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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Neonatal

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'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals
Many neonatal units have no isolation facilities to deal with coronavirus patients.
Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'
An outbreak of infection earlier this year saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.
New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury
Researchers based in Cork have been awarded €570,000 to develop the system.
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.
Leo met some very small, very cute babies today
‘There’ll be trouble … his grandparents didn’t even get to hold him yet!’
Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'
But what does it mean for Ireland?
Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support
Some 4,500 babies are born prematurely in Ireland each year.
This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care
He has developed an incubator that costs just a fraction of the usual cost.
'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies
Friends of the Coombe are releasing their calendar for 2014, featuring toddlers who combined spent more than three years in the hospital. Read one of the stories behind it here.
First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011
Stillbirths accounted for 318 of the total number.
HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy
The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.
Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed
The Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital has confirmed that the bacteria that killed three babies has been traced back to several taps in the neonatal unit .