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In Ireland we can do better — Vote No for mothers and babies

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On May 25 we will be asked to remove unborn children’s right to life of from the Constitution. Why? To make abortion widely available up to 24 weeks of pregnancy, and even to make abortion legal up to birth in certain cases.

Support for mothers this National Breastfeeding week

October 1 to 7 is National Breastfeeding Week, and with more and more Irish women wanting to breastfeed their babies, there is a huge demand on fathers, partners and family members to learn how they can help make breastfeeding work.

Where to find help and support for breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed your baby. It gives them all the nutrition they need at the correct temperature and is great for when you are busy and on the go.I breastfed both my children but it is not always easy, especially on your first child. It takes patience, practice and support. Getting support can sometimes make the difference between continuing beyond the first few days or weeks or giving up entirely.

How fast should I lose the baby weight?

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I don’t like putting time frames on weight loss. This article is inspired by the question I received after one of my classes. How fast should you lose the baby weight?

Mayo businesses to display first one thousand days ‘breastfeeding welcome here’ mark

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Mayo businesses are being encouraged to display a ‘breastfeeding welcome here mark’, which was launched last week.

Relaunch of Castlebar breastfeeding support group

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Le Cheile Community and Family resource centre Castlebar hosted the relaunch of the breastfeeding support group last week in Le Cheile Family Resource Centre. This project is a joint community initiative between Le Cheile FRC and public health nurses from HSE West.

Breastfeed and give babies a ‘vital start in life’

Galway has the highest breastfeeding rate among mothers recently discharged from hospital in the three western counties of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

Ireland has lowest breast-feeding rates in Europe

A scientific report published by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) highlights key recommendations to improve the nation’s baby feeding patterns and nutrition. Scientific Recommendations for a National Infant Feeding Policy in Ireland highlights a number of key concerns with current infant feeding trends and outlines specific actions and advice to improve the nutritional diet of mums-to-be and infants from birth to one year. The report is based on research into infant feeding practices in Ireland and the latest international scientific opinion. It states that emerging evidence worldwide shows good nutrition during pregnancy and throughout an infant’s first year, can have a significant positive impact on health throughout a person’s life.

The milky way — Galway hopes to set simultaneous breastfeeding record on Saturday

Nursing mothers in Galway are invited to take part in a breastfeeding challenge at the weekend in a bid to set a world record.

OptiBac for your child’s health

Does your child suffer from common colds and illnesses like diarrhoea? ‘OptiBac for your Child’s Health’ could be what is needed.

 

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