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29 Nov, 2018

Post Natal Depression: A guide for Mothers, Family and Friends

After giving birth, most mothers experience some degree of mood swings. There are 3 main kinds of post natal mood change: Baby blues Puerperal psychosis Postnatal depression Baby blues. So common they are considered normal for new mothers They usually begin 2-4 days after baby is born. You may have crying spells, increased feelings of […]

27 Nov, 2018

HSE launches Mental Health Campaign for Young People

HSE launches Mental Health Campaign for Young People https://www2.hse.ie/mental-health/   The HSE has  launched a new mental health campaign specifically targeted at young people. The ‘Mind Monster’ campaign was developed to raise awareness among adolescents and young adults of ways to look after their mental health. Focusing on things that are known to cause stress and […]

8 Nov, 2018

How music helps with children’s literacy skills

The Importance of Literacy for Children Literacy is one of the most important skills we develop in our early childhood years. It’s not just about being able to read in school, either. Learning how to read gives children the skills they need to learn and comprehend complex ideas that help shape them into individuals. Being […]

4 Oct, 2018

National Breastfeeding Week events in Donegal on Friday 5th October

1. Launch of Letterkenny Breastfeeding Group /Coffee Morning   PHN Service Friday 5th 10.00 – 11.30am Pastoral Centre, Letterkenny Nicola Gillespie 2. Celebration Coffee Morning Letterkenny Breastfeeding Peer Support Group Friday 5th 12.00 – 3.30pm Sister Sara’s, Letterkenny Rosie Nic Cionnaith

3 Oct, 2018

National Breastfeeding Week events in Donegal on Thursday 4th October

1. Coffee morning   PHN Service Thursday October 4th 11.00am – 1.00pm Resource Centre, St. Johnston Teresa Daly 2.   Screening of MILK   La Leche /DMA   Thursday 4th   7.00pm   Donegal Medical Academy, LUH   Jan Cromie Sarah Brennan 3. Launch of Breastfeeding Support Group / Coffee Morning     PHN Service […]

2 Oct, 2018

National Breastfeeding Week events in Donegal on Wednesday 3rd October

1. Presentation of Medical Students’ research on Breastfeeding and Forum Stand     DMA   Wednesday 3rd     NUIG   Sarah Brennan 2. Coffee Morning   Spraoi & Sport/ PHN Service   Wednesday 3rd 10.00 – 1.00 pm Spraoi & Sport, Carndonagh   Spraoi&Sport 3. TY Information Session LUH Wednesday 3rd 10.30 – 11.30am […]

1 Oct, 2018

National Breastfeeding Week events in Donegal on Tuesday 2nd October

    EVENT   Organised by   Date   Time   Location   Contact 1.   LUH Coffee Morning   LUH / DMA   Tuesday 2nd   11.00 – 12.30   Donegal Medical Academy, LUH   Geraldine Hanley Sarah Brennan 2. 1st Anniversary Celebration Coffee Morning     PHN Service   Tuesday 2nd   11.00am […]