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#Babies

# babies - Monday 13 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 13th 2015, 1:00 PM 173 Views 7 Comments

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
# The Quadmother
# The Quadmother

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

Apr 12th 2015, 3:33 PM 42,545 Views 102 Comments

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

# babies - Monday 6 April, 2015

Stop what you're doing and watch these babies rock out to the Eastenders theme
# That's My Jam
From The Daily Edge
# That's My Jam

Stop what you're doing and watch these babies rock out to the Eastenders theme

Apr 6th 2015, 3:07 PM 4,996 Views 2 Comments

Their little faces!

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

Apr 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,129 Views 7 Comments

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

# babies - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Look after your eggs – how to improve your natural fertility
# Opinion
# Opinion

Look after your eggs – how to improve your natural fertility

Apr 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 789 Views 19 Comments

Several factors can make trying for a baby especially challenging for women over 35, but there are ways to improve your chances of conceiving.

# babies - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Watch this Dad bond with his baby by adorably emulating her every move
# Like Father Like Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Like Father Like Baby

Watch this Dad bond with his baby by adorably emulating her every move

Apr 1st 2015, 9:08 AM 3,947 Views 1 Comment

Squee!

# babies - Friday 27 March, 2015

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths
# Newborns
# Newborns

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

Mar 27th 2015, 8:09 AM 9,105 Views 13 Comments

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

# babies - Friday 20 March, 2015

# babies - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

This granny's reaction to discovering her baby 'granddaughter' is a boy is fantastic
# Surprise
From The Daily Edge
# Surprise

This granny's reaction to discovering her baby 'granddaughter' is a boy is fantastic

Mar 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,420 Views 2 Comments

Sneaky.

# babies - Sunday 15 March, 2015

What Kind Of Parent Will You Be?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

What Kind Of Parent Will You Be?

Mar 15th 2015, 11:00 PM 14,598 Views 7 Comments

Are you ready?

Baby boxes - The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns
# Safe Haven
# Safe Haven

Baby boxes - The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns

Mar 15th 2015, 2:52 PM 46,098 Views 46 Comments

The practice is common in parts of Europe and is being considered in the US.

# babies - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

This video is definitive proof that babies are just tiny drunk people
# Gimme Dat
From The Daily Edge
# Gimme Dat

This video is definitive proof that babies are just tiny drunk people

Mar 11th 2015, 8:05 PM 4,471 Views 1 Comment

Just doing their own thing.

# babies - Monday 9 March, 2015

The pressure to breastfeed can be overwhelming and failure can be crippling
# Opinion
# Opinion

The pressure to breastfeed can be overwhelming and failure can be crippling

Mar 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 2,726 Views 103 Comments

Many women are simply unable to breastfeed – and they shouldn’t be made to feel like failures for it.

# babies - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Father of Offaly quadruplets told to 'get used to no sleep...but it will be worth it'
# Quadfather Advice
# Quadfather Advice

Father of Offaly quadruplets told to 'get used to no sleep...but it will be worth it'

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:33 PM 30,529 Views 13 Comments

The couple from Kilclonfert in Offaly welcomed the quads into the world on Saturday afternoon.

This baby's crying is soothed only by the dulcet tones of Taylor Swift
# Hush Little Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Hush Little Baby

This baby's crying is soothed only by the dulcet tones of Taylor Swift

Mar 3rd 2015, 1:45 PM 2,232 Views 1 Comment

Next time your baby cries, just whack on 1989.

# babies - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?

Feb 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 11,905 Views 44 Comments

The UK has given its approval.

# babies - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today
# New Icu
# New Icu

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today

Feb 25th 2015, 3:06 PM 15,694 Views 24 Comments

‘There’ll be trouble … his grandparents didn’t even get to hold him yet!’

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year
# Test Tube
# Test Tube

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year

Feb 25th 2015, 7:59 AM 9,428 Views 42 Comments

UK politicians have approved an IVF method that uses DNA from three donors.

# babies - Monday 23 February, 2015

Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery
# Happy Ending
# Happy Ending

Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery

Feb 23rd 2015, 6:01 PM 17,625 Views 16 Comments

Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata underwent the surgery in Texas Children’s Hospital.

# babies - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Families win €2m damages after daughters are switched at birth
# Wrong Family
# Wrong Family

Families win €2m damages after daughters are switched at birth

Feb 10th 2015, 2:49 PM 38,405 Views 35 Comments

The clinic in question was ordered to pay €400,000 to each of the women in question.

# babies - Monday 9 February, 2015

Woman who is 95% genetically male gives birth to twins
# Medical Miracle
# Medical Miracle

Woman who is 95% genetically male gives birth to twins

Feb 9th 2015, 5:53 PM 60,958 Views 40 Comments

Her doctor said this is akin to a man delivering twins as the woman did not undergo puberty and has never had a period.

# babies - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Beautiful timelapse video captures baby as he grows from newborn to toddler
# Cute
From The Daily Edge
# Cute

Beautiful timelapse video captures baby as he grows from newborn to toddler

Feb 7th 2015, 3:10 PM 10,054 Views 7 Comments

<3

Little Dublin girl finds out her mam is pregnant, cries happy tears
# Happy Tears
From The Daily Edge
# Happy Tears

Little Dublin girl finds out her mam is pregnant, cries happy tears

Feb 7th 2015, 8:56 AM 4,007 Views 3 Comments

D’aw.

# babies - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

'No matter what anyone says to you, you're a mammy and a daddy now'
# Heartbreaking
# Heartbreaking

'No matter what anyone says to you, you're a mammy and a daddy now'

Feb 4th 2015, 1:15 PM 49,218 Views 66 Comments

TDs are once again being asked to legislate for terminations for medical reasons.

# babies - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies
# DNA
# DNA

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,566 Views 75 Comments

Opponents of the IVF technique fear this will be the first step on the road to ‘designer’ children.

# babies - Friday 30 January, 2015

Please, take two minutes to watch babies being scared of tunnels
# Tunnel Of Hate
From The Daily Edge
# Tunnel Of Hate

Please, take two minutes to watch babies being scared of tunnels

Jan 30th 2015, 7:37 PM 3,394 Views 2 Comments

Babies just don’t like tunnels.

# babies - Friday 23 January, 2015

Two babies died and five more were deprived of oxygen at Galway maternity hospital
# Ballinasloe
# Ballinasloe

Two babies died and five more were deprived of oxygen at Galway maternity hospital

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 45,476 Views 38 Comments

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has released details of a helpline this evening for service users who have concerns.

# babies - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Jan 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 17,072 Views 55 Comments

Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.

# babies - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)
# Parenting
# Parenting

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)

Jan 18th 2015, 8:45 AM 950 Views 35 Comments

I used to think that male friends who openly expressed their love for their young children were going soft, I now find myself feeling the same way.

# babies - Saturday 17 January, 2015

The 17 definitive hipster baby names in Ireland
# Too Cool
From The Daily Edge
# Too Cool

The 17 definitive hipster baby names in Ireland

Jan 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 216,010 Views 150 Comments

We are through the looking glass now, people.

# babies - Friday 16 January, 2015

Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands
# No Hands
From The Daily Edge
# No Hands

Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands

Jan 16th 2015, 8:58 PM 3,990 Views 0 Comments

All parents will relate to this struggle.

# babies - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself

Jan 4th 2015, 8:45 AM 156 Views 26 Comments

Looking back, there is so much I wish I’d known. Yes, we were told life would never be the same again, but that doesn’t even begin to cover it.

# babies - Friday 2 January, 2015

This heartwarming Fisher-Price ad featuring first babies of 2015 may bring a tear to the eye
# Wishes For Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Wishes For Baby

This heartwarming Fisher-Price ad featuring first babies of 2015 may bring a tear to the eye

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:01 PM 4,970 Views 2 Comments

Pass the tissue.

# babies - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Baby wakes mam up, farts directly in her face
# Parp
From The Daily Edge
# Parp

Baby wakes mam up, farts directly in her face

Dec 9th 2014, 11:14 AM 2,576 Views 0 Comments

“Momma, it’s time to get up”.

# babies - Friday 14 November, 2014

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support
# Neonatal
# Neonatal

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

Nov 14th 2014, 11:12 AM 5,894 Views 8 Comments

Some 4,500 babies are born prematurely in Ireland each year.

# babies - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers

Oct 29th 2014, 4:51 PM 8,610 Views 10 Comments

Today the zoo welcomed its one millionth visitor this year.

# babies - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Facebook and Apple pay for female workers to freeze their eggs
# Oh Baby
# Oh Baby

Facebook and Apple pay for female workers to freeze their eggs

Oct 14th 2014, 8:58 PM 14,108 Views 25 Comments

A report today said the two companies are doing this so women working for them can delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.

# babies - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Opinion: Is it worse for your child to bite, or be bitten?
# Toddlers
# Toddlers

Opinion: Is it worse for your child to bite, or be bitten?

Oct 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 2,253 Views 21 Comments

It now seems ‘the first bite’ has been added to the long list of modern-day childhood milestones.

# babies - Monday 22 September, 2014

Irish people watch a baby being born for the first time, and react predictably
# Call The Midwife
From The Daily Edge
# Call The Midwife

Irish people watch a baby being born for the first time, and react predictably

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:45 PM 3,504 Views 2 Comments

“THE GATES OF MORDOR!”

# babies - Monday 8 September, 2014

Don't believe everything your family says: babywear entrepreneur
# Mumpreneur
# Mumpreneur

Don't believe everything your family says: babywear entrepreneur

Sep 8th 2014, 5:19 PM 18,272 Views 7 Comments

But you should ask everyone you can for advice, Happynest founder says.