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Breastfeeding | nidirect

Information on breastfeeding your baby, including the health benefits for both mother and baby

Health benefits of breastfeeding babies | nidirect

Breastfeeding has many important health benefits for both mother and baby. If you breastfeed, you will be giving your child the best possible start in life. Any period of breastfeeding, however short, will benefit your ...

Importance of washing hands | nidirect

Good hand hygiene should be a personal priority for everyone. Bugs and germs can be easily passed from person to person. We all have a part to play in controlling the spread of infections and viruses by making sure that...

Awards recognise importance of vocational qualifications | nidirect

Beauty therapist Julia Clements has been named as Northern Ireland Vocational Qualifications (VQ) Learner of the Year. National Museums Northern Ireland is Northern Ireland VQ Employer of the Year. Vocational ...

Hand washing advice if visiting a farm | nidirect

Parents are being reminded about the importance of making sure their children wash their hands properly after all outdoor activities, particularly after visiting a farm. If they've been handling farm animals, simply ...