The medical body said the six cases are among “a total of 11 cases” of placentitis caused by Covid-19 to have been identified in Ireland since the start of the pandemic. Photograph: iStock

A Covid-19 infection led to a woman having a second trimester miscarriage earlier this year, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) has sai(...)

Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists chair Cliona Murphy said there was no evidence of adverse effects for pregnant women who had been vaccinated for Covid-19. Photograph: iStock

The chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has urged anyone of reproductive age to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes avail(...)

Most pregnant women who get Covid-19 have mild to moderate symptoms and the risk of passing the disease onto their baby is low. File photograph: iStock.

For anyone having a baby, there is always concern about outcomes, and in the vast majority of cases pregnancy culminates in the delivery of a healthy (...)

Pregnant women getting the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 should be given it between the 14th and 33rd weeks of their pregnancy, Irish medical experts have advised. Image: iStock.

Pregnant women getting the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 should be given it between the 14th and 33rd weeks of their pregnancy, Irish medic(...)

Dr Peter Van Geene was the subject of a fitness to practise hearing in 2015, after allegations were made against him by four women patients at Aut Even private hospital in Kilkenny. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

An obstetrician who was previously found guilty of poor professional performance has had a fresh finding made against him by the Medical Council. Dr(...)

Prof Michael O’Connell is the new master at the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital on Cork Street in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Plans to move the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital in Dublin to a site by the new national children’s hospital at St James’s are unlikel(...)

A conference at the Royal College of Surgeons was told on-call doctors  should be paid more than their part-time equivalents. Photograph: Getty Images/iStock

Doctors should be paid more to work in provincial hospitals which are otherwise “facing the abyss”, a conference on reducing risk in surgery has been (...)

 The couple claims they were told there was no need for them to wait for a second test result before proceeding with a termination.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A couple who terminated a pregnancy after misleading test results suggested a fatal foetal abnormality are to make a formal complaint to the Data Prot(...)

Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul speaking outside Dublin’s High Court last week. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA

Screening services should not be “paused” on foot of the High Court ruling in the case of terminally-ill Limerick woman Ruth Morrissey who sued over h(...)

Dr Cliona Murphy: “I thought I would see more women coming into the hospitals,” says the chairwoman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Photograph: Tom Honan

The 100th day of Ireland’s new abortion service was marked last Thursday in the same way as all the previous days – by a conspicuous lack of comment. (...)

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