Mum / Health

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Should I have a birth partner?

Research shows that having continuous support in labour can mean you will: • use less pain-relieving drugs; • have a better chance of having a natural vaginal birth; • have a greater chance of avoiding a caesarean birth or using forceps or ventouse/vacuum births; and • have a more satisfying childbirth experience.

First Aid

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Child First Aid -Broken Bones

Every day thousands of children present at the Hospital Emergency Department with illness and injuries. These short clips examine the more common illness and injuries presented and how you can help your child as the first responder.

Baby

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Cradle Cap and How to Treat it.

Cradle cap is very common. If your baby’s scalp has flaky, dry skin that looks like dandruff, or even a yellowish or brown crusting, it’s most likely cradle cap.

Pregnancy

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Parenting

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Instagram

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Instagram @whatsupmum

Follow us on Instagram @whatsupmum for weekly videos by healthcare professionals on pregnancy, babycare and First aid skills.

How To Save A Life

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How to Save a Life

As a parent or guardian would you know what to do in an emergency situation? Watching this clip can help save a life.

Lifestyle

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Hospitals

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Hospital Playlists

Watch the educational videos runnning in maternity hospital waiting rooms accross Ireland.

Readers Stories

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Meningitis (Aoibhe Carroll)

Siobhán and Noel’s lives turn completely upside down, when the ultimate horror for a parent visited them, the death of a child.

Mums Meals

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Salmon Cous Cous

This short demonstration shows you how to make a healthy and tasty family meal that everyone can enjoy.