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#maternity restrictions

# maternity-restrictions - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Donnelly says Dept 'doing everything it can' on maternity restrictions after woman labours in car park
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Donnelly says Dept 'doing everything it can' on maternity restrictions after woman labours in car park

Oct 14th 2021, 3:52 PM 35,192 Views 14 Comments

Breege O’Connor endured the majority of the late stages of her labour period in a car outside the Coombe on Sunday.

# maternity-restrictions - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Protesters take calls for end to maternity restrictions to gates of Leinster House
# March For Maternity
# March For Maternity

Protesters take calls for end to maternity restrictions to gates of Leinster House

Oct 6th 2021, 5:56 PM 9,724 Views 11 Comments

More than 100 people gathered to call for partner access to neo natal units to be restored to pre-pandemic levels.

# maternity-restrictions - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
# Women's Health Taskforce
# Women's Health Taskforce

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,425 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

# maternity-restrictions - Thursday 9 September, 2021

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid
# The Rotunda
# The Rotunda

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid

Sep 9th 2021, 1:50 PM 26,096 Views 14 Comments

Critics of the series have questioned why a TV crew was given access when severe restrictions were in place for partners.

# maternity-restrictions - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

'Huge disappointment' about new draft maternity restriction guidance, advocates say
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

'Huge disappointment' about new draft maternity restriction guidance, advocates say

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 6:12 PM 23,598 Views 54 Comments

Campaigners have criticised differing guidance for private rooms and those with multiple beds.

# maternity-restrictions - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus
# Labour
# Labour

New draft guidelines say maternity restrictions should be 'minimum' needed to curb virus

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:45 PM 18,593 Views 6 Comments

Senior health sources say new guidelines would allow partners to stay all through labour and birth in single-occupancy rooms.

# maternity-restrictions - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Restrictions on maternity services exacerbate mental health difficulties, experts warn
# Maternity
# Maternity

Restrictions on maternity services exacerbate mental health difficulties, experts warn

Aug 18th 2021, 11:42 AM 8,292 Views 5 Comments

The rules have been the subject of criticism by politicians and campaigners in recent weeks.

# maternity-restrictions - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Opinion: Excluding partners from maternity care is no longer excusable - there is a better way
# Bettermaternitycare
# Bettermaternitycare

Opinion: Excluding partners from maternity care is no longer excusable - there is a better way

Aug 14th 2021, 7:15 AM 16,835 Views 42 Comments

Linda Kelly says a clear roadmap for maternity services that includes partners needs to be introduced.

# maternity-restrictions - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Rotunda Master: Higher vaccination uptake among inpatients would allow restrictions to be eased
# Maternity Restrictions
# Maternity Restrictions

Rotunda Master: Higher vaccination uptake among inpatients would allow restrictions to be eased

Aug 11th 2021, 11:10 AM 19,603 Views 64 Comments

High vaccination rates among the general population are not being reflected in maternity hospitals.

# maternity-restrictions - Friday 6 August, 2021

Maternity care: 'Inconsistencies' in updated hospital guidelines 'distressing'
# Maternity Restrictions
# Maternity Restrictions

Maternity care: 'Inconsistencies' in updated hospital guidelines 'distressing'

Aug 6th 2021, 12:32 PM 11,725 Views 16 Comments

New national guidance on the easing of restrictions at maternity hospitals allows partners to attend 12-week scans.

# maternity-restrictions - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Opinion: Maternity hospitals have no excuses left - they must lift restrictions
# Listen To Women
# Listen To Women

Opinion: Maternity hospitals have no excuses left - they must lift restrictions

Jul 29th 2021, 3:30 PM 19,510 Views 16 Comments

Natalie Britton says women are being ignored when it comes to the lifting of the restrictions on partners during maternity care.

# maternity-restrictions - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Four maternity units not allowing partners attend emergency pregnancy cases
# Maternity Restrictions
# Maternity Restrictions

Four maternity units not allowing partners attend emergency pregnancy cases

Jul 14th 2021, 7:05 PM 40,312 Views 17 Comments

“There has been a real issue there, it is arguably the most important time,” Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said.

# maternity-restrictions - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant

Jun 30th 2021, 6:16 PM 14,364 Views 7 Comments

Micheál Martin said the HSE issued “very, very clear guidance” to maternity units on the restrictions.

# maternity-restrictions - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Taoiseach: 'There's no reason why partners cannot attend maternity scans - it should not be happening'
# Maternity Restrictions
# Maternity Restrictions

Taoiseach: 'There's no reason why partners cannot attend maternity scans - it should not be happening'

Jun 16th 2021, 7:36 PM 17,966 Views 17 Comments

Activists have said there’s been no changes since new HSE advice to maternity hospitals was issued.

# maternity-restrictions - Friday 4 June, 2021

'Nothing has changed': Continued calls for easing of maternity partner restrictions
# Maternity
# Maternity

'Nothing has changed': Continued calls for easing of maternity partner restrictions

Jun 4th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,377 Views 10 Comments

Activists want partners to be permitted in maternity units for all stages of labour.

# maternity-restrictions - Friday 7 May, 2021

I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.

May 7th 2021, 4:58 PM 27,089 Views 24 Comments

In spite of all the calls for hospitals to ease their Covid measures it was impossible to get a clear answer on whether my partner would be allowed in, our contributor writes.