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Wednesday 22 March 2023

# Stillbirth

All time
# New Study
Conceiving within a year of stillbirth does not increase risks for next pregnancy, new study finds
The study used data from 14,500 births.
# Pregnancy
About one in three stillbirths occur before 28 weeks but are not officially recognised
“To a mother or father, a second trimester stillbirth is no less tragic than a stillbirth at 28 weeks.”
# Violence
Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador
Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz faces a 30-year sentence.
# Precious
Good news: 'Seánie bear' has been reunited with his owner
Marie Melody left a bag containing the bear in the boot of a taxi on Monday after the mini-marathon.
# Stillbirth
Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals
The UCC report states the care provided to families following the death of a baby influences their grief journey and plays a key part in their overall recovery.
# perinatal
Study highlights lack of training for doctors in supporting parents after stillbirth
Many described the experience as one of the most difficult parts of their job.
# Birth Rate
Ireland retains highest birth rate of any EU country
An ESRI study shows a larger proportion of the Irish population having children than any other EU member state.
# New Arrivals
Birth rate falls, but Irish women remain Europe's most fertile
The average Irish woman will have 2.06 children in her childbearing years – more than anyone else in the European Union.
# Health
One in eight pregnancies described as a crisis - study
A new survey shows that crisis pregnancy is a growing issue for Irish women – and men.