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#Newborns

# newborns - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'One in a million': Woman gives birth to identical triplets in Dublin's Rotunda Hospital
# Newborns
# Newborns

'One in a million': Woman gives birth to identical triplets in Dublin's Rotunda Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:46 AM 44,490 Views 15 Comments

Annmarie Byrne-Ryan and David Ryan welcomed their three sons into the world yesterday.

# newborns - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'
# Newborns
# Newborns

'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'

Oct 15th 2019, 9:20 PM 15,287 Views 6 Comments

Many women put their health in second place after giving birth, an expert has said.

# newborns - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets
# Sextuplets
# Sextuplets

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets

May 21st 2019, 5:16 PM 39,392 Views 11 Comments

The babies range in weight from 890 grammes to 1.3 kilogrammes.

# newborns - Monday 5 November, 2018

More than 51,000 fathers have taken paternity leave since September 2016
# Paternity Leave
# Paternity Leave

More than 51,000 fathers have taken paternity leave since September 2016

Nov 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,200 Views 31 Comments

51,409 fathers have been awarded leave since the scheme began.

# newborns - Saturday 20 October, 2018

How many babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How many babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year? It's the week in numbers

Oct 20th 2018, 7:00 PM 10,740 Views 6 Comments

Plus: The number of thrusts that new self-lubricating condoms can withstand without losing its slipperiness.

# newborns - Monday 23 July, 2018

76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

Jul 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 17,670 Views 24 Comments

The figure of 76 represents a drop in the comparable figure for 2016, when there were a total of 92 discharges.

# newborns - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'
# Newborns
# Newborns

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'

Feb 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,743 Views 16 Comments

Ireland has ranked 164th in the global neonatal mortality rate.

# newborns - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury
# Delphi
# Delphi

New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury

Feb 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,058 Views 2 Comments

Researchers based in Cork have been awarded €570,000 to develop the system.

# newborns - Monday 1 January, 2018

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight
# In The Nick Of Time
# In The Nick Of Time

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight

Jan 1st 2018, 9:52 AM 39,241 Views 21 Comments

The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).

# newborns - Monday 27 November, 2017

Doctors say more babies are getting potentially fatal whooping cough
# Warning
# Warning

Doctors say more babies are getting potentially fatal whooping cough

Nov 27th 2017, 3:26 PM 21,783 Views 15 Comments

The condition can have fatal consequences for babies up to three months of age.

# newborns - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far
# Newborns
# Newborns

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far

Nov 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,895 Views 47 Comments

“We have to take a wider societal view and not think of rearing children as something best done in one’s spare time, preferably by women,” Deirdre Clune said.

# newborns - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Jeremy Kyle got schooled on sex education this morning and everyone's morts for him
# Baby One More Time
From The Daily Edge
# Baby One More Time

Jeremy Kyle got schooled on sex education this morning and everyone's morts for him

Aug 15th 2017, 5:18 PM 8,452 Views 0 Comments

The shoe’s on the other foot, for once.

# newborns - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

Jul 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 22,013 Views 73 Comments

Babies with drug withdrawal symptoms undergo six to eight week of rehabilitation.

# newborns - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Newborn girls fare better than boys because of 'genetic advantage'
# X And Y
# X And Y

Newborn girls fare better than boys because of 'genetic advantage'

May 25th 2017, 2:00 PM 16,887 Views 48 Comments

Irish researchers found that newborn boys have higher rates of infection and sepsis compared to baby girls of the same age.

# newborns - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament

May 10th 2017, 10:33 AM 20,806 Views 103 Comments

Senator Larissa Waters fed her two-month-old daughter as she returned to work for the first time since giving birth.

# newborns - Friday 3 March, 2017

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced
# Newborns
# Newborns

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 14,877 Views 16 Comments

The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.

# newborns - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Paternity leave could be in place by September
# Newborns
# Newborns

Paternity leave could be in place by September

Jan 26th 2016, 7:39 PM 19,352 Views 34 Comments

Ireland is currently one of the few countries that does not offer paternity leave.

# newborns - Friday 1 January, 2016

Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016
# Welcome
# Welcome

Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016

Jan 1st 2016, 12:25 PM 57,877 Views 44 Comments

Hi there, new arrivals.

# newborns - Friday 27 March, 2015

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths
# Newborns
# Newborns

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

Mar 27th 2015, 8:09 AM 9,091 Views 13 Comments

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

# newborns - Thursday 25 December, 2014

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals
# Special Deliveries
# Special Deliveries

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals

Dec 25th 2014, 5:59 PM 28,609 Views 41 Comments

Azam Siddiqui was the first baby born on 25 December in Dublin.

# newborns - Monday 20 October, 2014

More antibiotics would stop rise in dangerous Strep B infections in babies - scientists
# Newborns
# Newborns

More antibiotics would stop rise in dangerous Strep B infections in babies - scientists

Oct 20th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,612 Views 26 Comments

New research has recorded a rise of 60% in cases of the infection over the past 25 years in the Netherlands.

# newborns - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations
# Birth Stats
# Birth Stats

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations

Nov 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 14,261 Views 103 Comments

New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.

# newborns - Friday 20 September, 2013

Perinatal centre that aims to improve care of pregnant mothers and babies to open in Cork
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Perinatal centre that aims to improve care of pregnant mothers and babies to open in Cork

Sep 20th 2013, 8:36 AM 3,434 Views 3 Comments

This new centre will focus on developing screening and diagnostic tests for monitoring pregnancy and newborns.

# newborns - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns
# Awww!
From The Daily Edge
# Awww!

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns

May 22nd 2013, 4:12 PM 15,844 Views 20 Comments

Pitter patter of little paws at Tayto Park.

# newborns - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country
# Birth Rate
# Birth Rate

Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country

Dec 20th 2012, 8:06 AM 6,185 Views 53 Comments

An ESRI study shows a larger proportion of the Irish population having children than any other EU member state.

# newborns - Monday 28 May, 2012

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal
# National Children's Hospital
# National Children's Hospital

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal

May 28th 2012, 12:17 PM 2,339 Views 11 Comments

More details have been revealed about the proposed site for the National Children’s Hospital at the Coombe, which would be tri-located on a 20.5 acre site.

# newborns - Friday 18 May, 2012

White newborns now a minority in the US
# Born In The USA
# Born In The USA

White newborns now a minority in the US

May 18th 2012, 10:25 AM 3,831 Views 40 Comments

For the first time, there are more Hispanic, black and other minority children under the age of one in the US.

# newborns - 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 1,306 Views 3 Comments

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