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Premature baby smiles big despite stitches across chest

People are loving the gorgeous smile on a premature baby who had heart-surgery despite his stitches across his chest Proud mum Stephanie is delighted that her son was able to have and survive the surgery, but they had to wait a long time for the operation. Stephanie knew she was expecting a boy and all […]

Here’s how you can beat morning sickness

Expecting a baby can be one of the happiest times in a woman’s life, but that’s not to say it doesn’t come with its struggles. Kate Middleton is expecting her third child but has had to pull out of public appearances because she has been suffering from extreme morning sickness. Up to three-quarters of mothers […]

Sile Seoige shares a sweet snap with her doula pal weeks after giving birth

Sile Seoige was all smiles yesterday in a picture with her close pal and baby expert, Becky from Doula Families Dublin. The Irish TV personality and her baby boy Cathal caught up with the Dublin doula yesterday who is a specialist in birth and postpartum care. So good catching up with the wonderful Becky from […]

MUM’S THE WORD: with Mairead Ronan

EASY WEANING Eliza is almost 10 months old now and thriving… probably because she has the best diet in the house! When I began weaning her, I struggled a bit and, to be honest, it had been so long since weaning my son Dara that I’d totally forgotten. But then I met Siobhán Berry of […]

Aisling O’Loughlin: Time to say goodbye…for now

Time to say goodbye…for now It’s been a privilege and pleasure to bring you dispatches from the frontline of motherhood every month for the past five-and-a-half years here in the pages of RSVP magazine. Every four weeks, through thick and thin, I’d badger Nic for a photo for the column. It has been the most […]

The list Of Baby Names That Are Going Extinct

The list Of Baby Names That Are Going Extinct Online resource BabyCentre has put together a list of 36 names that are due to become extinct very soon if new parents don’t start calling their bundles of joy one of the following. Of course as the years go on some names are more popular that […]

Aisling O’Loughlin says baby Joe has found his voice

After barely making a sound for eight months, thankfully not even that much crying, baby Joe is piping up. He’s found his voice and he’s in great form with his wild squeals and “gah” sounds. He’s also crawling backwards and looking to stand up at any given opportunity. Sure it’s all happenin’ around my neck […]

How to save a baby’s life in 60 seconds

How to save a baby’s life in 60 seconds  Every parent has the fear or worry that their child may choke while eating or struggle for breath while taking a drink, but what you do in that situation is even more of a worry. Now Channel Mum and St. John’s Ambulance have team up and […]

Bedtime is a nightmare for Aisling O’Loughlin As She Deals With Three Boys

Bedtime can be difficult for most parents but for Aisling O’Loughlin is can be a nightmare as she deals with her three boys. One night was particularly hairy as she dealt with a rather unfortunate painting incident late in the evening. Why are my kids never tired? Quite frankly, bedtime is a nightmare. I’ve heeded all […]

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Junior Einsteins – The Perfect After School Activity Or Camp For Your Science Loving Child #AD

Junior Einsteins Science club are an innovative initiative, passionate about bringing a love of science and learning to primary school aged children. They provide: Science Parties, After-School Science Clubs, Primary Science Workshops & TY/4th Year Workshops, Super Whole School Science Shows, Science Hallowe’en, Easter & Summer Camps, Science Corporate Events, and Science Family Events & […]

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Aisling O’Loughlin: Rules to Perfect Parents- Do they Exist?

WHAT RULES? Oh what a relief it is to meet other renegades struggling with the Rules to Perfect Parenting! You know the Rules. Kids in bed by 7.30pm, 8pm at the latest (or else they’ll be obese adults!). No running, screaming, crying, laughing, talking loudly, messing in public. No sugar, EVER! Vegetables for breakfast, lunch […]

Travelling with a baby? Aisling O’Loughlin has the perfect advice

Travelling with a baby? Aisling O’Loughlin has the perfect advice to save a lot of time and energy while you are on holiday. We are all sick of overly-complicated prams that take up too much space and weigh a ton, right? Well, what should we do? “My preferred mode of transport for baby this time […]