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#Miscarriage

# miscarriage - Thursday 25 March, 2021

New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage
# Bereavement Allowance
# Bereavement Allowance

New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage

Mar 25th 2021, 11:30 AM 34,128 Views 62 Comments

The bereavement allowance gives employees three days’ leave when a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth.

# miscarriage - Friday 4 December, 2020

Opinion: 'I felt forgotten by NPHET and Government as I miscarried alone in hospital'
# Miscarriage
# Miscarriage

Opinion: 'I felt forgotten by NPHET and Government as I miscarried alone in hospital'

Dec 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,451 Views 24 Comments

Clare Cullen describes her experience of miscarriage in a hospital without her husband, due to Covid restrictions.

# miscarriage - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Meghan Markle reveals 'unbearable grief' of miscarriage
# New York Times
# New York Times

Meghan Markle reveals 'unbearable grief' of miscarriage

Nov 25th 2020, 12:40 PM 52,593 Views 19 Comments

Markle said in an article for the New York Times that she lost her second child in July.

# miscarriage - Thursday 15 October, 2020

My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'
# Miscarriage
# Miscarriage

My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'

Oct 15th 2020, 7:02 AM 26,129 Views 10 Comments

Kitty Maguire works with a lot of women who have suffered miscarriages. Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and until now, Kitty hadn’t written about her own loss.

# miscarriage - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Many people relate to my story of miscarriage, says Andrea Corr
# The Late Late Show
# The Late Late Show

Many people relate to my story of miscarriage, says Andrea Corr

Oct 19th 2019, 7:50 AM 38,750 Views 30 Comments

The Corrs musician was speaking on the Late Late Show last night.

# miscarriage - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Opinion: Miscarriages are part of nature - so why is the subject still such a taboo?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Miscarriages are part of nature - so why is the subject still such a taboo?

Feb 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,518 Views 33 Comments

It is difficult going through a miscarriage with all the confused emotions that brings, without being censored too, writes Darragh Quinn.

# miscarriage - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate

Apr 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 75,786 Views 235 Comments

Her name and face are known the country over. She left a mark on Ireland, its medical care and its laws.

# miscarriage - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Woman who was unfairly dismissed after suffering miscarriage awarded €17k
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Woman who was unfairly dismissed after suffering miscarriage awarded €17k

Apr 19th 2018, 5:09 PM 27,431 Views 31 Comments

The company argued that it had not unfairly dismissed the woman as it was unaware at the time of dismissal of her pregnancy.

# miscarriage - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Mother on miscarriage: 'I felt like a failure. I didn’t protect my babies. My body had let us down.'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mother on miscarriage: 'I felt like a failure. I didn’t protect my babies. My body had let us down.'

Jan 28th 2018, 7:30 PM 47,465 Views 104 Comments

Holding the tiny body in the palm of my hands, counting perfectly formed fingers, looking into eyes that would never see, my heart broke into a million pieces, writes Ethna Quirke.

# miscarriage - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'It's still a taboo subject in Ireland': Kathryn Thomas spoke about her miscarriages on the Late Late last night

Jan 6th 2018, 1:09 PM 72,325 Views 99 Comments

When Thomas suffered her second miscarriage at the six-week mark again, it hit her like “a tonne of bricks” she said.

# miscarriage - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'He confirmed what I had known for hours - there was no heartbeat'
# Column
# Column

'He confirmed what I had known for hours - there was no heartbeat'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 603 Views 36 Comments

One reader tells us her story about having a miscarriage, to encourage others to talk about an issue which ends one in four pregnancies.

# miscarriage - Monday 19 September, 2016

'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage

Sep 19th 2016, 9:00 PM 5,193 Views 51 Comments

Eight women who all feel that miscarriage needs to be spoken about more.

# miscarriage - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Nicola Sturgeon opens up about miscarriage in hope of 'breaking taboo'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon opens up about miscarriage in hope of 'breaking taboo'

Sep 4th 2016, 2:27 PM 24,512 Views 36 Comments

The Scottish First Minister said she wanted to challenge assumptions and judgements that are made about women who don’t have children.

# miscarriage - Thursday 5 May, 2016

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"
# Moral Dilemma?
# Moral Dilemma?

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"

May 5th 2016, 9:57 AM 12,366 Views 59 Comments

A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.

# miscarriage - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'I'm sorry, there's no heartbeat': I thought it was my fault we lost our babies
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm sorry, there's no heartbeat': I thought it was my fault we lost our babies

Oct 15th 2015, 6:03 PM 77,138 Views 30 Comments

Losing a baby through miscarriage, especially in your first trimester, is a very peculiar and isolated kind of grief. All I wanted was for people to acknowledge our loss and say ‘I am sorry ’.

# miscarriage - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

'I make people feel uncomfortable when I tell them I had a miscarriage, but I'm OK with that'
# Invasive Questions
# Invasive Questions

'I make people feel uncomfortable when I tell them I had a miscarriage, but I'm OK with that'

Sep 29th 2015, 8:15 PM 20,379 Views 17 Comments

Broadcaster Sarina Bellissimo was speaking about the pressures she faced after experiencing a miscarriage.

# miscarriage - Monday 10 August, 2015

Couple from viral pregnancy video tearfully announce wife's miscarriage
# Video Blog
# Video Blog

Couple from viral pregnancy video tearfully announce wife's miscarriage

Aug 10th 2015, 2:10 PM 44,729 Views 78 Comments

In their viral video, Sam surprised Nia about her pregnancy.

# miscarriage - Friday 16 January, 2015

17 women remain imprisoned in El Salvador for miscarrying their babies
# Abortion
# Abortion

17 women remain imprisoned in El Salvador for miscarrying their babies

Jan 16th 2015, 5:17 PM 31,681 Views 83 Comments

The country has one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the world.

# miscarriage - Monday 6 October, 2014

Column: In El Salvador, a total ban on abortion has led to death and decades of imprisonment
# Women
# Women

Column: In El Salvador, a total ban on abortion has led to death and decades of imprisonment

Oct 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 209 Views 131 Comments

In El Salvador, one of only nine countries in the world that has a total ban on abortion, suicide accounts for 57% of all deaths of pregnant girls aged under 19.

# miscarriage - Saturday 10 May, 2014

'I got a feeling looking at my new baby that he'd be better off without me'
# Support Needed
# Support Needed

'I got a feeling looking at my new baby that he'd be better off without me'

May 10th 2014, 8:30 AM 22,392 Views 24 Comments

42,000 women in Ireland are diagnosed each year with a mental health illness and emotional trauma surrounding pregnancy and childbirth.

# miscarriage - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Worker awarded €80k for being told her job no longer existed after maternity leave
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

Worker awarded €80k for being told her job no longer existed after maternity leave

Mar 18th 2014, 10:00 PM 61,560 Views 114 Comments

The Equality Tribunal said Lisa Mullen was subjected to a “range of unlawful treatment and comments” by her employer.

# miscarriage - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Quarter of miscarriages "could be prevented" by lifestyle changes
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Quarter of miscarriages "could be prevented" by lifestyle changes

Feb 19th 2014, 6:30 AM 23,212 Views 60 Comments

A study of pregnancies in Denmark found that alcohol consumption was a factor in 1 in 10 miscarriages.

# miscarriage - Monday 14 October, 2013

Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk
# Fertility
# Fertility

Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk

Oct 14th 2013, 12:24 PM 12,879 Views 23 Comments

The study is not cause for alarm, but “it’s far from reassuring that BPA is safe” for women, said leading fertility doctor.

# miscarriage - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Ireland’s women share their stories of pregnancy, birth and miscarriage
# MaternityIre
# MaternityIre

Ireland’s women share their stories of pregnancy, birth and miscarriage

Jul 23rd 2013, 10:05 PM 35,148 Views 149 Comments

Recent events has women opening up about their negative experiences of Irish maternity hospitals.

# miscarriage - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Column: The debates on abortion in the Dail won't change the reality Irish women face every day
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The debates on abortion in the Dail won't change the reality Irish women face every day

Jul 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 107 Views 140 Comments

Politicians philosophising within the walls of the Dail might have felt like they were doing something important – but restricting abortion doesn’t stop it from happening: it simply makes it an issue of economic inequality, writes Nick Beard.

# miscarriage - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Column: Is society finally able to recognise the pain of a miscarriage?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Is society finally able to recognise the pain of a miscarriage?

Jun 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 551 Views 27 Comments

Until recent years, miscarriage was not something that was spoken about: it was simply brushed under the carpet. But couples should not be afraid to be open about their grief – talking will help them to heal, writes Deirdre Pierce-McDonnell.

# miscarriage - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Column: Every miscarriage is a loss, and I still think of my children that never got here
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Every miscarriage is a loss, and I still think of my children that never got here

Jun 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 62 Views 16 Comments

Each of my miscarriages were different experiences, but they’ve all had a lasting affect on my life, writes an anonymous contributor.

# miscarriage - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Savita report 'hard-hitting, straight and doesn't pull any punches'
# Savita
# Savita

Savita report 'hard-hitting, straight and doesn't pull any punches'

Jun 13th 2013, 10:18 AM 7,134 Views 16 Comments

The HSE’s clinical review report is due to be published this afternoon.

# miscarriage - Saturday 20 April, 2013

The Savita Halappanavar inquest verdict will influence Ireland
# Savita
# Savita

The Savita Halappanavar inquest verdict will influence Ireland

Apr 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,194 Views 64 Comments

From Medical Council guidelines to possible legislation, is Savita the X Case of this generation?

Timeline: a death that shocked a family, a hospital and a country
# Savita Halappanavar
# Savita Halappanavar

Timeline: a death that shocked a family, a hospital and a country

Apr 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 19,451 Views 11 Comments

Savita Halappanavar’s death has impacted a nation and made ripples across the globe.

Praveen still asking how the life of his vibrant young wife 'ebbed away'
# Savita Halappanavar
# Savita Halappanavar

Praveen still asking how the life of his vibrant young wife 'ebbed away'

Apr 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,762 Views 14 Comments

The widower looks ahead as he continues in his pursuit for the full truth about Savita’s death.

# miscarriage - Friday 19 April, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar: ‘Savita’s treatment was horrendous, barbaric and inhumane’
# Savita
# Savita

Praveen Halappanavar: ‘Savita’s treatment was horrendous, barbaric and inhumane’

Apr 19th 2013, 6:03 PM 19,077 Views 144 Comments

Mr Halappanavar said he has a responsibility to Savita and her family “to get to the bottom of the truth”.

# miscarriage - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Savita inquest to resume today
# Savita
# Savita

Savita inquest to resume today

Apr 17th 2013, 8:28 AM 3,695 Views 13 Comments

It is expected that two witnesses who spoke last week and who were recalled will speak today.

# miscarriage - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day
# Savita
# Savita

Inquest into Savita death enters fourth day

Apr 11th 2013, 8:21 AM 4,014 Views 4 Comments

Proceedings are due to resume at 10am this morning.

# miscarriage - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest
# Savita
# Savita

Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest

Apr 10th 2013, 8:12 AM 5,900 Views 12 Comments

Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury who treated Savita will be questioned over whether she referred to Ireland’s Catholic ethos when she refused to terminate her pregnancy.

# miscarriage - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Robotic surgery helps Cork mother in second successful birth
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Robotic surgery helps Cork mother in second successful birth

Dec 13th 2012, 4:09 PM 10,626 Views 7 Comments

The complex procedure performed before pregnancy helps women who have a weak cervix to carry to full term.

# miscarriage - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Aaron McKenna: As usual, Ireland only acts when we’re shamed into it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: As usual, Ireland only acts when we’re shamed into it

Nov 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 46 Views 54 Comments

The death of Savita Halappanavar shows once again that we delay proper action until an international outcry forces our hand.

# miscarriage - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Father of Savita Halappanavar 'calls for change in abortion law'
# Savita
# Savita

Father of Savita Halappanavar 'calls for change in abortion law'

Nov 18th 2012, 3:15 PM 5,330 Views 33 Comments

Andanappa Yalagi spoke to the media about his daughter’s tragic death, and said he intends on taking legal action against the hospital in which Savita died.

# miscarriage - Friday 16 November, 2012

International expert joins Savita Halappanavar inquiry - HSE
# Savita
# Savita

International expert joins Savita Halappanavar inquiry - HSE

Nov 16th 2012, 9:16 PM 10,910 Views 84 Comments

An international expert in obstetrics and gynaecology is to join the inquiry team reviewing the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway.

# miscarriage - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Ashley Moser, injured mother of 6-year-old Colorado victim, suffers miscarriage
# Aurora
# Aurora

Ashley Moser, injured mother of 6-year-old Colorado victim, suffers miscarriage

Jul 29th 2012, 7:52 AM 7,143 Views 31 Comments

The 25-year-old was critically wounded in the Aurora cinema shooting earlier this month.

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