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9 benefits of Kangaroring – Kangaroo Care NICU

Kangaroo Care NICU, Why your baby will benefit! Kangaroo Care, kangarooing, or skin to skin care has numerous benefits for both babies and parents. The benefits are not just for pre-term babies, full term babies can also benefit from kangarooing. When your baby lies in...

‘We had been through so much and fought so hard and I thought my son might die’

Here is my second article that was published for the Irish Times. In part two of James Doherty’s rollercoaster encounter with infertility, two becomes the magic number for him and his wife Olivia https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/we-had-been-through-so-much-and-fought-so-hard-and-i-thought-my-son-might-die-1.3187350 Proud parents Olivia and James with Max and Mathilda Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare...

7 reasons why NICU nurses are superheroes

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses are real life superheroes. There are undervalued, underpaid and they do the most important job in the World. It is not until you meet one of these super humans that you realise what is important in life. They spend every day...

IVF nearly broke us: My article for the Irish Times.

James Doherty and wife Olivia went through hell during three rounds of IVF treatment Family time on the balcony. Olivia with Max and James with Mathilda. Here is the article that I wrote for the Irish Times today. https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/ivf-treatment-nearly-broke-us-1.3180573?mode=amp       It was November 19th, 2016, and my...

8 ways to protect your relationship while your preemie is in NICU – Relationship, Preemie, NICU

Relationship, Preemie, NICU. Your partner is your biggest source of support when your baby lies in the NICU. It is important for you to make time for each other during what could be the most difficult time of your life. As hard as this may...