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#Babies

# babies - Sunday 21 February, 2016

14 of the most hilariously posh birth announcements ever published
# Tarka
From The Daily Edge
# Tarka

14 of the most hilariously posh birth announcements ever published

Feb 21st 2016, 1:00 PM 22,314 Views 10 Comments

From the pages of the Daily Telegraph, obviously.

# babies - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination

Jan 10th 2016, 2:47 PM 11,622 Views 62 Comments

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

# babies - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter
# Texas
# Texas

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

Jan 7th 2016, 8:35 PM 28,278 Views 66 Comments

53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.

# babies - Monday 4 January, 2016

A father tricked his wife into naming their baby after his favourite football team
# Lanesra
From The Daily Edge
# Lanesra

A father tricked his wife into naming their baby after his favourite football team

Jan 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 10,160 Views 5 Comments

“Lanesra, come in for your dinner!”

# babies - Friday 1 January, 2016

Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016
# Welcome
# Welcome

Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016

Jan 1st 2016, 12:25 PM 57,907 Views 44 Comments

Hi there, new arrivals.

# babies - Friday 18 December, 2015

Here's why people are dressing their babies up as Star Wars characters
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Star Wars

Here's why people are dressing their babies up as Star Wars characters

Dec 18th 2015, 6:51 PM 4,263 Views 1 Comment

This. This is why we have children.

# babies - Thursday 17 December, 2015

The lovely story behind this baby's birth has captured the internet's heart
# Early Arrival
From The Daily Edge
# Early Arrival

The lovely story behind this baby's birth has captured the internet's heart

Dec 17th 2015, 10:12 PM 6,639 Views 0 Comments

“On Dec 16th at 6:42am in our bathroom Junie decided she wanted to take her first breath into this world.”

# babies - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Here's what happened when a teacher asked preschoolers what she should name her baby
# What's In A Name
From The Daily Edge
# What's In A Name

Here's what happened when a teacher asked preschoolers what she should name her baby

Dec 10th 2015, 6:06 PM 8,868 Views 1 Comment

Let’s just say she’s now spoiled for choice.

These are some of the weirdest baby names of 2015
# Wtaf
From The Daily Edge
# Wtaf

These are some of the weirdest baby names of 2015

Dec 10th 2015, 11:41 AM 10,672 Views 9 Comments

Some excellent ideas here…

# babies - Thursday 3 December, 2015

It's perfectly fine for women to not want children, okay?
# Poor Childless Jen
From The Daily Edge
# Poor Childless Jen

It's perfectly fine for women to not want children, okay?

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:13 PM 5,775 Views 8 Comments

Why is this so hard to understand?

Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death
# Maternal Health
# Maternal Health

Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:10 AM 8,499 Views 16 Comments

Babies of mothers who gain more than 11kg between pregnancies have about a 50% greater risk of their baby dying in the first four weeks of life.

# babies - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion comments
# Abortion
# Abortion

Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion comments

Dec 2nd 2015, 6:43 PM 13,036 Views 90 Comments

The Renua senator was responding to criticism of his remarks in the Seanad yesterday.

# babies - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"
# Seanad
# Seanad

Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"

Dec 1st 2015, 10:16 PM 42,947 Views 313 Comments

The Senator said that there are babies with “life-limiting conditions”.

# babies - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

600 babies just set a world record for crawling
# Crawl Before You Walk
# Crawl Before You Walk

600 babies just set a world record for crawling

Nov 24th 2015, 6:10 AM 8,188 Views 6 Comments

You have to foster a competitive instinct early after all…

# babies - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Watch 'a bunch of whimpering babies' shout and roar in the Dáil
# Rowdiness
# Rowdiness

Watch 'a bunch of whimpering babies' shout and roar in the Dáil

Nov 12th 2015, 1:30 PM 22,508 Views 265 Comments

Proposals to enhance security around Leinster House have been criticised by Sinn Féin.

# babies - Monday 26 October, 2015

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth
# Labour Pains
From The Daily Edge
# Labour Pains

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Oct 26th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,268 Views 13 Comments

Warning: anyone with a vagina might want to look away now.

# babies - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives
# Opinion
# Opinion

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 960 Views 15 Comments

Dan Oakes worked as a project manager building skyscrapers. But when the bust came along, he decided to retrain as a midwife.

# babies - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

Oct 6th 2015, 11:28 AM 13,042 Views 11 Comments

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

# babies - Thursday 1 October, 2015

This woman calmed a stranger's baby on a plane, and now she's going mega viral
# Baby Whisperer
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Whisperer

This woman calmed a stranger's baby on a plane, and now she's going mega viral

Oct 1st 2015, 8:34 AM 6,163 Views 2 Comments

<3

# babies - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

A baby was stranded on his bed... so he came up with a genius solution for getting off
# Baby Genius
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Genius

A baby was stranded on his bed... so he came up with a genius solution for getting off

Sep 29th 2015, 8:31 AM 8,390 Views 7 Comments

This baby is smarter than you.

# babies - Thursday 10 September, 2015

All new parents will relate to the hilarious sign on this Mam's front door
# Don't Knock
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Knock

All new parents will relate to the hilarious sign on this Mam's front door

Sep 10th 2015, 9:14 AM 6,764 Views 0 Comments

“Only knock on this door if you’re Gary Barlow.”

# babies - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Since becoming a dad I've realised what a piddling effort I've made with my friends' babies
# Opinion
# Opinion

Since becoming a dad I've realised what a piddling effort I've made with my friends' babies

Sep 9th 2015, 10:40 PM 213 Views 50 Comments

Having a baby plugs you into the world around you, writes Adrian Russell.

# babies - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

British man's son returned after being 'switched at birth and sold'
# Switched At Birth
# Switched At Birth

British man's son returned after being 'switched at birth and sold'

Sep 8th 2015, 8:51 AM 26,230 Views 25 Comments

“We have our grandson – and he looks like his father.”

# babies - Friday 4 September, 2015

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat
# New Jersey
# New Jersey

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat

Sep 4th 2015, 11:44 PM 32,888 Views 34 Comments

They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.

# babies - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

This little baby bursts into tears every single time a storybook ends
# Bookworm
From The Daily Edge
# Bookworm

This little baby bursts into tears every single time a storybook ends

Sep 1st 2015, 8:17 AM 3,359 Views 2 Comments

“The end.” *tears*

# babies - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Watch these giddy twins 'fall asleep' the second they hear their mam's voice
# Twin Telepathy
From The Daily Edge
# Twin Telepathy

Watch these giddy twins 'fall asleep' the second they hear their mam's voice

Aug 27th 2015, 7:32 AM 5,218 Views 1 Comment

MESSERS.

# babies - Sunday 2 August, 2015

New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don't worry, you're not the only one
# Column
# Column

New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don't worry, you're not the only one

Aug 2nd 2015, 6:30 PM 422 Views 47 Comments

Having a baby is a stressful experience that challenges even the best of relationships. When it comes to staying connected, small loving gestures mean everything.

# babies - Friday 31 July, 2015

So here's why you shouldn't breastfeed after applying fake tan
# Tantastic
From The Daily Edge
# Tantastic

So here's why you shouldn't breastfeed after applying fake tan

Jul 31st 2015, 3:32 PM 5,252 Views 1 Comment

Oh dear.

# babies - Sunday 26 July, 2015

How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers
# Sex Week
# Sex Week

How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers

Jul 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 103,938 Views 39 Comments

The facts (and figures) of life.

# babies - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Parents are posting pictures of their kids' 'poo faces' online, and it's hilariously gross
# Poo Face
From The Daily Edge
# Poo Face

Parents are posting pictures of their kids' 'poo faces' online, and it's hilariously gross

Jul 25th 2015, 3:39 PM 14,010 Views 7 Comments

If you’re happy in your nappy clap your hands…

# babies - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink
# Baby Bottle
# Baby Bottle

Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink

Jul 7th 2015, 7:52 AM 15,913 Views 52 Comments

That’s the highest rate among four studied countries.

# babies - Thursday 2 July, 2015

French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children
# Awful
# Awful

French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children

Jul 2nd 2015, 8:18 PM 28,127 Views 30 Comments

Dominique Cottrez had previously said she feared the children were born of incest with her father before changing her story this week.

# babies - Friday 26 June, 2015

'I had a normal childhood': French woman accused of smothering eight of her children
# France
# France

'I had a normal childhood': French woman accused of smothering eight of her children

Jun 26th 2015, 8:39 AM 22,940 Views 0 Comments

Dominique Cottrez has said she feared the children were born of incest with her father.

# babies - Thursday 25 June, 2015

This mum's body is inspiring women everywhere (but not why you think)
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

This mum's body is inspiring women everywhere (but not why you think)

Jun 25th 2015, 11:00 AM 50,889 Views 58 Comments

Take a moment to read her story.

# babies - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Children won't get vaccines for TB until June, but Leo says it's not a problem
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Children won't get vaccines for TB until June, but Leo says it's not a problem

May 24th 2015, 7:45 AM 9,855 Views 25 Comments

The BCG vaccine is delayed.

# babies - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women

May 20th 2015, 6:01 AM 20,233 Views 19 Comments

The drug is good for more than one thing, you know.

# babies - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?

May 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 21,747 Views 97 Comments

The referendum on marriage equality is only a few days away. However, other issues have been entering the debate.

# babies - Friday 15 May, 2015

Lucinda: 'If Portlaoise babies got the care I did, they'd still be alive'
# Deeply Upsetting
# Deeply Upsetting

Lucinda: 'If Portlaoise babies got the care I did, they'd still be alive'

May 15th 2015, 9:41 AM 17,263 Views 52 Comments

The Renua Ireland leader went through a traumatic labour.

# babies - Friday 1 May, 2015

'High heels for babies' are now a depressing reality and people are not happy at all
# Pee Wee Pumps
From The Daily Edge
# Pee Wee Pumps

'High heels for babies' are now a depressing reality and people are not happy at all

May 1st 2015, 6:06 PM 4,347 Views 3 Comments

Their poor little footsies!

# babies - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Nowhere to turn: These Irish women killed their babies to avoid lives of scandal and poverty
# Infanticide
# Infanticide

Nowhere to turn: These Irish women killed their babies to avoid lives of scandal and poverty

Apr 25th 2015, 10:00 PM 69,929 Views 82 Comments

Some women were sentenced to death for killing their children but none were actually executed as the justice system was sympathetic to their plight.