Women halve cost of giving birth by travelling North

Cross-border shopping has taken on a new dimension, with women halving the costs of giving birth by travelling to the North to have their babies.

8th May, 2010

Cross-border shopping has taken on a new dimension, with women halving the costs of giving birth by travelling to the North to have their babies.

More than one in every eight babies born at one maternity hospital north of the border last year went home to an address in the Republic.

A total of 289 babies born at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, Co Down, last year were born to mothers from the Republic, according...

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