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Nutrition for fertility at Glenville Nutrition Clinic

Are you hoping to conceive? Getting pregnant is not as easy as we might think. A healthy couple at prime reproductive age have about a 25 per cent chance of conceiving each month. Only about half of all couples get pregnant within six months of trying, about 80 per cent become pregnant within a year, and approximately 90 per cent at the end of two years. This means that, even if there is nothing wrong, it can take up to two years to conceive. Over the age of 35, it can take even longer.

Threats made to staff at UHG where significant improvements have been made, meeting hears

A report by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) into the death of Savita Halappanavar is due to be published by the end of the summer, the first public meeting of the board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospitals Group heard this week.

The importance of iodine in pregnancy

According to the most recent research, pregnant women who are deficient in iodine are more likely to give birth to children with lower IQs and reading abilities. Iodine is necessary for optimal thyroid function. It is an essential element in the production of thyroid hormones, which are needed for normal brain growth and development in the foetus. Iodine deficiency during pregnancy has been associated with increased incidence of miscarriage, stillbirth, and may cause neuro-developmental problems. In extreme cases of iodine deficiency, the congenital condition cretinism can occur, which results in irreversible learning disability.

HIQA announces composition of team to investigate UHG standards after death of Savita Halappanavar

HIQA has announced the composition of the panel who will investigate standards and services at University Hospital Galway following the death of Savita Halappanavar.

Your health is your best wealth

A women’s and men’s health information evening is being held on Wednesday November 16 at 7pm at the Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny.

Pharmacy backs ‘kick smoking’ campaign

A local pharmacy is spearheading a drive to help smokers kick the habit.

Health forum chief calls for public inquiry after baby scan revelations

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The chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum is calling for a public inquiry into baby scan errors at University Hospital Galway which could have resulted in the lives of two unborn children being terminated.

Numbers attending Portiuncula’s early pregnancy unit up by fifty per cent

The numbers of women attending Portiuncula Hospital’s Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU) rose by almost 50 per cent between March and September this year compared to the same period last year.

Numbers attending Portiuncula’s early pregnancy unit up by fifty per cent

The numbers of women attending Portiuncula Hospital’s Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU) rose by almost 50 per cent between March and September this year compared to the same period last year.

 

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