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#Mother and Baby

From TheJournal.ie Mother of newborn baby found dead in Cork maternity hospital Tragedy

Mother of newborn baby found dead in Cork maternity hospital

An investigation is underway and the cause of death is currently unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year Budget 2019

Parents to get an extra two weeks' paid parental leave from next year

The measure will be introduced from November 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural Pain Relief

Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Pethidine is the most widely used drug but new research suggests remifentanil may work better.

From TheJournal.ie Husband whose pregnant wife died during Holles Street surgery settles damages case Mother And Baby

Husband whose pregnant wife died during Holles Street surgery settles damages case

Malak Thawley died in 2016 during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.

From TheJournal.ie An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years Mix-up

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin Religious Orders

Hospitals still owned by the Catholic Church should be handed over to the State, says Micheál Martin

He also described what happened to mother and baby home survivors as” unchristian cruelty”.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women 'every chance of keeping their secret' State Files

Mother and baby homes believed to give Irish women 'every chance of keeping their secret'

A report into ‘destitute Irish girls’ investigated the problem of unmarried pregnant women travelling to England.

From TheJournal.ie Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home Mass Grave

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

In a statement, the Commission said it is “shocked by the discovery” and its investigation is continuing.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 30.3 years: That's the average age of Irish women having their first child Biological Clock
From TheJournal.ie 'Deeply wrong': Labour TD abstains from vote on mother and baby homes inquiry Unmarried Mothers

'Deeply wrong': Labour TD abstains from vote on mother and baby homes inquiry

Labour TD Anne Ferris abstained from the vote criticising the lack of objectivity of the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them Redress

Mother-and-baby home survivors want fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them

It is anticipated the terms of reference of the Commission of Inquiry will be discussed by Cabinet next week.

From TheJournal.ie Should the mother-and-baby homes inquiry include orphanages? Tuam Babies

Should the mother-and-baby homes inquiry include orphanages?

James Reilly isn’t so sure.

From TheJournal.ie "It's so important to get this inquiry right" Tuam Babies

"It's so important to get this inquiry right"

Minister James Reilly hopes to bring the terms of reference to Cabinet in the near future.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court says only the birth mother - not genetic mother - can appear on birth cert Mother And Baby

Supreme Court says only the birth mother - not genetic mother - can appear on birth cert

The State mother has insisted that only the birth mother can be on the birth cert.

From TheJournal.ie Exclusion of institutions from inquiry concerning to mother-and-baby groups Inquiry

Exclusion of institutions from inquiry concerning to mother-and-baby groups

Groups representing mothers and their children question why some institutions may not be included.

From TheJournal.ie Judge Yvonne Murphy appointed chair of mother-and-baby home inquiry Mother And Baby

Judge Yvonne Murphy appointed chair of mother-and-baby home inquiry

Minister James Reilly also published a report examining what the government knew about the homes.

From TheJournal.ie Death rate of babies at Tuam mother and baby home was double the rate of other homes Mother And Baby Home

Death rate of babies at Tuam mother and baby home was double the rate of other homes

The returns from local authorities, disqualifying Dublin, shows that 17% of babies under the age of one died in registered maternity homes that year.

From TheJournal.ie Mother-and-baby home survivors concerned over ministerial switch-around New Boss

Mother-and-baby home survivors concerned over ministerial switch-around

James Reilly has taken over at the Department of Children — just days before the establishment of the large-scale inquiry into mother-and-baby homes.

From TheJournal.ie A Bessborough Tale: 'Some nights all you could hear was sobbing' Mother And Baby Home

A Bessborough Tale: 'Some nights all you could hear was sobbing'

To this day I have never experienced the grief and despair I felt leaving my baby son. I thought I would physically break in half.

From TheJournal.ie Who will chair the mother-and-baby inquiry? The Minister's been given a list of candidates The Commission

Who will chair the mother-and-baby inquiry? The Minister's been given a list of candidates

The Commission of Investigation into the State’s network of mother-and-baby homes is expected to be set up before the Oireachtas summer recess.

From TheJournal.ie International judge should chair mother-and-baby investigation, survivors say The Commission

International judge should chair mother-and-baby investigation, survivors say

Groups representing survivors of the institutions are meeting with Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan today.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes Mother And Baby

Opinion: It may seem heartless, but we shouldn't fund an inquiry into religious-run homes

I shudder to imagine what those mothers and their beautiful babies went through. But we need to ask the difficult question: is this the correct use of funds that children living today so badly need?

From TheJournal.ie Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates "scale and breadth" of investigation Bessborough

Handover of 25,000 mother-and-baby files indicates "scale and breadth" of investigation

Some 25,000 files have been handed over by the Sacred Heart Adoption Society to the Cork offices of Government agency ‘TUSLA’.

From TheJournal.ie Want a say on the mother-and-baby inquiry? Midday today is the deadline... The Commission

Want a say on the mother-and-baby inquiry? Midday today is the deadline...

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan is hoping to have the terms for the wide-ranging Commission of Investigation set up before the Dáil summer recess…

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a nurse leaving the room with my baby... I said to my sister “where’s she gone?”....' A First Mother's Story

'There's a nurse leaving the room with my baby... I said to my sister “where’s she gone?”....'

After her first harrowing ordeal, Kathy McMahon was determined to keep her child the SECOND TIME she was sent to a mother-and-baby home…

From TheJournal.ie Have you ever kept a pregnancy hidden? You're not alone Mother And Baby

Have you ever kept a pregnancy hidden? You're not alone

And TCD’s School of Nursing and Midwifery wants to hear from women who have.

From TheJournal.ie Boyd Barrett: 'I was born in a mother-and-baby scheme. I'm one of the lucky ones' Investigation

Boyd Barrett: 'I was born in a mother-and-baby scheme. I'm one of the lucky ones'

Sinn Féin wants the Commission of Investigation to be in place before the summer recess.

From TheJournal.ie "We're the ones who lived this our whole lives": Mother-and-baby home residents have some advice for the Government Talk To Us

"We're the ones who lived this our whole lives": Mother-and-baby home residents have some advice for the Government

Groups representing children born in the homes and women who gave birth in the institutions have been setting out their priorities for the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

From TheJournal.ie Bishops: We are reminded of a time when unmarried mothers were rejected by Church Mother And Baby

Bishops: We are reminded of a time when unmarried mothers were rejected by Church

They encouraged all those who ran these homes to gather and offer up any documents that might be of assistance.

From TheJournal.ie 'Time to shed light on another dark period': Broad welcome for mother-and-baby investigation Reaction

'Time to shed light on another dark period': Broad welcome for mother-and-baby investigation

Campaign groups have broadly welcomed this afternoon’s developments. There was also an observation that the matter “could have been dealt with decades ago”.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave" Mother And Baby

Taoiseach: If we don't do this properly, Ireland's soul will lie "in an unmarked grave"

Enda Kenny said the Government would consult with all opposition parties, other relevant groups and historians as it began its investigation into mother-and-baby homes.

From TheJournal.ie Commission of Investigation to examine mother and baby homes Tuam

Commission of Investigation to examine mother and baby homes

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan said that “we need to establish the truth of this matter”.

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty International: Tuam investigation must be independent, effective and transparent 800 Babies

Amnesty International: Tuam investigation must be independent, effective and transparent

A Government task force has been set up to examine the Tuam revelations, and is due to report back by the end of this month.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites 800 Babies

Taoiseach says he wants to know the full extent of the mass grave in Tuam and if there are other sites

The Children’s Minister said “these revelations are a reminder of our darker past where children were far from cherished”.

From TheJournal.ie Jack and Emily remain top dogs but celebrity babies make their mark Baby Names
From TheJournal.ie For pregnant women there are 85 different types of headache Migraine

For pregnant women there are 85 different types of headache

Most are benign according to a new study but women should be aware of more serious types.

From TheJournal.ie A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week Intensive Care

A tiny baby weighing less than a pound was born this week

Decklan Maize was born four months premature to a Californian couple.

From TheJournal.ie Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals Mother And Baby

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals

Women in private hospitals are far more likely to choose to have a caesarean delivery.

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