Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 12 December, 2019

#Babies

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s FRIDAY. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your morning.

What Kind Of Parent Will You Be?

Are you ready?

From TheJournal.ie Baby boxes - The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns Safe Haven

Baby boxes - The place for parents to anonymously give up their newborns

The practice is common in parts of Europe and is being considered in the US.

This video is definitive proof that babies are just tiny drunk people

Just doing their own thing.

From TheJournal.ie The pressure to breastfeed can be overwhelming and failure can be crippling Opinion

The pressure to breastfeed can be overwhelming and failure can be crippling

Many women are simply unable to breastfeed – and they shouldn’t be made to feel like failures for it.

From TheJournal.ie Father of Offaly quadruplets told to 'get used to no sleep...but it will be worth it' Quadfather Advice

Father of Offaly quadruplets told to 'get used to no sleep...but it will be worth it'

The couple from Kilclonfert in Offaly welcomed the quads into the world on Saturday afternoon.

This baby's crying is soothed only by the dulcet tones of Taylor Swift

Next time your baby cries, just whack on 1989.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?

The UK has given its approval.

From TheJournal.ie Leo met some very small, very cute babies today New Icu

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today

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

From TheJournal.ie Three-person babies could be born as early as next year Test Tube

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year

UK politicians have approved an IVF method that uses DNA from three donors.

From TheJournal.ie Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery Happy Ending

Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery

Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata underwent the surgery in Texas Children’s Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Families win €2m damages after daughters are switched at birth Wrong Family

Families win €2m damages after daughters are switched at birth

The clinic in question was ordered to pay €400,000 to each of the women in question.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who is 95% genetically male gives birth to twins Medical Miracle

Woman who is 95% genetically male gives birth to twins

Her doctor said this is akin to a man delivering twins as the woman did not undergo puberty and has never had a period.

From TheJournal.ie 'No matter what anyone says to you, you're a mammy and a daddy now' Heartbreaking

'No matter what anyone says to you, you're a mammy and a daddy now'

TDs are once again being asked to legislate for terminations for medical reasons.

From TheJournal.ie British politicians vote to allow three-person babies DNA

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies

Opponents of the IVF technique fear this will be the first step on the road to ‘designer’ children.

Please, take two minutes to watch babies being scared of tunnels

Babies just don’t like tunnels.

From TheJournal.ie Two babies died and five more were deprived of oxygen at Galway maternity hospital Ballinasloe

Two babies died and five more were deprived of oxygen at Galway maternity hospital

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has released details of a helpline this evening for service users who have concerns.

From TheJournal.ie Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Bosses aren't happy about proposals to give dads two weeks paid paternity leave

Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired) Parenting

Reflections on two years of fatherhood: I never thought I could love so much (or be so tired)

I used to think that male friends who openly expressed their love for their young children were going soft, I now find myself feeling the same way.

The 17 definitive hipster baby names in Ireland

We are through the looking glass now, people.

Baby-holding dad demonstrates how to successfully put on pants with no hands

All parents will relate to this struggle.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself Opinion

Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself

Looking back, there is so much I wish I’d known. Yes, we were told life would never be the same again, but that doesn’t even begin to cover it.

Baby wakes mam up, farts directly in her face

“Momma, it’s time to get up”.

From TheJournal.ie Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support Neonatal

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

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

From TheJournal.ie Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers New Arrivals

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers

Today the zoo welcomed its one millionth visitor this year.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook and Apple pay for female workers to freeze their eggs Oh Baby

Facebook and Apple pay for female workers to freeze their eggs

A report today said the two companies are doing this so women working for them can delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is it worse for your child to bite, or be bitten? Toddlers

Opinion: Is it worse for your child to bite, or be bitten?

It now seems ‘the first bite’ has been added to the long list of modern-day childhood milestones.

From TheJournal.ie Don't believe everything your family says: babywear entrepreneur Mumpreneur

Don't believe everything your family says: babywear entrepreneur

But you should ask everyone you can for advice, Happynest founder says.

From TheJournal.ie Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over Booster

Good news for babies: The BCG vaccine shortage is over

The HSE has said in June that it has problems with its supplier.

A bunch of babies discover mirrors for the first time, cuteness ensues

A bunch of babies discover mirrors for the first time, cuteness ensues

Who’s the fairest baby of them all?

From TheJournal.ie The '100 millionth' Filipino baby was born this morning Tipping The Scales

The '100 millionth' Filipino baby was born this morning

The little girl’s birth highlights the challenge of providing for the growing population of people in the country who are already living in poverty.

From TheJournal.ie Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry Investigation

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

The Commission have been asked to include a wide range of institutions within their scope of their inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65 Mother And Baby Home

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65

The handing over of infant remains was legal under the Anatomy Act 1832 so as to provide “legal cadavers” for medical research.

Grieving father puts out tear-jerking photo request, internet delivers

Crushing and heartwarming, all at once.