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The coming weeks will see a significant rise in the risk of collisions with deer on Irish and UK roads, warns road safety organisation Gem Motoring Assist. This is the time of year when deer will be breeding, a process which makes them more mobile and brings many more of them onto the roads, says Gem.
An event to honour and celebrate the lives of babies who were lost through miscarriage will take place this Sunday May 28.
A minimum of three Galway women travel to England or Wales for an abortion every week, according to official figures from the UK Department of Health.
Consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist Dr Declan Egan, who practises at University Hospital Galway and runs the private Galway Fertility Unit in Rahoon, should have sought the consent of a Galwaywoman before he clipped both her fallopian tubes but argues his action was medically justified, a fitness to practice enquiry was told this week.
As a mother-to-be living in Ireland, you want to welcome your baby into the world in the safest, most gentle, way possible.
Are you hoping to conceive? Getting pregnant is not as easy as we might think. A healthy couple at prime reproductive age have about a 25 per cent chance of conceiving each month. Only about half of all couples get pregnant within six months of trying, about 80 per cent become pregnant within a year, and approximately 90 per cent at the end of two years. This means that, even if there is nothing wrong, it can take up to two years to conceive. Over the age of 35, it can take even longer.
Michael O’Doherty, bestselling author of Just Imagine – A Life Without Illness and co-founder of the Plexus Healthcare System, will be in Galway next week to launch a new book and CD programme, Enlightened Birth – From Womb to World. Aimed at empowering women during pregnancy and birth, the programme has been written and developed by mother of four Aisling Connolly.
A poster equating gay marriage with incest and paedophilia has appeared on campus at NUI Galway, causing outrage among many students, leading to angry confrontations on campus last evening.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) released a new report yesterday (Thursday) stating that Mayo General Hospital needs five additional midwives to bring it in line with international maternity unit staffing standards.
More than one-in-four babies are born by Caesarean section at Mayo General Hospital, according to new figures released this week.