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# baby - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Father to plead guilty to endangering life of baby daughter when he held her upside down over river

The incident happened in Ennis in Co Clare in April.

# baby - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

€2 million in funding for IVF and fertility treatment set to be announced by government

One course of IVF treatment can cost between €4,000 and €4,500.

# baby - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Man arrested in connection with investigation into sudden death of baby in Armagh

The sudden death of the baby occurred in the Keady area earlier today.

# baby - Monday 9 September, 2019

'No amount of alcohol at any stage of pregnancy is safe for your baby'

The HSE said there was a lot of misleading information and confusion around alcohol and pregnancy.

# baby - Thursday 22 August, 2019

From The42 'For us to be together for those four or five days was the best time of my life' Family Man

'For us to be together for those four or five days was the best time of my life'

CJ Stander and his wife, Jean-Marié, now have a baby daughter named Everli.

# baby - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Baby whose mother was found dead at Cork maternity hospital has also died

An investigation into the deaths is under way.

# baby - Friday 1 February, 2019

Police discover baby abandoned in London park during freezing conditions

Police were called at around 10.15pm last night.

# baby - Monday 5 November, 2018

'He was so lucky': New Zealand fisherman rescues 18-month-old toddler from ocean

The baby had pulled the zip of the parents’ tent open while they were sleeping and walked down to the beach.

# baby - Friday 2 November, 2018

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'

The evidence is very clear and yet we are among the countries in the world that is most deficient in this mineral, writes

# baby - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Mother whose baby suffered skull fracture, broken arm and legs walks free from court

The mother presented to her GP on 13 February 2015 when her baby was injured.

# baby - Monday 17 September, 2018

'Daddy would have been besotted': William Dunlop's partner gives birth to baby girl

The professional motorcyclist was tragically killed in an accident in July.

# baby - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Pethidine is the most widely used drug but new research suggests remifentanil may work better.

# baby - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Home births: 'It was really special to be able to hold him for the very first time in our own living room'

David Caren gives practical advice for Irish expectant dads.

# baby - Monday 23 July, 2018

Woman, who attacked and pulled clumps of hair from mum travelling with baby on Dublin Bus, avoids jail

Judge Martin Nolan noted that there were “pre-existing tensions” between the two families involved.

# baby - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Arrest made as baby found alive buried under debris in Montana woods

The baby was found face down having survived nine hours in cold and wet conditions.

# baby - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Prime minister hopes women giving birth while in office will no longer be 'a novelty'

Jacinda Ardern brought her newborn daughter Neve home today.

# baby - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Japanese mother held for dumping newborn baby's body in locker

The suspect is likely to also later face a murder charge.

# baby - Monday 28 May, 2018

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship Miracle This post contains videos

Irish nurse helps deliver baby boy on board rescue ship

The mother had been kidnapped in Libya and was subjected to regular beatings before she escaped.

# baby - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

British judge rules that terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans can't be taken to Italy for treatment

The terminally ill 23-month-old is in a “semi-vegetative state” as a result of a degenerative neurological condition.

# baby - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Ten-day-old baby becomes first-ever baby on the floor during a session of the US Senate

Tammy Duckworth’s vote was her first appearance in the Senate since giving birth.

# baby - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Investigation in Offaly after body of newborn found in boot of car

A post-mortem concluded the baby died of natural causes.

# baby - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Body of newborn baby found in field in Greater Manchester area

Police made the discovery at around 7.10am this morning.

# baby - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Hunt for details on child burials at Bessboro mother and baby home

The burials took place between 1922 and 1998.

# baby - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Kerry Babies: DNA breakthrough comes two years after family appeal to have samples tested

A review of the case is to be announced today.

# baby - Friday 8 December, 2017

'I was completely mortified': Mother ordered off Dublin Bus because her baby was crying

The woman was travelling with her 20 month old daughter on Tuesday when the incident occurred.

# baby - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Mothers of premature babies to be given extended paid maternity leave

The additional period will be the number of weeks from the premature baby’s date of birth up to two weeks before the expected date of birth.

# baby - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died

The baby boy’s death was not reported to be connected to his mother’s drug use, but a report has criticised the seven-week delay in making contact with the woman.

# baby - Thursday 10 August, 2017

8-month-old in New York survived 3 days in a plastic bag after mother abandoned her

The girl’s mother, who is 17, faces charges of attempted murder.

# baby - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Welsh police find newborn baby at bus shelter

Police have appealed to the mother.

# baby - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene

The mother and baby are doing well and were taken to Holles Street hospital.

# baby - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Indian baby dies after 'rapists' throw her from rickshaw

On average, six people are raped in New Delhi every day.

# baby - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism

Valeriy Zukin has used the procedure to help infertile couples have children.

# baby - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Everyone is in total shock' - Investigation continuing into tragic death of baby girl in Tipperary

The baby girl was found unresponsive in a vehicle in Dundrum village yesterday afternoon.

# baby - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Six-month-old baby now 'in stable condition' as man charged with attempted murder

The Lithuanian national has been remanded in bail following the “incident” on Saturday evening.

Man charged with attempted murder of six-month-old baby boy in Fermanagh

The 21-year-old will appear in court in Omagh today.

# baby - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Dead infant was dumped in one of three locations before ending up at recycling plant

Staff at the premises initially thought the body was a toy doll.

# baby - Monday 17 April, 2017

Hospital apologises to Donegal woman for leaving her baby's body in storage for four weeks

Letterkenny University Hospital admitted that they had ‘failed’ this woman.

# baby - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man secures injunction against deportation as his first child is about to be born

The man claims his right to human dignity would be breached if he was to be deported so close to the birth of his and his Irish partner’s first child.

Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

# baby - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Dáil to debate extending maternity leave for the 4,500 Irish mothers who start it in hospital every year

One mother said the current system is unfair but it isn’t something you think about until you find yourself in that situation.

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