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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.

Looking after your child’s eyes

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You could argue that eyesight is one of our most valuable senses, as once it’s gone, it’s usually gone forever. Good vision is essential to learning and early detection and treatment of problems before the age of 8 years, can reduce long term vision issues. We have put together a few tips on looking after your child’s eyes.

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.

Success at maths is essential for your child’s future

There is no doubting the importance of mathematics in everyday life. It is a subject that promotes reasoning, creativity, abstract and spatial thinking, problem-solving, and communication.

Burke urges prospective parents in Westmeath to sign up for Paternity Benefit

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Deputy Peter Burke is encouraging prospective parents in Westmeath to sign up for Paternity Benefit.

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.

Government gets C+ grade in Children’s Rights Alliance Report Card

The Fine Gael/Labour Coalition Government received an overall grade of C+ in the 2012 Report Card published this recently by the Children’s Rights Alliance, the best grade received by any government since the Report Card series first began in 2009, however, it lost marks for what has been described as “glaring violations of children’s’ rights”.

Kush supports like a dream

Created for side-sleepers, Kush Breast Supports maintain a natural resting position for the breasts, making aches and pains in the neck, back, and shoulders a thing of the past.


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