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Husbands & Partners   7am to 11pm  Siesta For Mothers  12 noon to 2pm  General Visit Times  3pm-4pm, 7pm - 8.30pm

Children may only visit during these times

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Planning for birth and parenthood

 The following publications are currently available.  Click on the images below to view and download.

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Books for parents-to-be and parents

Great new resources for parents have recently become available containing advice on pregnancy and the first five years of a child’s life.  Extensive research with parents and parents-to-be across Ireland have influenced the creation of a website called  Alongside this new ‘My Pregnancy’ and ‘My Child: 0 to 2 years’ and ‘My Child: 2 to 5 years’ books are now being given to all pregnant women at the antenatal booking visit and are also available to download from

CUMH Maternity Guide New

Cork University Maternity Hospital Guide to Maternity Services

This Guide to Maternity Services at Cork University Maternity Hospital gives you an explanation of the different services provided to expectant parents including advice during pregnancy, labour and birth, after the birth, feeding baby and post-natal advice.

Download the CUMH Guide to Maternity Services.

preparing for birth and parenthood

Updated edits Nov 2018 READ HERE

Information on Preparing for Birth & Parenthood

"Our vision is to empower parents to develop the skills to negotiate all aspects of their journey through pregnancy, labour, birth and early parenthood"

*Note - additional edits as of Nov 2018 can be viewed HERE

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A book for siblings of children with Down Syndrome

The Story of My Brother James is a short book written by a young girl called Liadh Hanley.  In the book Liadh shares her experiences of having a brother with Down Syndrome. The initial aim of the book is to teach siblings and children how to appreciate and respect those with Down Syndrome.   


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