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Poll: Should the government fund IVF treatment?
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Poll: Should the government fund IVF treatment?

Feb 5th 2021, 9:04 AM 42,237 Views 119 Comments

Ireland currently does not offer public funding towards IVF.

Opinion: 'People should not have to resort to re-mortgaging their homes for IVF treatment'
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Opinion: 'People should not have to resort to re-mortgaging their homes for IVF treatment'

Feb 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,612 Views 14 Comments

Senators Catherine Ardagh and Fiona O’Loughlin are calling on the Government to make good on a promise fund IVF.

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

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:01 PM 24,807 Views 48 Comments

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

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
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Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Jan 14th 2021, 6:15 AM 17,945 Views 29 Comments

Affordable housing, scramblers, e-scooters and speedy trials – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

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

Jan 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,360 Views 27 Comments

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

'It's a huge source of stress': Women going abroad for IVF hit out at mixed messages over travel restrictions
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'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 26,264 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.

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election
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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election

Feb 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 7,760 Views 26 Comments

Where do the parties stand on issues like maternity and infant services, contraception and IVF?

Tullamore parish apologises after Facebook post said IVF treatment was 'incompatible' with Catholic faith
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Tullamore parish apologises after Facebook post said IVF treatment was 'incompatible' with Catholic faith

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 5:25 PM 64,550 Views 144 Comments

Harris said he could not get his head around the comments.

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

Dec 19th 2019, 6:03 PM 14,297 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 16,103 Views 21 Comments

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

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
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# New Dail Term

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:25 PM 10,477 Views 10 Comments

Regulating rickshaws, IVF and speeding – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

Dutch doctor at centre of IVF scandal used his own sperm to father 49 children
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# Jan Karbaat

Dutch doctor at centre of IVF scandal used his own sperm to father 49 children

Apr 12th 2019, 6:55 PM 49,884 Views 23 Comments

Results of DNA tests conducted today showed that 49 children in the case are direct descendants of the late Jan Karbaat.

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

Nov 9th 2018, 1:08 PM 40,825 Views 51 Comments

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

Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?
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# Nice Mouth Gift Horse

Why do so few Irish people claim back their medical expenses?

Jul 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 34,139 Views 46 Comments

Anyone can do it, yet nearly 60% of Irish citizens decline the option of applying for what is effectively free money.

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:00 AM 22,589 Views 19 Comments

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

IVF doctor who 'swapped donors' sperm for his own' allegedly did it at major Dutch hospital
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IVF doctor who 'swapped donors' sperm for his own' allegedly did it at major Dutch hospital

May 27th 2017, 2:13 PM 25,264 Views 26 Comments

Jan Karbaat is said to have fathered at least 19 children in this manner.

Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm
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Dutch IVF clinic says 26 women may have been fertilised with the wrong sperm

Dec 28th 2016, 9:55 PM 20,532 Views 20 Comments

The clinic said there’s a chance the egg cells may have been fertilised by sperm other than that of the intended father.

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

Dec 15th 2016, 9:27 PM 10,289 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.

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"
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# Moral Dilemma?

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"

May 5th 2016, 9:57 AM 12,368 Views 59 Comments

A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.

Reflections on infertility: 'I expected to be mocked for thinking we were getting somewhere'
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Reflections on infertility: 'I expected to be mocked for thinking we were getting somewhere'

Apr 16th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,387 Views 26 Comments

Infertility’s seemingly endless circle of hope and disappointment leaves you expecting the worst in all situations, writes Jennifer Ryan Moran.

Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute
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Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute

Dec 10th 2015, 11:05 AM 8,875 Views 3 Comments

It also could help eradicate heritable diseases in dogs, according to the researchers.

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral
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Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

Oct 9th 2015, 9:09 PM 29,640 Views 57 Comments

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

Giving birth at home helped me to feel safe and in control
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Giving birth at home helped me to feel safe and in control

Jul 14th 2015, 11:40 PM 1,885 Views 114 Comments

I want to raise awareness of the benefits of having a home birth in healthy pregnancies, with the hope that it will encourage more women to explore this option.

Court denies mother's attempt to use her dead daughter's frozen eggs
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Court denies mother's attempt to use her dead daughter's frozen eggs

Jun 15th 2015, 8:54 PM 11,529 Views 25 Comments

The daughter died in 2011 at age 28 and had signed a consent form agreeing that her eggs could be stored after her death.

This woman just found out she's going to be a nan after daughter's 11 years of IVF
# Aaaahhhhhhh
# 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 3,617 Views 1 Comment

HAPPY TEARS.

There's an awful lot of money being made through infertility...
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# Bundles Of Joy

There's an awful lot of money being made through infertility...

May 2nd 2015, 9:00 PM 30,773 Views 46 Comments

Not everyone conceives easily. In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is huge business worldwide, but what kind of future has it in Ireland?

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party
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Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

Mar 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,287 Views 94 Comments

He does not agree with certain aspects of new family law.

Elton John calls for Dolce and Gabbana boycott over IVF comments
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Elton John calls for Dolce and Gabbana boycott over IVF comments

Mar 16th 2015, 8:34 AM 17,974 Views 95 Comments

One of the designers called IVF children ‘”synthetic”.

I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there
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I was called a child abuser for conceiving through IVF - and it hasn't ended there

Mar 11th 2015, 5:30 AM 699 Views 114 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe outlines the attacks she has suffered on social media relating to her pregnancy – and the social stigma they illustrate.

Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?
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Poll: Would you welcome three-person baby IVF in Ireland?

Feb 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 11,903 Views 44 Comments

The UK has given its approval.

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws
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Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws

Feb 27th 2015, 6:08 AM 19,415 Views 18 Comments

The new Child and Family Relationship Bill could cause issues for those using anonymous donors of egg and sperm.

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year
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Three-person babies could be born as early as next year

Feb 25th 2015, 7:59 AM 9,428 Views 42 Comments

UK politicians have approved an IVF method that uses DNA from three donors.

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies
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British politicians vote to allow three-person babies

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,565 Views 75 Comments

Opponents of the IVF technique fear this will be the first step on the road to ‘designer’ children.

Cork is getting a brand new €3 million fertility clinic
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Cork is getting a brand new €3 million fertility clinic

Jan 26th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,964 Views 37 Comments

Ireland has the highest infertility rate in Europe.

The Rotunda's fertility clinic has been sold off to an Australian company
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The Rotunda's fertility clinic has been sold off to an Australian company

Dec 24th 2014, 5:26 PM 14,766 Views 17 Comments

The deal was worth a total of €6 million and the hospital wants to use its share towards new facilities.

Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy
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Opinion: Legislation is urgently needed following Supreme Court ruling on surrogacy

Nov 7th 2014, 6:10 PM 441 Views 68 Comments

It is a fact of life that parents will enter into arrangements of whereby a third party bears their child – so we need legislation that deals directly with surrogacy.

Two couples fighting for custody of IVF twins after embryo implanted into the wrong mother
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Two couples fighting for custody of IVF twins after embryo implanted into the wrong mother

Aug 8th 2014, 6:28 PM 27,675 Views 65 Comments

A judge will now decide who are the legal parents.

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment
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Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Aug 3rd 2014, 2:43 PM 12,441 Views 23 Comments

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen
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Group says HSE should pay for chemo patients to have eggs frozen

Apr 24th 2014, 3:30 PM 6,767 Views 12 Comments

Those on lower incomes are selling life insurance policies and taking out considerable loans to cover costs.

Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'
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Baby born after mother's ovaries are 'reawakened'

Oct 1st 2013, 12:26 PM 14,022 Views 17 Comments

The new technique can be used on infertile women and those who have gone through early menopause.

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