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#Babies

# babies - Monday 4 January, 2016

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

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

“Lanesra, come in for your dinner!”

# babies - Friday 1 January, 2016

Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016

Hi there, new arrivals.

# babies - Friday 18 December, 2015

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

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

This. This is why we have children.

# babies - Thursday 17 December, 2015

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

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.”

# babies - Thursday 10 December, 2015

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

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.

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

These are some of the weirdest baby names of 2015

Some excellent ideas here…

# babies - Thursday 3 December, 2015

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

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.

# babies - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion 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"

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 This post contains videos

600 babies just set a world record for crawling

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 This post contains videos

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.

# babies - Monday 26 October, 2015

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

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth

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

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

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

# babies - Thursday 1 October, 2015

# babies - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

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

# babies - Thursday 10 September, 2015

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

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.”

# babies - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

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.

# babies - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

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

“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

They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.

# babies - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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

# babies - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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

# babies - Sunday 2 August, 2015

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.

# babies - Friday 31 July, 2015

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

# babies - Sunday 26 July, 2015

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

The facts (and figures) of life.

# babies - Saturday 25 July, 2015

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

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…

# babies - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink

That’s the highest rate among four studied countries.

# babies - Thursday 2 July, 2015

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.

# babies - Friday 26 June, 2015

'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.

# babies - Thursday 25 June, 2015

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

Take a moment to read her story.

# babies - Sunday 24 May, 2015

# babies - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women

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

# babies - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Surrogacy in Ireland: Where do we stand?

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'

The Renua Ireland leader went through a traumatic labour.

# babies - Friday 1 May, 2015

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

# babies - Saturday 25 April, 2015

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

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

# babies - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?

More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.

# babies - Monday 13 April, 2015

'I had the family I had always dreamed of, but I was plagued with self-loathing'

Postnatal depression affected me so badly I couldn’t leave the house, but I reached out for help – and it’s the best thing I’ve ever done.

# babies - Sunday 12 April, 2015

This 65-year-old German mum of 13 kids is pregnant with quadruplets

German media say that the woman will do a TV interview on Monday.