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5 things you may not have known about postnatal depression

Postnatal depression (or PND) is experienced by women after they have a baby. This depression can occur at any time after pregnancy, but usually develops in the first month – […]

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Is your partner pregnant? Here’s what you can do to give support and stay strong yourself

Pregnancy and new parenthood are a big life shift for both parents. Of course, it goes without saying that women take on the physical changes involved with carrying a pregnancy […]

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Pregnancy and oral health – myths vs reality

Have you heard the old wives’ tale “A lost tooth for every pregnancy”? Many people hear similarly misinformed advice and take it at face value, then don’t attend the dentist […]

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Find out when your new arrival is coming with Vhi’s Due Date Calculator

The first trimester is a time when you’ll be asking yourself lots of new and exciting questions – but one easily answerable one is the approximate time that your little […]

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The beginner’s guide to non-hormonal birth control methods

Hormonal contraception, such as the pill and implant amongst others, are among the most commonly used methods by Irish women to prevent pregnancy. It’s easy to think that these methods […]

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