Archive for the ‘Baby’ Category

Electronic Health Records developed in Rotunda Hospital

The Rotunda Hospital is now the first maternity hospital in Dublin to introduce an electronic health record for all new babies and mothers receiving care at the hospital. The Maternal & Newborn Clinical Management System The Maternal & Newborn Clinical Management System (MN-CMS) will enhance care for patients across the country once it is implemented […]

10 foods that can cause choking in children

As the holidays get closer it’s time to start getting out that party food. Treats, both salty and sweet are lovely to tuck into while enjoying a seasonal flick with the family. But parents of young children should watch out for the following bites that were highlighted by the HSE as choking hazards. Hot dogs/sausages […]

9 ways you can support your breastfeeding journey

Here at Maternity&Infant we want to help mums with breastfeeding wherever we can. Although it is a completely natural process, many people find it difficult to stick to. Worries about how much the baby is actually ingesting, as well as difficulties with latching on, and pain in the nipples can discourage mothers trying to breastfeed. […]

UPDATE: Health warning as contagious disease spreads in Dublin and Meath

The HSE have issued another health warning following a series of seventeen diagnoses’ of measles in Dublin and Meath last week. To date, there have been 12 diagoses’ of measles in Dublin and five in Meath. An outbreak and control team from the HSE have been set up in Dublin to “investigate and control the […]

Half of parents don’t get value for money from creche

In a survey conducted by the Independent, it was discovered that 54 per cent of parents think that they do not get good value for money from their child’s creche. Rising creche fees With childcare fees on the rise, having risen an average of €7 per week since last year, parents are frustrated with the […]

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