Leo Varadkar has said he doesn’t believe politicians should over-ride the judgement of staff managing maternity care.
The Tánaiste faced questions in the Dáil from a number of TDs arguing for partners to be allowed to accompany pregnant women at all stages.
Leo Varadkar says he doesn’t believe hospitals should ban partners from attending – but he won’t overrule their judgement.
Krysia Lynch is a Maternity care expert, childcare services provider and maternity advocate. She spoke to Alison this morning.