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Increase in Breastfeeding During Lockdown

Increase in Breastfeeding During Lockdown

With Ireland in a state of lockdown due to the pandemic and most European nations implementing restrictions of their own, one positive side effect of staying at home has been that the number of mothers breastfeeding their baby has nearly doubled in Ireland. Natural breastfeeding has many benefits for both mother and baby, but it can be made more efficient and less time-consuming with quality breast pumps that improve milk flow for the baby’s health too. A survey...
O’Flynn Medical Covid-19 Range

O’Flynn Medical Covid-19 Range

The Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 has placed an enormous amount of importance on public health and hygiene across all sectors. At O’Flynn Medical, we carry a full range of professional Covid-19 products that can help. We’ve been supplying medical equipment to hospitals, nursing homes and elderly care facilities for over 10 years with a strong focus on high-quality products. As we progress through the current pandemic, our experience in the medical sector can help...
A Guide to Breastfeeding With Diabetes

A Guide to Breastfeeding With Diabetes

Breastfeeding has a powerful effect on maternal metabolism, reducing energy expenditure while using up to 500 calories every day. You might imagine that those changes would bring their own insulin-related chaos, but the body is a skilled adapter that has evolved to care of you and your baby. Breastfeeding reduces the impact of your hormone imbalance and helps young mothers to lose that post-birth weight, so your diabetes should be a little easier to manage....
Breast Pump Guidelines – Everything You Need To Know

Breast Pump Guidelines – Everything You Need To Know

We have put together a set of breast pump guidelines to help new mothers. Feeding on demand and being available for your baby 24/7 can be very draining. Breast pumps provide another way to continue providing breast milk for your baby. In these breast pump guidelines we’ll show you how easy it is, how to use one, what to look for when buying a breast pump, and whether renting a breast pump is a better option. What are the Benefits of Breast Pumping? A mum might...
What is a Hospital Grade Electric Breast Pump and How Do I Get One?

What is a Hospital Grade Electric Breast Pump and How Do I Get One?

A hospital grade electric breast pump is one of many terms a new mother will become aware of after giving birth. Being a new mother is an amazing time, but it comes with certain challenges, not least of which is the stress of trying to feed your new bundle of joy. Breastfeeding is recommended for various health benefits but there are times when it just isn’t possible. When there is a health condition with mum or the new born, breastfeeding is not advisable....