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# pregnancy - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Preparations underway to try contraceptive gel on men after it worked with monkeys
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Preparations underway to try contraceptive gel on men after it worked with monkeys

Feb 12th 2017, 5:00 PM 25,900 Views 61 Comments

The gel has proven effective in rabbits and now also in rhesus monkeys – more closely related and anatomically similar to humans.

# pregnancy - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour

Feb 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,140 Views 15 Comments

“Some people think it’s new age, hippy dippy. It’s anything other than that. It’s very practical, down to earth.”

The Daily Mail did a mock-up of Beyoncé's unborn twins and everyone is...disturbed
# The Carter Twins
From The Daily Edge
# The Carter Twins

The Daily Mail did a mock-up of Beyoncé's unborn twins and everyone is...disturbed

Feb 5th 2017, 4:00 PM 5,775 Views 3 Comments

Come play with us, Danny!

# pregnancy - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'
# Louise McSharry
# Louise McSharry

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'

Feb 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 23,751 Views 19 Comments

2FM radio presenter Louise McSharry told us why she decided to become an ambassador for the Dublin Rock n’Roll Marathon.

# pregnancy - Thursday 2 February, 2017

16 of the greatest reactions to Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement
# Beymaculate Conception
From The Daily Edge
# Beymaculate Conception

16 of the greatest reactions to Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement

Feb 2nd 2017, 11:01 AM 9,096 Views 2 Comments

“beyonce gone have 3 kids….. destiny’s child.”

# pregnancy - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'He hung on to see his mummy' - Mum calls for anomaly scans after losing her newborn baby
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

'He hung on to see his mummy' - Mum calls for anomaly scans after losing her newborn baby

Jan 31st 2017, 9:41 PM 39,178 Views 18 Comments

Diane Magee gave birth to baby Christopher fifteen months ago but her child died soon afterwards.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ireland has the worst rates in the world for drinking during pregnancy
# Alcohol Abuse
# Alcohol Abuse

Ireland has the worst rates in the world for drinking during pregnancy

Jan 17th 2017, 6:03 AM 17,514 Views 46 Comments

A new study analysed the rates of drinking during pregnancy by linking them with a condition caused by alcohol consumption.

# pregnancy - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Stress in pregnancy can impact children for life
# Stress
# Stress

Stress in pregnancy can impact children for life

Dec 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 13,165 Views 3 Comments

Researchers say it shows the need to talk about mental health in pregnancy.

# pregnancy - 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 648 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.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training
# Marie Stopes International
# Marie Stopes International

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training

Dec 21st 2016, 3:54 PM 5,943 Views 85 Comments

Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.

# pregnancy - Monday 12 December, 2016

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing ectopic pregnancy acquitted of poor professional performance
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing ectopic pregnancy acquitted of poor professional performance

Dec 12th 2016, 6:53 PM 13,686 Views 8 Comments

The decision led to the termination of a potentially viable embryo.

# pregnancy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda
# Devil In The Details
# Devil In The Details

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda

Nov 26th 2016, 7:20 AM 6,888 Views 77 Comments

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

This blogger's Instagram about what it's *really* like being 33 weeks pregnant is brilliant
# Furry Teeth
From The Daily Edge
# Furry Teeth

This blogger's Instagram about what it's *really* like being 33 weeks pregnant is brilliant

Nov 23rd 2016, 11:20 AM 9,041 Views 8 Comments

Swollen cankles and all.

# pregnancy - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Baby born to mother gunned down in driveby shooting
# California
# California

Baby born to mother gunned down in driveby shooting

Nov 20th 2016, 2:21 PM 21,216 Views 65 Comments

Doctors say they had just 30 seconds to perform an emergency caesarean section upon discovering the woman, 27-year-old Vanessa Oviedo, had no pulse.

# pregnancy - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Postnatal depression: The last taboo?
# Mummy Blues
# Mummy Blues

Postnatal depression: The last taboo?

Nov 13th 2016, 8:30 PM 1,484 Views 18 Comments

It is assumed that having a baby is a time of great joy, love and excitement. Yet I felt unable to cope after the birth, writes Lindsay Robinson.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section
# Court Order
# Court Order

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:14 PM 24,166 Views 93 Comments

The HSE attempted to take an order in court, but a judge refused it.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

Nov 1st 2016, 8:35 AM 10,522 Views 13 Comments

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# pregnancy - Friday 28 October, 2016

Poll: Do you think the 'male pill' will take off?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the 'male pill' will take off?

Oct 28th 2016, 9:52 AM 19,635 Views 53 Comments

The 96% effectiveness rate is similar to that achieved by the female combined pill.

# pregnancy - Friday 7 October, 2016

'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids
# Sponsored By Quit
# Sponsored By Quit

'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids

Oct 7th 2016, 3:23 PM 17,879 Views 10 Comments

Sarah Daly thought she was a hopeless case – but there’s no such thing when it comes to quitting smoking.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

This Irish blogger is live-Snapchatting giving birth today
# Faces By Grace
From The Daily Edge
# Faces By Grace

This Irish blogger is live-Snapchatting giving birth today

Sep 21st 2016, 11:32 AM 12,410 Views 7 Comments

Beauty blogger Grace Mongey went into labour last night, and has been sharing updates ever since.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s
# Research
# Research

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s

Sep 20th 2016, 10:00 PM 10,495 Views 3 Comments

Almost half of the women screened, who had contact with the virus, showed no signs of infection after.

# pregnancy - 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 5,337 Views 45 Comments

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

# pregnancy - Friday 16 September, 2016

13 of the most perfect pregnancy announcements on the internet
# We're Having A Baby
From The Daily Edge
# We're Having A Baby

13 of the most perfect pregnancy announcements on the internet

Sep 16th 2016, 1:32 PM 11,386 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

# pregnancy - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Making babies without women's eggs has just moved a step closer
# Embryonic Research
# Embryonic Research

Making babies without women's eggs has just moved a step closer

Sep 14th 2016, 11:00 AM 13,463 Views 93 Comments

A baby mouse has been produced with a type of cell that’s not an egg.

# pregnancy - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'I cannot save my daughter, and it destroys me. The one kindness we can do is shield her from pain'
# Column
# Column

'I cannot save my daughter, and it destroys me. The one kindness we can do is shield her from pain'

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 7,854 Views 105 Comments

An Irish couple who are expecting a baby, and who received a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormality, write about their ordeal for TheJournal.ie.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Simon Harris 'sickened' by misinformation given to women at crisis pregnancy clinic
# Undercover Filming
# Undercover Filming

Simon Harris 'sickened' by misinformation given to women at crisis pregnancy clinic

Sep 6th 2016, 8:48 AM 17,530 Views 96 Comments

The health minister said women need “accurate information in relation to their own health”.

# pregnancy - Monday 5 September, 2016

How rogue crisis pregnancy agencies have been operating outside the law here for more than a decade
# Abortion
# Abortion

How rogue crisis pregnancy agencies have been operating outside the law here for more than a decade

Sep 5th 2016, 5:08 PM 29,079 Views 244 Comments

The agencies are in the spotlight again after an investigation found an agency in Dublin giving abortion misinformation to women.

# pregnancy - Friday 26 August, 2016

Programme meant to deter teenage pregnancies actually makes them more likely
# Fake Baby Simulator
# Fake Baby Simulator

Programme meant to deter teenage pregnancies actually makes them more likely

Aug 26th 2016, 6:01 AM 18,890 Views 36 Comments

These type of pregnancy programmes are used in 89 countries around the world – this new study casts serious doubt over them.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Hair salon to pay former worker €10,000 for dismissing her while pregnant
# Discriminatory Dismissal
# Discriminatory Dismissal

Hair salon to pay former worker €10,000 for dismissing her while pregnant

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:40 AM 35,237 Views 40 Comments

The salon told the claimant she could come back after she’d had the baby and ‘they’d see what they could do’.

# pregnancy - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Women are loving Chrissy Teigen showing off her stretch marks on Snapchat
# Realness
From The Daily Edge
# Realness

Women are loving Chrissy Teigen showing off her stretch marks on Snapchat

Aug 18th 2016, 8:06 PM 7,941 Views 3 Comments

Yasss Chrissy!

# pregnancy - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

A Mam's post about why she 'couldn't give a s**t' about losing baby weight is going viral
# Bouncing Back
From The Daily Edge
# Bouncing Back

A Mam's post about why she 'couldn't give a s**t' about losing baby weight is going viral

Aug 3rd 2016, 8:05 AM 10,587 Views 6 Comments

“Puffy face, droopy milk-filled boobs, wider hips and belly full of stretch marks.”

# pregnancy - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Pregnant women can now safely eat raw eggs, according to report
# Salmon Agus Salmonella
# Salmon Agus Salmonella

Pregnant women can now safely eat raw eggs, according to report

Jul 26th 2016, 3:05 PM 20,212 Views 15 Comments

But the FSAI advice remains to cook eggs thoroughly for all “vulnerable groups”.

# pregnancy - Friday 22 July, 2016

DUP MP says that public breastfeeding is "exhibitionism"
# Putting On A Show
# Putting On A Show

DUP MP says that public breastfeeding is "exhibitionism"

Jul 22nd 2016, 4:07 PM 145,894 Views 137 Comments

Sammy Wilson is against mothers breastfeeding their children in the House of Commons.

# pregnancy - Friday 8 July, 2016

This Mam showed a gas photo to show what the aftermath of birth is REALLY like
# Mam Nappy
From The Daily Edge
# Mam Nappy

This Mam showed a gas photo to show what the aftermath of birth is REALLY like

Jul 8th 2016, 8:02 AM 10,199 Views 3 Comments

Shout out to giant nappies.

# pregnancy - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland
# Sperm Extraction
# Sperm Extraction

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:05 AM 15,235 Views 6 Comments

The Cork Fertility Centre has announced the breakthrough.

# pregnancy - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

May 14th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,946 Views 26 Comments

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

# pregnancy - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Children of women who gain excess weight during pregnancy are more likely to be obese

May 7th 2016, 8:30 PM 16,642 Views 37 Comments

The study followed 24,000 women.

Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely
# Research
# Research

Study shows marijuana users twice as likely to give birth prematurely

May 7th 2016, 7:04 PM 16,743 Views 98 Comments

For women who continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy – they are five times more likely to have a preterm birth.

# pregnancy - Sunday 24 April, 2016

This Dad-to-be's lovely Facebook tribute to his pregnant fiancée is going insanely viral
# Baby On Board
From The Daily Edge
# Baby On Board

This Dad-to-be's lovely Facebook tribute to his pregnant fiancée is going insanely viral

Apr 24th 2016, 1:45 PM 9,619 Views 7 Comments

“Make her feel like she is a damn queen.”

# pregnancy - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night
# Baby Boom
# Baby Boom

Three babies delivered by ambulance crews last night

Apr 23rd 2016, 12:16 PM 26,144 Views 10 Comments

Mothers and babies are all doing well.