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# infants - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Giving babies extra Vitamin D 'doesn't make their bones any stronger'

As many as 40% of Europeans do not get enough of the vitamin, which is naturally produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight.

# infants - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Watch: Police save babies from burning car in dramatic rescue Maryland This post contains videos

Watch: Police save babies from burning car in dramatic rescue

The car caught fire after crashing in Charles County, Maryland, with three adults and two infants on board.

# infants - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed

Scientists say there is no consistent evidence certain formulas prevent allergies or autoimmune conditions.

# infants - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

One in six three-year-olds have had injuries that needed hospital attention

Boys are more likely to get injured than girls.

# infants - Monday 6 April, 2015

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

# infants - Friday 14 November, 2014

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

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

# infants - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

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.

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.

# infants - Monday 4 November, 2013

Growing up in Ireland: How stress and depression can impact on parenting

The latest report from the Growing Up in Ireland study has examined the role of parenting on infant development.

# infants - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Shop-bought baby foods 'don't meet infants' weaning needs'

A study shows that some of the foods are promoted for infants from four months – an age they should still be on a breast milk-based diet.

# infants - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Fisher Price accused of misleading parents over mobile apps for infants

An advocacy group said apps created by Fisher-Price and Open Solutions claim to teach babies skills when they may actually be harmful.

# infants - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Obesity can be predicted in two-month old babies

Curve growth patterns emerge almost from birth, say scientists.

# infants - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most inappropriate baby outfits on the internet The Horror! This post contains images

11 of the most inappropriate baby outfits on the internet

Seriously, it’s hard to believe they actually exist.

# infants - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year

The HSE says that the second successive year of doubling cases is “of concern” – and 80 per cent of hospitalised cases were babies aged between newborn and 5 months old.

# infants - Friday 2 March, 2012

Babies born even a few weeks early face increased health risks - study

Researchers say new evidence challenges perceptions about the health prospects for babies born early – and even infants born at what has traditionally been regarded “full term”.

# infants - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Babies can understand meaning of words from 6 months - study

New research indicates that infants as young as six months can understand the meaning of full words – twice as early as previously believed.

# infants - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Breastfeeding campaigners to protest at Facebook HQ in Dublin

Demonstrations will take place at Facebook offices in several cities across the world next week by protesters who are angry about Facebook deleting images of breastfeeding.

# infants - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Deep clean under way at Belfast neo-natal ward

Four more babies were found to have the infection which is already believed to be responsible for the deaths of three infants at the unit.

# infants - Friday 7 October, 2011

No inquiry planned into reports of Irish infants used in medical research

Babies who were intended for adoption from Irish institutions including mother and baby homes were used for clinical trials without their mother’s permission, according to a Prime Time report.

# infants - Monday 19 September, 2011

UK surgeons separate twin girls joined at head Separated This post contains images

UK surgeons separate twin girls joined at head

Two 11-month old girls have been successfully separated after a series of risky operations at a London children’s hospital.

# infants - Thursday 24 March, 2011

French family detained for smuggling two infants

The 2-month-old twin girls were born to a surrogate mother in Ukraine – but were unable to be brought home to France as the country’s authorities would not issue passports.