Louise Ridley, Huffington Post UK

Louise Ridley

Huffington Post UK

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Past articles by Louise:

Siestas, Cold Flannels and Paddling Pools: How Pregnant Women Coped In This Year's Heatwave

'Those typical cool, grey, drizzly summers with the occasional warm day - which I once moaned about - are what I’m longing for now.' → Read More

A Level Results Day 2018: What To Do If Your Child Doesn’t Get The Grades They Hoped For

'This is about their life, not yours, so let them walk their own path.' → Read More

Babies In Prams Are Exposed To 60% More Pollution Than Parents, Study Finds

'It is important we begin a frank conversation about the impact pollutions has on our most vulnerable.' → Read More

Creative Teacher Paints Stones As Book Covers To Get Kids Into Reading

Ella Dickson hides the stones near her local library to encourage children to visit 📚💗 → Read More

Adele On Friend's 'Heartbreaking' Postpartum Psychosis: Symptoms And Treatment Explained

Adele said mums speaking out about their experience could save lives. → Read More

This Pain-Relieving Drug Could Reduce The Need For Epidurals In Labour

The findings “challenge the routine use of pethidine” for women giving birth. → Read More

A Third Of Mums Think They Are Better Parents Than Their Partner

Two thirds of parents said they worry about how well they are raising their children. → Read More

Devastated Parents Call For More Research After Newborn Son Dies From Cold Sore Virus

"Standing by helpless is a memory which will haunt us forever.” → Read More

Let’s be clear – rape and harassment are not up for debate

Nichi Hodgson was 'humilated' on TalkRADIO when she talked about her experience of being orally raped. → Read More

14 People Told Us How They Feel About Diversity In The City Soon To Become Majority Non-White

'I've had stones and bottles thrown at me, but now I'm the president of my student union.' → Read More

'There Isn't Enough Coverage Of Knife Crime': 6 People Share Their Experience Of Police And Crime In Britain Today

Birmingham residents believe police cuts and a rise in violent crime are linked. → Read More

'The News Has Skipped Us': 18 People Give Their Frank Thoughts On The State Of British Media

The national media has “skipped” Birmingham and most of the coverage of the area is relentlessly negative, according to people HuffPost spoke to in the UK’s second biggest city. Local views on topics like Brexit are overlooked by the London-focused media, they said, while the newspapers, internet and broadcast media could not always be trusted to tell “the truth” without “agenda”. People… → Read More

'Something Is Going Wrong': 11 People Give Their Views On The Growing Homelessness Problem

"I just went past five homeless people in as many metres." → Read More

Here's The Most Important Thing About Parenting: Mums And Dads Share Their Wisdom

Adam Fradgley Asha Adutwim with 4 month old Santeo Salha “Being a parent is one of the most important roles to me,” says Asha Adutwim. “I’m working in banking, currently on maternity leave, but I’m just trying to expose my baby and my first born, who is seven, to as much of the world as I can. “It’s a bit hard with reduced pay coming up – as I’m in the last bit of maternity leave – but I think… → Read More

7 Photographers Share Their Favourite Pictures Of Birmingham

Birmingham seen through a photographer’s lens is a vibrant, gritty, misunderstood city. “Birmingham’s always had a bit of self-image problem,” says Jay Mason-Burns an amateur photographer who describes himself as an “ever-chipper Brummie”. “For years, people couldn’t abide living in the city, but now Birmingham’s learning to love itself, embracing its working class heritage and its ethnic… → Read More

How Manchester Will Mark The One Year Anniversary Of The Arena Terror Attack

A fitting way to honour those who went full of joy to a music concert but never came back.' → Read More

Met Police Rape Cases Under 'Urgent' Review After Suspected Forensics Mishandling

Twenty-one of the 33 cases being reviewed relate to rape and sexual assaults. → Read More

Meghan Markle, Princess Diana, The Queen And Kate Middleton Appear In Unseen Royal Family Photos Taken By The Public

The pictures go back to Queen Victoria's reign. → Read More

How Mental Health Campaigner Jonny Benjamin Went From Suicide Attempt To MBE

“Ten years ago, I couldn’t even say the word mental illness.. But now this is what I do, this is my life.” → Read More

Meet The Candidates Taking On Labour And The Tories In Birmingham’s ‘People Power’ Movement

One is a dog walker tired of “the smell of BS” in the Labour Party. → Read More