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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 12,552 Views 7 Comments

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

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 10,526 Views 3 Comments

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

'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 5,446 Views 45 Comments

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

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 11,398 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

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 13,494 Views 93 Comments

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

'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 7,911 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.

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 17,597 Views 96 Comments

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

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 29,362 Views 244 Comments

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

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 18,948 Views 36 Comments

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

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 35,276 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’.

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 7,971 Views 3 Comments

Yasss Chrissy!

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 10,607 Views 6 Comments

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

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 21,373 Views 15 Comments

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

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 146,102 Views 137 Comments

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

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 10,208 Views 3 Comments

Shout out to giant nappies.

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 15,287 Views 10 Comments

The Cork Fertility Centre has announced the breakthrough.

'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 18,986 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”.

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 16,715 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 16,765 Views 98 Comments

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

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 9,642 Views 7 Comments

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

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 26,178 Views 10 Comments

Mothers and babies are all doing well.

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 188,899 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 14,081 Views 4 Comments

No two pregnant ladies are the same.

'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 19,618 Views 24 Comments

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

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 7,615 Views 4 Comments

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

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 6,463 Views 3 Comments

Surprise!

'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 39,713 Views 44 Comments

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

'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 45,860 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.

'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 127 Views 85 Comments

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

€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 33,505 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.

'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 184,512 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.

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 20,971 Views 15 Comments

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

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 11,641 Views 61 Comments

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

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

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

Jan 7th 2016, 8:35 PM 28,300 Views 66 Comments

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

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 56,455 Views 14 Comments

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

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 83,038 Views 29 Comments

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

'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 21,703 Views 22 Comments

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

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 5,630 Views 1 Comment

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

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 6,359 Views 6 Comments

Now that’s commitment.

'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 44,585 Views 24 Comments

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