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# Childbirth

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Interventions for first-time mothers "worryingly high" in Irish hospitals
Symphysiotomy victims tell the UN about cruel and barbaric childbirth operations
Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought
Máiréad Enright
Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights
Margot Doherty
Woman who gave birth in the leg of her onesie claims it saved her baby's life
Study of Irish babies notes impact of even mild lack of oxygen at birth
Symphysiotomy survivors to meet with Minister today
Column: 'Churching' women after childbirth made many new mothers feel ostracised
Louise Lewis
Book claims conventional pregnancy 'wisdom' is wrong
Column: Our medical culture denies women a say on how, and where, they give birth
Barbara Western
Jimmy Fallon: We had our baby via surrogate mother
Senators vote against fatal foetal abnormalities amendment
Taoiseach won't comment on redress scheme for symphysiotomy victims
Column: The new abortion law attempts to add clarity, but the Savita case could happen again
Dr Mary Favier and Dr Ciara Flynn
Pregnant women 'should avoid ready meals, shower gel and new cars'
1 in 3 Irish women affected by pelvic floor dysfunction
National Maternity Hospital to leave Holles St in €150m move
WATCH: More men experience the pain of childbirth
Mixed response from symphysiotomy survivors to lifting statute of limitations
Government accepts Bill to allow for symphysiotomy compensation
Column: New HSE plans will further limit women’s choices in childbirth
Eva-Louise Goussot
Woman becomes world's first to give birth after heart transplant
Watch what happens when men experience the agony of labour
Column: Why shouldn’t there be ‘abortion on demand’?
Sarah McCarthy
Banned 'Aristotle' sex manual to sell for up to £400
Maternal death rate 'up to four times higher than CSO figures'
Column: 11 things nobody tells you about giving birth
Deborah McCarthy
Meet the couple planning Ireland's first YouTube childbirth
Column: Having children doesn’t define men, so why should it define women?
Abigail Rieley
VIDEO: Why One Direction's Niall Horan is no use during childbirth
Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually
Definition of 'premature' should be reconsidered - report
‘Breakthrough’ in premature birth research by Irish scientists
Column: Some talk about the ‘magic’ of childbirth. To me, it was horrific.
Lynn McDonald Byrne
Ten-year-old girl gives birth in Colombia
Woman has healthy twins after 75 days in labour
Column: Breastfeeding in public is natural, and we need to see it that way
Chris Finn
Mother plans to broadcast birth live online
Catholic Church apologises for forced adoptions in Australia
More than third of women experience 'crisis pregnancy'