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#Infants

# infants - Saturday 2 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 2nd 2018, 4:00 PM 15,074 Views 10 Comments

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
# Maryland

Watch: Police save babies from burning car in dramatic rescue

Sep 13th 2016, 8:15 AM 14,163 Views 34 Comments

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
# Fighting Allergies
# Fighting Allergies

Experts warn baby formula guidelines need to be changed

Mar 9th 2016, 6:03 AM 27,087 Views 47 Comments

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
# Accidents
# Accidents

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

Dec 9th 2015, 6:05 AM 9,893 Views 18 Comments

Boys are more likely to get injured than girls.

# infants - Monday 6 April, 2015

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

Apr 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,109 Views 7 Comments

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
# Neonatal
# Neonatal

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

Nov 14th 2014, 11:12 AM 5,881 Views 8 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Number of maternity homes a difficulty for mother and baby inquiry

Jul 16th 2014, 4:32 PM 4,698 Views 2 Comments

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
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

Almost 500 unclaimed infant bodies were sent to anatomy departments from 1940-65

Jul 16th 2014, 3:37 PM 9,029 Views 19 Comments

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
# Parenting
# Parenting

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

Nov 4th 2013, 6:00 AM 12,173 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Nutrition
# Nutrition

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

Sep 10th 2013, 1:43 PM 8,434 Views 32 Comments

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
# Children
# Children

Fisher Price accused of misleading parents over mobile apps for infants

Aug 7th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,348 Views 21 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

Obesity can be predicted in two-month old babies

Jun 12th 2013, 8:15 PM 9,635 Views 16 Comments

Curve growth patterns emerge almost from birth, say scientists.

# infants - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

11 of the most inappropriate baby outfits on the internet
# The Horror!
From The Daily Edge
# The Horror!

11 of the most inappropriate baby outfits on the internet

Mar 27th 2013, 1:25 PM 23,234 Views 26 Comments

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

# infants - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Number of whooping cough cases doubles this year

Dec 16th 2012, 7:45 AM 8,955 Views 18 Comments

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
# Infant Health
# Infant Health

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

Mar 2nd 2012, 12:18 PM 1,827 Views 6 Comments

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
# Coochy Coo
# Coochy Coo

Babies can understand meaning of words from 6 months - study

Feb 14th 2012, 11:00 AM 2,528 Views 12 Comments

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
# Facebook
# Facebook

Breastfeeding campaigners to protest at Facebook HQ in Dublin

Jan 31st 2012, 11:17 AM 7,080 Views 182 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

Deep clean under way at Belfast neo-natal ward

Jan 21st 2012, 3:28 PM 1,481 Views 2 Comments

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
# Dissections
# Dissections

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

Oct 7th 2011, 4:42 PM 1,976 Views 26 Comments

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
# Separated

UK surgeons separate twin girls joined at head

Sep 19th 2011, 1:34 PM 1,029 Views 0 Comments

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
# Smuggled Twins
# Smuggled Twins

French family detained for smuggling two infants

Mar 24th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,502 Views 1 Comment

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.