I had Phoebe in 2014 in NMH so then when the time came to want to go ahead with another pregnancy there was not anywhere else I would even dream of going, even though I live in the middle of nowhere in Wicklow. Read the full story here.
My complications started when I was 17 weeks pregnant - my waters ruptured around Josh. I was pregnant with twins and the risks were mounting. It was decided to put me on bed rest; I spent 7 weeks attending the day ward twice a week and monitoring my vitals at home – pulse and temperature every 4 hours to look for signs of infection. Read the full story here.
It's a normal life event in extraordinary times. Here's Lorna, a midwife at the NMH who shares why she loves her job and how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted her role. Watch here.