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#Babies

From TheJournal.ie Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker Tragic

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour Pregnancy

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour

“Some people think it’s new age, hippy dippy. It’s anything other than that. It’s very practical, down to earth.”

From TheJournal.ie Aoife and Saoirse, Finn and Noah - Ireland's ten most popular baby names Babies

Aoife and Saoirse, Finn and Noah - Ireland's ten most popular baby names

Girls’ names like Eabha and Shauna were not so popular while Feidhlim and Erik were on the bottom of the list of boys’ names.

From TheJournal.ie Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017 Welcome

Say hello to the first babies born in Ireland in 2017

Twin boys were born in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin at one second past midnight.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm Fertilisation Error

Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm

The clinic said there’s a chance the egg cells may have been fertilised by sperm other than that of the intended father.

From TheJournal.ie Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day Christmas Gift

Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day

Little Sean Kelly-Murray was the first to arrive.

From TheJournal.ie Over 120 children under the age of one were in state care last Christmas Babies

Over 120 children under the age of one were in state care last Christmas

The Child and Family Agency has a statutory duty to children who are not receiving adequate care and protection.

From TheJournal.ie The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year Fertility

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

From TheJournal.ie Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth Let's Get Digital

Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth

The new system is the first national electronic patient chart for maternity anywhere in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital Making History

Quads, triplets and twins born in quick succession at Limerick maternity hospital

The first set of quadruplets born in Limerick in 50 years arrived in October.

From TheJournal.ie Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents Babies

Relax, ignore the mess and accept help - Top tips for new parents

Put down Gina Ford, go with your gut and you’ll get through it.

From TheJournal.ie Babies should sleep in same room as parents to reduce risk of death - doctors Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Babies should sleep in same room as parents to reduce risk of death - doctors

Close to 3,500 infants die each year in the United States from sleep-related deaths.

From TheJournal.ie 6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert Sponsored By HSE

6 big questions about breastfeeding, answered by an expert

We speak to a breastfeeding expert from the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Premature twins recovering after being rescued from rubber dingy: 'They were so small and so cold' Death At Sea

Premature twins recovering after being rescued from rubber dingy: 'They were so small and so cold'

“I was expecting normal newborns but they were much smaller…I was very surprised when I saw them.”

From TheJournal.ie Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea Mediterranean

Newborn twins among 3,000 rescued from rubber boats at sea

Nearly 6,500 people risked their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet? Column

Is it safe to raise your child on a vegan diet?

Consultant dietitian Sarah Keogh argues children can be raised vegan, but it requires a lot of hard work from the parents.

From TheJournal.ie At least 12 newborn babies killed in fire at maternity hospital in Iraq Baghdad

At least 12 newborn babies killed in fire at maternity hospital in Iraq

Electrical fires are common in the Iraqi capital and elsewhere across the country because of shoddy maintenance and poor wiring.

This Mam wrote a hilariously honest ad to sell a baby cradle she bought on a whim

This Mam wrote a hilariously honest ad to sell a baby cradle she bought on a whim

“We really need to sell this lovely bassinet that I bought in a whimsical moment in early pregnancy…”

From TheJournal.ie German mother admits killing babies, but says she can't remember how many Infanticide

German mother admits killing babies, but says she can't remember how many

“It could have been two, three or four”.

From TheJournal.ie One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed Vaccination

One year after stocks ran out, Ireland's BCG vaccine delivery is still delayed

The HSE said there are issues with the supplier that are affecting most European countries.

From TheJournal.ie Have a newborn baby? This study shows how best to soothe them Sponsored By Water Wipes

Have a newborn baby? This study shows how best to soothe them

New studies have shown the most effective ways to calm and soothe your baby.

These toddlers completely destroyed their bedroom after being left alone for just 7 minutes

“Have kids, they say! It’ll be fun, they say!”

From TheJournal.ie Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children Population

Turkish president says a woman's life is "incomplete" if she doesn't have children

He said that women’s careers should not be an “obstacle” to having children.

A fitness blogger sparked uproar when she posted this selfie with her newborn baby

Chontel Duncan was accused of not supporting her son’s head.

From TheJournal.ie Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed Fighting Allergies

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed

Scientists say there is no consistent evidence certain formulas prevent allergies or autoimmune conditions.

A couple took these gas photos to welcome their new baby burrito

That’s one happy family.

14 of the most hilariously posh birth announcements ever published

From the pages of the Daily Telegraph, obviously.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination Rotunda Hospital

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

From TheJournal.ie Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter Texas

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.

A father tricked his wife into naming their baby after his favourite football team

“Lanesra, come in for your dinner!”

From TheJournal.ie Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016 Welcome

Meet the first babies born in Ireland in 2016

Hi there, new arrivals.

Here's why people are dressing their babies up as Star Wars characters

This. This is why we have children.

The lovely story behind this baby's birth has captured the internet's heart

“On Dec 16th at 6:42am in our bathroom Junie decided she wanted to take her first breath into this world.”

Here's what happened when a teacher asked preschoolers what she should name her baby

Let’s just say she’s now spoiled for choice.