A woman died tragically while giving birth in Limerick, which led to the suspension of childbirth in the Midwest.
The tragedy happened on June 5 immediately after the woman gave birth to the boy.
According to the Irish Examiner, an investigation has been launched and the woman’s family has been informed and the home birth service has been suspended pending the results of the investigation.
Read more:RTE legend Charlie Byrd is “upset and guilty” as he struggles to respond to hundreds of letters of support
A spokesman for UL Hospital Group confirmed the tragedy and expressed condolences to the woman’s family, the spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that we have temporarily suspended the home birth service in the Midwest following the recent death of the mother.
“UL Hospitals Group and home delivery staff want to express their deepest condolences to the family involved in their devastating loss.”
The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked more interest than usual in home births as maternity hospitals have been forced to close to visitors.
Speaking about the suspension of the home birth service, the spokesman said an “external inspection” was being carried out in Claire, Limerick and North Tiper.
The report said the external review would be conducted and conducted by a team of assembled external experts in obstetrics, patient safety, clinical management and obstetrics.
A spokesman said: “A group of external experts, including those with experience in obstetrics and obstetrics, is gathering to conduct the review; considering patient safety, clinical management and any other issues that arise, “
Read more:A man cleared of Josh Dunn’s murder vows never to work as a delivery driver again
Read more:No jail for a woman who lied to Garda about a murder suspect