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Unexplained Infertility

I absolutely absolutely…. So so so dislike this diagnosis…. It drives me mad……  So Im going to get it out from the start……  THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS !!!!!!!!!!!   ‘UNEXPLAINED INFERTILITY’ - it does not exist….. it is in fact ‘POOR DIAGNOSIS’ There is a reason for everything…. [...]

Long or Short cyle IVF

So when you take the decision to go on the Ivf journey. (Really don’t like that word journey) Your medical doctor will look at you case and decide on the best type of IVF for you. (Mostly) Interestingly what a lot of people don’t know is that there are multiple [...]

How Acupuncture can help you in your Fertility.

This is something that I get asked weekly in my acupuncture clinic in Cork. And in one sense its a very easy question to answer, in another, impossible. There are two main ways of looking at the human body.  The first in a form & functional way, the other in [...]

Is your Acupuncture protocol an out of date treatment plan for your IVF transfer.

One of the more famous treatments for IVF Acupuncture is the Paulus Protocol. It was developed around 2002 with 160 patients in the study and showed a significant increase in implantation success.  It was definitely a win for the acupuncture community and for future patient success in IVF.  It was [...]

Travelling abroad for IVF.

Travelling abroad for IVF is a big decision. But sometimes it's the right decision.  As I have mentioned before one of the biggest mistakes we can make on the IVF journey is to choose a clinic that's local to us.  Of course 60% of the time a local clinic will [...]

When is the best time to get pregnant !!!

I get asked this question almost twice a day. The question of when is the best time…. And there are multiple views on this question.  You will have doctors that say well, you can get pregnant any time……. NO !!!!!!!! That’s not correct…  I've heard people say you can get [...]

How to start an IVF cycle again in 2020

Its December, the month where for many its an amazing, joyful and a fun month…. For others its a month that closes off the year and for many more, are more than happy to say good bye to a crappy year….. For many people who have gone through IVF and [...]

IVF Transfer Uterus Lining Tickness 40,000 studies.

This is one of those questions that if Im honest… makes me a little MAD ! For some patients, they will have had issues with building the sickness of the lining. And a lot of medical people will say don’t worry the medication will fix this.  One of the first [...]

Which is better Day 3 or Day 5 transfers for IVF

Oh what a big big question….. To transfer your beautiful embryo on day 3 or on day 5…..  This question will have you running around in circles.. So with this post I wanted to give you my perspective not the matter…. Again, Im not a doctor, but I have worked [...]

Different IVF Doctor, Different View

Something that I have noticed over the years is how you can go to 3 different IVF clinics and potentially can have a very  similar diagnosis in each but then have very different treatment plans. I would have assumed that go to one IVF clinic would be the same or [...]