1) A “Virtual Dementia Tour” will be brought to five locations this month as part of Carers Week 2019. The free tour is aimed at providing visitors wi(...)

Sabina Higgins addressing the Friends of Breastfeeding event in Naas, Co Kildare.

Sabina Higgins has called the “global movement” for breastfeeding “probably the most important thing in the world”. “To me it is terribly important,”(...)

Timi Nicholson with daughter Lana, son Max and husband Michael with reusable drinker, reusable lunchbox and wooden toys. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Saving the planet is hardly foremost in the minds of new parents. Saving their sanity more like, as they try to cope with the new mini-dictator in the(...)

Having pumped   breastmilk ready and available is useful as it increases the supply for supplemental feeds

Hospital support for breastfeeding is only the start. It is what happens in the home and the community that is likely to determine if mother and baby (...)

At a breastfeeding support group meeting in Lusk, north County Dublin were, from left to right, Emma Lericque with son Colin; Suzanne Webb with daughter Lucy Niland; Karolina McKittrick and son Jack; Anna Clarke with Jeremiah; Michelle Cannon with Leah-Joy; and Aine Conneff with Oisin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish mothers will breastfeed in public en masse in at least 14 different venues around the country this Saturday, as part of the international Quinte(...)