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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'

‘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

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

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"

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

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

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

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