COVID-19 Virus infection and breastfeeding in Ireland

Questions and evidence based research about breastfeeding and coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Virus Infection and Pregnancy in Ireland

AIMS Ireland has adapted the RCOG guidelines and questions and answers for pregnant people and their families for COVID-19 to suit maternity services in Ireland. We have also referred to other sources of information pertinent to Ireland, which… Read More

AIMS Ireland Joins Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin to celebrate National Breastfeeding Week 2019

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AIMS Ireland were delighted to be invited to celebrate National Breastfeeding week with Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin on Friday 4th October 2019. AIMS Ireland Chairperson, Krysia Lynch was accompanied by a breastfeeding member of our Support… Read More

AIMS Ireland : Aras an Uachtarain National Breastfeeding Week

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AIMS Ireland were delighted to be invited by Sabina Higgins to celebrate National Breastfeeding week at Aras an Uachtarain and also for our Chair Dr. Krysia Lynch to be offered the opportunity to speak about breastfeeding in the… Read More

Did you know? – Epidural pain relief and breastfeeding: New research

“The only thing as consistent as birth pain has been the search to eradicate it, pharmaceutically” – Tina Cassidy, Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born Pain medications in childbirth have been sought for millennia. Egyptians… Read More

Ten normal facts about breastfeeding

1. Physical: Breastfeeding is the normal way of feeding and nourishing your baby. Newborn babies need warmth nutrition and love and breastfeeding satisfies all three. 2. Physical: Your baby is designed to breastfeed. When your baby is born… Read More

Birth interventions and breastfeeding

When we think about birth choices we rarely think about the effects that these can have on breastfeeding outcomes or on long-term breastfeeding success. In general our choices surrounding birth tend to be made in order to get us… Read More