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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,

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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

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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.

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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

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Motherhood

First Days With A Newborn

Whether this is your first baby or your fifth baby, bringing home a newborn baby is an exciting but scary time. When they cry, you stress about how to soothe

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Pregnancy

Why Get An Early Pregnancy Scan?

At UltraScan, we preform our Early Pregnancy ultrasound scans from 8 weeks gestation. In this scan, we look at how many foetuses and gestational sacs are present, we also confirm

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3D/4D Ultrasound Scans

Why Get A 3D/4D Scan?

At UltraScan, our 3D/4D Baby Scans are extremely popular. In our 3D/4D ultrasound scans, our sophisticated machine uses sound waves to take thousands of photos of your little one. These

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Motherhood

What Is Colic?

Colic is the term given to excessive and frequent crying for no apparent reason. When your baby appears to be completely healthy, however, they are consistently difficult to soothe. It

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Motherhood

Baby Sleep Safety

Sleep safety is a scary topic for new parents because it can feel like the “rules” are difficult to pin down. You may have family members who make comments like