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From bumps and bruises to active minds and happy hearts, top health tips from the Vhi experts.

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Caesarean births: when they’re needed and what to expect

It is estimated that nearly 1 in 3 Irish babies are now delivered through caesarean births, representing a fourfold increase in the past 30 years. The rise in multiple births […]

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Let’s take a look at some common ailments in babies and small kids

Children catching minor ailments is a fact of life, as parents know all too well! Coming down with something is especially common once they start creche or meet new people […]

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How do I explain bad news to kids?

As parents, there comes a tough realisation that bad news will touch everyone’s life at some point – and that includes kids. Trying to hide this from children may increase […]

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What exactly is self-care and why is it so important?

Self-care in a nutshell means keeping on top of looking after yourself. You can do this by being aware of your physical and mental well-being and taking active steps to […]

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Back to basics: let’s talk about the menopause

What is the menopause? The menopause is a natural part of getting older for women. The menopause signals the end of ovulation as a result of a declining level of […]

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