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# caesarean - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section
# Court Order
# Court Order

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:14 PM 24,119 Views 93 Comments

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

# caesarean - Monday 27 October, 2014

'Children born by C-section have 23% increased risk of developing autism'
# Study
# Study

'Children born by C-section have 23% increased risk of developing autism'

Oct 27th 2014, 1:36 PM 18,494 Views 77 Comments

However, the authors of the study have said that more research is needed.

# caesarean - Friday 22 August, 2014

Here's what the inquiry into the 'Ms Y' abortion case will look at
# Protection Of Life During Pregnancy
# Protection Of Life During Pregnancy

Here's what the inquiry into the 'Ms Y' abortion case will look at

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:52 PM 8,387 Views 57 Comments

The inquiry will examine the operation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

# caesarean - Thursday 21 August, 2014

HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry

Aug 21st 2014, 8:41 AM 6,230 Views 169 Comments

The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.

# caesarean - Monday 18 August, 2014

Bishop: Caesarean a "better outcome than abortion" but creates risks
# Abortion
# Abortion

Bishop: Caesarean a "better outcome than abortion" but creates risks

Aug 18th 2014, 9:30 AM 15,669 Views 268 Comments

It emerged this weekend that a woman had been refused an abortion under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

# caesarean - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals

Apr 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 19,378 Views 25 Comments

Women in private hospitals are far more likely to choose to have a caesarean delivery.

# caesarean - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Pregnant woman takes home birth case to High Court
# High Court
# High Court

Pregnant woman takes home birth case to High Court

Jul 31st 2013, 9:25 PM 21,336 Views 27 Comments

Aja Teehan will hear today whether her judicial review case against the HSE is successful.

# caesarean - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Younger mothers at higher risk of premature birth
# Birth
# Birth

Younger mothers at higher risk of premature birth

Jun 12th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,272 Views 3 Comments

A study of Irish women over a 12-year period also showed that older mothers are more likely to have a caesarean section.

# caesarean - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy
# Health
# Health

HSE investigating death of newborn baby boy

Nov 28th 2012, 12:28 PM 8,569 Views 16 Comments

The baby was born last week at Cavan General Hospital but was later transferred to Dublin, where he died.

# caesarean - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Symphysiotomy survivors gather to recount stories of torture
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Symphysiotomy survivors gather to recount stories of torture

Nov 14th 2012, 6:30 AM 46,321 Views 24 Comments

“Put fifty of us in a room and you’ll get different stories but the same ending. We are all cripples.”

# caesarean - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Interview: ‘I didn’t know if my baby was dead or alive for two days’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘I didn’t know if my baby was dead or alive for two days’

Nov 13th 2012, 8:45 PM 461 Views 28 Comments

During the birth of her first son Rita McCann’s pelvis was broken – on purpose by doctors, in a symphysiotomy. That was 56 years ago, but she still doesn’t know why it was done.

# caesarean - Monday 29 October, 2012

Column: 11 things nobody tells you about giving birth
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 11 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Oct 29th 2012, 7:00 PM 15,349 Views 86 Comments

Some things you can learn from books, writes mother of three Deborah McCarthy – but not these.

# caesarean - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

More than a quarter of births in Ireland are to women aged 35 and over
# Bringing Up Baby
# Bringing Up Baby

More than a quarter of births in Ireland are to women aged 35 and over

Jun 26th 2012, 6:45 AM 7,367 Views 35 Comments

The major ESRI report on births found also found that one third of all births were to single mothers.

# caesarean - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Column: Symphysiotomy was seen as a gateway to childbearing without limits
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Symphysiotomy was seen as a gateway to childbearing without limits

Apr 1st 2012, 6:00 PM 638 Views 63 Comments

Chairperson of Survivors of Symphysiotomy, Marie O’Connor explains how women’s pelvises were unhinged to avoid Caesarean section, which was disliked by Catholic hospitals because of its association with “the crime of birth prevention”.

# caesarean - Friday 11 November, 2011

Ten-year-old girl 'raped by her stepfather' gives birth in Mexico
# Mexico
# Mexico

Ten-year-old girl 'raped by her stepfather' gives birth in Mexico

Nov 11th 2011, 11:23 AM 4,799 Views 20 Comments

The story has reopened a heated debate about abortion in the country.