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#Newborns

From TheJournal.ie 'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed' Newborns

'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'

Many women put their health in second place after giving birth, an expert has said.

From TheJournal.ie 'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets Sextuplets

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

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

From TheJournal.ie More than 51,000 fathers have taken paternity leave since September 2016 Paternity Leave

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How many babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How many babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: The number of thrusts that new self-lubricating condoms can withstand without losing its slipperiness.

From TheJournal.ie 76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year Drug Addiction

76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

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

From TheJournal.ie Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high' Newborns

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

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

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 'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight In The Nick Of Time

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight

The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).

From TheJournal.ie Doctors say more babies are getting potentially fatal whooping cough Warning

Doctors say more babies are getting potentially fatal whooping cough

The condition can have fatal consequences for babies up to three months of age.

From TheJournal.ie More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far Newborns

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

“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.

Jeremy Kyle got schooled on sex education this morning and everyone's morts for him

The shoe’s on the other foot, for once.

From TheJournal.ie 92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year Drug Addiction

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

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

From TheJournal.ie Newborn girls fare better than boys because of 'genetic advantage' X And Y

Newborn girls fare better than boys because of 'genetic advantage'

Irish researchers found that newborn boys have higher rates of infection and sepsis compared to baby girls of the same age.

From TheJournal.ie Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament Breastfeeding

Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament

Senator Larissa Waters fed her two-month-old daughter as she returned to work for the first time since giving birth.

From TheJournal.ie 7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced Newborns

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced

The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.

From TheJournal.ie Paternity leave could be in place by September Newborns

Paternity leave could be in place by September

Ireland is currently one of the few countries that does not offer paternity leave.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths Newborns

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals Special Deliveries

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals

Azam Siddiqui was the first baby born on 25 December in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie More antibiotics would stop rise in dangerous Strep B infections in babies - scientists Newborns

More antibiotics would stop rise in dangerous Strep B infections in babies - scientists

New research has recorded a rise of 60% in cases of the infection over the past 25 years in the Netherlands.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations Birth Stats

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations

New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.

From TheJournal.ie Perinatal centre that aims to improve care of pregnant mothers and babies to open in Cork Healthcare

Perinatal centre that aims to improve care of pregnant mothers and babies to open in Cork

This new centre will focus on developing screening and diagnostic tests for monitoring pregnancy and newborns.

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns Awww! This post contains images

Tayto Park says hello to a host of newborns

Pitter patter of little paws at Tayto Park.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country Birth Rate

Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country

An ESRI study shows a larger proportion of the Irish population having children than any other EU member state.

From TheJournal.ie More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal National Children's Hospital

More details emerge on Coombe National Children's Hospital proposal

More details have been revealed about the proposed site for the National Children’s Hospital at the Coombe, which would be tri-located on a 20.5 acre site.

From TheJournal.ie White newborns now a minority in the US Born In The USA

White newborns now a minority in the US

For the first time, there are more Hispanic, black and other minority children under the age of one in the US.

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.