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# pregnancy - Saturday 2 September, 2017

New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births
# Immune System
# Immune System

New pregnancy research could help doctors detect premature births

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 6,381 Views 1 Comment

The researchers used advanced statistical modelling to examine pregnancy in precise detail.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Mindy Kaling has spoken out for the first time about becoming a mam
# The Mindy Project
From The Daily Edge
# The Mindy Project

Mindy Kaling has spoken out for the first time about becoming a mam

Aug 15th 2017, 6:31 PM 5,893 Views 1 Comment

The actress says it’s an ‘unexpected surprise’.

# pregnancy - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died
# Addiction
# Addiction

Social work action 'unacceptably slow' in case of heroin user whose newborn died

Aug 13th 2017, 9:00 PM 22,358 Views 35 Comments

The baby boy’s death was not reported to be connected to his mother’s drug use, but a report has criticised the seven-week delay in making contact with the woman.

# pregnancy - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Jul 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,972 Views 174 Comments

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# pregnancy - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Boots apologises after it's accused of moralising to women about the morning-after pill
# Emergency Contraception
# Emergency Contraception

Boots apologises after it's accused of moralising to women about the morning-after pill

Jul 22nd 2017, 1:30 PM 32,921 Views 61 Comments

The pharmacy chain has been criticised over the price of its emergency contraceptive pill.

# pregnancy - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism
# Research
# Research

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism

Jul 20th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,740 Views 23 Comments

Experts say this isn’t a cause for alarm.

# pregnancy - Monday 10 July, 2017

HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work
# Bumping Up Figures
# Bumping Up Figures

HSE to ask women working in the health sector how they balance maternity with work

Jul 10th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,525 Views 26 Comments

Just 7% of all surgeons in Ireland are women.

# pregnancy - Monday 26 June, 2017

Beauty therapist told pregnancy 'was her own problem' before being dismissed
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Beauty therapist told pregnancy 'was her own problem' before being dismissed

Jun 26th 2017, 6:29 PM 36,160 Views 0 Comments

The therapist was awarded €3,500 by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# pregnancy - Friday 16 June, 2017

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited

Jun 16th 2017, 9:22 AM 14,824 Views 160 Comments

The public will vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment next year.

# pregnancy - Monday 12 June, 2017

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years
# Mix-up
# Mix-up

An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years

Jun 12th 2017, 2:20 PM 39,854 Views 34 Comments

Doris Gruenwald only found out after she took a DNA test.

# pregnancy - Monday 24 April, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year

Apr 24th 2017, 6:25 PM 23,586 Views 243 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.

# pregnancy - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'I am so proud that my body was Carragh’s safe haven for those 38 weeks, that it was her home'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'I am so proud that my body was Carragh’s safe haven for those 38 weeks, that it was her home'

Apr 23rd 2017, 7:30 PM 355 Views 97 Comments

I took comfort and healing from the 38 weeks Carragh and I spent together, writes Mandy O’Neill.

# pregnancy - Friday 21 April, 2017

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy
# Warning
# Warning

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy

Apr 21st 2017, 3:18 PM 16,261 Views 48 Comments

Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.

# pregnancy - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:48 AM 62,073 Views 127 Comments

Dr. Peter Boylan says the minister must quiz the Sisters of Charity.

# pregnancy - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'It made me feel empowered': The Coombe celebrates 100 water births
# Water Babies
# Water Babies

'It made me feel empowered': The Coombe celebrates 100 water births

Apr 1st 2017, 10:30 AM 19,994 Views 7 Comments

The hospital has invited all of the parents and their water babies back for a reunion which will take place later today.

My abortion story: 'I was horrified. The doctor was talking about childcare in college'
# Read Me
# Read Me

My abortion story: 'I was horrified. The doctor was talking about childcare in college'

Apr 1st 2017, 9:30 AM 8,395 Views 282 Comments

We asked three women to share their abortion stories.

# pregnancy - Saturday 4 March, 2017

'My only thought was if this plane crashes everyone is going to know that I’m pregnant'
# Personal Stories
# Personal Stories

'My only thought was if this plane crashes everyone is going to know that I’m pregnant'

Mar 4th 2017, 7:15 PM 54,598 Views 113 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly today heard first-hand experiences from women.

# pregnancy - Sunday 26 February, 2017

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method
# Natural Cycles
# Natural Cycles

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

Feb 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 34,349 Views 31 Comments

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

# 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 25,911 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 24,262 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 5,810 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 23,765 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 9,107 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 39,235 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 17,617 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 13,174 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 657 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 5,947 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 13,717 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 6,960 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 9,043 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 21,225 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 1,495 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 24,181 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 10,550 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 19,701 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 17,947 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 12,489 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 10,513 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 5,414 Views 45 Comments

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