Support partners will be allowed access to maternity units from next month.
It will apply between 8am and 9pm everyday, while 24-hour access will be given in distressing circumstances or if delivery is expected.
— Stephen Donnelly (@DonnellyStephen) October 21, 2021
The Health Minister says all hospitals will provide access for a nominated support partner.
Covid-19 restrictions have caused issues for expecting mothers and their partners for the past 18 months, with some maternity units granting access, and others not.