February 16, 2017

Prof. Fishel ruffled more than a few feathers recently when he commented that women in Ireland should be trying for a baby at a younger age to minimise their risk of dealing with fertility problems in the future. 

However, on his Ireland AM interview this morning,...

February 12, 2017

Brrrr....this horrendous weather is really getting tiresome. 

The problem with the weather being mild one minute and freezing cold the next, is that you are much more prone to getting sick. 

While catching a cold is a nuisance at the best of times, when you are...

January 31, 2017

Are you trying to conceive or are in the middle of IVF treatment?

This might sound obvious, but at this time of year, I cannot overemphasise how important it is to not only keep warm, but to also keep your circulation moving properly.

Case in point; a patient of mine was...

January 30, 2017

Worried to death about conceiving because you've now reached your mid-30's? 

I just wanted to have a quick rant about this issue after consulting with a lovely couple this evening who are dealing with secondary infertility.

They had conceived their son naturally, a coupl...

The place of feminism in the world of fertility

In the aftermath of the world wide, women's movement that took place in various cities across the globe last Saturday, many were left feeling emboldened and a little bit more hopeful about the future....

So how's January been going for you so far?

Have you been wondering about your diet habits and what you should be doing differently? Or are you thinking of doing some kind of 'detox' over the coming weeks in order to help your fertility? 

Since starting back to wor...

December 29, 2016

Are you starting to make plans for the New Year? When it comes to fertility, it's always worth mapping out what your next steps should be, so that you can avoid the pitfalls that often accompany fertility treatments, whether they be via natural or assisted methods. 

I f...

What is a fertility diet?  

A fertility diet focuses on foods that have a high nutrient density as opposed to a high calorie density.

For the most part, this means you will be focusing on whole, unprocessed foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, lean prote...

December 2, 2016

Having problems with a thin endometrial lining or is your period shorter and scantier than usual?

Here are my top tips to improve your endometrial lining whether you are trying to conceive naturally or via IVF.

A thin endometrial lining can be very problematic when tryin...

November 24, 2016

According to recent research by the VHI, Irish people are still very disinclined to talk about fertility. 

The reality is that with problems conceiving, it is usually due to a combination of factors.

e.g. sperm quality issues due to nutrient deficiencies, along with horm...

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