With one in six Irish couples facing fertility issues when trying to conceive, the path to parenthood is anything but straightforward. Fertility Matters, Ireland’s newest Fertility Podcast brought to you by ReproMed Ireland, aims to open conversations that can shed light on this often confusing journey.
We speak with women and men who have faced problems when trying to start or grow their own family as they give an account of everything from initial diagnosis to the struggles and breakthroughs experienced along the way.
We also speak with fertility experts and medical specialists to dispel myths, discuss treatment options and explore the overall topic of fertility with informed perspectives that can hopefully equip you with the information you need to seek support and start your own conversation.
Season 2 Episode 4: My Journey to Parenthood with Hilary Murphy
In Season Two, Episode Four Hilary Murphy gives an earnest account of her fertility journey which began with concerns surrounding a family history of infertility. Speaking with host Rebecca Horan, Hilary takes us through the frustrations of trying to conceive, treatments she underwent with ReproMed and a challenging pregnancy before giving birth to her son, Ayra.
Season 2 Episode 3: My IVF Journey: An Emotional Rollercoaster with Andriana Grant
In Season Two, Episode Three Andriana Grant shares her journey in which she overcame failed attempts to conceive, national lockdowns and countless other obstacles on the path to parenthood. Discussing her emotional story with host Rebecca Horan, Andriana speaks about IFV treatment, unsuccessful transfers and all of the ups and downs that led to the recent birth of her daughter, Ryleigh.
Season 2 Episode 2: The IVF Process with Karen McNabola and Marta Boraganli
In Season Two, Episode Two Senior Fertility Midwife, Karen McNabola and Onboarding Executive, Marta Boraganli, bring us through the entire IVF process from the initial contact with ReproMed to personalised treatment in the clinic. Together with Rebecca Horan, Karen and Marta give a complete explanation and overview of IVF, which remains at the heart of successfully treating sub-fertility.
Season 2 Episode 1: All About Fertility with Dr. Ehab AbuMarar and Aoife Corley
In Season Two, Episode One Dr. Ehab AbuMarar, Consultant Fertility Specialist at ReproMed, and Aoife Corley, ReproMed’s Director of Nursing give an introductory talk all things fertility for individuals and couples at any stage of their journey. Together with Rebecca Horan, Dr. Ehab and Aoife look to share information around diagnosis, types of treatment and much more.
Season 1 Episode 4: Fertility 101 with Hans Arce and Claire Moran
In Episode Four Hans Arce and Claire Moran, ReproMed's Medical and Laboratory Directors, discuss all things you need to know about fertility, to help you understand factors affecting your fertility and the treatment options available. Together with Susan Keogh, Claire and Hans discuss everything from where and how to start, lifestyle and fertility, same-sex couples, treatment options and much more.
Season 1 Episode 3: Fertility Myth Busting with Hans Arce and Aoife Corley
In Episode Three Hans Arce, ReproMed’s Medical Director and Aoife Corley, ReproMed’s Clinical Midwife Manager, discuss and dispel numerous myths that surround the fertility process. Together with Susan Keogh, Aoife and Hans discuss everything from Contraception, Stress, Alcohol, Online Boards, Medical Insurance, Same-Sex couples and their links to fertility as well as much more.