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KASEY EDWARDS It used to just be one of those quirks reserved for celebrities, but now giving baby girls a traditional boy name is on trend.
Ariane Beeston Being double-barrelled already, there was no question of joining my already lengthy surname with my husband's when we had a baby.
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Staff writers The Os have it again: for the second year running, Olivia and Oliver have taken the top spots for baby names in Victoria.
Amy Croffey Researchers found that Mary and John are the most popular male and female names of academics.
INGA TING The future looks bleak for John, Robert and Susan, while William, Jack and Ruby are back from dead.
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Staff writers Of course, some of those were already names, but we would probably say that Kelvin wouldn't have risen in popularity on its own.
Alison Bowen Giving a baby a mother's maiden name can be a way of balancing out parents' last names.
Staff writers The numbers have been crunched and the results are in.
Staff writers According to one parenting site, 2016 will see the rise of some unusual names, with some uncommon old-fashioned monikers thrown into the mix.
Josefa Pete Love or loathe them, it seems throwing a baby shower for your second pregnancy is right on trend.
JO HARTLEY As an expectant mum, there are so many things to consider and organise before your baby arrives. By making a list and working your way through it, things can seem less daunting.
Staff writers Think you know baby names? On top of the latest trends, and know a bit about banned names around the world?
Alyson Krueger They had just decided on a name they both agreed on, but then the grandparents threw in an offer of $10,000 in exchange for choosing something else.
Staff writers Looking for a baby name with a nod to nature, or one with an organic meaning? Check out our list to get inspired.
Vivienne Pearson The biggest joy of our daughter's name is that people really light up when they hear it (pun intended).
Jule Scherer At first I thought I wouldn't really need that much for a few days in hospital. Now I've got three bags packed.
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Staff writers A rising number of US parents are seemingly inspired by the current environment, giving their babies violent or weapon-related names.
Suzi Catchpole When the kid names the sib, the outcome isn't always bad. Did your older children have any input into your new baby's name?
JO HARTLEY Any name I like he vetoes: it's too long, too short, too common, too rare. Yet he isn't really providing much inspiration himself.
Jule Scherer Call me boring, but I don't think that when it comes to choosing my twins' names is the right time to use a good pun.
Suzi Catchpole It's one way to make your baby stand out from the pack – giving them not one, but two first names.
MEGAN BLANDFORD My husband was sure that Danger was a good option for a boy. And as the pregnancy progressed, it actually started to sound really good.
Nicole Thomson-Pride I didn't want to say anything negative to my pregnant friend, but I wish I'd been more honest.
Staff writers Like many conversations about babies, it starts with talk of snot and poo.
Telegraph with staff writers George has overtaken William in the official rankings of most popular British baby names - and Game of Thrones is still having an impact on parents.
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JO HARTLEY Since becoming noticeably pregnant, my son has taken more of an interest in the sibling he'll soon have.
Ariane Beeston French names are always in fashion, but a few have risen in popularity in recent years.
Staff writers Looking for a creative way to share some big news? Look to the skies, like this family did.
Melanie Mahoney Looking for some baby name inspiration for a bub born during the colder months? Here are 28 options from around the world to consider.
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