Talking about fertility can be confusing and couples tend to have many questions when it comes to trying to conceive.
If you are having difficulty getting pregnant and are considering fertility treatment, you will more than likely be wondering what your options are and how the process works.
Orla and Fred Rainert spent over eleven years trying for a baby. They did everything from adoption to fostering, experienced a tragic miscarriage, seven failed IVF treatments, and they lost 13 embryos BUT there is a happy ending.
How do miscarriages affect your fertility and what do they mean for future pregnancies? Mary and Howard Hughes talk about their story.
In part Two of the Ireland AM ‘Focus on Fertility’ series, we meet same sex couple Lucille Furlong and Elaine Grange to hear about their fertility journey that gave them two beautiful boys. Dr. John Kennedy joined the couple to talk about the Sims IVF fertility service for same sex female couples and single girls.
Ireland AM has just launched a six week fertility series to highlight the options available to those who are struggling to have a baby.
The Medical Team were delighted to attend a seminar given by Dr Trevor Wing of www.naturalgynae.com on the use of medicinal mushrooms in the treatment of immune related infertility.
Why does fertility decline with age?
by Dr John Kennedy
How Fertilisation Works
By Dr John Kennedy
The Post-transfer 2-Week Wait - Now what do you do?
Dr John Kennedy
Tick, tock… do men have a biological clock?
Dr Conor Harrity
Oral Contraceptive Pill lowers ovarian reserve – A New Study
Dr David Walsh
Going Solo - Contemplating single motherhood?Dr Lyuda Shkrobot Compared with our mothers or grandmothers, the modern-day woman is more likely to be working, travelling, more educated and financially independent than ever before. As professionals in reproductive medicine, we’ve seen how these social trends are having a great impact on decisions surrounding motherhood. Women are having children later – 43% of first-time mums in Australia are now over the age of 30, nearly double the rate in 1991. While you may not have made a conscious decision to delay having children, if you want to have them one day you will need a plan. Why? Because time mattersDespite all these social changes, biological facts remain the same – a woman’s fertility decreases as she gets older.
At our recent Friday lunchtime lecture series, we were pleased to welcome Professor Sabine Koelle from the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at UCD.
Professor Koelle, a native of Munich, has many interests in Reproductive Biology which are complementary to the research plans of Sims IVF.