Capacity pregnancy and consent: Disability and the 8th amendment

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Our Aims Are Shared Maria NI Fhlatharta It’s a fact that everyone should know before they vote in May – it really is the crux of the debate –Is that people who are pregnant in Ireland are not able to… Read More

Removing the 8th amendment: How it will affect danger to women’s health

At present due to the presence of the 8th amendment in the Irish Constitution,  when a woman becomes pregnant, she is only entitled to an abortion in Ireland if her life is in danger, but not if her… Read More

Calculating abortion rates: why and how – AIMSI

Measuring abortion trends and planning for healthcare As with any healthcare procedure we want to know how to plan for abortion  services, therefore we need to have an understanding and an idea of how prevalent the procedure is… Read More

Removing the 8th amendment: How it will affect those seeking abortion out of Ireland

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We don’t know exactly how many women travel abroad to access abortion services. We know the number of women who access abortion services in the UK and give Irish addresses. We also know that women from Ireland travel… Read More

Removing the 8th amendment : How it will affect medical abortion | AIMS Ireland

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Medical abortion is where a pregnancy is ended with the two drugs mifepristone and misoprostol. The drugs come in the form of pills and are taken one to three days apart. This first medicine mifepristone block the hormones… Read More

Pregnancy Yoga : AIMSI and Together for Yes

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Pregnancy Yoga for YES is an opportunity for anyone who is pregnant and who would like a little bit of TLC to come along and take part in a pregnancy yoga class as part of their birth preparation…. Read More

Repeal the 8th amendment : Trust Women

AIMS Ireland welcomes the decision of the cabinet to hold a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment. When a women becomes pregnant in Ireland today there is only one option legally available to her; continue with the pregnancy…. Read More

Birth Groups welcome JOC decision to recommend referendum on repeal of the 8th amendment

BIRTH GROUPS WELCOME JOINT OIREACHTAS COMMITTEE OUTCOME – News release for immediate release 13/12/17 Birth groups have welcomed today’s recommendation by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment that the people of Ireland be given the option of full… Read More

How does the 8th amendment affect continuing pregnancy in Ireland? AIMS Ireland

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AIMS Ireland were invited to make a presentation at Leinster House on the effects of the 8th amendment on continuing pregnancy. This is a transcript the presentation made by AIMSI Chair Dr. Krysia Lynch to TDs Senators and… Read More

Anomaly Scanning Provision in Ireland: AIMS Ireland

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The situation with respect to anomaly scanning in Ireland is the following: 100% of pregnant women living in Dublin are offered this diagnostic option during weeks 18-22 in Dublin maternity hospitals and only 36% are offered it in… Read More