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From TheJournal.ie 'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment Newborn Babies

'Heartwarming': Rotunda doctors raise €80,000 through public donations for vital hospital equipment

The funding will go towards an echocardiography machine in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

From TheJournal.ie 'There would be a step back in care': Rotunda doctors forced to fundraise for vital ultrasound machine Newborn Babies

'There would be a step back in care': Rotunda doctors forced to fundraise for vital ultrasound machine

A senior doctor at the hospital said they repeatedly rely on donations to fund essential equipment.

From TheJournal.ie Mothers can hold newborns at chest or placenta level after birth, finds study Clamped

Mothers can hold newborns at chest or placenta level after birth, finds study

Delayed cord clamping is what decreases iron deficiency in infancy, not what position newborns are held after birth.

From TheJournal.ie Former patients and families honour World Prematurity Day Coombe Hospital

Former patients and families honour World Prematurity Day

Over 9,000 babies are delivered in the Coombe hospital every year, with over 1,000 infants admitted to the neonatal special care unit.

From TheJournal.ie 278 newborn babies' blood group identified incorrectly due to label error HSE

278 newborn babies' blood group identified incorrectly due to label error

It was also revealed that 30 mothers may have required anti-D but did not get it.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is the 20th safest country for newborns and mothers - report Newborn Babies

Ireland is the 20th safest country for newborns and mothers - report

The report by the charity Save the Children used stats from 186 countries.

From TheJournal.ie Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward Babies

Pseudomonas discovered in fourth neo-natal ward

The infection which killed three infants has been detected in water sources at another hospital in the North.

From TheJournal.ie 'No active infection' now in hospital unit where three babies died Newborns

'No active infection' now in hospital unit where three babies died

All of the babies in the Belfast unit have now been screened – though five are still carrying the bacterial infection.

From TheJournal.ie Irish firm hopes to save premature babies with new research Premature Babies

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’.