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#premature babies

# premature-babies - Saturday 6 October, 2018

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

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

# premature-babies - Friday 17 November, 2017

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

Today is World Prematurity Day.

# premature-babies - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

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

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

# premature-babies - Friday 11 November, 2016

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

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

# premature-babies - Sunday 15 November, 2015

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

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

# premature-babies - Sunday 19 April, 2015

All seven of Jacqui's children have been born prematurely

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

# premature-babies - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today

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

# premature-babies - Friday 14 November, 2014

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

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

# premature-babies - Friday 20 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# premature-babies - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Baby saved from live burial after undertakers heard her cry

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

# premature-babies - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research

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