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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Mother and Baby

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Commission of Investigation to examine mother and baby homes
Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan said that “we need to establish the truth of this matter”.
Amnesty International: Tuam investigation must be independent, effective and transparent
A Government task force has been set up to examine the Tuam revelations, and is due to report back by the end of this month.
Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites
The Children’s Minister said “these revelations are a reminder of our darker past where children were far from cherished”.
Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark
Dia dhuit is mise…
For pregnant women there are 85 different types of headache
Most are benign according to a new study but women should be aware of more serious types.
A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week
Decklan Maize was born four months premature to a Californian couple.
Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals
Women in private hospitals are far more likely to choose to have a caesarean delivery.
Holles Street says they are ready for babies that were due at Mount Carmel
The National Maternity Hospital say they may request additional staff if required.
Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women
Minister of State Alex White told the Dáil yesterday that it is estimated that between 18 per cent and 21 per cent of Irish women smoke during pregnancy.
Early Christmas present: woman gives birth in Dundrum Town Centre
When your time comes, your time comes. A woman was out doing some Christmas shopping when she had a shock visitor.