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Trak Fertility Review – How To Test and Start Improving Your Sperm Count at Home

Disclaimer: The good people at Trak Fertility sent me a sample product and I was remunerated for my review. Even though I was remunerated for this review, the opinions stated are 100% honest and completely my own.As you all know, I only review products...

10 Tips for Raising Successful Children – Without Over-Parenting

Want to rais successful children? Then this video is a must watch for you. Julie Lythcott-Haims presented a fascinating Ted Talk about how to raise successful kids without overparenting. It is an eye-opener and deserved the standing ovation and over 2million views. Julie says "There...

The Best Baby Monitor 2018 – The Ultimate Guide To Buying the Right Baby Monitor

You are probably asking yourself "what is the best baby monitor? I will never forget the day when we brought our premature twins home for the first time.  Olivia and I were filled with both excitement and fear. We were going into the great...

Baby born at 30 weeks? 4 reasons you don’t need to worry

  What's it like having a baby born at 30 weeks? Firstly, I will tell you our preemie story then explain what it is like. My wife and I struggled through infertility and IVF for many years. It was the hardest time of our lives....

‘We had been through so much and fought so hard and I thought my son might die’

Here is my second article that was published for the Irish Times. In part two of James Doherty’s rollercoaster encounter with infertility, two becomes the magic number for him and his wife Olivia https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/we-had-been-through-so-much-and-fought-so-hard-and-i-thought-my-son-might-die-1.3187350 Proud parents Olivia and James with Max and Mathilda Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare...

IVF nearly broke us: My article for the Irish Times.

James Doherty and wife Olivia went through hell during three rounds of IVF treatment Family time on the balcony. Olivia with Max and James with Mathilda. Here is the article that I wrote for the Irish Times today. https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/ivf-treatment-nearly-broke-us-1.3180573?mode=amp       It was November 19th, 2016, and my...

‘It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked’ – Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle

Below is my story as featured on the fron page of the Irish Independent today: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/it-was-a-shot-at-my-manhood-my-confidence-was-knocked-irish-father-of-twins-speaks-candidly-about-fertility-battle-35789635.html 'It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked' - Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle 3James and Olivia Doherty with their twins Max and Mathilda Caitlin...

47 Newborn baby Must Haves 2018- (Newborn Essentials)

What a six months it has been. Olivia and I have learned more in the last 6 months than we have in our combined 70 years on this planet. The first half year with twins was fun packed and there was never a dull moment....

Parental Burnout – 4 Ways To Save Your Marriage From It

Parental burnout is something that I would never have anticipated before having children. Both Olivia and I have been through a lot over the last few years. Fertility treatment, preemies and having twins has tested us more than we could have ever imagined. I...

6 Reasons That The Divorce Rate For Parents Of Twins Is So High

I recently read an article about the divorce rate for parents of twins being higher than parents of just one child. Having twins is the third most difficult thing that I have ever experienced. Our first three years of marriage have been a baptism...

Is It Normal For Parents To Be Sick So Often?

The last year and a half have been both physically and mentally draining. In the first 6 months of this year, I have been sick 5 times. Twice, I have needed to take antibiotics and that included a bout of pneumonia. Is it normal...

21 Tips (To Keep You Sane) When Flying With A Baby

If you think flying with a baby is hard, try flying with two. My wife and I just returned from a 10 day " break " in Crete with the twins. The reason I put break in inverted commas is because it could not...

8 Ways For Sleep Deprived Parents To Improve Their Sleep Quality

Sleep quality is something that affects all parents. Becoming a parent means inevitable sleep deprivation. Broken sleep is unavoidable and it comes with the territory of having a baby. Your pre-baby 10-hour sleep marathons are nothing but a distant memory. The first 6 months are...