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TV3 Documentary about Fertility Starts September 2017

By Sims Tuesday, 5th September 2017 | 0 comments
A new, four-part documentary series The Babymakers, will follow the stories of six couples as they embark on the often harrowing but always hopeful journey of IVF at Sims IVF - one of Ireland’s most established fertility clinics.


By admin Monday, 20th March 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: News.
Miscarriage of the developing foetus is undoubtedly a traumatic event in the life of any would-be mother. It is perceived in general as a normal part of reproduction, “a fact of life” which is just something we have to get past and move on from. The statistics confirm its prevalence in Ireland with over 20 per cent of all pregnancies ending in miscarriage. The cause of miscarriage is often difficult to pin down and can indeed be sporadic and multifactorial with elements of anatomy, genetics, immunology and infection playing a role.  

IVF for Caroline

By sims Tuesday, 14th February 2017 | 0 comments
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Ciara and Noel O’Brien talk openly about their struggle to conceive. By Denise Smith.

National Fertility Awareness Week 17-24 July

Saturday, 16th July 2016 | 0 comments
National Fertility Awareness Week 17-24 July Designed to educate and support Irish women and men on all aspects of fertility, the Sims IVF National Fertility Awareness Week seeks to provide support, advice, and information about treatments to help those challenged in some way by infertility.

Sims notes the association between IVF & ovarian cancer reported today

Tuesday, 20th October 2015 | 0 comments
This is consistent with a similarly enhanced risk with another drug used in infertility management, namely clomiphene citrate and suggests this is a likely to be associated with the need for fertility treatment rather than the treatment itself. This view is supported by the fact that the increase was not noted in women having treatment because their partners had sperm issues. Even if this association is not caused by the treatment per se, we still require to help our patients and to that end announce today that we will provide a scan for any patient of Sims who is concerned about a risk of ovarian cancer after IVF and has one or more of the following unexplained symptoms:

PCOS and Pregnancy – How to Manage Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Wednesday, 1st July 2015 | 0 comments
In a new webinar, Dr. John Kennedy, Sims IVF talks about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).  He talks about why PCOS occurs, and how to identify symptoms.  Dr. Kennedy also discusses the types of tests and treatments available for people with PCOS and in particular those who wish to start a family.

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