Dispelling the fertility myths

Figures from the Central Statistics Office released earlier this month indicate that Ireland is in the midst of a baby boom, with over 38,000 children born here last year, the highest figure in over 100 years. However, despite this, infertility remai

12th September, 2009

Figures from the Central Statistics Office released earlier this month indicate that Ireland is in the midst of a baby boom, with over 38,000 children born here last year, the highest figure in over 100 years. However, despite this, infertility remains a problem for many Irish couples, with one in six of them having trouble conceiving.

The World Health Organisation broadly defines infertility as ‘‘the failure to conceive after at least one year of unprotected intercourse’’....

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