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My ectopic pregnancy: ‘I didn’t know what was happening to me’

Ectopic pregnancy is when an embryo implants outside of the womb, sometimes inside the fallopian tube, and this…

By Amanda Cassidy

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PCOS: ‘I was so naive about my own fertility and I knew so little about my own body, it was embarrassing’

Despite being incredibly common, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is typically only diagnosed when women begin trying for children.…

By Lauren Heskin

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Irish teenagers are leaving school with little understanding of how their bodies work

The experts weigh in on the key facts every secondary school student in Ireland – of all genders…

By Meg Walker

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‘I’m 40 years old and I wish I had frozen my eggs when I was younger’

Freezing your eggs can take the time pressure of finding the right partner but when is the best…

By Lauren Heskin

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‘Freezing your eggs is no guarantee of a child’: The questions to ask before freezing your eggs

There are some important questions you need to ask yourself (and answer) before deciding to freeze your eggsWomen's…

By Edaein OConnell

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Workplaces need policies protecting those undergoing fertility treatments

'Most organisations lack policies around the topic of fertility treatment. It's time to start the conversation' According to…

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Recurrent miscarriage: What’s normal, what causes it and what to do

Dr Karen Flood is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist and runs the miscarriage clinic in the Rotunda Hospital,…

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When should I consider egg donation?

We ask the experts everything you need to know about egg donation — when to consider it, how…

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‘I’m an obstetrician who became pregnant with twins via an egg donor. This month they turn 5’

Shannon Clark is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist in the US, focusing on the care…

By Amanda Cassidy

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Fertility terms: What do they mean?

Not sure what a follicle stimulating hormone is? What's the difference between certain fertility tests and treatments? We…

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Surrogacy: What it’s like to give birth to someone else’s baby

The continuing lack of a legal framework in the country surrounding surrogacy means that this type of fertility…

By Amanda Cassidy

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Trying to get pregnant? These are the things men should know

Let's not forget that it takes two to make a healthy baby, writes Amanda Cassidy Apart from the…

By Amanda Cassidy