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#Babies

# babies - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories
# Happy Mammaries
# Happy Mammaries

12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:56 PM 17,615 Views 6 Comments

“In the throes of passion I suddenly realised I was spraying my boyfriend with a leaking left breast.”

# babies - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

Jul 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 22,235 Views 73 Comments

Babies with drug withdrawal symptoms undergo six to eight week of rehabilitation.

# babies - Monday 10 July, 2017

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies
# Like Rabbits
# Like Rabbits

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies

Jul 10th 2017, 12:39 PM 26,503 Views 73 Comments

Ireland has the highest birth rate in the EU.

# babies - Monday 12 June, 2017

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years
# Mix-up
# Mix-up

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years

Jun 12th 2017, 2:20 PM 39,864 Views 34 Comments

Doris Gruenwald only found out after she took a DNA test.

# babies - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect
# Infant Deaths
# Infant Deaths

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

May 23rd 2017, 3:22 PM 11,486 Views 8 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

# babies - Monday 17 April, 2017

New wireless cameras to revolutionise care of premature babies
# Babycam
# Babycam

New wireless cameras to revolutionise care of premature babies

Apr 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 9,723 Views 2 Comments

The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90% of cases.

# babies - Monday 13 March, 2017

Writing "suits you" under pictures of people holding babies should be outlawed
# You're Next
From The Daily Edge
# You're Next

Writing "suits you" under pictures of people holding babies should be outlawed

Mar 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 20,303 Views 15 Comments

Social media crimes 101.

# babies - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them'
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

Watch: 'We took their babies and gifted them, sold them, trafficked them and starved them'

Mar 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 23,725 Views 127 Comments

Minister Zappone has agreed to a small scoping exercise to assess if the mother and baby home investigation can be expanded.

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer
# Prenatal Gender Tests
# Prenatal Gender Tests

Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer

Mar 7th 2017, 12:51 PM 16,359 Views 65 Comments

Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.

# babies - Friday 3 March, 2017

She was right: How Catherine Corless uncovered what happened in Tuam
# Tuam Babies
# Tuam Babies

She was right: How Catherine Corless uncovered what happened in Tuam

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:09 PM 81,799 Views 178 Comments

“So many things get covered up these days, I am just so thankful that this has come out”.

# babies - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Ireland's breast milk bank is running very low on supply
# Premature Babies
# Premature Babies

Ireland's breast milk bank is running very low on supply

Mar 1st 2017, 6:10 AM 14,189 Views 20 Comments

There’s only two weeks of supply left at the island’s only milk bank.

# babies - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker
# Tragic
# Tragic

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Feb 7th 2017, 1:04 PM 17,915 Views 28 Comments

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# babies - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour

Feb 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,280 Views 15 Comments

“Some people think it’s new age, hippy dippy. It’s anything other than that. It’s very practical, down to earth.”

# babies - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Aoife and Saoirse, Finn and Noah - Ireland's ten most popular baby names
# Babies
# Babies

Aoife and Saoirse, Finn and Noah - Ireland's ten most popular baby names

Jan 8th 2017, 7:40 AM 49,049 Views 34 Comments

Girls’ names like Eabha and Shauna were not so popular while Feidhlim and Erik were on the bottom of the list of boys’ names.

# babies - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017
# Welcome
# Welcome

Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017

Jan 1st 2017, 3:00 PM 56,573 Views 34 Comments

Twin boys were born in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin at one second past midnight.

# babies - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm
# Fertilisation Error
# Fertilisation Error

Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm

Dec 28th 2016, 9:55 PM 20,566 Views 20 Comments

The clinic said there’s a chance the egg cells may have been fertilised by sperm other than that of the intended father.

# babies - Monday 26 December, 2016

Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day
# Christmas Gift
# Christmas Gift

Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2016, 11:27 AM 14,443 Views 8 Comments

Little Sean Kelly-Murray was the first to arrive.

# babies - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Over 120 children under the age of one were in state care last Christmas
# Babies
# Babies

Over 120 children under the age of one were in state care last Christmas

Dec 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,289 Views 5 Comments

The Child and Family Agency has a statutory duty to children who are not receiving adequate care and protection.

# babies - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year
# Fertility
# Fertility

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

Dec 15th 2016, 9:27 PM 10,318 Views 48 Comments

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

# babies - Monday 5 December, 2016

Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth
# Let's Get Digital
# Let's Get Digital

Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth

Dec 5th 2016, 12:15 PM 15,750 Views 33 Comments

The new system is the first national electronic patient chart for maternity anywhere in the world.

# babies - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital
# Making History
# Making History

Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital

Nov 9th 2016, 8:00 PM 48,515 Views 18 Comments

The first set of quadruplets born in Limerick in 50 years arrived in October.

Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents
# Babies
# Babies

Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents

Nov 9th 2016, 11:00 AM 12,455 Views 8 Comments

Put down Gina Ford, go with your gut and you’ll get through it.

# babies - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Babies should sleep in same room as parents to reduce risk of death - doctors
# Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
# Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Babies should sleep in same room as parents to reduce risk of death - doctors

Oct 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 21,966 Views 14 Comments

Close to 3,500 infants die each year in the United States from sleep-related deaths.

# babies - Friday 21 October, 2016

This little baby starts bawling any time her parents shift in front of her
# Get A Room
From The Daily Edge
# Get A Room

This little baby starts bawling any time her parents shift in front of her

Oct 21st 2016, 7:47 PM 7,613 Views 1 Comment

Same.

# babies - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

31 questions everyone plagues you with when you've had a baby
# Parenting
From The Daily Edge
# Parenting

31 questions everyone plagues you with when you've had a baby

Oct 4th 2016, 8:01 AM 7,382 Views 11 Comments

ENDLESS QUESTIONS.

# babies - Friday 30 September, 2016

6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert
# Sponsored By HSE
# Sponsored By HSE

6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert

Sep 30th 2016, 4:00 PM 16,501 Views 12 Comments

We speak to a breastfeeding expert from the HSE.

# babies - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Premature twins recovering after being rescued from rubber dingy: 'They were so small and so cold'
# Death At Sea
# Death At Sea

Premature twins recovering after being rescued from rubber dingy: 'They were so small and so cold'

Sep 3rd 2016, 8:30 AM 21,822 Views 42 Comments

“I was expecting normal newborns but they were much smaller…I was very surprised when I saw them.”

# babies - Friday 2 September, 2016

People are loving this Mam's post about 'getting s**t done' with twin babies
# Get S**t Done
From The Daily Edge
# Get S**t Done

People are loving this Mam's post about 'getting s**t done' with twin babies

Sep 2nd 2016, 2:07 PM 13,829 Views 9 Comments

Ready to feel lazy?

# babies - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea
# Mediterranean
# Mediterranean

Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea

Aug 31st 2016, 12:19 PM 12,308 Views 48 Comments

Nearly 6,500 people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea on Monday.

# babies - Friday 19 August, 2016

Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet?
# Column
# Column

Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet?

Aug 19th 2016, 8:30 PM 2,844 Views 52 Comments

Consultant dietitian Sarah Keogh argues children can be raised vegan, but it requires a lot of hard work from the parents.

# babies - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

At least 12 newborn babies killed in fire at maternity hospital in Iraq
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

At least 12 newborn babies killed in fire at maternity hospital in Iraq

Aug 10th 2016, 9:51 AM 10,538 Views 18 Comments

Electrical fires are common in the Iraqi capital and elsewhere across the country because of shoddy maintenance and poor wiring.

# babies - Friday 29 July, 2016

This Mam wrote a hilariously honest ad to sell a baby cradle she bought on a whim From The Daily Edge

This Mam wrote a hilariously honest ad to sell a baby cradle she bought on a whim

Jul 29th 2016, 6:37 PM 9,650 Views 0 Comments

“We really need to sell this lovely bassinet that I bought in a whimsical moment in early pregnancy…”

# babies - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

German mother admits killing babies, but says she can't remember how many
# Infanticide
# Infanticide

German mother admits killing babies, but says she can't remember how many

Jul 12th 2016, 2:02 PM 21,578 Views 0 Comments

“It could have been two, three or four”.

# babies - Friday 8 July, 2016

This Mam showed a gas photo to show what the aftermath of birth is REALLY like
# Mam Nappy
From The Daily Edge
# Mam Nappy

This Mam showed a gas photo to show what the aftermath of birth is REALLY like

Jul 8th 2016, 8:02 AM 10,206 Views 3 Comments

Shout out to giant nappies.

# babies - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

These parents handed out sweets to plane passengers to apologise for their crying babies
# Have A Nice Flight
From The Daily Edge
# Have A Nice Flight

These parents handed out sweets to plane passengers to apologise for their crying babies

Jul 5th 2016, 7:36 AM 6,571 Views 1 Comment

Aw.

# babies - Monday 4 July, 2016

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed

Jul 4th 2016, 4:23 PM 16,895 Views 10 Comments

The HSE said there are issues with the supplier that are affecting most European countries.

Have a newborn baby? This study shows how best to soothe them
# Sponsored By Water Wipes
# Sponsored By Water Wipes

Have a newborn baby? This study shows how best to soothe them

Jul 4th 2016, 12:49 PM 21,435 Views 3 Comments

New studies have shown the most effective ways to calm and soothe your baby.

# babies - Thursday 30 June, 2016

This Dad's baby clothes fail is delighting everyone on Facebook
# Daddy Day Care
From The Daily Edge
# Daddy Day Care

This Dad's baby clothes fail is delighting everyone on Facebook

Jun 30th 2016, 7:58 PM 11,414 Views 3 Comments

Missing something?

# babies - Thursday 23 June, 2016

These toddlers completely destroyed their bedroom after being left alone for just 7 minutes
# Paint The Gaff Red
From The Daily Edge
# Paint The Gaff Red

These toddlers completely destroyed their bedroom after being left alone for just 7 minutes

Jun 23rd 2016, 5:56 PM 8,964 Views 4 Comments

“Have kids, they say! It’ll be fun, they say!”

# babies - Monday 6 June, 2016

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
# Population
# Population

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children

Jun 6th 2016, 6:30 AM 17,257 Views 73 Comments

He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.