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From TheJournal.ie 'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals Coronavirus

'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals

Many neonatal units have no isolation facilities to deal with coronavirus patients.

From TheJournal.ie Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis' Overcrowding

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis' Exclusive

An outbreak of infection earlier this year saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

From TheJournal.ie New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury Delphi

New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury

Researchers based in Cork have been awarded €570,000 to develop the system.

From TheJournal.ie Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death Maternal Health

Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death

Babies of mothers who gain more than 11kg between pregnancies have about a 50% greater risk of their baby dying in the first four weeks of life.

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 Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all' Baby

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'

But what does it mean for Ireland?

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 This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care Mom

This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care

He has developed an incubator that costs just a fraction of the usual cost.

From TheJournal.ie 'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies Friends Of The Coombe This post contains images

'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies

Friends of the Coombe are releasing their calendar for 2014, featuring toddlers who combined spent more than three years in the hospital. Read one of the stories behind it here.

From TheJournal.ie First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011 Perinatal Deaths

First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011

Stillbirths accounted for 318 of the total number.

From TheJournal.ie HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy Health

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy

The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed Health

Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed

The Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital has confirmed that the bacteria that killed three babies has been traced back to several taps in the neonatal unit .