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Pregnancy

Car Safety During Pregnancy

Whether you’re a driver or a passenger, many of us spend time in a vehicle during pregnancy without giving it much thought. However, road collisions are the number one cause

What To Do When Your Baby Has A Fever
Parenthood

What To Do When Your Baby Has A Fever

A fever can be very frightening for a parent. Many parents feel anxious when a high temperature persists and wonder if they should consult their doctor or treat their child

babys first christmas
Parenthood

Celebrating Baby’s First Christmas

Your baby’s first Christmas is one of the most memorable Christmases you’ll ever have. Celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with your baby for the first time is

enjoy christmas while pregnant
Pregnancy

How To Enjoy Christmas While Pregnant

If you’re pregnant this Christmas you may be feeling like you’re missing out on the fun stuff. Usually, Christmas might mean Prosecco, partying and present shopping until you drop. However,

popular baby names in ireland list
Parenthood

Most Popular Baby Names In Ireland

Trying to think of baby names and wondering what are the most popular names in Ireland in 2019? You’re in the right place!  The Central Statistics Office (CSO) have compiled

understanding your babys cues
Parenthood

Understanding Your Baby’s Cues

Babies have many ways of communicating their needs, many are much more subtle than crying. Most parents are taught to respond to crying and attempt to work out what their

entertain your baby
Parenthood

How To Entertain Your Newborn

Many mothers of young babies report feeling guilty if their baby is awake and not being entertained. However, after a few minutes of trying to entertain your newborn, you may

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Fatherhood

Fathers Rights In Ireland

When entering into such a life-changing event as having a child, it’s helpful to be informed about all aspects of parenthood in order to limit unwelcome surprises along the road.

breastfeeding
Motherhood

All About Breastfeeding

Getting Started If possible, breastfeed your baby within the first hour of them being born. This takes advantage of their natural alertness when they first come into the world. After

the fourth trimester
Motherhood

The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester is the name given to the first 3 months of your baby’s life. It begins when they’re born and they transition from their cosy home in your