The Fertility Blog

Eimear Kinsella
Coming Off Birth Control - The Oral Contraceptive Pill and Fertility

Coming Off Birth Control - The Oral Contraceptive Pill and Fertility

One of the biggest worries when women come off the pill is – Will it affect my fertility and will being on the pill for several years make it more difficult for me to get pregnant? There’s a common misconception that taking the oral contraceptive pill can result in issues with fertility later in life. However, a recent meta-analysis (a combination of different research trials) looked at over 14,000 women in the first year after they stopped contraception and found that regardless of contraception duration and type, it did not have a negative effect on the ability of those women...

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Suzanne Acton
Proceive Awarded Guaranteed Irish Status

Proceive Awarded Guaranteed Irish Status

We are delighted to announce that Proceive has been awarded Guaranteed Irish status and joins a legion of wonderful Irish brands.  Proceive was launched in Ireland in 2017, with the aim of bringing the most comprehensive fertility supplements to market. We now employ a growing team in Sandyford, Co Dublin, working to develop our business both in Ireland and through export to a growing number of countries around the world. We are extremely proud to be a home-grown Irish business based in Ireland, supporting jobs and the community, as well as contributing to the Irish economy.   As one of...

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Eimear Kinsella
5 Ways to Improve Sperm Quality

5 Ways to Improve Sperm Quality

Sperm production is dependent on good quality nutrients. Nutritionist Gaye Godkin reveals the anti-nutrients men need to avoid when trying to conceive.

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Eimear Kinsella
Amino acids explained

Amino acids explained

L’arginine and L’citrulline are amino acids, Nutritionist Gaye Godkin looks at the role they play in fertility and reproduction and where we can get them in our diet.  

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