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# Pregnancy

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Maternity partner restrictions raised again in Dáil as Taoiseach told all units compliant
Hospitals told to allow wider access to maternity partners during pregnancy care
HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'
HSE says 'conditions are right' for restrictions on partners in maternity hospitals to be lifted
Three pregnant women with Covid-19 treated in intensive care last weekend
Opinion: Our baby would not live, so we had to travel to London. Our hearts are broken
Richard Stevenson
'Two-tier system' means couples still forced to travel for termination after severe foetal diagnoses
'Between vaccines and restrictions, we need to look at how pregnant people are being treated'
Seána Glennon
'I ran a world record 12 weeks after she was born' - returning to elite sport after childbirth
Further restrictions in maternity hospitals as some decide to reverse decision allowing partners into 20-week scan
'Another case of it's only women so who bloody cares': Hundreds complain to minister about maternity restrictions
Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces
People advised to hold off on trying for a baby for a period of time after getting Covid-19 vaccination
Does the constitution need to be changed to allow TDs to take maternity leave?
Justice Minister Helen McEntee announces she is pregnant
Taoiseach commits to examining hospital rules keeping partners of pregnant women out of maternity wards
'I want to be there when she needs me most': Frustration as restrictions keep partners of pregnant women out of hospitals
'It's a huge risk': Pregnant teaching staff say they've been left in the dark over the return of schools
Opinion: 'For most women in rural Ireland there is no choice of maternity services'
Dr Krysia Lynch
'We are firefighting': Consultants warn newborns may be at risk due to Covid pressure on hospitals
Embryos could be susceptible to Covid-19 in second week of pregnancy, study finds
Mother passed Covid-19 on to baby in the womb, study suggests
375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018
Trainee hairdresser awarded €5,600 after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy
HSE reverses position on pregnant staff following trade union pressure
Tracked: How HSE advice to healthcare workers has shifted during the Covid-19 crisis
Pregnant women who have Covid-19 advised to stay away from hospital unless they need urgent care
HSE apologises to family of pregnant woman kept on life support due to Eighth Amendment concerns
67-year-old woman becomes China's 'oldest new mother'
'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'
'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'
'No amount of alcohol at any stage of pregnancy is safe for your baby'
Company ordered to pay €61,000 to woman who was 'discriminated against due to pregnancy'
Two sets of triplets born in 24 hours in Co Down hospital
My Options website has over 170,000 visits since last December
Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban
Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'
Woman awarded €15k after claiming she was dismissed because of her pregnancy
Opinion: I had a tumour growing in my breast but I also had a life growing inside me
Mary Canavan
These are the most popular baby names for boys and girls in 2018