A woman has died following the birth of her baby at Kerry General Hospital in Tralee.
The HSE has confirmed that the woman, who was in her 30s, died in the hospital this morning.
The HSE say a full review of the circumstances surrounding the woman's death will be carried out.
The Coroner's Office has been contacted and a post mortem examination will be carried out on the woman's body tomorrow to determine the cause of death.
The baby is in a serious condition.
The family are not from the Tralee area.