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#Pregnant women

# pregnant-women - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Pregnant women who have Covid-19 advised to stay away from hospital unless they need urgent care

The National Maternity Hospital has published advice about the coronavirus.

# pregnant-women - Monday 9 April, 2018

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women

The aim of the tests would be to reduce instances of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Ireland.

# pregnant-women - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Pregnant women can now safely eat raw eggs, according to report

But the FSAI advice remains to cook eggs thoroughly for all “vulnerable groups”.

# pregnant-women - Friday 10 June, 2016

Brazil's health minister says "less than one tourist will be infected" with Zika virus

There is growing international worry over the virus due to the Olympic games being held in Brazil this summer.

# pregnant-women - Saturday 12 March, 2016

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'

About 8,000 women in Ireland develop gestational diabetes every year.

# pregnant-women - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The42 Brazil urges pregnant women to avoid 2016 Olympics Warning

Brazil urges pregnant women to avoid 2016 Olympics

The World Health Organisation has declared an emergency over a mosquito-borne virus.

# pregnant-women - Friday 22 January, 2016

Zika virus: Travel warning issued for pregnant Irish women

A total of 19 countries are covered by the warning.

# pregnant-women - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.

# pregnant-women - Monday 23 June, 2014

US study finds link between pesticides and autism

The study found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

# pregnant-women - Friday 16 August, 2013

Choice Ireland 'disappointed' at High Court ruling on home births

The pro-choice group has said the ruling is a setback for women’s rights in Ireland.

# pregnant-women - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Pregnant women 'should avoid ready meals, shower gel and new cars'

The guidance from a group of obstetricians and gynaecologists in the UK has been widely criticised.