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

Max was struggling for his life
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.

Irish Times Article
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...

Want to improve Sperm Quality? Here are the best Fertility Supplements.

The best Fertility supplements
The best fertility supplements  For our successful IVF treatment, we tried everything in our power to make sure that our treatment was as success. We changed our diets and we were on the right track physically to have successful IVF treatment. To compliment our improved...

What is the Best Premature Baby Charity?

The Best Premature Baby Charity
  What is the best premature baby charity? That is hard to say. They are all great in their own way. I have compiled a list of premature baby charities that are each helping to save preemies lives. We were one of the lucky couples that...

The 5 Best Places to get Preemie Clothes in 2017.

The best places for preemie clothes
The time has come for you to bring your preemie home. They are ready to give up their hospital bed to the next round of preemies that need it more. When your baby leaves the hospital they will also need to give up their...

10 Tips for New Dads – The New Dad Survival Guide 2017

New Dad Survival Guide
The New Dad Survival Guide If you’re an expecting father, getting ready for the arrival of a new family member is a daunting, yet exciting, experience. Unfortunately, learning how to be a dad, a good dad at that, is not something which is taught, it’s...

4 Tips for bringing your premature baby home in 2017

Bring premature baby home
So the hardest times are behind you. You have survived NICU and it's time to look forward to bringing your premature baby home. This is a daunting but exciting time. You are about to enter into a whole new life outside the bubble that...

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

The best places for preemie clothes
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....

Premature Twins. What are the chances? The answer is higher than you think.

Premature Twins
Will I have premature twins? If you are pregnant with twin then there is a 50% chance that you may have premature twins. 37 weeks is considered by doctors to be full term for pregnancy with multiples. It is said that babies that are born...

Pregnant? Make sure you have these baby essentials ready from the sixth month.

Baby Essentials
This goes out to all the pregnant mothers and father's to be out there. If you are pregnant then you will need to be ready for you children to come early. The chances are not as high for single births but for multiples you...

Why you need a pre packed hospital bag. Especially if you are having twins.

Pregnant? Make sure you have a pre packed hospital bag
If you are having a baby then I would recommend having a pre packed hospital bag ready from the sixth month on. This is especially true if you are having twins. With multiple births, the chances of having a premature baby are much higher. Being...