# pregnancy - Today’s News
# 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.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
# pregnancy - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
And TCD’s School of Nursing and Midwifery wants to hear from women who have.
# pregnancy - Monday 23 June, 2014
The study found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
This is according to a new series published by academics today which points to the many benefits of effective and high-quality midwifery for women and their babies.
# pregnancy - Thursday 19 June, 2014
One in 20 first-time mothers had become obese by the time they became pregnant again.
# pregnancy - Monday 9 June, 2014
Many women begin suffering during pregnancy.
# pregnancy - Friday 30 May, 2014
Teen pregnancies are down too, according to the CSO.
# pregnancy - Thursday 29 May, 2014
The father received a garda escort from Limerick to Dublin to make it on time.
# pregnancy - Friday 23 May, 2014
Most are benign according to a new study but women should be aware of more serious types.
# pregnancy - Friday 16 May, 2014
Decklan Maize was born four months premature to a Californian couple.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Canadian researchers are calling for expectant mothers to be warned of the risks.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
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.
# pregnancy - Friday 25 April, 2014
It’s time for those Friday Feels.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
I noticed the consultant becoming quieter and more serious. ‘Have you ever heard of anencephaly?’ he said.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Alcohol Action Ireland and three maternity hospitals have launched a new campaign aiming to advise women of the risks.
# pregnancy - Monday 24 March, 2014
I cried all day at the thought that I would have to go to a clinic in London and endure people throwing holy water and condoms at me because my nation would not help me when I needed it most.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
However, individual states can introduce more accommodating rules themselves.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
Many described the experience as one of the most difficult parts of their job.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 19 February, 2014
A study of pregnancies in Denmark found that alcohol consumption was a factor in 1 in 10 miscarriages.
# pregnancy - Friday 14 February, 2014
I am angry at the hijackers and manipulators of language who try to tell us that our child was only ‘sick’ or ‘disabled’, who refuse to understand that fatal foetal abnormalities are just that – fatal.
# pregnancy - Friday 24 January, 2014
The EU is to investigate if emergency contraception is less effective in women weighing 80kg or more.
# pregnancy - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
A study in the UK shows that women who request a termination are six times more likely to experience domestic violence than women who attended antenatal clinics.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
Just what you always wanted!
# pregnancy - Monday 13 January, 2014
Some experts have raised concerns about whether it’s ethical to use live donors for an experimental procedure that doesn’t save lives.
# pregnancy - Sunday 12 January, 2014
Wonder how their family felt when they got this.
# pregnancy - Monday 6 January, 2014
Figures published today by the HSE show rates in Ireland exceed World Health Organisation recommendations.
# pregnancy - Thursday 12 December, 2013
The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.
# pregnancy - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
The HSE agreed a settlement of €790,000 in court today.
# pregnancy - Monday 25 November, 2013
The report pointed to a prevalence in smoking both among children and pregnant women in the more disadvantaged areas.
# pregnancy - Friday 15 November, 2013
Minister of State Alex White told the Dáil yesterday that it is estimated that between 18 per cent and 21 per cent of Irish women smoke during pregnancy.