fbpx
Taking Care of the Vulnerable At Home – Industry Insights

Taking Care of the Vulnerable At Home – Industry Insights

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio via Pexels 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...
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....
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....