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'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'
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'We are here for all the women whose names we do not know and for whom no inquest was ever held'

May 16th 2019, 11:52 AM 14,385 Views 8 Comments

The Independents 4 Change TD was speaking as the Dáil passed legislation which would make inquests into maternal deaths mandatory.

Hospitals will be required to report all maternal deaths under a new law
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Hospitals will be required to report all maternal deaths under a new law

Jul 22nd 2018, 4:00 PM 12,237 Views 20 Comments

Legislation on this issue was proposed by Independents4Change TD Clare Daly and the government said its new bill incorporates the amendments she sought.

FactCheck: Who's right about Ireland's record on maternal deaths?
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FactCheck: Who's right about Ireland's record on maternal deaths?

Aug 15th 2016, 8:02 PM 32,089 Views 128 Comments

FactCheck readers asked us to referee a recent dispute between Cora Sherlock and Fintan O’Toole, so we obliged.

300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction
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300,000 die during pregnancy each year and midwives are key to reduction

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 14,567 Views 16 Comments

This is according to a new series published by academics today which points to the many benefits of effective and high-quality midwifery for women and their babies.

Maternal death rate 'up to four times higher than CSO figures'
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Maternal death rate 'up to four times higher than CSO figures'

Nov 26th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,171 Views 18 Comments

A report by a HSE-endorsed body on maternal deaths says our maternal death rate is significantly higher than official figures show.

Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually
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Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than 250,000 women annually

Jul 10th 2012, 8:11 AM 5,408 Views 9 Comments

Researchers say that increasing contraceptive use in developing countries has cut the number of maternal deaths by 40 per cent over the past 20 years.