Why does #wearedelivering hurt?

by Sinéad O’Rourke   I found myself astonished yesterday as I watched an unfolding of defensiveness across the Irish maternity services following Jacky Jones’s opinion piece in Tuesday’s Irish Times. http://www.irishtimes.com/…/ireland-s-maternity-services-an… In Jacky’s piece, which was prompted by… Read More

AIMS Ireland’s Professional Counselling, support, and complaints resource list

Sometimes, following the birth of a baby, women may need help to work through how they are feeling. They may be feeling anxious, over-whelmed, depressed, or perhaps they are trying to work through a difficult, scary, or traumatic birthing experience. There are many… Read More

Doula Care

Research has shown that the presence of a doula is extremely beneficial for the labouring woman. According to some research, midwives and nurses are only able to give 10% of their time in ‘supportive roles’ in labour and… Read More