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# Women's Health

Last month
May 2024
Have you experienced birth trauma in Ireland, either mental or physical? We want to hear from you
As egg freezing becomes more common, a new study wants to find out what men think about it
This year
How women are treated during pregnancy and when they complain 'isn't good enough', says junior minister
Minister of State for European Affairs says ambitious women are often portrayed as a bad thing.
Minister of State Jennifer Carrroll MacNeill, who has previously spoken about her own experiences with miscarriage, said she found Dáil abortion debate this week 'difficult'
Free contraception to be made available to women up to the age of 35
Over 100 Irish women travelling to Romania for endometriosis surgery every year
Last year
'Reproductive fascism': Read the letters calling on Mary Robinson to intervene in X Case
Many people, from Ireland and abroad, contacted the president about the controversial case in 1992.
The X Case centred on a 14-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped
The letters to Robinson highlight how divisise the issue was in Ireland and abroad
'It is with disbelief and disgust that we heard about the young girl who has been forbidden to leave Ireland'
Study pinpoints cause of severe sickness during pregnancy
Rotunda clinical director welcomes new building but says more nurses and midwives needed
Ireland on track to make cervical cancer much rarer by 2040, says health minister
HPV vaccine 'significantly' reduces signs of pre-cancer in young women, study shows
Safe access zone law could be 'made a mockery of' if gardaí can't log warnings, TDs say
Some doctors 'actively obstruct' women from getting abortions, committee hears
Holohan says there is a 'very poor understanding' of what happened in CervicalCheck scandal
Survey finds over half of Irish women fear menopausal symptoms are damaging their relationships
Mary Lou McDonald opens up about having a hysterectomy over the summer
Free contraception scheme expanded to include women aged 27-30
Couples can avail of publicly-funded IVF from September, but age and BMI limits will apply
'I felt experimented on': Survivors protest but vaginal mesh use still not ruled out
Ireland voted for Repeal five years ago, where are we now with abortion services?
Most women do not think they could identify ovarian cancer symptoms, research shows
Total withdrawal of partner access in maternity hospitals 'not appropriate', says HSE
Five years on: First review of Ireland's abortion laws recommends significant changes
Donnelly 'disappointed' about CervicalCheck samples being tested in US labs
Dr Deirdre Lundy: Menopause may be 'natural' but that doesn't mean you have to put up with it
Dr Deirdre Lundy
'Still a long way to go' in removing stigma around menopause in Ireland
Opinion: Menopause is a workplace issue - it must be addressed as such by employers
Katie Ridge
Health minister asks department and HSE to review current approach to Cariban reimbursement
Overcomplicated: Reimbursement scheme for pregnancy drug criticised by pharmacists
All time
Cariban: Drug to help women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to be available by January
Health Minister says testimony included in HSE abortion report is 'heartbreaking'
Spanish cabinet approves paid 'menstrual leave'
Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
‘Draft opinion’ on US abortion rights authentic document but not a final decision - chief justice
Roe v Wade: What you need to know about the 1973 case that enshrined US abortion rights
Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge
Minister 'hopeful' positive outcome can be reached to help women with severe pregnancy sickness
NIAC asked to advise on HPV vaccine catch-up programme for those who missed out in past 2 years
HSE looking into whether 'special arrangement' possible for access to severe pregnancy sickness drug
'Frightening' language and no abortion information: Warning issued over rogue pregnancy services