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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Birth

All time
# Symphysiotomy
Draft symphysiotomy report due this week
A report on the carrying out of symphysiotomies on Irish women is due in two days’ time. The government has said it is “committed to dealing with the women sensitively”.
# Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson gives birth to a baby girl
The US singer gave birth to her first child in Los Angeles in the early hours of the morning. But what has she named her new daughter?
# baby love
What did Andrea Corr call her new daughter?
Here’s a hint – she didn’t go down the unusual baby name route.
# hard work
Woman has healthy twins after 75 days in labour
The Polish mother lay upside down for 10 weeks to save the newborns, after a third baby was born prematurely and died.
# France
Petit president: Sarkozy and Carla Bruni have baby girl
Bruni has given birth to a baby girl this evening, according to local media.
# Separated
UK surgeons separate twin girls joined at head
Two 11-month old girls have been successfully separated after a series of risky operations at a London children’s hospital.
# Brazil
Baby saved from live burial after undertakers heard her cry
The baby girl was thought to have died shortly after birth in Brazil. She was rushed back to hospital but later passed away.
# Modern motherhood
The patter of tiny tweets: Couple live-blog their baby's birth on Twitter
The internet held its breath as the British couple posted minute-by-minute updates on the labour – from the breaking of the waters to naming the baby.
# High Court
Settlement of €3.5m in case of boy who suffered brain injuries at birth
Fourteen year old Cian Mangan took a case for negligence against the HSE through his mother, Michelle Mangan.
# Pramhattan
Irish American woman gives birth in the back of a New York cab
Baby boy enters the world on the corner of 51st Street and Seventh Avenue. His first trip to Dublin is already being planned.
# surprise
Mother gives birth in back of taxi on busy Belfast road
Little Isaac Fegan decided that he didn’t want to wait until his mum and dad got to the hospital before he made his entrance into the world.