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Abortion can be a very difficult issue to discuss, and we all have a responsibility to be sensitive in the language we use in this debate, so as not to add to the pain which many have experienced.
On Monday the Minister for Health Simon Harris reaffirmed that the penalty for taking abortion pills will remain at 14 years' imprisonment unless there is a Yes vote in tomorrow's referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
When you visualise your perfect family, the primary focus of that picture is a healthy child or children. Although it may sound obvious, many do not realise that the foundations for a healthy baby are laid many months prior to conception. A healthy egg, top quality sperm, and a luscious womb lining are all essentials for pregnancy – and guaranteeing you have all three lies in the work you do in the months beforehand to maximise your health. Nutrition, lifestyle, and stress levels all play a part in ensuring a healthy pregnancy and the ultimate dream of a healthy baby.
At the heart of the current debate about removing the right to life of the unborn child from the Constitution is a question about what kind of society we want to be. We do not have to look far in order to see the country where they have long ago removed the right to life for the unborn child. Our nearest neighbours in Britain have made that mistake, and we are being asked to copy them.
Spokesperson for LoveBoth
People who have children through surrogacy should be eligible for maternity leave, says HSE forum member
A member of the HSE West’s regional health forum says it is wrong that HSE employees who have a child through surrogacy are not eligible for statutory maternity leave.
Broadcaster and journalist Lorraine Keane discovered by accident that she was in the early stages of the perimenopause - a transitional time which can last anything between four and 10 years prior to menopause.
In Ireland up to one in six couples are affected with infertility. While the causes can be wide ranging including hormone imbalance, PCOS, endometriosis, and sperm disorders, the effects of being unable to conceive can be very distressing for the couple concerned. Acupuncture treatment is widely used by couples seeking to improve their chances of conceiving.