Helpful Resources COVID-19

We hope that you are keeping safe and well during the Covid-19 outbreak.  Here is a selection of key resources for expectant mothers.  For further useful resources and patient information leaflets, please visit our publications page.

RECOMMENDED DOWNLOADS

Book my pregnancy                                   

The books ‘My Pregnancy’ and ‘My Child: 0 to 2 years’ and ‘My Child: 2 to 5 years’ are excellent books published by the HSE that are available to download.

VISIT MYCHILD.IE/BOOKS

Breastfeeding a good start                               

What you need to know if you’re thinking about breastfeeding.

A comprehensive leaflet produced by HSE mychild.ie

DOWNLOAD

Breastfeeding premature babies                   

Breastfeeding or expressing for your premature or sick baby

A comprehensive leaflet produced by HSE

DOWNLOAD

breastfeeding 2                        

Is breastfeeding safe if the mother has Coronavirus? 

Read this useful information leaflet from Laura McHugh, HSE National Breastfeeding Co-ordinator.

DOWNLOAD

 

RECOMMENDED WEBSITES

COVID19 and pregnancy_SMALL

This new website seeks to address the key questions women will have when pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be kept up-to-date with the latest research and resources for women in the South of Ireland.

Includes contact information on hospitals in the Ireland South Women & Infants Directorate including CUMH and the maternity units of UHK,STGH and UHW.

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mychild logo                                           

If you are looking for reliable information in one place, the HSE website Mychild.ie is a great resource of information and guidance for parents. It contains a wealth of information on pregnancy, birth and baby and toddler care with many useful tips for parents.

It also includes information on pelvic floor wellbeing and pelvic floor exercises.

VISIT WEBSITE

breastfeeding.ie        

For breastfeeding information, we highly recommend visiting the HSE parenting and breastfeeding community at mychild.ie which is also available via the link breastfeeding.ie  

This website is a great resource offering the ability to chat live to a Lactation Consultant online, as well as a search facility to locate a breastfeeding support group near you.

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UHK Maternity Services website

There are some great videos for expectant and breastfeeding mothers on the UHK Maternity Services website - one of the hospitals in our maternity network at uhk.ie/maternity 

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RECOMMENDED VIDEOS

vid tips for parents                   

Tips during pregnancy - HSE mychild.ie

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                 VID tips for partners

Tips for partners during pregnancy - HSE mychild.ie

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vid pelvi

Getting to know your pelvic floor

 

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vid how to do pelvic floor exercises

How to do pelvic floor exercises

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vid staying healthy

Staying healthy during your pregnancy - HSE mychild.ie

 

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vid skin to skin

Getting breastfeeding off to a good start.

Breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact.

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tips for partners

Tips for new parents in the early days - HSE mychild.ie.

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vid after birth

Your body after birth - HSE mychild.ie

 

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vid worried

Things to watch out for after giving birth - HSE mychild.ie.

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vid parent difficulties

Difficult days parents have - HSE mychild.ie.

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vid 2 week check

Your baby’s 2 and 6 week checks after birth - HSE mychild.ie

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vid 6 week check

Your 6 week check after birth - HSE mychild.ie

 

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vid playing

Playing with a newborn baby - HSE mychild.ie

 

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vid

Tips for parents of newborns from a public health nurse (PHN).

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Last Modified Date: 28/08/2020 14:10:52