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#Pregnancy

# 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 11,388 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 13,477 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 7,880 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 17,534 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 29,245 Views 245 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 18,906 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 35,257 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 7,950 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 10,593 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 21,053 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 146,064 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 10,200 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 15,261 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 18,964 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 16,689 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 16,753 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 9,625 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 26,150 Views 10 Comments

Mothers and babies are all doing well.

# pregnancy - Sunday 13 March, 2016

This photo is going viral for showing how pregnancy looks different for every woman
# Bumpy Ride
# Bumpy Ride

This photo is going viral for showing how pregnancy looks different for every woman

Mar 13th 2016, 7:30 PM 188,596 Views 68 Comments

No two pregnant women are the same.

This photo is going viral for showing how pregnancy looks different for every woman
# Bumpy Ride
From The Daily Edge
# Bumpy Ride

This photo is going viral for showing how pregnancy looks different for every woman

Mar 13th 2016, 2:42 PM 13,998 Views 4 Comments

No two pregnant ladies are the same.

# pregnancy - Saturday 12 March, 2016

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'
# Gestational Diabetes
# Gestational Diabetes

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'

Mar 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,575 Views 33 Comments

About 8,000 women in Ireland develop gestational diabetes every year.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

This new mam has hit back after getting body-shamed for her 'mummy tummy'
# Mcfly
From The Daily Edge
# Mcfly

This new mam has hit back after getting body-shamed for her 'mummy tummy'

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:27 PM 7,603 Views 4 Comments

“Yes, I still have a bump. But that bump kept my little baby boy safe for a whole nine months.”

# pregnancy - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

This man found out he's going to be a dad over a plane loudspeaker
# Strike It Rich
From The Daily Edge
# Strike It Rich

This man found out he's going to be a dad over a plane loudspeaker

Mar 1st 2016, 10:19 PM 6,453 Views 3 Comments

Surprise!

# pregnancy - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'The boy would scream uncontrollably' - Photographer describes time with 'bucket baby' in Brazil
# Zika Virus
# Zika Virus

'The boy would scream uncontrollably' - Photographer describes time with 'bucket baby' in Brazil

Feb 7th 2016, 8:45 AM 39,700 Views 44 Comments

Felipe Dana spent time with Solange Ferreira and her baby boy Jose, who was born with an abnormally small head.

# pregnancy - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day'
# Female Genital Mutilation
# Female Genital Mutilation

'I used a razor blade and often cut ten girls a day'

Feb 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 45,730 Views 80 Comments

There are over 140 million girls and woman across the world with cut genitals and this dangerous and painful practice continues today.

# pregnancy - Friday 29 January, 2016

'What if he says a new word? What if he forgets me? The back-to-work guilts are the worst'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'What if he says a new word? What if he forgets me? The back-to-work guilts are the worst'

Jan 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 111 Views 85 Comments

The fear of missing out is something every mother experiences returning to work after maternity leave, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

# pregnancy - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

€47,000 payout for woman who was discriminated against because she was pregnant

Jan 19th 2016, 6:10 AM 33,470 Views 43 Comments

An Equality Tribunal found that the woman had been discriminated against on grounds of her gender and family situation by her employer, the National Cancer Registry Board.

# pregnancy - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'

Jan 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 184,045 Views 74 Comments

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Part of your diet you should consider if you're thinking of having a baby: Potatoes
# Chips And Crisps
# Chips And Crisps

Part of your diet you should consider if you're thinking of having a baby: Potatoes

Jan 13th 2016, 1:49 PM 20,965 Views 15 Comments

The risk of gestational diabetes increases with the consumption of more potatoes.

# pregnancy - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination

Jan 10th 2016, 2:47 PM 11,631 Views 61 Comments

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

# pregnancy - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter
# Texas
# Texas

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

Jan 7th 2016, 8:35 PM 28,289 Views 66 Comments

53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.

# pregnancy - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?

Jan 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 56,288 Views 13 Comments

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

# pregnancy - Monday 4 January, 2016

Anne Hathaway posted this photo to teach paparazzi a lesson
# On Her Terms
# On Her Terms

Anne Hathaway posted this photo to teach paparazzi a lesson

Jan 4th 2016, 6:13 PM 82,976 Views 29 Comments

She got her own back when she realised she was being photographed.

# pregnancy - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Upset' man charged with calling in bomb threat to hospital as he was missing the birth of his child
# Logical
# Logical

'Upset' man charged with calling in bomb threat to hospital as he was missing the birth of his child

Nov 20th 2015, 9:42 PM 21,691 Views 22 Comments

Michael Morlang was apparently enraged that the birth was proceeding in Utah while he was outside the state.

# pregnancy - Thursday 19 November, 2015

This man's overjoyed reaction to becoming a grandfather is going super viral
# Whisper Challenge
From The Daily Edge
# Whisper Challenge

This man's overjoyed reaction to becoming a grandfather is going super viral

Nov 19th 2015, 9:00 AM 5,618 Views 1 Comment

“You are going to be a grandparent.” “You are going to the BEACH?”

# pregnancy - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Oh nothing, just a photo of a woman doing an exam WHILE IN LABOUR From The Daily Edge

Oh nothing, just a photo of a woman doing an exam WHILE IN LABOUR

Nov 15th 2015, 10:30 AM 6,346 Views 6 Comments

Now that’s commitment.

# pregnancy - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'
# Sierra Leone
# Sierra Leone

'They touched our breasts and stomachs to see if we were pregnant'

Nov 7th 2015, 8:30 PM 44,571 Views 24 Comments

Pregnant girls are shunned in Sierra Leone – and banned from exams.

# pregnancy - Monday 26 October, 2015

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth
# Labour Pains
From The Daily Edge
# Labour Pains

10 things nobody tells you about giving birth

Oct 26th 2015, 9:30 AM 14,306 Views 13 Comments

Warning: anyone with a vagina might want to look away now.

# pregnancy - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives
# Opinion
# Opinion

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 974 Views 15 Comments

Dan Oakes worked as a project manager building skyscrapers. But when the bust came along, he decided to retrain as a midwife.

# pregnancy - 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 115,227 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 ’.