Roy Philip

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Prof Roy Philip, neonatologist at University Maternity Hospital Limerick, cites a dramatic drop in very low-weight babies being born at the hospital.  Photograph: Alan Place

Mandy Daly still wonders if she hadn’t got on to a plane, would she have not gone into premature labour and her daughter not had to cope with the comp(...)

More than 15m babies are born too early, too sick and too small in the world every year, and 1m of these children die. File photograph: Getty

An “unprecedented” fall in pre-term births in one of the country’s largest maternity hospitals is being credited to the effect of positive lifestyle i(...)

The quadruplets, triplets,  twins and baby Maggie Roche who were born at Limerick hospital in recent weeks. Photograph: PJ Corbett

A busy maternity unit in Limerick has welcomed the births of quadruplets, triplets and twins in quick succession in recent weeks. Staff at the neona(...)