Critical discourse analysis on the influence of media commentary on fatal fetal anomaly in Ireland

Critical discourse analysis on the influence of media commentary on fatal fetal anomaly in Ireland

Ms Stacey Power (1), Dr Sarah Meaney (1,2), Dr Keelin O’Donoghue (1) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, University College Cork, Ireland Background Fatal Fetal Anomaly (FFA) has generated international media attention as termination of pregnancy (TOP) for FFA was legislated for, for the first time in Ireland. Media offers an insight

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The incidence of fatal fetal anomalies associated with perinatal mortality in Ireland

The incidence of fatal fetal anomalies associated with perinatal mortality in Ireland

Ms Stacey Power (1), Dr Sarah Meaney (1,2), Dr Keelin O’Donoghue (1) (1) Pregnancy Loss Research Group, The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Ireland (2) National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, University College Cork, Ireland Background Major congenital anomalies were responsible for 146 of the 374 perinatal deaths in Ireland. Little is known about what conditions are most responsible for perinatal mortality. While there is

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