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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...
Breastfeeding Your Baby When Returning to the Office

Breastfeeding Your Baby When Returning to the Office

Lockdown is beginning to ease in Ireland and many new mums are returning to the office, which is an exciting time. But it may also raise some challenges too, particularly when it comes to breastfeeding. Working from home has meant many new mums have been able to easily breastfeed and work remotely, without the challenge of juggling the daily commute or a communal office environment. Returning to the office doesn’t mean that new mums have to stop...
BabyDam – An Ideal Solution for Newborns

BabyDam – An Ideal Solution for Newborns

All of the joy and love surrounding the birth of a newborn, especially if it’s your first, comes with its challenges as well. Whether it’s learning to breastfeed or the inability to get a good night’s sleep, there’s a lot to consider for new parents. One area that parents are often unsure of is bathing. The BabyDam is ideal for bathing newborns and toddlers, it is practical and safe to use, making bath time a fun experience for both the newborn and the parents....
Where to Buy Medical Equipment Online

Where to Buy Medical Equipment Online

Are you wondering where to buy medical equipment online? O’Flynn Medical is a leading provider of medical equipment in Ireland. Our expert service was recognised when we were crowned Cork’s ‘Company of The Year’ in 2019. We have extensive experience in the supply of high-quality medical equipment, as well as rental, assembly and decontamination services. For over two decades, we have collaborated with nursing homes, hospitals, care...
Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

Breastfeeding Tips for New Mothers

Correct breastfeeding tips and advice are an important start to a new mother’s journey. Because of the nutritional benefits, it is important that mothers should breastfeed their newborn babies exclusively for a period of 6 months and then continue breastfeeding combined with solid food. However, while it may be a natural process, breastfeeding does not always come easily. Cultural norms, work policies, lactation issues, latching problems and poor hospital policies...