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#home births

# home-births - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Home births: 'It was really special to be able to hold him for the very first time in our own living room'

David Caren gives practical advice for Irish expectant dads.

# home-births - Friday 24 October, 2014

29 women still without midwives after withdrawal of midwife's insurance

Some of these women may now be forced to have their babies in hospital, rather than at home.

# home-births - Friday 16 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.

# home-births - Monday 18 March, 2013

Column: New HSE plans will further limit women’s choices in childbirth

Last summer, the Minister for Health endorsed home birth and said more women should be offered the choice of giving birth at home – but new HSE guidelines will have the opposite effect, Eva-Louise Goussot writes.