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Nutrition and Fertility | Webinar

By simsadmin Friday, 27th July 2018 | 0 comments
Sims IVF recently held a free Webinar on Nutrition and Fertility. Fertility Nurse and qualified Nutritional Therapist Anita Foote talked about why food and nutrition is important for fertility and advised on how and what to eat to optimise fertility.

Egg Donation Webinar

By Sims IVF Wednesday, 21st February 2018 | 0 comments
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of couples opting for Egg Donation programmes.  The success rate of the Sims IVF Egg Donation Programmes are over 70% and thousands of families in Ireland have started with donor eggs.  So what is involved and who does egg donation suit best?  Dr. John Kennedy, Medical Director, Sims IVF talks about Egg Donation Programmes in this insightful webinar: 

Is the AMH Test Reliable?

By sims Monday, 13th November 2017 | 0 comments
Is the AMH Test Reliable? The AMH Test has traditionally been considered to be a reliable indicator of fertility or has it?  There has been recent media coverage that throws doubt on the AMH test, sometimes referred to as the ‘egg-timer test’ and whether it is worth doing at all.

Endometriosis and Fertility

By sims Monday, 30th October 2017 | 0 comments
Endometriosis and Fertility Dr. John Kennedy, Sims IVF Most people who experience fertility issues are sub-fertile – which means that they have reduced fertility potential.  There are two major gynaecological reasons for subfertility: one is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and the second is caused by endometriosis.

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.

NEW FRONTIERS IN (RECURRENT) MISCARRIAGE

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
Filed under: News.
Ciara and Noel O’Brien talk openly about their struggle to conceive. By Denise Smith.

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