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Celebrating breastfeeding!

From 1st – 7th August is World Breastfeeding Week, a great opportunity to celebrate and promote breastfeeding. Your Public Health Nurse will be able to give you great support and advice for breastfeeding and many PHNs are involved with support groups around the county. The support of other mums is really important when you are […]

World Breastfeeding Week 1-7 August 2017

Do you know that World Breastfeeding Week is just around the corner? Running from 1 – 7 August 2017 this week promotes and celebrates breastfeeding as being good for babies, good for women and good for the environment. The week is coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action and you can find their website […]

Anxiety in Pregnancy

Here is a great piece from John Sharry about the very natural anxiety that many women experience when they are pregnant with their first baby. Anxiety in Pregnancy: I worry that I won’t be a good mother

Parent and Toddler groups

Before we begin, let me point out that a Parent and Toddler group is open to parents, grandparents, carers, guardians and childminders and that the children can be new born, infants or toddlers! Having cleared that up, you might be interested to know that there are over forty P&T groups in Donegal and a few […]

Parent Workshops September 2017

Donegal Local Development CLG and the Network of Family Resource Centres Present Free Workshops for parents faciliatated by Pauline Hunter, (B.ED, MA, NDT, JST). Pauline will provide a fun filled and educational workshop for parents which will cover in a very interactive and practical way, topics such as how children learn, improving self esteem in […]

No Barriers Fun Day

No Barriers Fun Day at the Aura Leisure Centre on Saturday 15th July. There will be a wide variety of accessible sports that can be tried on the day – it costs €5 per person to participate in the sporting activities/walk with a family rate of €10. I suggest early registration in order to get […]

Letterkenny Maternity Unit Antenatal Information

Pregnancy, birth and motherhood are enormous changes in the life of a woman and her family. Antenatal care monitors your health during pregnancy, as well as the health and development of your baby. Antenatal education classes aim to help prepare the parents-to-be for pregnancy, labour and the transition to parenthood. Antenatal Classes This is a […]