Thursday, 16 February 2017
Joint Committee on Health Debate
National Maternity Strategy: Discussion (Resumed)
I wish to thank the witnesses for coming in and sharing their experience and knowledge with us. I have tabled several parliamentary questions for the attention of the HSE on the 20-week scan, on w...
Are there staff shortages for providing post-birth support? I am referring specifically to breast-feeding, which some women will struggle with, particularly if there is no time for staff to sit ...
Is there a model for peri-natal mental health supports that we can look at? Is there another country with a gold standard?
The witnesses from AIMSI said that there is cherry-picking of resources, placing some areas ahead of others. Perhaps they could outline what was meant by that.