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# home-births - This year 2022

Home birth service in Mid-West region suspended following death of woman in Limerick
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# UL Hospitals Group

Home birth service in Mid-West region suspended following death of woman in Limerick

Jun 17th 2022, 1:53 PM 23,312 Views 0 Comments

The woman died after giving birth at home earlier this month.

HSE: No timeline for lifting of ban on home water births
# Home Births
# Home Births

HSE: No timeline for lifting of ban on home water births

May 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 19,353 Views 9 Comments

The ‘temporary pause’ has been in place since November 2020 pending investigations into two incidents.

# home-births - All time

Home births: 'It was really special to be able to hold him for the very first time in our own living room'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Home births: 'It was really special to be able to hold him for the very first time in our own living room'

Aug 12th 2018, 8:45 AM 16,454 Views 58 Comments

David Caren gives practical advice for Irish expectant dads.

29 women still without midwives after withdrawal of midwife's insurance
# Home Births
# Home Births

29 women still without midwives after withdrawal of midwife's insurance

Oct 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,699 Views 23 Comments

Some of these women may now be forced to have their babies in hospital, rather than at home.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 16th 2013, 9:01 PM 7,803 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about poor hygiene in hospitals, home births and students cheating in the Leaving Cert.

Column: New HSE plans will further limit women’s choices in childbirth
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: New HSE plans will further limit women’s choices in childbirth

Mar 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 137 Views 155 Comments

Last summer, the Minister for Health endorsed home birth and said more women should be offered the choice of giving birth at home – but new HSE guidelines will have the opposite effect, Eva-Louise Goussot writes.