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Workshops on teen pregnancy will target boys for the first time

Men in Mayo who became parents in their teenage years are being called on to help encourage secondary school students across the county to seriously consider and understand the consequences of early sexual activity.

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.

Mayo CCC welcomes €23,520 for local childminders and groups

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Mayo County Childcare Committee (Mayo CCC) has welcomed the recent announcement to provide €23,520 to a number of voluntary notified child minders and Parent & Toddler groups in Mayo.

May sale now on at All4Baby

All4Baby is a family owned business established in 2010 with the aim of simplifying the whole area of shopping for you and your baby. All4Baby opened the largest nursery store in Galway, which is located on the Tuam Road, with ease of access for buggies and more than 90 free car parking spaces.

Catholic Grandparents’ Association event to tackle issues affecting young people

The Catholic Grandparents’ Association is hosting a social gathering in the Castlecourt Hotel, Westport, on May 8. The event is open to the public and there is no admission fee.

The Connacht Baby Show is coming to Castlebar

The rescheduled date for the Connacht Baby Show is Sunday March 3 in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar. An event for new and expectant parents, The Connacht Baby Show is teaming up with some great local businesses and services, so you can find out about the latest baby products and services available in your local area. The fair takes place from 12 noon to 5pm with free admission and all are welcome.

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.

UHG officially recognised as baby friendly

The west’s biggest hospital is one of eight hospitals in Ireland which has been recognised as Baby Friendly.

Mullingar hospital earns Baby Friendly award

The Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar joined an elite group of designated baby-friendly hospitals when they were presented with the Baby Friendly National Award this week.


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