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Call to Brexit-proof Ireland's supply of breast milk for premature babies
# Milk Bank
# Milk Bank

Call to Brexit-proof Ireland's supply of breast milk for premature babies

Oct 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,352 Views 16 Comments

The human milk bank in Co Fermanagh currently provides milk to neonatal units in both Northern Ireland and the Republic.

'Until you have a premature baby, you don't know what you're up against'
# World Prematurity Day
# World Prematurity Day

'Until you have a premature baby, you don't know what you're up against'

Nov 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 16,252 Views 12 Comments

Today is World Prematurity Day.

Ireland's breast milk bank is running very low on supply
# Premature Babies
# Premature Babies

Ireland's breast milk bank is running very low on supply

Mar 1st 2017, 6:10 AM 14,200 Views 20 Comments

There’s only two weeks of supply left at the island’s only milk bank.

"It can be hard to cope" - Ireland wants parents of premature babies to get heavily involved in their care
# Better Together
# Better Together

"It can be hard to cope" - Ireland wants parents of premature babies to get heavily involved in their care

Nov 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 11,538 Views 2 Comments

A new guide for parents of pre-term children is to be launched today in Dublin.

'I could have gone into labour at any stage': What it's like to have four children at once
# Premature Babies
# Premature Babies

'I could have gone into labour at any stage': What it's like to have four children at once

Nov 15th 2015, 9:00 PM 23,109 Views 10 Comments

Amanda Rogers knew from the start of her pregnancy that her babies would weigh less than two pounds.

All seven of Jacqui's children have been born prematurely
# Vital Services
# Vital Services

All seven of Jacqui's children have been born prematurely

Apr 19th 2015, 9:00 PM 32,459 Views 46 Comments

“You’re waiting for the cry and it doesn’t arrive.”

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today
# New Icu
# New Icu

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today

Feb 25th 2015, 3:06 PM 15,721 Views 24 Comments

‘There’ll be trouble … his grandparents didn’t even get to hold him yet!’

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support
# Neonatal
# Neonatal

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

Nov 14th 2014, 11:12 AM 5,926 Views 8 Comments

Some 4,500 babies are born prematurely in Ireland each year.

Baby saved from live burial after undertakers heard her cry
# Brazil
# Brazil

Baby saved from live burial after undertakers heard her cry

Aug 4th 2011, 12:31 PM 2,762 Views 7 Comments

The baby girl was thought to have died shortly after birth in Brazil. She was rushed back to hospital but later passed away.

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 506 Views 0 Comments

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