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# babies - Friday 1 January, 2021

Baby joy of 2021 as the first newborns of the year arrive
# Babies
# Babies

Baby joy of 2021 as the first newborns of the year arrive

Jan 1st 2021, 1:17 PM 55,997 Views 15 Comments

Several babies arrived just after midnight, the first at Holles St in Dublin, to a mum diagnosed with Covid-19.

# babies - Monday 19 October, 2020

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find
# Research
# Research

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find

Oct 19th 2020, 5:36 PM 34,693 Views 41 Comments

The authors noted that it was in developed nations that babies were likely ingesting the most plastic.

# babies - Friday 9 October, 2020

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say
# Evolution
# Evolution

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Oct 9th 2020, 12:37 PM 89,501 Views 51 Comments

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.

# babies - Friday 24 July, 2020

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Mothers 'unlikely' to pass Covid-19 on to newborn babies via breastfeeding if precautions are taken

Jul 24th 2020, 9:07 AM 11,438 Views 31 Comments

The findings were part of a preliminary study published in The Lancet.

# babies - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'One in a million': Woman gives birth to identical triplets in Dublin's Rotunda Hospital
# Newborns
# Newborns

'One in a million': Woman gives birth to identical triplets in Dublin's Rotunda Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:46 AM 44,535 Views 15 Comments

Annmarie Byrne-Ryan and David Ryan welcomed their three sons into the world yesterday.

# babies - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin
# New Year
# New Year

First baby of 2020 born at Rotunda Hospital in Dublin

Jan 1st 2020, 1:12 PM 48,840 Views 60 Comments

Victoria Setuke was born at 12.12am.

# babies - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'The doctors have no idea how to treat her condition': Giving birth to Ireland's smallest surviving baby
# Rare Condition
# Rare Condition

'The doctors have no idea how to treat her condition': Giving birth to Ireland's smallest surviving baby

Sep 8th 2019, 4:00 PM 83,306 Views 13 Comments

Katie Keogh writes about her baby Charlotte who was born with an extremely rare condition.

# babies - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital
# The Joy Of Six
# The Joy Of Six

Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:10 PM 27,042 Views 18 Comments

All six babies are healthy.

# babies - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar
# Nutrition
# Nutrition

WHO warns commercial baby foods contain too much sugar

Jul 16th 2019, 8:40 AM 17,101 Views 14 Comments

In around half of products examined, more than 30% of the calories in them were from total sugars.

# babies - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

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

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

May 21st 2019, 5:16 PM 39,398 Views 12 Comments

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

# babies - Thursday 28 February, 2019

These are the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2018
# Is Ainm Dom
# Is Ainm Dom

These are the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2018

Feb 28th 2019, 6:38 PM 77,207 Views 45 Comments

Jack and Emily remain the most popular names for Irish babies.

# babies - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate
# Development
# Development

Babies who hear two languages at home have a better ability to concentrate

Feb 3rd 2019, 10:30 AM 35,855 Views 17 Comments

This new research suggests the advantages of living in a bilingual home begin from the very earliest stage of development.

# babies - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

First babies of New Years began arriving just seconds after midnight
# 2019
# 2019

First babies of New Years began arriving just seconds after midnight

Jan 1st 2019, 10:32 AM 74,205 Views 43 Comments

A baby was born at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda just three seconds past midnight.

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101
# 22nd Century
# 22nd Century

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101

Jan 1st 2019, 7:10 AM 51,000 Views 46 Comments

Ireland is one of only 28 countries where 2019 babies will likely live until the 22nd century

# babies - Monday 5 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,201 Views 31 Comments

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

# babies - Friday 2 November, 2018

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Eating this mineral in pregnancy - and before conception - can boost how your child's brain develops'

Nov 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 25,440 Views 15 Comments

The evidence is very clear and yet we are among the countries in the world that is most deficient in this mineral, writes

# babies - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

France launches nationwide probe into incidents of babies born with arm defects
# Investigation
# Investigation

France launches nationwide probe into incidents of babies born with arm defects

Oct 31st 2018, 9:24 PM 28,906 Views 12 Comments

It has been confirmed that the results would be known in about three months.

Company charged with offences following UK baby death investigation
# Ith Pharma Ltd
# Ith Pharma Ltd

Company charged with offences following UK baby death investigation

Oct 31st 2018, 4:22 PM 10,573 Views 0 Comments

The company is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday 17 December.

# babies - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Folic acid to be added to UK flour to reduce birth defects ... but no plans in Ireland to do so
# Folic Acid
# Folic Acid

Folic acid to be added to UK flour to reduce birth defects ... but no plans in Ireland to do so

Oct 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 11,398 Views 21 Comments

According to the HSE, folic acid is important because it can help the nervous system develop in the unborn.

# babies - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

Oct 9th 2018, 1:53 PM 41,358 Views 22 Comments

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

# babies - Monday 17 September, 2018

Aoibhín Garrihy upcycled her bridesmaid dresses to create a lovely christening gown for baby Hanorah
# Upcycled
From The Daily Edge
# Upcycled

Aoibhín Garrihy upcycled her bridesmaid dresses to create a lovely christening gown for baby Hanorah

Sep 17th 2018, 11:13 AM 12,461 Views 3 Comments

Sorry this is too sweet.

# babies - Sunday 2 September, 2018

China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

China looks ready to scrap two-child policy by 2020 ... but few parents interested in more babies

Sep 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 13,726 Views 8 Comments

The government has indicated it will scrap its policy which limits the number of children per family through tough fines.

# babies - Monday 23 July, 2018

76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

76 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

Jul 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 17,700 Views 24 Comments

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

# babies - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers
# India
# India

Mother Teresa charity 'sold babies' born to unwed mothers

Jul 5th 2018, 9:50 PM 58,735 Views 104 Comments

A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity were arrested today.

# babies - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate

Jun 26th 2018, 6:49 PM 13,796 Views 135 Comments

The move comes from government after years of campaigning for same-sex couples and LGBT advocates.

# babies - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Babies can distinguish difference between vocal and facial emotion
# Express Yourself
# Express Yourself

Babies can distinguish difference between vocal and facial emotion

Apr 14th 2018, 9:45 AM 12,305 Views 12 Comments

The ability of babies to differentiate emotional expressions appears to develop during their first six months.

# babies - Friday 2 March, 2018

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
# Snow Angels
# Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 2:38 PM 47,002 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

# babies - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,747 Views 16 Comments

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

# babies - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Serbs perturbed by dwindling numbers of babies being born in Balkan nation
# Don't Delay
# Don't Delay

Serbs perturbed by dwindling numbers of babies being born in Balkan nation

Feb 14th 2018, 8:15 PM 16,576 Views 30 Comments

In 2016, 100,834 people died while just 64,734 were born.

# babies - Friday 2 February, 2018

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people
# Genetics
# Genetics

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people

Feb 2nd 2018, 3:01 PM 19,932 Views 46 Comments

The technique is being used to help prevent women passing on fatal genetic diseases to their children.

# babies - Saturday 30 December, 2017

These are some of the most popular Irish baby names outside of Ireland
# Represent
# Represent

These are some of the most popular Irish baby names outside of Ireland

Dec 30th 2017, 9:31 PM 82,372 Views 41 Comments

Well, we do like to travel.

# babies - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Joanne McNally: 'I don’t want children, but I’m not selfish'
# Column
# Column

Joanne McNally: 'I don’t want children, but I’m not selfish'

Nov 12th 2017, 7:30 PM 49,094 Views 167 Comments

I also have the attention span of a ferret on six nespressos, writes Joanne McNally.

# babies - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,898 Views 47 Comments

“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.

# babies - Sunday 1 October, 2017

'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative
# Babies
# Babies

'Shocked and disappointed': Pressure mounts to restore funding for breastfeeding support initiative

Oct 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 12,291 Views 7 Comments

The HSE said it plans to provide funding for a new, revised model.

# babies - Monday 4 September, 2017

12 of the quickest reactions to the royal baby announcement
# THE ROYALEST BABY
From The Daily Edge
# THE ROYALEST BABY

12 of the quickest reactions to the royal baby announcement

Sep 4th 2017, 5:30 PM 10,360 Views 1 Comment

Royal baby 3: RESURRECTION.

# babies - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories
# Happy Mammaries
# Happy Mammaries

12 mothers share their best (and funniest) breastfeeding stories

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:56 PM 16,967 Views 6 Comments

“In the throes of passion I suddenly realised I was spraying my boyfriend with a leaking left breast.”

# babies - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

Jul 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 22,022 Views 73 Comments

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

# babies - Monday 10 July, 2017

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies
# Like Rabbits
# Like Rabbits

By EU standards, Ireland is pumping out new babies

Jul 10th 2017, 12:39 PM 26,473 Views 73 Comments

Ireland has the highest birth rate in the EU.

# babies - Monday 12 June, 2017

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years
# Mix-up
# Mix-up

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years

Jun 12th 2017, 2:20 PM 39,836 Views 34 Comments

Doris Gruenwald only found out after she took a DNA test.

# babies - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect
# Infant Deaths
# Infant Deaths

HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect

May 23rd 2017, 3:22 PM 11,352 Views 8 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said it is ‘regretted’ that it took such a long time for families to be heard on their babies’ deaths.

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