The youngest gestational age baby admitted was born at just 23 weeks while the lowest birth weight was less than 500g. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The number of babies requiring intensive care treatment at the National Maternity Hospital fell by over a quarter last year due to a new system of ide(...)

Iwona Prusinska and her baby Sara, who was born a day shy of 24 weeks in the National Maternity Hospital in May.

Recent advances in maternal and foetal medicine have undoubtedly saved lives and improved the well-being of preterm babies and their families. The pr(...)