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# babies - Monday 1 September, 2014

This video of a baby hearing for the first time will give you all the feels
# Dotey
From The Daily Edge
# Dotey

This video of a baby hearing for the first time will give you all the feels

Sep 1st 2014, 12:31 PM 3,741 Views 2 Comments

Adorable.

# babies - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over
# Booster
# Booster

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over

Aug 26th 2014, 11:33 AM 7,633 Views 54 Comments

The HSE has said in June that it has problems with its supplier.

# babies - Monday 25 August, 2014

A bunch of babies discover mirrors for the first time, cuteness ensues From The Daily Edge

A bunch of babies discover mirrors for the first time, cuteness ensues

Aug 25th 2014, 8:35 PM 3,197 Views 0 Comments

Who’s the fairest baby of them all?

# babies - Sunday 27 July, 2014

The '100 millionth' Filipino baby was born this morning
# Tipping The Scales
# Tipping The Scales

The '100 millionth' Filipino baby was born this morning

Jul 27th 2014, 8:42 AM 13,273 Views 19 Comments

The little girl’s birth highlights the challenge of providing for the growing population of people in the country who are already living in poverty.

# babies - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry
# Investigation
# Investigation

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

Jul 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 4,713 Views 2 Comments

The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65

Jul 16th 2014, 3:37 PM 9,041 Views 19 Comments

The handing over of infant remains was legal under the Anatomy Act 1832 so as to provide “legal cadavers” for medical research.

Grieving father puts out tear-jerking photo request, internet delivers
# Sophie
From The Daily Edge
# Sophie

Grieving father puts out tear-jerking photo request, internet delivers

Jul 16th 2014, 2:56 PM 4,675 Views 2 Comments

Crushing and heartwarming, all at once.

# babies - Friday 4 July, 2014

It's Friday so here are some adorable meerkat pups at Dublin Zoo
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

It's Friday so here are some adorable meerkat pups at Dublin Zoo

Jul 4th 2014, 6:50 AM 10,362 Views 8 Comments

These furry little babies were born in May but their parents kept them hidden away for the first few weeks.

# babies - Friday 27 June, 2014

93% of Irish mothers want hospitals to store their umbilical cord blood
# Stem Cells
# Stem Cells

93% of Irish mothers want hospitals to store their umbilical cord blood

Jun 27th 2014, 6:11 PM 16,377 Views 34 Comments

The blood is rich in stem cells that have been used in the treatment of many different cancers, immune deficiencies and genetic disorders.

# babies - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Taoiseach says Ireland is 'one of the safest places on the planet' to have a baby
# Maternity Services
# Maternity Services

Taoiseach says Ireland is 'one of the safest places on the planet' to have a baby

Jun 24th 2014, 9:55 PM 15,302 Views 84 Comments

Enda Kenny was speaking in the Dáil today about the national review of maternity services which he said will help maintain our reputation as a good place to have a baby.

# babies - Monday 23 June, 2014

300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction
# Maternal Deaths
# Maternal Deaths

300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 14,566 Views 16 Comments

This is according to a new series published by academics today which points to the many benefits of effective and high-quality midwifery for women and their babies.

# babies - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Here's a list of maternity homes in Ireland in 1947
# State Files
# State Files

Here's a list of maternity homes in Ireland in 1947

Jun 22nd 2014, 8:45 AM 28,926 Views 29 Comments

Under the Maternity Homes Act 1934 every local authority in Ireland had to register the maternity homes in the county with the Department of Health.

# babies - Thursday 19 June, 2014

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem
# BCG
# BCG

HSE confirms shortage in BCG vaccines due to supplier problem

Jun 19th 2014, 9:33 PM 10,646 Views 36 Comments

It is anticipated that the vaccine will be available in mid to late July but it will continue to be offered to newborns and those at greatest risk.

# babies - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Father's Day: Watch this heart-melting compilation of babies welcoming their dads home
# Nice To See You
From The Daily Edge
# Nice To See You

Father's Day: Watch this heart-melting compilation of babies welcoming their dads home

Jun 15th 2014, 3:44 PM 3,604 Views 0 Comments

This. This is too much.

# babies - Thursday 12 June, 2014

State files removed from National Archive following mother and baby home revelations
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

State files removed from National Archive following mother and baby home revelations

Jun 12th 2014, 2:22 PM 24,465 Views 55 Comments

Over 40 other state documents recalled by the Department of Health have yet to be returned.

# babies - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes
# Babies
# Babies

Adoption Rights Alliance cautiously welcomes inquiry into mother and baby homes

Jun 11th 2014, 8:08 AM 4,399 Views 39 Comments

The group also want assurances new legislation regarding adoption information and tracing be considered.

# babies - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

'Time to shed light on another dark period': Broad welcome for mother-and-baby investigation
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Time to shed light on another dark period': Broad welcome for mother-and-baby investigation

Jun 10th 2014, 4:55 PM 9,728 Views 14 Comments

Campaign groups have broadly welcomed this afternoon’s developments. There was also an observation that the matter “could have been dealt with decades ago”.

# babies - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report
# Injections
# Injections

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

Jun 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,729 Views 183 Comments

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes
# 800 Babies
# 800 Babies

Tusla given "sensitive, personal" records from three mother-and-baby homes

Jun 9th 2014, 7:11 PM 10,578 Views 29 Comments

The information relates to the Tuam home, Bessborough in Cork, and St Patrick’s on the Navan Road in Dublin.

# babies - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Contaminated food linked to death of baby and poisoning of 14 others
# Britain
# Britain

Contaminated food linked to death of baby and poisoning of 14 others

Jun 4th 2014, 10:54 PM 24,606 Views 21 Comments

The babies – many of them premature – are currently being treated in hospitals across the country.

# babies - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:58 PM 15,841 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Labour Party, the bodies of 800 babies in Tuam and a review of the Justice Department.

# babies - Friday 30 May, 2014

Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark
# Baby Names
# Baby Names

Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark

May 30th 2014, 5:39 PM 36,743 Views 59 Comments

Dia dhuit is mise…

# babies - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway
# Unmarried Mothers
# Unmarried Mothers

'It's time to do something' - The forgotten mass grave of 800 babies in Galway

May 27th 2014, 10:56 PM 60,528 Views 188 Comments

A campaign is now under way to construct a memorial.

# babies - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Mothers more likely to suffer depression four years after childbirth
# Take Care
# Take Care

Mothers more likely to suffer depression four years after childbirth

May 21st 2014, 6:45 AM 8,602 Views 8 Comments

Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.

# babies - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

5.5 million babies are born and die each year without being recorded
# Newborn
# Newborn

5.5 million babies are born and die each year without being recorded

May 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,820 Views 10 Comments

One in three newborns do not have a birth certificate by their first birthday and researchers say this reflects the world’s acceptance that these deaths are inevitable.

# babies - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Can you make it through this post without saying "AWWW"?
# Too Much Cute
From The Daily Edge
# Too Much Cute

Can you make it through this post without saying "AWWW"?

May 17th 2014, 8:15 PM 41,428 Views 31 Comments

You won’t be able to resist the charms of the cutest animals on the internet. We’re telling you.

# babies - Monday 5 May, 2014

In honour of Simon Zebo, here are 13 fantastic pics of Irish sports stars posing with babies
# Recurring Theme
From The42
# Recurring Theme

In honour of Simon Zebo, here are 13 fantastic pics of Irish sports stars posing with babies

May 5th 2014, 9:30 AM 14,756 Views 4 Comments

Happy Bank Holiday Monday!

# babies - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Parents let the internet choose their baby's name - and it's actually lovely
# Oh Baby Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Baby Baby

Parents let the internet choose their baby's name - and it's actually lovely

Apr 22nd 2014, 9:29 AM 20,428 Views 1 Comment

It’s not Trollface Doge, thankfully.

# babies - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

This baby and his dog are the most fashionable pair on the internet
# Zoey And Jasper
From The Daily Edge
# Zoey And Jasper

This baby and his dog are the most fashionable pair on the internet

Apr 15th 2014, 4:09 PM 2,181 Views 0 Comments

And the most adorable pair, too.

# babies - Monday 14 April, 2014

US woman admits to killing six of her newborn babies and hiding them in her garage
# Megan Huntsman
# Megan Huntsman

US woman admits to killing six of her newborn babies and hiding them in her garage

Apr 14th 2014, 7:10 PM 29,822 Views 113 Comments

Police say they believe that Megan Huntsman killed the children between 1996 and 2006.

# babies - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses?

Apr 9th 2014, 9:58 AM 7,348 Views 41 Comments

A new bill will allow for payments to surrogate mothers but doctors have said these donors should also be paid expenses. What do you think?

# babies - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Interventions for first-time mothers "worryingly high" in Irish hospitals
# Childbirth
# Childbirth

Interventions for first-time mothers "worryingly high" in Irish hospitals

Mar 25th 2014, 12:41 PM 15,130 Views 34 Comments

The data was released by the HSE to AIMS Ireland, which said it has queries about the accuracy of the figures.

# babies - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Elmo from Love/Hate is a daddy again... It's the Dredge
# World Of Celebs
From The Daily Edge
# World Of Celebs

Elmo from Love/Hate is a daddy again... It's the Dredge

Mar 19th 2014, 10:27 AM 2,598 Views 0 Comments

CUTE. All that and the rest of the day’s celebrity filth, in here.

# babies - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Australian police searching for 'multiple babies' in secret graves at rural home
# Queensland
# Queensland

Australian police searching for 'multiple babies' in secret graves at rural home

Mar 18th 2014, 11:08 AM 17,854 Views 6 Comments

Police say that there is only one family involved in the case, in the rural town of Gin Gin.

# babies - Friday 28 February, 2014

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

Feb 28th 2014, 4:43 PM 13,727 Views 30 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.

# babies - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Mum learned about baby's death investigation on RTÉ show
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

Mum learned about baby's death investigation on RTÉ show

Feb 11th 2014, 10:35 PM 27,235 Views 12 Comments

Prime Time Investigates looked into the deaths of babies at Portlaoise Hospital – the mother of Katelyn discovered that one baby was her daughter Katelyn.

# babies - Saturday 8 February, 2014

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families
# Open Disclosure
# Open Disclosure

New legislation to compel hospitals to admit negligence to families

Feb 8th 2014, 5:11 PM 6,527 Views 17 Comments

The move follows revelations about the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# babies - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Feb 4th 2014, 11:20 PM 11,824 Views 14 Comments

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

# babies - Sunday 2 February, 2014

TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:22 PM 5,559 Views 14 Comments

TD Jerry Buttimer said the families involved deserve a “full and frank explanation”.

# babies - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations
# Babies
# Babies

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations

Feb 1st 2014, 12:02 PM 8,775 Views 3 Comments

The helpline is open this weekend following an investigation into the deaths of four babies over six years at the hospital.