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#Child Birth

# child-birth - Monday 22 April, 2019

Giving birth in the 1960s: 'All the mothers were terrified of the doctors and matron so we never asked any questions'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Giving birth in the 1960s: 'All the mothers were terrified of the doctors and matron so we never asked any questions'

Apr 22nd 2019, 7:30 AM 84,855 Views 20 Comments

‘Was I traumatised? I don’t know – back then you just had to get on with it,’ writes Ava Stapleton.

# child-birth - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Mother who says her daughter was injured during "muddled" delivery loses case
# Child Birth
# Child Birth

Mother who says her daughter was injured during "muddled" delivery loses case

Sep 24th 2015, 10:54 PM 36,901 Views 11 Comments

The woman claimed there was excessive traction used in the delivery.

# child-birth - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Pregnant woman and partner who have had to spend 12 hours a day on the streets
# Homeless
# Homeless

Pregnant woman and partner who have had to spend 12 hours a day on the streets

May 9th 2015, 9:00 PM 33,341 Views 90 Comments

Christine and Paul became homeless while getting ready for the birth of their child.

# child-birth - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Lack of witnesses called to Kivlehan inquest "unacceptable"
# Sligo General
# Sligo General

Lack of witnesses called to Kivlehan inquest "unacceptable"

Jul 17th 2014, 6:51 PM 10,843 Views 22 Comments

Association for the Improvement in the Maternity Services has said that more witnesses should be compelled to appear before the inquiry.

# child-birth - 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 19,458 Views 25 Comments

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

# child-birth - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Ireland is the 20th safest country for newborns and mothers - report
# Newborn Babies
# Newborn Babies

Ireland is the 20th safest country for newborns and mothers - report

May 7th 2013, 2:00 PM 10,869 Views 44 Comments

The report by the charity Save the Children used stats from 186 countries.

# child-birth - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Dutch police arrest father of 12-year-old girl who gave birth
# Child Birth
# Child Birth

Dutch police arrest father of 12-year-old girl who gave birth

Apr 6th 2011, 9:21 AM 8,377 Views 4 Comments

The father of a child who gave birth on a school trip last month has been arrested by police following DNA testing.