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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# new parents

All time
# Maternity Care
'Huge disappointment' about new draft maternity restriction guidance, advocates say
Campaigners have criticised differing guidance for private rooms and those with multiple beds.
# new parents
'Maternity leave is a human right': TD calls for parental leave for TDs
Social Democrats TD Holly Cairns says it is ‘incredible’ that it does not already exist.
# new parents
Paid maternity and paternity leave to be extended by two weeks
New legislation will provide for extra paid leave for each parent of a child who is born, or adopted, from 1 November 2019.
# extreme parenting
A Dad made a book out of all the ludicrous things he says to his toddlers
“He’s your brother, not a pull toy.”
# absolute no no
13 new parents who should be kicked off social media immediately
So bleak. So so bleak.
Voices
Diary of a First Time Dad: Sleeping with one eye open
The milestones keep falling and our baby girl is now a wizened three-month-old but we’re only getting started, writes Patrick McCarry.