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#Fertility

From TheJournal.ie 'Absolutely outrageous' that promised public fertility fund still not finalised Still Waiting

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients Bernard Norman Barwin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Michelle Obama speaks about having a miscarriage and conceiving her children using IVF First Lady This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Baby Bust: New report finds we're having fewer and fewer babies Fertility

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Donor-conceived children: It's time to ban anonymous sperm donation Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples Fertility

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Corporate egg freezing is a great idea for the women who want that option' Biological Clock

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Human eggs grown in lab for first time raise hopes for new fertility treatments Fertility

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people Genetics

UK allows doctors to make babies using DNA from three people

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

From TheJournal.ie Ibuprofen during pregnancy could harm fertility of unborn baby girls - study Fertility

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government to pay for couples to have IVF treatment Fertility

Government to pay for couples to have IVF treatment

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Many times I just keep smiling to avoid crumbling into a crying mess' Endometriosis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fertility treatment: 'There may be no happy ending, but we wouldn't change anything' Book Extract

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism Ukraine

Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism

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

From TheJournal.ie Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries Breakthrough

Infertility problems in mice solved with 3D-printed ovaries

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I was tested to the limit': How hypnobirthing is helping women during labour Pregnancy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The first three-parent baby in the UK could be born next year Fertility

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Want to get pregnant? Try getting your tonsils out Fertility

Want to get pregnant? Try getting your tonsils out

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

From TheJournal.ie A Spanish fertility clinic that plays music to foetuses has bought a surgery in Kildare Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland Sperm Extraction

Landmark: First pregnancy using innovative fertility treatment in Ireland

The Cork Fertility Centre has announced the breakthrough.

From TheJournal.ie 'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable Pregnancy

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Struggling to conceive? State funding could soon cover the cost of fertility treatments TRYING FOR A BABY

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

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

From TheJournal.ie When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode Opinion

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'My failure to conceive makes me feel like I'm not functioning as a woman' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral Fertility Treatment

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should girls be taught about their fertility at school? Biological Clock This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Look after your eggs – how to improve your natural fertility Opinion

Look after your eggs – how to improve your natural fertility

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

From TheJournal.ie Ovulating women may buy more things, seek more dating options Clever Marketing

Ovulating women may buy more things, seek more dating options

New research is suggesting some outlandish links.

From TheJournal.ie 40 'coco bottom' giant nuts stolen from paradise island Booty Loot

40 'coco bottom' giant nuts stolen from paradise island

How far into this article can you get without giggling?

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it Family Time

Opinion: The 'frozen eggs' debate is really a societal issue – don't vilify corporations over it

Nowadays it’s seen as quite normal to have kids in your late 30s… but many women still want to start a family earlier.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Egg freeze' offer is putting a metaphorical gun to young women’s heads Fertility
From TheJournal.ie What does Joan Burton make of Facebook and Apple paying for female workers to freeze their eggs? Oh Baby
From TheJournal.ie Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment Fertility

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

From TheJournal.ie These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society Genders

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.

From TheJournal.ie What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland? Oireachtas Agenda

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?

The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?

From TheJournal.ie Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's Fast Swimmers

Study finds old men's sperm is just as good as young men's

It’s sperm quality that matters, lads.

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