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# ivf - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Concern for parents as international surrogacy still missing from new legislation
# Parent Rights
# Parent Rights

Concern for parents as international surrogacy still missing from new legislation

Jul 11th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,072 Views 33 Comments

Advocates warn of ongoing impact to families if international and retrospective surrogacy not addressed soon.

# ivf - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

France legalises IVF for lesbians and single women
# Overturned
# Overturned

France legalises IVF for lesbians and single women

Jun 29th 2021, 10:44 PM 15,669 Views 27 Comments

Health Minister Olivier Veran said French authorities are getting ready to apply the new law as quickly as possible.

# ivf - Friday 5 February, 2021

Poll: Should the government fund IVF treatment?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government fund IVF treatment?

Feb 5th 2021, 9:04 AM 42,492 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'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

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

Feb 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 12,697 Views 14 Comments

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

# ivf - Saturday 23 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:01 PM 24,959 Views 48 Comments

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

# ivf - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
# Spring 2021
# Spring 2021

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

Jan 14th 2021, 6:15 AM 18,270 Views 29 Comments

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

# ivf - Monday 4 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,032 Views 27 Comments

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

# ivf - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'It's a huge source of stress': Women going abroad for IVF hit out at mixed messages over travel restrictions
# Fertility
# Fertility

'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 26,994 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.

# ivf - Friday 7 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Feb 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 7,774 Views 26 Comments

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

# ivf - Monday 30 December, 2019

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

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

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 5:25 PM 64,598 Views 144 Comments

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

# ivf - Thursday 19 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 19th 2019, 6:03 PM 14,451 Views 16 Comments

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

# ivf - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 16,270 Views 21 Comments

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

# ivf - Sunday 22 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 22nd 2019, 6:25 PM 10,483 Views 10 Comments

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

# ivf - Friday 12 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 12th 2019, 6:55 PM 49,901 Views 23 Comments

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

# ivf - Friday 9 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 9th 2018, 1:08 PM 40,839 Views 51 Comments

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

# ivf - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 4th 2017, 6:05 AM 34,191 Views 46 Comments

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

# ivf - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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

Doctor defends 'three-parent baby' technique amid criticism

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:00 AM 22,599 Views 19 Comments

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

# ivf - Saturday 27 May, 2017

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

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

May 27th 2017, 2:13 PM 25,284 Views 26 Comments

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

# ivf - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 28th 2016, 9:55 PM 20,546 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.

# ivf - Thursday 15 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 15th 2016, 9:27 PM 10,296 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.

# ivf - Thursday 5 May, 2016

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

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

May 5th 2016, 9:57 AM 12,398 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.

# ivf - Saturday 16 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 16th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,421 Views 27 Comments

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

# ivf - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

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

Dec 10th 2015, 11:05 AM 8,880 Views 3 Comments

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

# ivf - Friday 9 October, 2015

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral
# Fertility Treatment
# Fertility Treatment

Lovely photo of baby girl surrounded by IVF syringes goes viral

Oct 9th 2015, 9:09 PM 29,652 Views 57 Comments

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

# ivf - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 14th 2015, 11:40 PM 1,936 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.

# ivf - Monday 15 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 15th 2015, 8:54 PM 11,533 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.

# ivf - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This woman just found out she's going to be a nan after daughter's 11 years of IVF
# Aaaahhhhhhh
From The Daily Edge
# 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 3,619 Views 1 Comment

HAPPY TEARS.

# ivf - Saturday 2 May, 2015

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

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

May 2nd 2015, 9:00 PM 30,875 Views 46 Comments

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

# ivf - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

Mar 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,294 Views 94 Comments

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

# ivf - Monday 16 March, 2015

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

Elton John calls for Dolce and Gabbana boycott over IVF comments

Mar 16th 2015, 8:34 AM 17,984 Views 95 Comments

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

# ivf - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 11th 2015, 5:30 AM 729 Views 114 Comments

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

# ivf - Saturday 28 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 11,931 Views 44 Comments

The UK has given its approval.

# ivf - Friday 27 February, 2015

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

Treatment suspended for hundreds of IVF couples over new laws

Feb 27th 2015, 6:08 AM 19,425 Views 18 Comments

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

# ivf - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Three-person babies could be born as early as next year
# Test Tube
# Test Tube

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

Feb 25th 2015, 7:59 AM 9,429 Views 42 Comments

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

# ivf - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

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

British politicians vote to allow three-person babies

Feb 3rd 2015, 4:00 PM 24,574 Views 75 Comments

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

# ivf - Monday 26 January, 2015

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

Cork is getting a brand new €3 million fertility clinic

Jan 26th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,969 Views 37 Comments

Ireland has the highest infertility rate in Europe.

# ivf - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The Rotunda's fertility clinic has been sold off to an Australian company
# Eggs In One Basket
# Eggs In One Basket

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

Dec 24th 2014, 5:26 PM 14,795 Views 17 Comments

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

# ivf - Friday 7 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 7th 2014, 6:10 PM 460 Views 149 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.

# ivf - Friday 8 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 8th 2014, 6:28 PM 27,679 Views 65 Comments

A judge will now decide who are the legal parents.

# ivf - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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

Irish patients are looking overseas for cheaper IVF treatment

Aug 3rd 2014, 2:43 PM 12,453 Views 23 Comments

Enquires to the Czech Republic have increased dramatically.

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