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...

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...

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...

November 23, 2016

Recently, I have seen a number of patients with something in common, other than their fertility issues,... a love of fizzy drinks.

These are women who are seemingly conscious of eating healthily, aren't skipping breakfast, are trying to eat more vegetables, healthy fats...

November 14, 2016

Learn the truth about fertility superfoods and herbs and what really makes the difference to your fertility

May 5, 2014

Like most women who are trying to conceive or who are already pregnant you are probably very familiar with folic acid and the important role it has to play in pregnancy. 

The standard medical advice is that women of child bearing age should supplement wit...

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