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From TheJournal.ie Column: Infertility is not a choice – but treatment for it should be Opinion

Column: Infertility is not a choice – but treatment for it should be

Ireland’s public health system offers no treatment for infertility – so if you haven’t got money you can forget it, writes Fiona McPhillips.

From TheJournal.ie Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success Fertility

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success

Senior clinical embryologist at Beacon Court in Dublin welcomes the new research stating embryo freezing and waiting for a better conditioned womb linings may be the way forward.

From TheJournal.ie First 'test tube' baby mother dies Lesley Brown

First 'test tube' baby mother dies

Lesley Brown made medical history on July 25th, 1978.

From TheJournal.ie 'Babies with three parents' may only be three years away Mum And Dad And Mum

'Babies with three parents' may only be three years away

Newcastle University announces funding for an embryo research programme, aimed at curing inherited diseases with a third parent.

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over Daddy Not Cool This post contains videos

Who’s the daddy? Oh I am – 70 times over

What would you say if your fiancé told you he had 70 or so biological children in the world? Watch this man break the news on new reality show.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Deep down, I am still angry at the unfairness of it all’ Read Me

Column: ‘Deep down, I am still angry at the unfairness of it all’

Helen Browne describes her experience of infertility, and asks for people to be more sensitive to this painful condition.

From TheJournal.ie Demand for public IVF treatment doubled in recession Pregnancy

Demand for public IVF treatment doubled in recession

Dublin’s only assisted birth centre that offers free treatment to medical card holders saw clients double since 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Friday Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Five things you need to know: the scramble to leave Libya, a war-time era shell in Wexford, and who’s getting to crush Seán Fitzpatrick’s BMW.

From TheJournal.ie Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy Living

Babies born through IVF may have twice the risk of cerebral palsy

New research shows that the treatment itself may double the risk.

From TheJournal.ie Who's the Daddy? He is... Nobels This post contains videos

Who's the Daddy? He is...

The “father of the test-tube baby” has taken the 2010 Nobel Prize for medicine, while the Ig Nobels celebrate slightly more obscure scientific, er, achievements.