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#Pregnancy

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# pregnancy - Sunday 7 February, 2016

‘The boy would scream uncontrollably’ – Photographer describes time with ‘bucket baby’ in Brazil

Felipe Dana spent time with Solange Ferreira and her baby boy Jose, who was born with an abnormally small head.

# pregnancy - Saturday 6 February, 2016

‘I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day’

There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.

# pregnancy - 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.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant

An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.

# pregnancy - Saturday 16 January, 2016

‘I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies’

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Part of your diet you should consider if you’re thinking of having a baby: Potatoes

The risk of gestational diabetes increases with the consumption of more potatoes.

# pregnancy - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Abortion bill hasn’t led to more women “claiming suicidality” to get a termination

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

# pregnancy - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don’t feel that way?

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

# pregnancy - Monday 4 January, 2016

Anne Hathaway posted this photo to teach paparazzi a lesson

She got her own back when she realised she was being photographed.

# pregnancy - 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.

# pregnancy - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This man’s overjoyed reaction to becoming a grandfather is going super viral Whisper Challenge

This man’s overjoyed reaction to becoming a grandfather is going super viral

“You are going to be a grandparent.” “You are going to the BEACH?”

# pregnancy - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Oh nothing, just a photo of a woman doing an exam WHILE IN LABOUR

Oh nothing, just a photo of a woman doing an exam WHILE IN LABOUR

Now that’s commitment.

# pregnancy - Saturday 7 November, 2015

‘They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant’

Pregnant girls are shunned in Sierra Leone – and banned from exams.

# pregnancy - Monday 26 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 things nobody tells you about giving birth Labour Pains

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Warning: anyone with a vagina might want to look away now.

# pregnancy - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland’s few male midwives

Dan Oakes worked as a project manager building skyscrapers. But when the bust came along, he decided to retrain as a midwife.

# pregnancy - Thursday 15 October, 2015

‘I’m sorry, there’s no heartbeat’: I thought it was my fault we lost our babies

Losing a baby through miscarriage, especially in your first trimester, is a very peculiar and isolated kind of grief. All I wanted was for people to acknowledge our loss and say ‘I am sorry ’.

# pregnancy - Sunday 11 October, 2015

We need to create a solution to abortion. Children as young as 8 need to get sex education in school

A lot of people will consider what I’m suggesting controversial, ridiculous or pointless – but we need to create real solutions to real problems and bring the number of abortions down, writes Liadan O’Connor.

# pregnancy - Friday 2 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This guy just found out he was going to be a Dad after 17 years of trying Buns In The Oven

# pregnancy - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This woman brilliantly explained why you should never ask someone why they don’t have kids Hallelujah

This woman brilliantly explained why you should never ask someone why they don’t have kids

“It’s absolutely none of your business.”

# pregnancy - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Woman put on leave after telling employer she was pregnant awarded €12,000

The company claimed there was no suitable alternative work for her.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This pregnant woman is addicted to eating washing powder HUNG OUT TO DRY

This pregnant woman is addicted to eating washing powder

She says the scent filling her nose and mouth is ‘divine’. Standard.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge A woman gave her husband a positive pregnancy test hidden in an Apple Watch box Daddy To Be

A woman gave her husband a positive pregnancy test hidden in an Apple Watch box

His adorably delighted reaction is going massively viral.

# pregnancy - 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.

# pregnancy - Friday 28 August, 2015

HSE seeks court order to arrest pregnant woman who failed to show at hospital

The case was described as a “genuine human emergency” by the judge.

# pregnancy - Friday 21 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge A pregnant TV reporter was called ‘a sausage in casing’ – here’s her brilliant response Bump In The Night

A pregnant TV reporter was called ‘a sausage in casing’ – here’s her brilliant response

Viewers told US weather reporter Katie Fehlinger that she looked ‘disgusting’ on TV. She was hardly going to let that slide, was she?

This woman’s way of alleviating labour pains has gone viral

To the left, to the left, to the right, to the right.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions

Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.

# pregnancy - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Woman in China avoids prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times

It is unclear how many of the pregnancies were carried to full term.

# pregnancy - Monday 10 August, 2015

Couple from viral pregnancy video tearfully announce wife’s miscarriage Video Blog This post contains videos

Couple from viral pregnancy video tearfully announce wife’s miscarriage

In their viral video, Sam surprised Nia about her pregnancy.

# pregnancy - Friday 7 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This man went to INSANE lengths, so he could surprise his wife with her own pregnancy Surprise

This man went to INSANE lengths, so he could surprise his wife with her own pregnancy

Men of Ireland: do not follow this man’s lead.

# pregnancy - 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.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday and here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink

That’s the highest rate among four studied countries.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

# pregnancy - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This mum is going viral after sharing a picture of her post-baby belly Mombod

This mum is going viral after sharing a picture of her post-baby belly

Kimberly Henderson says she wants to remind mothers that their bodies are beautiful.

# pregnancy - Friday 19 June, 2015

Woman overlooked for promotion due to maternity leave awarded €70k

The employee says the insurance company said ‘bring it on’ when she said she would go to the Equality Tribunal.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

We all have dreams as young girls. Having a termination is not one of them.

I never knew all the things that could go wrong with a pregnancy… until they happened. Life can throw your dreams upside down.

# pregnancy - Saturday 13 June, 2015

The pro-life case for a referendum on the 8th Amendment

We cannot have another 20 years of simply refusing to deal with this issue. Holding a two-part referendum could be the answer.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Woman gives birth to baby using ovarian tissue frozen when she was a child

The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.

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