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The Benefits of Breastfeeding for You and Your Baby

The Benefits of Breastfeeding for You and Your Baby

Breastfeeding is considered by many to be the most natural and healthy way for a mother to feed their newborn. Aside from all the health benefits breastfeeding offers, it also plays an important part in deepening the bond between mother and baby. This week is National Breastfeeding Week here in Ireland, taking place from the 1st to the 7th of October 2021. To celebrate this, here at O’Flynn Medical we will be taking a closer look at the benefits of breastfeeding...
Best Practices for Managing a Safe Return to Work

Best Practices for Managing a Safe Return to Work

Now that a return to work is imminent throughout many sectors in Ireland, employers are once again obliged to make certain that their employees are safe at all times. The main difference is that embracing the best hygienic practices is now more important than ever before. Not only will this approach help to reduce infections within the workplace, but it can also lead to a healthier and more productive in-house environment. We will, therefore, examine some of the...
What is a Bariatric Bed and Choosing the Best One

What is a Bariatric Bed and Choosing the Best One

What is a Bariatric Bed? What is a bariatric bed, and how do you choose the best one to suit your needs? A bariatric bed is an extra heavy-duty bed that is designed to comfortably and safely accommodate large individuals in clinics, hospitals, homes, and rehabilitation centres. It is wider, longer, and has a higher weight than a standard hospital bed. Bariatric equipment comes in a variety of designs, sizes, and sizes to meet the needs of the patient. Bariatric...
Taking Care of the Vulnerable At Home – Industry Insights

Taking Care of the Vulnerable At Home – Industry Insights

The COVID-19 Pandemic has thrown up a series of problems. The general public are now more careful than ever when it comes to hygiene and safety, especially when it comes to the older and more at-risk members of our families. These people have suffered more than most, long periods of isolation due to heightened risks and the hugely unfortunate deaths in nursing homes around the country during the crisis led to people exploring the options of at-home care as opposed...
Expert Roundup – The Benefits of Using Breast Pumps

Expert Roundup – The Benefits of Using Breast Pumps

Mums are using breast pumps at home than ever before and the benefits are clear to see. In fact, we have seen a considerable increase in breastfeeding during lockdown especially, with the number of mothers breastfeeding their baby nearly doubling in Ireland. Breastfeeding has many benefits for both mother and baby, and it can be made more efficient and less time-consuming by using a breast pump. To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, we asked Mums, midwives, and...