# pregnancy - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
A mother has come forward about her experience at Portlaoise Regional Hospital in 2007.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
A UN report shows thirty countries with a lower maternal mortality rate.
# pregnancy - Monday 17 November, 2014
# pregnancy - Sunday 9 November, 2014
Surrogacy is happening – but Ireland’s laws need to play catch up.
# pregnancy - Friday 7 November, 2014
The family in this case has said it is “very disappointed but every hopeful”.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The vigils will take place in Dublin and Galway.
# pregnancy - Saturday 25 October, 2014
# pregnancy - Friday 24 October, 2014
Tonight RTÉ’s Prime Time revealed that so far this year there have been more than 60 abortion pill seizures.
Some of these women may now be forced to have their babies in hospital, rather than at home.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
# pregnancy - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
The question of women who are pregnant or parenting in prison is a complex one – and their number is rising.
# pregnancy - Thursday 16 October, 2014
A poll this week found most Irish people favoured legalising abortion “where the foetus will not be born alive” – but that question is misleading, writes Niamh Ui Bhriain.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
A report today said the two companies are doing this so women working for them can delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.
# pregnancy - Friday 10 October, 2014
The figures are contained in Cura’s annual report for 2013.
# pregnancy - Monday 6 October, 2014
In El Salvador, one of only nine countries in the world that has a total ban on abortion, suicide accounts for 57% of all deaths of pregnant girls aged under 19.
# pregnancy - Saturday 27 September, 2014
The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Remove abortion from the picture and we are still left with the highly troubling instance of a young, vulnerable women left traumatised by her encounter with the health service.
# pregnancy - Monday 8 September, 2014
Their thunder was stolen by a certain royal sprog.
# pregnancy - Saturday 6 September, 2014
The presence of the eighth amendment is putting the life, health or well-being of certain pregnant woman at risk.
# pregnancy - Monday 1 September, 2014
If Irish society is serious about reducing harm to pregnant women, including the harms of disrespecting their autonomy and bodily integrity, the state needs to change how it thinks about pregnancy and abortion.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Ai Hin had her eye on an air conditioned room and around-the-clock care.
# pregnancy - Sunday 24 August, 2014
The woman has been taken to the University Maternity Hospital in Limerick.
# pregnancy - Friday 22 August, 2014
The inquiry will examine the operation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.
# pregnancy - Thursday 21 August, 2014
The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
A new paper reckons its too dependent, even.
# pregnancy - Monday 18 August, 2014
The legislation introduced last year has proved itself to be barbaric and unworkable.
This case has sent a clear message to women in Ireland: if you are suicidal and need an abortion, it is highly unlikely that you will get one.
There are calls for a referendum on the amendment to be held after a woman was refused an abortion under our current laws.
# pregnancy - Sunday 17 August, 2014
The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.
# pregnancy - Thursday 7 August, 2014
# pregnancy - Monday 4 August, 2014
She decided to turn her humiliation into a message of empowerment for other women.
# pregnancy - Sunday 3 August, 2014
Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
The UN human rights committee said Ireland should identify, prosecute and punish those responsible for the procedures without patient consent.
Enshrined into law and sanctioned in social service provision is this attitude: women in Ireland are vessels to be filled and emptied at men’s discretion.
# pregnancy - Thursday 17 July, 2014
The UN criticised Ireland’s abortion laws and lambasted the State for failing “to assign any accountability” to issues like Magdalene Laundries, mother-and-baby homes, child abuse and symphysiotomy.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Do people campaign against families faced with the heartbreaking decision to turn off the life support machine of a loved one? Cases of fatal foetal abnormality are precisely the same.
# pregnancy - Friday 11 July, 2014
To this day I have never experienced the grief and despair I felt leaving my baby son. I thought I would physically break in half.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Literally tens of thousands of women out there must find themselves in a similar predicament to my own. Yet I have never seen or heard it openly discussed. Ever.
Hear that? It’s the sound of hearts breaking across the world.
# pregnancy - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Today the first national preeclampsia awareness day, a condition that impacts one in ten pregnancies, was launched.