09 am

Kiwi teen left in agony as doctors failed to diagnose endometriosis
Kate Robertson experienced crippling pain and bleeding in between menstrual cycles for two years before she was diagnosed with endometriosis.According to the Auckland teenager, doctors repeatedly blamed her pain on a "bad period"...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 8:00 pm

Should we really give red meat the chop?
The timing could hardly have been worse. Yesterday, just as every cook in the land was kicking off preparations for their Easter family feast, we were presented with another frankly terrifying report about red meat and cancer.Oxford...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 7:03 pm

Why Meghan Markle's nanny plans for Baby Sussex will upset the establishment
News that the Duchess of Sussex plans to hire an American nanny - an "Ameri-Poppins", if you will; maybe even a "manny" (male nanny), at that - sends a very strong message to her in-laws and even the British public. I imagine the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 6:36 pm

How family photo revealed baby William's shock scaphocephaly condition
It is a radical operation to get your head around.Surgeons tell you they need to remove the entire top of your baby's skull, cut it into pieces and put it back together like a Meccano set, to change the shape of your child's head...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 6:19 pm

Deep-fried Creme Eggs are the latest Easter trend
Easter is just around the corner and now there is a new chocolate egg trend that is sending everyone into a frenzy!A fish and chip shop in the UK has started selling a much "loved" deep-fried Cadbury Creme Egg.

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 6:03 pm

'Chatty' Prince George has a new nickname at school
As Easter weekend approaches, Prince George – or PG as his school chums call him - will be spending his school holidays with his family in Norfolk, returning to their family home Anmer Hall. The Cambridges used to live full-time...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 5:12 pm

Revealed: How much sugar is really in a Cadbury Creme Egg?
While we know most chocolate is full of sugar, sometimes we need to see the facts laid bare in order to really understand just how much of the sweet stuff we're consuming.With Easter coming this weekend and chocolate lovers preparing...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 4:01 pm

Daniela Elser: Six clues Meghan has fooled us all with Baby Sussex
Strange as it may seem, the royal family is quite open about what they are up to a lot of the time.You can download their finances to see what they dropped on sending Princess Anne to Madagascar ($94,500) and how much their greenhouse...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 1:45 am

Dani Lebo: Schools where staff, pupils want to be
HONESTLY, let's do away with school holidays. Isn't it strange that we have created a school system that puts so much stress on our children that we feel they must take breaks from it regularly?Why don't we question that? We just...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Apr 2019 | 12:40 am

Kiwi couple buy dream home in London after looking at just two others
A Kiwi couple desperate to escape the London rental market was overwhelmed with joy when they purchased their "dream home" after only viewing two others. The couple, who featured on the UK TV show Location, Location, Location, moved...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 7:17 pm

I had my daughter in my 40s - I know why so many women do too
My name is Cari and I am an older mother. I had my daughter aged 43 - she is now 11 (you can work my age out if you must). We older mothers are often viewed as a curiosity - but there are a lot of us about.According to new figures...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 6:01 pm

Kendall Jenner reveals insecurities over 'sexy' Kardashian sisters
She has over one hundred million followers on Instagram, belongs to one of the most famous families on the planet and is currently the most sought after – and highest-paid – supermodel in fashion. But don't call Kendall Jenner, the...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 5:48 pm

Internet porn to require ID check in UK under new laws
UK residents will have to provide age ID to access porn websites from July 15, the British government has announced.Described as a "porn ban", the new law means anyone wanting to access any 18+ websites will have to hand over their...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 5:24 pm

Baby Sussex watch: Fans spot intense movement in Meghan Markle's bump
As the world waits for news of Baby Sussex big arrival, footage has emerged of what appears to be Meghan Markle's little bump putting on a bit of a show. During a public appearance at the UK's National Theatre in January, Markle's...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 5:00 pm

Watch: Couple's hilarious reaction after finding drunk Scottish man asleep in their home
A drunk man who entered a stranger's house, made himself a pot of noodles and fell asleep on the couch has detailed the home owner's hilarious reaction following his long night out.The man, from Glasgow, Scotland, woke up bemused...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 4:24 pm

Bride's wedding dress sparks Facebook debate: how low is too low?
A bride has copped major flak online after her "bum cleavage" gown was posted to a wedding shaming group on Facebook.Users likened the woman's sleeveless dress to that of a "strip show", with some people branding it as too risque...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 3:30 pm

Mum hates baby's name so much she avoids saying it
A solo mum who was persuaded by family members to choose another name for her baby has decided a year on that she hates the name so much she wants to change it.Finding herself embarrassed to tell people what her baby's name is,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 3:27 pm

Kyle MacDonald: My concerns over euthanasia in New Zealand
Having spent my entire professional career taking a stance against suicide, it's hard to know how to feel about euthanasia, or "assisted dying". Yes, I know they're different things, but nonetheless, I struggle to know what to...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 3:00 pm

Auckland Lotto winner spoilt for choice: What could $16.25 million buy?
One lucky Lotto player from Auckland nabbed $16,250,000 last night in a life-changing windfall. The eye-watering sum could buy the winner keys to 147 Range Rovers or 39 of this year's 911 Speedster Porsches.Or the winning number...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 17 Apr 2019 | 12:57 pm