On May 5th the world celebrates International Day of the Midwife. This year has been a particularly difficult time for new parents and midwives. We were delighted to see two incredible articles in The Irish Times on May 4th to mark the occasion.

Naomi & Sarah share incredible, unique viewpoints on what it’s like to give birth during Covid in CUMH.

Ireland’s midwives: ‘It is scary. The pandemic is not the nicest time to be having a baby’

‘If this little baby gets Covid, it’s game over’: A neonatal nurse on being pregnant in the pandemic