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# newborn-babies - Friday 20 December, 2019

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment
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# Newborn Babies

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment

Dec 20th 2019, 4:54 PM 19,277 Views 45 Comments

The funding will go towards an echocardiography machine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

# newborn-babies - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'There would be a step back in care': Rotunda doctors forced to fundraise for vital ultrasound machine
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# Newborn Babies

'There would be a step back in care': Rotunda doctors forced to fundraise for vital ultrasound machine

Dec 19th 2019, 7:50 PM 13,612 Views 39 Comments

A senior doctor at the hospital said they repeatedly rely on donations to fund essential equipment.

# newborn-babies - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Mothers can hold newborns at chest or placenta level after birth, finds study
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# Clamped

Mothers can hold newborns at chest or placenta level after birth, finds study

Apr 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 22,777 Views 25 Comments

Delayed cord clamping is what decreases iron deficiency in infancy, not what position newborns are held after birth.

# newborn-babies - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Former patients and families honour World Prematurity Day
# Coombe Hospital
# Coombe Hospital

Former patients and families honour World Prematurity Day

Nov 17th 2013, 5:21 PM 9,616 Views 12 Comments

Over 9,000 babies are delivered in the Coombe hospital every year, with over 1,000 infants admitted to the neonatal special care unit.

# newborn-babies - Thursday 15 August, 2013

278 newborn babies' blood group identified incorrectly due to label error
# HSE
# HSE

278 newborn babies' blood group identified incorrectly due to label error

Aug 15th 2013, 11:28 AM 7,561 Views 28 Comments

It was also revealed that 30 mothers may have required anti-D but did not get it.

# newborn-babies - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Ireland is the 20th safest country for newborns and mothers - report
# Newborn Babies
# Newborn Babies

Ireland is the 20th safest country for newborns and mothers - report

May 7th 2013, 2:00 PM 10,821 Views 44 Comments

The report by the charity Save the Children used stats from 186 countries.

# newborn-babies - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward
# Babies
# Babies

Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward

Jan 29th 2012, 2:13 PM 2,539 Views 1 Comment

The infection which killed three infants has been detected in water sources at another hospital in the North.

# newborn-babies - Monday 23 January, 2012

'No active infection' now in hospital unit where three babies died
# Newborns
# Newborns

'No active infection' now in hospital unit where three babies died

Jan 23rd 2012, 6:13 PM 1,308 Views 3 Comments

All of the babies in the Belfast unit have now been screened – though five are still carrying the bacterial infection.

# newborn-babies - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research
# Premature Babies
# Premature Babies

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research

Jun 30th 2011, 2:53 PM 496 Views 0 Comments

The company is developing a treatment for dangerously low blood pressure, also known as ‘neonatal shock’.