Making sense of Miscarriage™

This 6 week program is the most comprehensive, evidence-based course available, to help you identify the key areas which could be contributing to your risk of getting and staying pregnant.


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Making sense of Miscarriage™ will help you to move away from the frustration and confusion of pregnancy loss or recurrent implantation failure, to gain complete clarity about the factors that could be raising your risk of miscarriage & know

what actions you should take, in order to minimise that risk.


I can’t promise you a baby, (no one can) but I can give you a clear direction on what steps to take next, towards achieving your goal of a healthy and uncomplicated pregnancy.


I’ve taken my 17 years of clinical experience and crammed that knowledge into a 6 week framework to help you ensure that no stone is left unturned in getting to the root cause of what could be raising your miscarriage risk.


In this program, you will be getting the best of both worlds, as you will learn how an integrated & functional medical approach to miscarriage can be a real game-changer when it comes to identifying YOUR root cause factors.


Plus you can feel safe in the knowledge that everything you are learning about is evidence-based!

Before we dive into the specifics of this ground-breaking program, let’s run through exactly who I created this course for.

Whether you’re…

  • Someone who has experienced a miscarriage for the first time and are scared of it happening again.


  • Over 40 and concerned about the higher statistical risk of pregnancy loss, so you would like to do everything possible to minimise that risk.


  • Dealing with chronic fertility issues and are terrified that once you eventually do get pregnant, you might lose your baby to miscarriage.


  • Coping with the huge disappointment of multiple rounds of unsuccessful IVF treatment, trying to understand why your embryos aren’t implanting and you’re grieving the loss of your ‘embabies’.


  • Are trying for your second or subsequent baby, but have suffered miscarriages and are starting to wonder if maybe ‘it isn’t meant to be’.


  • Struggling with recurrent miscarriage and have done everything your doctors have told you, but it still hasn’t made a difference, so you’re not sure how much more of this torment you can possibly handle…


  • Reeling from a later term pregnancy loss and you aren’t sure where to turn to for help.

I hear you and I see your pain

Before we go even one step further, I just want to pause for a second to acknowledge your loss. If no one else has said it to you, I’m sorry for what you have suffered.


I’m sorry for the loss of your baby-that-was-to-be.


I wish I could go back in time to change the outcome for you and save you that pain.


However, I also know that the pain you have experienced is what lets you know that your baby mattered & your baby was loved...even if no one else got the chance to meet them.


It’s a painful process and not one that can be rushed, so you need to allow yourself the time to grieve properly.


However, once you are ready to start trying again, it’s important to be feeling as confident as possible about your odds of success.


Not knowing what could be increasing your risk of miscarriage, is like jumping out of a plane without a parachute, it’s utterly terrifying. Knowledge is power, so I want to help give you back that feeling of autonomy.


Having the right information and even more importantly, knowing what to do with that information, is what can really make a massive difference to your odds of successfully carrying a pregnancy to term.


By the end of this program, you will have:

  • Complete clarity on the factors that are likely to be raising your risk of miscarriage.


  • The knowledge you need to advocate for the investigations you may require.


  • Learned how to interpret lab results & know when it’s time to ask for repeat testing or to request other investigations that may have never been suggested to you before.


  • Developed a clear understanding of both the medical and integrated approach to each of the main miscarriage risk factors.


  • Worked through the fear and anxiety that is stopping you from taking the next step towards a healthy pregnancy.

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“Patients who have attended Jessica Bourke for fertility investigations will receive proper care because she always puts their interests first. Jessica’s mission is to get to the heart of the problem and help her patients to get pregnant and stay pregnant”

Dr.Lyuda - Fertility consultant and lead doctor at UNQLife fertility clinic

Here’s something you may not be aware of…

15 years ago, I almost lost my daughter to miscarriage.


I had a bleed, was rushed in for an emergency scan and was lucky enough to see that a heartbeat was still there and going strong.


Every single day when I look at my daughter, I imagine what life might have been like if things had turned out differently.


That is why I am so passionate about this topic, as I never want anyone to suffer the agony of losing a much longed for baby.


I have also seen the way the health system operates and I know that we can do better. In fact, the system is in need of a complete overhaul, so that is why I created this course.


It’s my goal to fill in those knowledge gaps while ensuring that you feel supported throughout each stage of the process.


I can’t begin to tell you what a privilege it is to be able to support people during such a difficult time, and to witness their tentative optimism after conceiving, followed by the joy of finally welcoming their much yearned for baby into their lives.


I’d love the opportunity to help you change the ending to your story because you genuinely have far more control over this situation than you might think.

Making sense of Miscarriage™- September 2022

4 x €197

4 Monthly Payments

4 monthly payments of €197

Total cost - €788

2 x €366

2 Monthly Payments

2 monthly payments of €366

Total cost - €732


Pay in full & save

Best value option

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“Jessica, I’m delighted to be able to let you know our good news, as you know I had my hysteroscopy in early December and then on our second cycle of trying I became pregnant. I’m 11 weeks tomorrow and have had two scans already and everything is looking fantastic!


We are thrilled and can’t thank you enough for all your kindness, encouragement, and knowledge. I was at a very low point on the day I contacted you, after having 3 miscarriages in a row and being told it was probably because of my age (40 now with two previous healthy pregnancies ) I really was ready to give up !!! I don’t think you will ever realise how much your positive response to my questions really changed my whole outlook on the situation that day, and also even helped me heal a little from the miscarriages.


You gave me back hope and instead of shutting me down for my age you gave me the strength to go searching for answers and led me to where I am today, I will be forever grateful our paths have crossed and wished there were more people out there with your knowledge and passion for the job you do. We are telling the kids the exciting news after school today, I can’t wait to see their reactions!”

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"My husband and I first met Jessica shortly after discovering we were pregnant.  We struggled to conceive and had previously had a miscarriage, but with Jessica's support we hoped for the best and last October we welcomed our son, our rainbow baby Cillian.  The pregnancy programme provided guidance on diet, exercise and supplements and expert advice with questions we had during pregnancy. Jessica's compassion, expertise and research-based approach supported and reassured us throughout the pregnancy”

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Here’s a sneak peek of what’s inside

Making sense of Miscarriage™

Introductory Module

Miscarriage - Breaking down the myths & misconceptions

Learn about the many different forms of pregnancy loss and why ‘bad luck’ actually has very little to do with it. Gain a deeper understanding of why the experience of miscarriage is still shrouded in so much mystery and taboo and why it most certainly is not your fault.

Module highlights

  • What’s really going on behind the statistics that say miscarriage risk increases with age.


  • The varying types of pregnancy loss, from very early to late trimester, and how they are typically addressed.


  • Overcoming the fear of trying to conceive again and getting in the right mindset for a future pregnancy.


  • A quick action checklist, in case you have just discovered that you are pregnant again.

Module 1 - Maximising your Egg Quality

We’re diving straight in the deep-end, to address your concerns about egg quality!


There is no doubt that this is an area that causes huge confusion and stress for people when trying to conceive, and so often we are told that ‘bad eggs’ are the cause of increased miscarriage risk, so learning what can be done to maximise your egg quality, will be covered in detail in this first module

Module highlights

  • The difference between chronological and biological ageing.


  • The mechanisms by which egg follicles are damaged and how to minimise this risk


  • Diet & lifestyle factors that have the biggest impact on egg quality.


  • Nutrients and medications which can influence how your eggs mature in preparation for ovulation/egg retrieval (aka folliculogenesis).


  • Health conditions that have been linked to poor egg quality & what you can do about it


  • The critical role of hormone balance in egg maturation & why this is an area that is commonly misunderstood.


  • The role of environmental factors and how egg development may be impacted.

Module 2 - Hormone Imbalance

We know how important hormones are to maximising your fertility potential and the odds of carrying a pregnancy to term, but we also know that hormone imbalance can be seriously confusing, so in this module I will bring you on a guided tour of the endocrine system, to help you figure out what might be going on with your hormones and whether this could be raising your risk of miscarriage.

Module highlights

  • What a healthy menstrual cycle should look like and how to spot changes that could increase your risk of pregnancy loss.


  • Understand the foundations of hormone balance, without needing a degree in biochemistry!


  • The impact of gynaecological health conditions such as PCOS and Endometriosis on your risk of miscarriage and what to do about it.


  • How to figure out YOUR root cause hormone issues and work to improve them with dietary & lifestyle modifications, combined with professional-grade supplements.

Module 3 - Healthy blood flow during pregnancy

Healthy, unimpeded blood flow is the lifeline to your baby while you are pregnant. If there are problems with the circulation of blood to the placenta, then the pregnancy could be at risk. Here is where we break down each of the known factors that could impede blood flow and discuss the steps that you may need to take, in order to mitigate that risk.

Module highlights

  • Understanding your genetics, family history and blood clotting risk


  • Nutrients and medications that are known to impact how your blood clots


  • Testing and treatment- what actions to take and when.

Module 4 - The internal environment

The uterus serves as the supportive ‘home’ to your baby for 40 weeks, so it’s vital to ensure that there is nothing amiss with the internal environment that could impact your odds of carrying a healthy pregnancy to term.

Module highlights

  • Structural differences within the uterus - let’s get clear on the difference between the various uterine malformations and which ones are most likely to impact your odds of having a healthy pregnancy.


  • Ectopic pregnancy risk factors & management


  • What the research says about the impact of growths within or around the uterus and what you can do to minimise your risk of regrowth (e.g. fibroids, polyps, cysts, endometriosis).


  • How the management of miscarriage can impact your risk of future pregnancy losses.

Module 5 - Your immune system - friend or foe?

In this important module we’ll be discussing the controversial area of reproductive immunology and the role it could be playing in your risk of miscarriage.


There is a complex interplay of immune markers that must take place within the endometrium if a healthy pregnancy is to be able to continue, so we’ll be breaking down the key factors that could be increasing your risk and learn the actions you can take to minimise that risk in the future.

Module highlights

  • How to address the root cause of immune disturbance (Hint…it’s not steroids!)


  • The link between gut function & your immune balance


  • Immune testing explained- from the most basic, to the most complex investigations. Learn which tests are likely to be of benefit in YOUR particular case.


  • Nutrients and medications that work best for immune issues.

  • The impact of secondary immune issues (e.g. Hashimotos) and complex fertility-specific immune issues on your risk of miscarriage.


  • *Bonus* Guest expert interview

Module 6 - Complex cases & the critical role of Sperm health

This is the module where all of the information you have received so far will really start to make sense, as we delve deeper into some of the more complex cases that I have dealt with over the years and the crucial pieces of information that made the difference to those clients success.


We will also be discussing sperm health in detail, because after all, it is contributing 50% of the DNA that will become your future baby!

Module highlights

  • The most common overlapping root causes, which you need to understand, in order to minimise the risk of miscarriage.


  • What causes sperm damage and what can be done about it.


  • Bringing it all together- getting a plan in place, so that you know the next steps to take towards a healthy pregnancy.

Here’s a sneak peek of what’s inside

Making sense of Miscarriage™

Making Sense of Miscarriage™- (€1,347 value)

6 weeks of detailed video tutorials that you can watch whenever suits, on your tablet or smartphone.


Step-by-step information and support in the form of PDF’s and checklists to ensure that you stay on track and avoid any overwhelm.


6 weeks of delicious recipes & meal plans to support you in your recovery from pregnancy loss & to help you to prepare for conceiving again, with each recipe plan tailored to suit the module topic being covered that week.


You’ll be given access to one module per week, so there will be plenty of time to assimilate all of the information and make notes on any areas that you may wish to investigate further.


I do this to protect you from feeling overwhelmed and to ensure that you stay engaged with the process. Remember that pregnancy loss is rarely due to just one factor, there are usually multiple factors involved, so we don’t want to overlook anything that could put you at greater risk of another miscarriage in the future.

Plus, you’ll also receive these special bonuses to ensure that you feel properly supported at such a vulnerable time

6 weeks of Live Q & A sessions inside the Making Sense of Miscarriage™ private support group

Bonus 01

This is where you will get the chance to ask your questions about the module topic for that week and ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the content.


(€575 value)


What you’ll get:

6 weeks of live, 60 minutes recorded Zoom sessions which will be uploaded to your client portal to ensure that even if you can’t attend, you won’t miss anything important that was discussed.


A private & anonymous chat group so that you will feel supported by people who completely understand what you are going through.

A safe space to discuss your fears, your hopes and avoid the isolation that is so commonly felt by those who have suffered pregnancy loss.

Expert interviews

I want you to benefit from other experts who have also dedicated themselves to helping their patients to have healthy pregnancies.


(€200 value)


What you’ll get:

Bonus 02

This is where you will have the opportunity to learn from the doctor’s who are dealing with pregnancy loss cases every day, as we discuss new and emerging research and techniques in the area of miscarriage prevention.


Recorded zoom interviews for easy access on the go, so that you will be better able to advocate for yourself when attending your own consultant/clinic.


Each interview will have supporting PDF documents to break down the complex information we discussed, so you’ll have a handy ‘cheat-sheet’ that you can refer back to whenever you need it.

10% practitioner discount on professional-grade supplements

Bonus 03

Taking care of your health and maximising your fertility potential can really add up, so as a Making Sense of Miscarriage™ member you will be able to avail of a 10% practitioner discount off of any professional-grade formulas that are discussed during the course.

*NEW FOR 2022*

Checklist for Tests & Investigations

Bonus 04

If you’ve ever found it frustrating trying to figure out what your test results mean and whether the reference ranges are ideal for fertility, then this is the guide for you! The standard test reference ranges are outlined for all of the main tests you would complete for hormones, cardiovascular, glucose & iron markers, full blood count, nutrients and sperm parameters. You will find clearly laid out optimal reference ranges for fertility, along with the research links so that you know all of the information is evidence-based. This can save you so much time when you are trying to get clear on next steps to take and it will help you to decide what areas you may need to discuss further with your doctor.

Targeted Supplement Guide

Bonus 05

This guide will be particularly useful if you have a particular group of symptoms and would like some more targeted, yet all-encompassing supplement support. The goal is to enhance your fertility potential by addressing root cause factors, which might otherwise go overlooked.

Does this sound like the approach you have been looking for?

4 x €197

4 Monthly Payments

4 monthly payments of €197

Total cost: €788

2 Monthly Payments

2 monthly payments of €366

Total cost - €732

Pay in full & save

Best value option

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“Hopelessness and isolation would best describe how I felt after three miscarriages. We had been through two in one year. It then took another year to fall pregnant again, only to be told at 7 weeks, that no heartbeat could be found.

After two more years of trying without falling pregnant, we decided to look at the IVF route.  After 3 failed rounds, we felt exhausted and at this point, I was 38 and was told not to be too hopeful. It was around this time that I met Jessica, and a whole new world of information opened up.

Jessica was a source of so much knowledge, which gave me so much hope. She started me on a supplement regime, and we discussed some lifestyle changes. Then in 2017, I fell pregnant again, without any medical assistance.

It was a daunting time. Every scan was frightening, but I slowly began to relax, and nine months later, my first daughter arrived six weeks before my 40th birthday. It felt miraculous.

We began trying again and unfortunately had two more miscarriages. I enlisted Jessica’s help again and fell pregnant. My second daughter arrived in late 2020. One thing I have learned through this is how important it is to advocate for yourself, and to speak to experts like Jessica, who look at the entire picture.”

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“When we first came to Jessica in July 2020, we’d had two miscarriages and had already been TTC for two years. Despite having proactively tried to seek help and further support after our first loss, let alone our second, we were not getting anywhere.


The general feeling I always came away with was that I was overreacting to what was most likely bad luck. And even when we eventually secured a referral for some further blood tests, from our GP, my bloods were sent back untested, with the hospital telling my GP, I could come back “when I have a third loss”.


We have been brought up to trust what we are told, and it’s very difficult to push back when you are being told there is nothing wrong, however, I felt with both my pregnancies going wrong at the same point each time and the length of time it was taking to fall pregnant that there was something not right.


This is when we found Jessica. After our consultation, the immediate feeling was one of relief, it was so lovely to feel listened to and not to have your fears and concerns dismissed as ridiculous. Jessica dismisses absolutely nothing. She immediately set about getting as much information as she could, there were plenty of blood tests, and again, after experiencing being given blanket prescriptions and zero monitoring this was another relief.  


We felt in very safe hands and knew with such meticulous attention to detail and constantly assessing my hormone levels, Jessica would not be recommending or advising anything that would set us back even further. 


Our tests and investigation flagged up a couple of results that needed immediate attention. Ironically one of these was a test we had paid to have done privately prior to coming to Jessica and had been assured by a doctor that our results were normal and needed no further attention. However, on reviewing all my prior bloodwork, Jessica immediately flagged this as an issue that would require, not only a complete change to my current protocol and supplements but medication once I fell pregnant to support the pregnancy and guard against another loss.


Another investigative procedure recommended by Jessica found issues of concern that could either have been preventing pregnancy or could lead to miscarriage on future pregnancies. Again we were able to treat and resolve this.


After all these investigations and a new protocol devised and recommended by Jessica to get my cycles back on track we luckily fell pregnant in Feb 2021.


All going well, we will finally welcome our first baby in November 2021. We have a way to go yet, but we’ve made it to the second trimester, past the point of our previous losses, and had a healthy 12-week scan with everything looking great. We’ve never ever made it this far in a pregnancy, and I firmly believe without Jessica’s help and advice we would not be here today.

Throughout it all, Jessica was there to answer questions, and offer support, even being there to help you word emails, when you are getting push back or feeling dismissed by others in the course of investigations, Jessica helps you to get the answers you need and deserve, the kindness and empathy she shows is how things should be. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her to anyone and am so grateful we found her.”

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“I came to Jessica at the age of 41, after almost 5 years of heart-breaking pregnancy loss.  We were at a point where we had experienced 4 miscarriages, 1 ectopic pregnancy and had 3 failed IVF cycles and were awaiting to start what would be our 4th and last failed cycle.


Almost 5 years of devastation, hopelessness and disappointment. All excitement with each positive pregnancy test was replaced with fear and the expectation that something was going to go wrong. After our 3rd pregnancy loss we were offered investigative testing which didn’t yield any answers only bad luck and keep trying. IVF didn’t prove to be any better for us either and dealt us more devastation and disappointment.


I decided to reach out to Jessica in the hope of finding someone that could help and that is exactly what I found. The public doctors that we had dealt with previously although supportive and sympathetic could only offer a generic approach. Donor eggs were also suggested to us by one IVF clinic as my numbers had started to dwindle at that stage, leaving us even less hopeful but not willing to go there yet. We had received a lot of support from the doctors we had dealt with over the years, however short of the standard testing that is offered, there was nothing that they could do for us.


On meeting with Jessica I found her knowledge to be outstanding and left feeling hopeful. Her approach is personalised with the aim to getting to the root cause, leaving no stone unturned. Jessica had taken a very detailed history and recommended a number of tests for me that are not routinely offered as part of standard investigations. These showed that I was lacking in some areas e.g. my vitamin D was on the floor. A very comprehensive protocol was provided which was personalised to suit my needs. The protocol was easy to follow but Jessica was always available to advise and answer any questions that I had.

I started the protocol in Feb 2020 and had a positive pregnancy test in May 2020. Fearful once again, however this time it all worked out and our beautiful baby boy arrived in Feb 2021. The fear remained throughout and we were always afraid to think too far ahead and took each week at a time, one scan to the next. Jessica was always available to offer reassurance, guidance and support throughout. I have to pinch myself sometimes as I cannot believe we finally got there. Following Jessica’s protocol is the only change that I made in the last 5 years and I firmly believe that it was the difference in achieving a healthy pregnancy and making our dreams come through. I cannot thank or recommend Jessica enough, her focus is specific to your needs and the support, advice and guidance she provides is second to none.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to your burning questions

Making Sense of Miscarriage™ is the perfect option for you if…












You’re tired of wondering why your pregnancies aren’t continuing and having your concerns disregarded by the very people who you thought were supposed to be helping you.


You’re getting stressed about time and want to take action NOW, to get a better understanding of what could be getting in the way of a healthy pregnancy.


You’ve been blaming yourself or your body for failing you and you really want to escape the destructive rut of self-doubt.


You’d like a fresh approach, that you know is evidence based, but also, which goes a step further, to help you understand how to apply the science to YOUR particular case.


You’re sick of second-guessing yourself and wondering whether the advice you received from a friend/neighbour/colleague or internet forum is really going to help you or not.


You’re confused about the type of foods that are most likely to support you as you work towards your goal and you don’t want to spend endless hours in the kitchen.


You’re afraid to conceive again….terrified in fact, and you would like to have the support of others who know exactly what this feels like.


You’ve been told to go for IVF treatment to ‘fix’ your fertility issues, but you can’t understand why you would do that, as your struggle is with staying pregnant, not getting pregnant.


You are perplexed by the endless assortment of research on the topic of miscarriage and you just want someone to sort through the noise for you, so you can take action, instead of freezing, due to sheer overwhelm.


You’ve been told that donor eggs are the answer, but your gut instinct is telling you there’s something else going on.


You want to feel confident about getting pregnant again…. maybe even a little bit excited, as you begin to allow yourself to visualise that baby in your arms.

If you’ve said “yes” to even 3 of the above, then I look forward to supporting you inside Making Sense of Miscarriage™


Imagine how you could be feeling in just 6 short weeks……


Having a true understanding of WHY you may be at higher risk for pregnancy loss


Feeling confident about what to ask your doctor to investigate so that you can clear up any of those ‘grey’ areas


Having the information and the tools you need to feel truly prepared for trying to conceive again.


Feeling lighter, because you’ve let go of the huge burden of trying to figure out everything  by yourself.


Here’s what’s included when you enrol today

Making Sense of Miscarriage™ (€1,347 value)

6 weeks of detailed video tutorials that you can watch whenever suits, on your tablet or smartphone.


Step-by-step information and support in the form of PDF’s and checklists to ensure that you stay on track and avoid any overwhelm.


6 weeks of delicious recipes & meal plans to support you in your recovery from pregnancy loss & to help you to prepare for conceiving again, with each recipe plan tailored to suit the module topic being covered that week.


6 weeks of Live Q & A sessions inside the Making Sense of Miscarriage™ private support group- (€575 value)


Expert interviews- (€200 value)


10% practitioner discount on professional-grade supplements (€97 value)

Total Value - €2,219



With enrolment today, you’ll be given access to everything for just

4 Monthly Payments

4 monthly payments of €197

Total cost: €788

2 Monthly Payments

2 monthly payments of €366

Total cost - €732

Pay in full & save

Best value option


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