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.
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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
A perfect tasty family meal for a cold evening.read more
Win a €250 EUROBABY Gift Voucher for Ireland’s leading online baby and nursery shop as seen on whatsupmum screens in maternity hospitals.read more
The HSE have advised the public to be extra vigilant regarding meningococcal Meningitis/ Septicaemia after an increase in meningococcal disease in Ireland over the past few weeks.read more
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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.read more