Couples will be allowed to attend baby scans together - Robin Swann

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By Q Radio News

Expectant mothers in Northern Ireland will no longer have to attend baby scans on their own, the Health Minister has revealed.

Robin Swann made the announcement while giving evidence at the Stormont Health Committee today.

Previously, visitors had been banned in hospitals and care homes during March in order to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

MLA Colin McGrath has been campaigning for the change and says it's welcomed the news:

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