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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.

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Babycare Videos

How to videos on caring for a newborn. These tutorials guide you through changing your baby’s nappy, their first bath and sleep safety.

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Learning about Meningitis

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.

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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.

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