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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Newborn

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# Arrest
Woman arrested in Spain after police find snatched newborn
She had disguised herself as a nurse.
Author: 'Nobody told me about the loneliness that comes with having a new baby'
Read a motherhood diary from the author of crime thriller Hide and Seek, Andrea Mara.
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# Babies
Baby joy of 2021 as the first newborns of the year arrive
Several babies arrived just after midnight, the first at Holles St in Dublin, to a mum diagnosed with Covid-19.
# new babies
Pressure on staff and infrastructure in maternity services at Irish hospitals, according to HIQA reports
The Health Information and Quality Authority identified a number of areas for improvement to ensure that maternity services remain safe.
# factfind
FactFind: Maternity, paternity and parental leave - how much time do new parents get?
Male same-sex couples are now also being recognised under the parental leave proposal.
# England
Body of newborn baby found in field in Greater Manchester area
Police made the discovery at around 7.10am this morning.
# Addiction
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.
# Early Arrival
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 tragedy
Investigation launched after two babies die at Cavan General Hospital
One of the deaths is understood to have occurred following a Caesarean section on the infant’s mother.
# Queens
Newborn baby found at church nativity scene
His umbilical cord was still attached.
# oh baby
This new dad proposed to his girlfriend with the help of their newborn baby
# London
Appeal for woman who left hospital after giving birth to baby boy
Police in the UK have said they are not pursuing any criminal charges against her.
# Investigation
Newborn baby dies after falling from fourth floor New York apartment
It’s not yet clear how the baby fell from the window but police are investigating.
# Take a Break
WATCH: This tiny newborn sloth and its proud mum
So cute.
# niall's homecoming
A Cork couple met their baby grandson in the loveliest surprise homecoming
Things got emotional.
# Murder
Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer
The woman told the court that the children were all stillborn.
# merseyside
Newborn baby girl found in amusement arcade
Police in the Merseyside believe she needs medical treatment.
# rock a bye baby
This Dad devised an innovative way to get his newborn baby to sleep
# Baby
Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'
But what does it mean for Ireland?
# California
Newborn baby girl taken from her home after a shooting found dead in a bin
The body of the 3-week-old girl was discovered behind a row of shops.
# Maternal Deaths
300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction
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.
# Newborn
5.5 million babies are born and die each year without being recorded
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.
Diary of a First Time Dad: Teething time and becoming Don Draper
Working long hours, with a wife and child at home, reverted me to a 1950s style husband until somebody (not me) spoke up.
# murder charges
Seven infant bodies found in cardboard boxes at woman's home
The woman was arrested and sent to jail on murder charges.
# hello world
Pics: Meet Leona, the last baby born in Mount Carmel Private Hospital
Leona Lambe was born to parents Martina and Thomas at the hospital last Friday.
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.
Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights
A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.
# aww
Newborn polar bear twins enjoy a heart-melting snuggle
This. This is too much.
# Happy New Year
The first baby born in Ireland in 2014 is called...
The 3.69kg newborn arrived into the world at five seconds past midnight.
# Food
Nutrition a "desperately neglected" aspect of mother and baby health
Undernutrition contributes to 45 per cent of child deaths in developing countries every year.
Diary of a First Time Dad: We've got company!
Our baby girl is a week old and my wife and I are settling into life as parents after exhausting Plans A to Z.
# Syria
Syrian refugee gives birth on boat off Italian coast
The Italian Coast Guard intercepted two refugee boats off the coast of Syracuse, but found a newborn child on board one.
# China
Chinese mother throws newborn from building
The baby fell to the ground where it was then run over by a car.
# Rescue
Adrian Mutu wants to adopt the Chinese baby rescued from sewage pipe
‘I must adopt him, he has been sent to me by God,’ says the Romanian.
# China
No charges for mother of Chinese toilet pipe baby
The 22-year-old mother reportedly gave birth unexpectedly in the communal bathroom of her building and the baby slipped into the toilet pipe.
# Hawaii
Woman finds abandoned baby... and is arrested when it turns out it’s her child
The 21-year-old woman was arrested after claiming to have found the newborn on a beach in east Honolulu.
# Newborn
Respect to this Inter Milan striker... who has just named his son after Lionel Messi
Antonio Cassano says the Barcelona star is his idol and has decided to call his newborn after him.
# destroy
Newborn blood samples due for destruction 'could save lives'
The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for people to ask for the cards, which contain genetic data from children born between 1984 and 2002, to be returned to them.
# Cute overload
PICS: Welcome to the world, baby gorilla
Look at him there with his hairy wrinkly little face.
# Newborn
What's a Fishing Cat cub? This is a Fishing Cat cub