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A new funding scheme for childcare is in danger of "disproportionately going to those who are better off", while at the same time "hurting families" who live in "the areas of highest deprivation".
When you visualise your perfect family, the primary focus of that picture is a healthy child or children. Although it may sound obvious, many do not realise that the foundations for a healthy baby are laid many months prior to conception. A healthy egg, top quality sperm, and a luscious womb lining are all essentials for pregnancy – and guaranteeing you have all three lies in the work you do in the months beforehand to maximise your health. Nutrition, lifestyle, and stress levels all play a part in ensuring a healthy pregnancy and the ultimate dream of a healthy baby.
We all lead busy, stressful, lives. Pressures of work, family obligations, and financial worries can all contribute to high stress levels. Research has also shown that stress plays a major factor in infertility and a woman's chance of conceiving. Concerns regarding fertility can add to existing worries. Couples affected by infertility have a tendency to become increasingly isolated and avoid gatherings with family and friends who have children.
The latest emigration figures from the Central Statistics Office reveal a jump in the numbers of highly qualified graduates choosing to emigrate this year. The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Jobs Dara Calleary has raised concerns about the increase in young Irish people with third level degrees who are opting to leave Ireland.