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#Neonatal

# neonatal - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals

Aug 12th 2020, 11:28 AM 22,626 Views 8 Comments

Many neonatal units have no isolation facilities to deal with coronavirus patients.

# neonatal - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'

Jul 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,389 Views 11 Comments

An outbreak of infection earlier this year saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

# neonatal - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury
# Delphi
# Delphi

New system will monitor newborns to detect brain injury

Feb 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 9,074 Views 2 Comments

Researchers based in Cork have been awarded €570,000 to develop the system.

# neonatal - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death
# Maternal Health
# Maternal Health

Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:10 AM 8,499 Views 16 Comments

Babies of mothers who gain more than 11kg between pregnancies have about a 50% greater risk of their baby dying in the first four weeks of life.

# neonatal - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today
# New Icu
# New Icu

Leo met some very small, very cute babies today

Feb 25th 2015, 3:06 PM 15,698 Views 24 Comments

‘There’ll be trouble … his grandparents didn’t even get to hold him yet!’

# neonatal - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'
# Baby
# Baby

Newborn died in ambulance after Turkish hospitals 'offered no care at all'

Jan 27th 2015, 6:37 PM 26,356 Views 17 Comments

But what does it mean for Ireland?

# neonatal - 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 5,904 Views 8 Comments

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

# neonatal - Thursday 6 November, 2014

This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care
# Mom
# Mom

This 23 year old's invention could revolutionise neonatal care

Nov 6th 2014, 6:15 AM 16,626 Views 7 Comments

He has developed an incubator that costs just a fraction of the usual cost.

# neonatal - Monday 28 October, 2013

'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies
# Friends Of The Coombe
# Friends Of The Coombe

'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies

Oct 28th 2013, 9:45 AM 14,506 Views 10 Comments

Friends of the Coombe are releasing their calendar for 2014, featuring toddlers who combined spent more than three years in the hospital. Read one of the stories behind it here.

# neonatal - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011
# Perinatal Deaths
# Perinatal Deaths

First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:15 AM 9,214 Views 21 Comments

Stillbirths accounted for 318 of the total number.

# neonatal - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy
# Health
# Health

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy

Nov 28th 2012, 12:28 PM 8,588 Views 16 Comments

The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.

# neonatal - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed
# Health
# Health

Deadly bacteria found on hospital taps, seventh case confirmed

Jan 25th 2012, 11:10 AM 1,875 Views 8 Comments

The Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital has confirmed that the bacteria that killed three babies has been traced back to several taps in the neonatal unit .