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#Birth

# birth - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man secures injunction against deportation as his first child is about to be born

The man claims his right to human dignity would be breached if he was to be deported so close to the birth of his and his Irish partner’s first child.

# birth - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival

Just look at her.

# birth - Friday 3 March, 2017

Millions of people have been watching a live stream of a pregnant giraffe about to give birth

Despite very little happening all week, millions have tuned in waiting for April the giraffe to give birth.

# birth - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section

The HSE attempted to take an order in court, but a judge refused it.

# birth - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Newborn baby revived by Dublin Fire Brigade after "unexpected" home birth

The dramatic situation unfolded near Tallaght at the weekend.

# birth - Thursday 6 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 2FM's Louise McSharry has just given birth to her first child Baby Joy

2FM's Louise McSharry has just given birth to her first child

Yay! Hello to little Sam <3

# birth - Friday 24 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This dad-to-be wore the most ridiculous t-shirt during his wife's labour I Did This

# birth - Thursday 19 May, 2016

# birth - Friday 29 January, 2016

‘What if he says a new word? What if he forgets me? The back-to-work guilts are the worst’

The fear of missing out is something every mother experiences returning to work after maternity leave, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

# birth - Monday 11 January, 2016

Trump taunts Cruz over the fact he was born in Canada

He told him he’s “not a natural born citizen”.

# birth - Friday 20 November, 2015

‘Upset’ man charged with calling in bomb threat to hospital as he was missing the birth of his child

Michael Morlang was apparently enraged that the birth was proceeding in Utah while he was outside the state.

# birth - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge A new dad posed for a selfie with his wife giving birth in the background Baby Born

A new dad posed for a selfie with his wife giving birth in the background

And he lived to tell the tale.

# birth - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Missing mother found after leaving newborn baby at London hospital

The woman had given birth on Thursday morning.

# birth - Friday 16 October, 2015

“Is there a doctor on board?” – Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific

Six flight attendants wearing surgical masks can be seen

# birth - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

# birth - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Consultant turned tap and pregnant woman told, ‘That’s the volume of blood that will gush out of you’

Dil Wickremasinghe writes about how she was treated by doctors when she opted for a home birth.

# birth - Friday 14 August, 2015

Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth

The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.

# birth - Monday 3 August, 2015

This baby girl was delivered by Dublin firefighters this morning

Baby Eva’s parents will have a good story to tell her when she’s older.

# birth - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Giving birth at home helped me to feel safe and in control

I want to raise awareness of the benefits of having a home birth in healthy pregnancies, with the hope that it will encourage more women to explore this option.

# birth - Friday 20 March, 2015

Family of child with brain injury slam “unacceptable” nine-year HSE delay

The HSE only last month admitted liability in the case of Tadhg Costello.

# birth - Monday 16 March, 2015

Samsung decided to livestream a birth using virtual reality

It was for the father only, mind.

# birth - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

‘I was cussing up a storm’: Florida woman gives birth to 14 pound baby

The mother also didn’t know she was pregnant until eight months into the pregnancy.

# birth - Monday 2 February, 2015

Woman gives birth to 10lb baby in car as she drives herself to hospital

“I knew the baby was coming and it doesn’t help to panic. So, I just stayed calm and said, ‘Well, if I deliver it on my own then I deliver it on my own.”

# birth - Monday 19 January, 2015

Doctor accused of female genital mutilation of woman after childbirth

The woman initially underwent FGM in Somalia at the age of six. Her stitches tore during childbirth.

# birth - Thursday 4 December, 2014

At least 257 symphysiotomy survivors apply for redress scheme

The scheme has been criticised by some advocates for symphysiotomy survivors.

# birth - Thursday 27 November, 2014

“Catch my baby” … Woman gives birth on roadside in Kilkenny

The woman crashed her car on the outskirts of Kilkenny, as she drove to hospital.

# birth - Friday 14 November, 2014

Seven in ten parents of premature babies want more psychological support

Some 4,500 babies are born prematurely in Ireland each year.

# birth - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Here’s everything we know about Ireland

The Central Statistics Office has released new figures giving a breakdown of over the last year.

# birth - Thursday 30 October, 2014

A lot of Chinese couples don’t want a second child after all

The government relaxed its strict ‘one child’ policy last year, but fewer couples took advantage of it than expected.

# birth - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge “It’s like watching Alien”: Men watch a baby being born for the first time Birth In Reverse

“It’s like watching Alien”: Men watch a baby being born for the first time

Their reactions are exactly what you’d expect.

# birth - Friday 1 August, 2014

One in four children in Ireland are born to a non-Irish mother

A new study by Trinity College Dublin has also found that migrant parents face a greater risk of poverty.

# birth - Sunday 27 July, 2014

The ’100 millionth’ Filipino baby was born this morning

The little girl’s birth highlights the challenge of providing for the growing population of people in the country who are already living in poverty.

# birth - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals

The UCC report states the care provided to families following the death of a baby influences their grief journey and plays a key part in their overall recovery.

# birth - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman gives birth outside Primark store in Birmingham Oh Baby

Woman gives birth outside Primark store in Birmingham

The baby girl was born to cheers from onlookers.

# birth - Friday 30 May, 2014

# birth - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Quadfather – Limerick couple welcome quadruplets after four years trying Limerick

The Quadfather – Limerick couple welcome quadruplets after four years trying

The father received a garda escort from Limerick to Dublin to make it on time.

# birth - Friday 16 May, 2014

A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week

Decklan Maize was born four months premature to a Californian couple.

# birth - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Opinion: Giving birth at home – a piece of cake?

The more I learned about home birth, and the more answers I got to my questions and concerns, the more certain I became that this was the right choice for me.

# birth - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Column: I carried my baby to term, knowing when he was born I would have to bury him

I noticed the consultant becoming quieter and more serious. ‘Have you ever heard of anencephaly?’ he said.

# birth - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Monorail, al-Qaeda, and Easter eggs: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Easter eggs are people planning to give tomorrow?

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