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# maternity-unit - Friday 23 January, 2015

Two babies died and five more were deprived of oxygen at Galway maternity hospital

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe has released details of a helpline this evening for service users who have concerns.

# maternity-unit - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'

The chief medical officer was questioned on the deaths of babies at Portlaoise this morning.

# maternity-unit - Sunday 2 February, 2014

TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise

TD Jerry Buttimer said the families involved deserve a “full and frank explanation”.

# maternity-unit - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011

Stillbirths accounted for 318 of the total number.

# maternity-unit - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Column: I had a home birth – and all mums should have the same option

Why shouldn’t women have the choice of giving birth at home? The belief that all mothers need to be in hospital is an urban myth, writes Eva-Louise Goussot.

# maternity-unit - Friday 20 January, 2012

Third baby dies at Belfast hospital after infection outbreak

An investigation has been launched after a third baby died of an infection at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast.