Kathleen Rose

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Perinatal hospice care gives parents the gift of time with their baby, and when you’ve been told that your child may not live for long , time is all-important.

Can we, for once, focus on perinatal hospice care instead of abortion? We’ve just gone through another two weeks of a stormy abortion debate in whic(...)

Through volunteer photographers at Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, baby Liadan’s parents find comfort.  Photographer: EIleen Hyland

We Irish pride ourselves on how well we deal with death. Old traditions such as the wake, so long as they did not turn into a drunken debauch, had tre(...)

Grace Sharp, Sarah Hynes and Sarah Nugent with pictures of their children Lilly Joy who lived for four hours, Seán who lived for 48 hours and Isabella who lived for 54 days. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Medical, legal and media professionals have been urged to stop using the term “incompatible with life” to describe unborn children with severe disabil(...)