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Maeve O'Connell

Research midwife, PhD student and Health Research Board Cochrane Fellow, Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT Centre), University College Cork

Repealed the Eighth

The 26 May 2018 was a historic day for the women of Ireland and for the nurses, midwives and doctors who care for them Following a democratic referendum, the people of Ireland voted to repeal the...

Collaboration on fear of childbirth

Last year, at a conference held in Trinity College Dublin, I attended a presentation by a Swedish midwifery researcher, Professor Ingegerd Hildingsson She presented her research findings on fear of...

Pregnant women's reactions to routine CO monitoring in the antenatal clinic

Carbon monoxide (CO), a colourless, odourless and poisonous gas, is a waste product of cigarette smoking CO monitoring is an immediate and non-invasive method of determining smoking status (National...

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