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Maternity Units & Hospitals Told To Explain Why They Aren't Allowing Partners Attend.

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Hospitals required to facilitate partners at the 20 week scan, at minimum.

The Health Minister has asked maternity hospitals and units to show why they're not allowing partners into scans.

Hospitals are now being contacted to make sure they're letting loved ones into the 20-week scan at a minimum.

There's growing frustration and upset among many pregnant women who are being forced to go through scans and the early stages of labour on their own.

Stephen Donnelly says he’s frustrated with the lack of progress.

And, Stephanie Rohan has this report

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