Blog & Media

Blog & Media

TV3 Documentary about Fertility Starts September 2017

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.


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

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

National Fertility Awareness Week 17-24 July

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.