Useful Links

www.cuidiu-ict.ie The National Cuidiu website

www.cuidiudse.ie Cuidiu Dublin South East

Breastfeeding

http://www.cuidiu-ict.ie/supports_breastfeeding Comprehensive information regarding breastfeeding on the Cuidiú National website

www.breastfeeding.ie This HSE website contains information on the benefits of breastfeeding, advice, and supports available to breastfeeding mums.

www.alcireland.ie The Association of Lactation Consultants of Ireland provides support, education and networking for those who specialise in assisting breastfeeding women and their babies.

www.lalecheleagueireland.com The La Leche League website provides information and support for breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women

www.friendsofbreastfeeding.ie  A group formed by mothers to help women achieve their desired breastfeeding experience.

www.breastfeedingmadesimple.com Kathleen Kendall-Tackett’s Seven Natural Laws of Breastfeeding for Nursing Mothers.

www.kellymom.com A really great website for practical breastfeeding information and advice.

www.drjacknewman.com Website of the Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute. Lots of great breastfeeding video clips.

Information on Paced Bottle Feeding Paced Bottle Feeding

Pregnancy and Birth

www.bump2babe.ie The Independent Guide to  Maternity Services in Ireland.

www.aimsireland.com The Association for Improvements in Maternity Services in Ireland is a voluntary organisation which campaigns for mother- and baby-friendly birth services.

www.homebirth.ie The Homebirth Association of Ireland, an organisation that gives support and information to women considering a homebirth.

www.doulaireland.com Information about doula services in Ireland.

www.pregnancyyogadublin.ie Information about pregnancy yoga classes and teachers in Dublin.

Support for Parents

www.irishprematurebabies.ie Irish Premature Babies is a voluntary organisation that provides support and advice to parents of premature babies.

www.nurturepnd.org Post-natal depression Support Services

www.pnd.ie A Cork-based organisation that provides support and advice for women suffering from postnatal depression and their families.

www.miscarriage.ie Website of The Miscarriage Association of Ireland, a charitable and voluntary body that provides help and support to parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage.

www.alittlelifetime.ie A Little Lifetime Foundation website. This organisation provides support to parents and families of ababy has died at birth or is expectecd to die bshortly after birth.

www.parentline.ie Parentline is a voluntary organistion which runs a helpline that provides support, guidance and information to parents and guardians.

www.dad.ie This website provides information on pregnancy, fatherhood, money and legal issues and health and lifestyle matters exclusively for Irish Dads and Dads-to-be.

www.onefamily.ie One Family provides support services for one-parent families in Ireland and the professionals working with them.

www.fsa.ie The Family Support Agency website has information about family resource centres around Ireland which provide low-cost counselling services.

www.anamcara.ie Anam Cara Parent Bereavement Support for parents and families who have lost a child.

Support for Children and Teenagers

www.childline.ie Part of the ISPCC, Childline provides free and confidential support for children and teenagers under 18.

www.rainbowsireland.com Rainbows Ireland provides support and help for children affected by separation and bereavement.

www.teenbetween.ie A specialised support service for teenagers whose parents are going through a divorce or separation.

Cancer Support 

www.cancer.ie/action Action Breast Cancer is Ireland’s leading provider of breast cancer information and support. Services include the National Cancer Helpline.

www.mariekeating.ie Website for The Marie Keating Foundation, an organisation which aims to raise awareness of cancer and related issues, and to provide support for anyone affected by cancer.

www.plurabellepaddlers.ie A breast cancer support group with a difference. The Plurabelle Paddlers have set up a dragon boat racing team for women who have been through breast cancer.

www.pinkribbonwalk.ie A fundraising initiative which organises walks around the country to raise funds for breast cancer support programs and research.

www.breastcancerireland.com Breast Cancer Ireland is a charity that raises money for breast cancer research. It aims to find new and improved ways of treating patients with breast cancer.

Special Needs

www.enableireland.ie Enable Ireland provides free services to children and adults with disabilities and their families.

www.aspireireland.ie The Asperger Syndrome Association of Ireland website. This is a support group for families who have a child with asperger’s syndrome.

www.downsyndromeireland.ie Help, information and support for anyone affected by Down Syndrome.

www.specialneedsparents.ie The Special Needs Parents Association is a national parent-run organisation which provides support and information for families who have children with disabilities and special needs.

Legal/Financial Information

www.citizensinformation.ie Information, advice and advocay on a wide range of public and social services in Ireland.

www.mabs.ie The Money, Advice and Budgeting Service is a free, confidential and independent service for people in debt or in danger of getting into debt.

www.flac.ie FLAC (Free Legal Aid Centres) offers some basic, free legal aid services to the public.

Parenting and Pregnancy Forums

www.rollercoaster.ie Comprehensive and up-to-date information on all aspects of pregnancy and parenthood.

www.magicmum.com Online chat forums on parenting related topics such as pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding,  relationships, parenting, health and more.

www.eumom.com Information, articles, forums, blogs and online shop for Mums and Mums-to-be.

Things To Do for Kids and Babies

Dublinkids.ie: Events, classes and things to do for kids in the Dublin area.

My Kids Time: Local listings for activities, classes and events for kids.

 

Disclaimer
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