As soon as your child starts to crawl and move around you cannot take your eyes off themread more
By Dr. Malie Coyne Postnatal depression (PND) can be lonely, distressing and frightening. In the beginning it can look like the “baby blues”, because they share symptoms, including mood swings, sadness, insomnia and irritability. However, symptoms of PND are more...read more
The Wessel Rule of Threes is the system traditionally used by doctors: if your baby cries for more than three hours a day for more than three days a week for three weeks, they have colic.read more
Professors from NUI Galway are carrying out research on leg pain/discomfort and varicose veins during pregnancy.read more
Talking about healthy eating can be an important part of creating healthy eating habits. This can be quickly and simply done, without overloading children with talk of nutrition and different nutrientsread more
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.
Follow us on Instagram @whatsupmum for weekly videos by healthcare professionals on pregnancy, babycare and First aid skills.read more
It is important your child gets their vaccines on time, every time.
Watch this video on the importance of vaccines for your child.
How to videos on caring for a newborn. These tutorials guide you through changing your baby’s nappy, their first bath and sleep safety.read more
Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children and sometimes adults catch at some point.read more