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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Babies

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These toddlers completely destroyed their bedroom after being left alone for just 7 minutes
“Have kids, they say! It’ll be fun, they say!”
Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children
He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.
A fitness blogger sparked uproar when she posted this selfie with her newborn baby
Chontel Duncan was accused of not supporting her son’s head.
Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed
Scientists say there is no consistent evidence certain formulas prevent allergies or autoimmune conditions.
A couple took these gas photos to welcome their new baby burrito
That’s one happy family.
14 of the most hilariously posh birth announcements ever published
From the pages of the Daily Telegraph, obviously.
Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination
Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.
Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter
53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.
A father tricked his wife into naming their baby after his favourite football team
“Lanesra, come in for your dinner!”
Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016
Hi there, new arrivals.
Here's why people are dressing their babies up as Star Wars characters
This. This is why we have children.
The lovely story behind this baby's birth has captured the internet's heart
“On Dec 16th at 6:42am in our bathroom Junie decided she wanted to take her first breath into this world.”
Here's what happened when a teacher asked preschoolers what she should name her baby
Let’s just say she’s now spoiled for choice.
These are some of the weirdest baby names of 2015
Some excellent ideas here…
It's perfectly fine for women to not want children, okay?
Why is this so hard to understand?
Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death
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.
Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion comments
The Renua senator was responding to criticism of his remarks in the Seanad yesterday.
Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"
The Senator said that there are babies with “life-limiting conditions”.
600 babies just set a world record for crawling
You have to foster a competitive instinct early after all…
Watch 'a bunch of whimpering babies' shout and roar in the Dáil
Proposals to enhance security around Leinster House have been criticised by Sinn Féin.
10 things nobody tells you about giving birth
Warning: anyone with a vagina might want to look away now.
Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives
Dan Oakes worked as a project manager building skyscrapers. But when the bust came along, he decided to retrain as a midwife.
Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb
The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.
This woman calmed a stranger's baby on a plane, and now she's going mega viral
A baby was stranded on his bed... so he came up with a genius solution for getting off
This baby is smarter than you.
All new parents will relate to the hilarious sign on this Mam's front door
“Only knock on this door if you’re Gary Barlow.”
Since becoming a dad I've realised what a piddling effort I've made with my friends' babies
Having a baby plugs you into the world around you, writes Adrian Russell.
British man's son returned after being 'switched at birth and sold'
“We have our grandson – and he looks like his father.”
Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat
They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.
This little baby bursts into tears every single time a storybook ends
“The end.” *tears*
Watch these giddy twins 'fall asleep' the second they hear their mam's voice
New parent struggling to keep your relationship alive? Don't worry, you're not the only one
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.
So here's why you shouldn't breastfeed after applying fake tan
Oh dear.
How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers
The facts (and figures) of life.
Parents are posting pictures of their kids' 'poo faces' online, and it's hilariously gross
If you’re happy in your nappy clap your hands…
Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink
That’s the highest rate among four studied countries.
French woman jailed for suffocating eight of her children
Dominique Cottrez had previously said she feared the children were born of incest with her father before changing her story this week.
'I had a normal childhood': French woman accused of smothering eight of her children
Dominique Cottrez has said she feared the children were born of incest with her father.
This mum's body is inspiring women everywhere (but not why you think)
Take a moment to read her story.
Children won't get vaccines for TB until June, but Leo says it's not a problem
The BCG vaccine is delayed.