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HSE clarifies rules on children being brought to vaccine centres
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HSE clarifies rules on children being brought to vaccine centres

Jul 14th 2021, 12:08 PM 24,319 Views 20 Comments

The situation has caused some confusion with some people leaving babies outside centres.

Baby joy of 2021 as the first newborns of the year arrive
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Baby joy of 2021 as the first newborns of the year arrive

Jan 1st 2021, 1:17 PM 56,097 Views 15 Comments

Several babies arrived just after midnight, the first at Holles St in Dublin, to a mum diagnosed with Covid-19.

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find
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Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find

Oct 19th 2020, 5:36 PM 34,726 Views 41 Comments

The authors noted that it was in developed nations that babies were likely ingesting the most plastic.

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say
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# Evolution

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Oct 9th 2020, 12:37 PM 89,736 Views 51 Comments

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken
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# The Lancet

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken

Jul 24th 2020, 9:07 AM 11,445 Views 31 Comments

The findings were part of a preliminary study published in The Lancet.

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:46 AM 44,568 Views 15 Comments

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

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin
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First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin

Jan 1st 2020, 1:12 PM 48,858 Views 60 Comments

Victoria Setuke was born at 12.12am.

'The doctors have no idea how to treat her condition': Giving birth to Ireland's smallest surviving baby
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# Rare Condition

'The doctors have no idea how to treat her condition': Giving birth to Ireland's smallest surviving baby

Sep 8th 2019, 4:00 PM 83,391 Views 13 Comments

Katie Keogh writes about her baby Charlotte who was born with an extremely rare condition.

Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital
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# The Joy Of Six

Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:10 PM 27,055 Views 18 Comments

All six babies are healthy.

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar
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WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

Jul 16th 2019, 8:40 AM 17,104 Views 14 Comments

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

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

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

May 21st 2019, 5:16 PM 39,421 Views 12 Comments

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

These are the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2018
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# Is Ainm Dom

These are the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2018

Feb 28th 2019, 6:38 PM 77,309 Views 45 Comments

Jack and Emily remain the most popular names for Irish babies.

Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate
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Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:30 AM 36,205 Views 19 Comments

This new research suggests the advantages of living in a bilingual home begin from the very earliest stage of development.

First babies of New Years began arriving just seconds after midnight
# 2019
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# 2019

First babies of New Years began arriving just seconds after midnight

Jan 1st 2019, 10:32 AM 74,229 Views 43 Comments

A baby was born at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda just three seconds past midnight.

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101
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# 22nd Century

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101

Jan 1st 2019, 7:10 AM 51,011 Views 46 Comments

Ireland is one of only 28 countries where 2019 babies will likely live until the 22nd century

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,205 Views 31 Comments

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

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'
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# Opinion

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 25,443 Views 15 Comments

The evidence is very clear and yet we are among the countries in the world that is most deficient in this mineral, writes

France launches nationwide probe into incidents of babies born with arm defects
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France launches nationwide probe into incidents of babies born with arm defects

Oct 31st 2018, 9:24 PM 28,908 Views 12 Comments

It has been confirmed that the results would be known in about three months.

Company charged with offences following UK baby death investigation
# Ith Pharma Ltd
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# Ith Pharma Ltd

Company charged with offences following UK baby death investigation

Oct 31st 2018, 4:22 PM 10,574 Views 0 Comments

The company is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday 17 December.

Folic acid to be added to UK flour to reduce birth defects ... but no plans in Ireland to do so
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# Folic Acid

Folic acid to be added to UK flour to reduce birth defects ... but no plans in Ireland to do so

Oct 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 11,408 Views 22 Comments

According to the HSE, folic acid is important because it can help the nervous system develop in the unborn.

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year
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# Budget 2019

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

Oct 9th 2018, 1:53 PM 41,368 Views 22 Comments

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

Aoibhín Garrihy upcycled her bridesmaid dresses to create a lovely christening gown for baby Hanorah
# Upcycled
# Upcycled

Aoibhín Garrihy upcycled her bridesmaid dresses to create a lovely christening gown for baby Hanorah

Sep 17th 2018, 11:13 AM 12,468 Views 3 Comments

Sorry this is too sweet.

China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies
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# Baby Boom

China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies

Sep 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 13,745 Views 8 Comments

The government has indicated it will scrap its policy which limits the number of children per family through tough fines.

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 17,737 Views 24 Comments

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

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers
# India
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# India

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

Jul 5th 2018, 9:50 PM 58,821 Views 104 Comments

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate
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# Cabinet

Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate

Jun 26th 2018, 6:49 PM 13,810 Views 133 Comments

The move comes from government after years of campaigning for same-sex couples and LGBT advocates.

Babies can distinguish difference between vocal and facial emotion
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# Express Yourself

Babies can distinguish difference between vocal and facial emotion

Apr 14th 2018, 9:45 AM 12,377 Views 13 Comments

The ability of babies to differentiate emotional expressions appears to develop during their first six months.

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
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# Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 2:38 PM 47,004 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

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

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

Feb 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,769 Views 16 Comments

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

Serbs perturbed by dwindling numbers of babies being born in Balkan nation
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# Don't Delay

Serbs perturbed by dwindling numbers of babies being born in Balkan nation

Feb 14th 2018, 8:15 PM 16,578 Views 29 Comments

In 2016, 100,834 people died while just 64,734 were born.

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people
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# Genetics

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people

Feb 2nd 2018, 3:01 PM 19,932 Views 46 Comments

The technique is being used to help prevent women passing on fatal genetic diseases to their children.

These are some of the most popular Irish baby names outside of Ireland
# Represent
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# Represent

These are some of the most popular Irish baby names outside of Ireland

Dec 30th 2017, 9:31 PM 82,436 Views 45 Comments

Well, we do like to travel.

Joanne McNally: 'I don’t want children, but I’m not selfish'
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Joanne McNally: 'I don’t want children, but I’m not selfish'

Nov 12th 2017, 7:30 PM 49,284 Views 167 Comments

I also have the attention span of a ferret on six nespressos, writes Joanne McNally.

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

Nov 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,904 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.

'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative
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'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative

Oct 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 12,312 Views 7 Comments

The HSE said it plans to provide funding for a new, revised model.

12 of the quickest reactions to the royal baby announcement
# THE ROYALEST BABY
# THE ROYALEST BABY

12 of the quickest reactions to the royal baby announcement

Sep 4th 2017, 5:30 PM 10,363 Views 1 Comment

Royal baby 3: RESURRECTION.

12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories
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# Happy Mammaries

12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:56 PM 17,095 Views 6 Comments

“In the throes of passion I suddenly realised I was spraying my boyfriend with a leaking left breast.”

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

Jul 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 22,073 Views 73 Comments

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

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies
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# Like Rabbits

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies

Jul 10th 2017, 12:39 PM 26,476 Views 73 Comments

Ireland has the highest birth rate in the EU.

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years
# Mix-up
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# Mix-up

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years

Jun 12th 2017, 2:20 PM 39,841 Views 34 Comments

Doris Gruenwald only found out after she took a DNA test.

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