Damned if they do, damned if they don’t

Damned if they do, damned if they don’t
Baby A was 24 hours old when it was taken from its mother by gardaí and social workers at the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin Pic: Getty

The Baby A case underlines the need for better resources for social services, and more research into causes of vulnerability in children

On November 7 last, at 7.35pm, three gardaí and two social workers approached a new mother in the Rotunda Hospital, with a warrant to take her baby. The baby was just over 24 hours old.

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