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#Fertility

# fertility - Monday 8 March, 2021

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: No deaths and 437 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mar 8th 2021, 5:38 PM 85,868 Views 89 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the National Public Health Emergency Team this evening.

# fertility - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Opinion: 'All couples should have the right to become parents when faced with infertility'
# Funding Fertility
# Funding Fertility

Opinion: 'All couples should have the right to become parents when faced with infertility'

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:01 PM 24,716 Views 48 Comments

The Government needs to take action and implement the model of care for infertility, writes Emma Mc Dade.

# fertility - Monday 4 January, 2021

Department of Health can't give timeline for rollout of publicly-funded IVF
# Still Waiting
# Still Waiting

Department of Health can't give timeline for rollout of publicly-funded IVF

Jan 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,079 Views 27 Comments

Expert says linking IVF funding with the commencement of legislation is a ‘way of putting it off’.

# fertility - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Debunked: No, Pfizer's head of research did not say the Covid vaccine is 'female sterilisation'

Dec 10th 2020, 6:13 PM 40,027 Views 0 Comments

Social media posts making the claim have been shared thousands of times in recent days.

# fertility - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'It's a huge source of stress': Women going abroad for IVF hit out at mixed messages over travel restrictions
# Fertility
# Fertility

'It's a huge source of stress': Women going abroad for IVF hit out at mixed messages over travel restrictions

Nov 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 25,779 Views 24 Comments

Hundreds of people travel abroad for fertility treatment every year because they cannot afford it in Ireland, but Covid-19 has further complicated the situation.

# fertility - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Explainer: When will IVF treatment be provided through the Irish public health service?
# Infertility
# Infertility

Explainer: When will IVF treatment be provided through the Irish public health service?

Dec 19th 2019, 6:03 PM 14,164 Views 16 Comments

New fertility hubs will be open next year, with IVF available in 2021.

# fertility - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

€2 million in funding for IVF and fertility treatment set to be announced by government
# Infertility
# Infertility

€2 million in funding for IVF and fertility treatment set to be announced by government

Dec 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 16,039 Views 21 Comments

One course of IVF treatment can cost between €4,000 and €4,500.

# fertility - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Many people relate to my story of miscarriage, says Andrea Corr
# The Late Late Show
# The Late Late Show

Many people relate to my story of miscarriage, says Andrea Corr

Oct 19th 2019, 7:50 AM 38,746 Views 30 Comments

The Corrs musician was speaking on the Late Late Show last night.

# fertility - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'Absolutely outrageous' that promised public fertility fund still not finalised
# Still Waiting
# Still Waiting

'Absolutely outrageous' that promised public fertility fund still not finalised

Oct 17th 2019, 9:30 PM 10,159 Views 19 Comments

Department of Health says rollout of €1 million fund announced last year ‘under consideration’.

# fertility - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients
# Bernard Norman Barwin
# Bernard Norman Barwin

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients

Jun 26th 2019, 10:05 PM 25,141 Views 40 Comments

The 80-year-old doctor did not appear at the hearing, but through his lawyers pleaded no contest.

# fertility - Friday 9 November, 2018

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF
# First Lady
# First Lady

Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF

Nov 9th 2018, 1:08 PM 40,820 Views 51 Comments

The former first lady says women need to be open with other about their bodies.

Baby Bust: New report finds we're having fewer and fewer babies
# Fertility
# Fertility

Baby Bust: New report finds we're having fewer and fewer babies

Nov 9th 2018, 12:30 PM 19,326 Views 74 Comments

Published by the Lancet, the report has found several countries are not delivering enough babies to maintain their population numbers.

# fertility - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation

Jun 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,634 Views 50 Comments

Recent studies on donor-conceived children reveal that an overwhelming number of such individuals want information relating to their donor, writes Dr Brian Tobin.

# fertility - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples
# Fertility
# Fertility

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples

May 19th 2018, 10:30 AM 7,963 Views 55 Comments

The findings come from a study by the American National Institute of Health that looked at couples being treated for infertility.

# fertility - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Opinion: 'Corporate egg freezing is a great idea for the women who want that option'
# Biological Clock
# Biological Clock

Opinion: 'Corporate egg freezing is a great idea for the women who want that option'

Mar 31st 2018, 9:00 AM 691 Views 64 Comments

However, egg freezing is a choice and should always be a choice, writes Meriem Ahmed.

# fertility - Friday 9 February, 2018

Human eggs grown in lab for first time raise hopes for new fertility treatments
# Fertility
# Fertility

Human eggs grown in lab for first time raise hopes for new fertility treatments

Feb 9th 2018, 3:04 PM 8,789 Views 15 Comments

The lead researcher called it a “very exciting” development.

# fertility - Friday 2 February, 2018

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people
# Genetics
# Genetics

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people

Feb 2nd 2018, 3:01 PM 19,932 Views 46 Comments

The technique is being used to help prevent women passing on fatal genetic diseases to their children.

Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study
# Fertility
# Fertility

Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:46 AM 18,266 Views 32 Comments

One in three women are estimated to use ibuprofen in the first three months of pregnancy.

# fertility - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Take the smallest dose for the shortest period of time': Ibuprofen linked to male fertility problems
# Ibuprofen
# Ibuprofen

'Take the smallest dose for the shortest period of time': Ibuprofen linked to male fertility problems

Jan 10th 2018, 8:09 AM 50,890 Views 34 Comments

The study found healthy, young men developed fertility issues after taking the drug for six weeks.

# fertility - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Government to pay for couples to have IVF treatment
# Fertility
# Fertility

Government to pay for couples to have IVF treatment

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:52 PM 25,001 Views 137 Comments

The new legislation will also regulate surrogacy and the use of embryos for research.

# fertility - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess'
# Endometriosis
# Endometriosis

'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess'

Sep 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 21,249 Views 18 Comments

People should think before they speak when it comes to fertility issues, Julie Ronaghan writes.

# fertility - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Fertility treatment: 'There may be no happy ending, but we wouldn't change anything'
# Book Extract
# Book Extract

Fertility treatment: 'There may be no happy ending, but we wouldn't change anything'

Jul 30th 2017, 3:00 PM 7,376 Views 16 Comments

Sadly, science does not yet have all the answers, writes Professor Mary Wingfield.

# fertility - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:00 AM 22,588 Views 20 Comments

Valeriy Zukin has used the procedure to help infertile couples have children.

# fertility - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

May 17th 2017, 9:21 AM 7,926 Views 16 Comments

It’s hoped that 3D-printed skin, ears, bone scaffolds, and heart valves could solve a number of medical issues.

# fertility - Sunday 26 February, 2017

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method
# Natural Cycles
# Natural Cycles

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

Feb 26th 2017, 12:00 PM 34,294 Views 31 Comments

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

# fertility - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour

Feb 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 23,994 Views 17 Comments

“Some people think it’s new age, hippy dippy. It’s anything other than that. It’s very practical, down to earth.”

# fertility - Thursday 15 December, 2016

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year
# Fertility
# Fertility

The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year

Dec 15th 2016, 9:27 PM 10,288 Views 48 Comments

The technique would allow mothers who carry disease-causing mutations in their genes to give birth to children free of the illness.

# fertility - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Want to get pregnant? Try getting your tonsils out
# Fertility
# Fertility

Want to get pregnant? Try getting your tonsils out

Aug 2nd 2016, 3:15 PM 10,599 Views 50 Comments

The study has furthered the theory that having your appendix or tonsils removed actually improves fertility rates.

# fertility - Saturday 2 July, 2016

A Spanish fertility clinic that plays music to foetuses has bought a surgery in Kildare
# Health
# Health

A Spanish fertility clinic that plays music to foetuses has bought a surgery in Kildare

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:30 AM 16,478 Views 102 Comments

The Clane Fertility Clinic is going to start using the technique to help the IVF process.

# fertility - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland
# Sperm Extraction
# Sperm Extraction

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:05 AM 15,196 Views 6 Comments

The Cork Fertility Centre has announced the breakthrough.

# fertility - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

May 14th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,903 Views 26 Comments

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

# fertility - Monday 1 February, 2016

Struggling to conceive? State funding could soon cover the cost of fertility treatments
# TRYING FOR A BABY
# TRYING FOR A BABY

Struggling to conceive? State funding could soon cover the cost of fertility treatments

Feb 1st 2016, 11:54 AM 14,643 Views 61 Comments

Funding will be made available as part of a bill due to be published in the first half of 2016.

# fertility - Thursday 14 January, 2016

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode
# Opinion
# Opinion

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode

Jan 14th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,845 Views 31 Comments

Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.

# fertility - Monday 28 December, 2015

'Women need to know the truth. Fertility takes a plunge after age 35'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Women need to know the truth. Fertility takes a plunge after age 35'

Dec 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 1,127 Views 55 Comments

Men as well as women need to be educated about reproductive responsibility. We need a nationwide education campaign on fertility awareness, writes Dr John Waterstone.

# fertility - Saturday 24 October, 2015

'My failure to conceive makes me feel like I'm not functioning as a woman'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My failure to conceive makes me feel like I'm not functioning as a woman'

Oct 24th 2015, 7:30 PM 109,629 Views 133 Comments

An anonymous contributor talks about her struggle to conceive and the emotional impact it can have on a person.

# fertility - Friday 9 October, 2015

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral
# Fertility Treatment
# Fertility Treatment

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

Oct 9th 2015, 9:09 PM 29,638 Views 57 Comments

The image has prompted an outpouring of heartfelt messages from other parents who have conceived through IVF.

# fertility - Monday 1 June, 2015

Poll: Should girls be taught about their fertility at school?
# Biological Clock
# Biological Clock

Poll: Should girls be taught about their fertility at school?

Jun 1st 2015, 8:45 PM 29,377 Views 70 Comments

One expert thinks women need to learn about their biological clock at an earlier age.

# fertility - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This woman just found out she's going to be a nan after daughter's 11 years of IVF
# Aaaahhhhhhh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaahhhhhhh

This woman just found out she's going to be a nan after daughter's 11 years of IVF

May 6th 2015, 7:35 PM 3,613 Views 1 Comment

HAPPY TEARS.

# fertility - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Look after your eggs – how to improve your natural fertility
# Opinion
# Opinion

Look after your eggs – how to improve your natural fertility

Apr 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 775 Views 21 Comments

Several factors can make trying for a baby especially challenging for women over 35, but there are ways to improve your chances of conceiving.

# fertility - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Ovulating women may buy more things, seek more dating options
# Clever Marketing
# Clever Marketing

Ovulating women may buy more things, seek more dating options

Feb 21st 2015, 8:15 AM 12,903 Views 14 Comments

New research is suggesting some outlandish links.

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