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# aims-ireland - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Opinion: 'For most women in rural Ireland there is no choice of maternity services'
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Opinion: 'For most women in rural Ireland there is no choice of maternity services'

Aug 22nd 2020, 7:30 PM 27,326 Views 16 Comments

The National Maternity Strategy recommendations have been watered down or sidelined, writes Dr Krysia Lynch of AIMS Ireland.

# aims-ireland - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'This is not an abortion referendum, we need to stop calling it one'
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# Opinion

'This is not an abortion referendum, we need to stop calling it one'

Sep 27th 2017, 8:15 PM 19,031 Views 230 Comments

Member of maternity services advocacy group argues that language in the 2018 referendum could alienate the many people who could have deciding vote.

# aims-ireland - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Interventions for first-time mothers "worryingly high" in Irish hospitals
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# Childbirth

Interventions for first-time mothers "worryingly high" in Irish hospitals

Mar 25th 2014, 12:41 PM 15,141 Views 34 Comments

The data was released by the HSE to AIMS Ireland, which said it has queries about the accuracy of the figures.

# aims-ireland - Monday 6 January, 2014

'No standardised maternity care' in Ireland as C-section rates vary by 20 per cent
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# Aims Ireland

'No standardised maternity care' in Ireland as C-section rates vary by 20 per cent

Jan 6th 2014, 9:15 AM 13,813 Views 60 Comments

Figures published today by the HSE show rates in Ireland exceed World Health Organisation recommendations.

# aims-ireland - Monday 19 August, 2013

Column: Our medical culture denies women a say on how, and where, they give birth
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# Opinion

Column: Our medical culture denies women a say on how, and where, they give birth

Aug 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 98 Views 267 Comments

The only barrier to Aja Teehan being given the ultimate choice in the birth of her baby lies within a culture that places enormous emphasis on liability cover and risk, writes Barbara Western.

# aims-ireland - Friday 16 August, 2013

Pregnant woman’s home birth application case denied
# Aja Teehan
# Aja Teehan

Pregnant woman’s home birth application case denied

Aug 16th 2013, 11:11 AM 14,842 Views 186 Comments

Aja Teehan was a judicial review over a decision from the HSE on her application for a home birth – the High Court has found against her.