There is no easy way to tell parents at any stage of pregnancy that their baby has a severe fetal abnormality and may die in the hours or days after birth. But delivering a late diagnosis only adds to the trauma and grief. So say the doctors and parents who spoke to Health Correspondentabout the importance of a 20-week fetal anomaly scan.
It’s a scenes that every household in Ireland could relate to this morning - trying to juggle school, job and family life while refreshing your four/five devices for those all important Bruce Springsteen tickets.
Ruby Walsh is counting down to another Cheltenham Festival — by ensuring you're the best informed punters in the country next week. Our columnist, and racing's top jockey, has been busy as guest editor of the Irish Examiner's 20-page Cheltenham preview special with Monday's paper.