The Fertility Forum 2019

Saturday, 16th November

Seminar

Room 1

Seminar

Room 2

  11:00am

Guiding you through IVF treatment options in Ireland

Dr. John Kennedy
Sims IVF

Group Medical Director, SIMS

 11:00am

The role of hormones on the fertility journey

Dr. Mary Ryan
Bon Secours Health System

 11:30pm

Mercury and infertility: “Where your inner smile meets your outer smile”

Dr. David Hefferon
Holistic Dentist

  11:40pm

Polycystic ovary syndrome and fertility: Fertility treatment options 

Dr. Alejandro Aldape Arellano
Institut Marquès

 12:00pm

 

12:30pm

The arguments for travelling abroad for fertility treatment

Is egg freezing right for you?

Dr. Raul Olivares
IVF Barcelona

 

Dr. Robbie Kerr
Belfast Fertility Clinic

12:10pm

 

12:40pm

Impact nutrition can have on fertility

 

 The advantages and challenges of Ukrainian Surrogacy

Sarah Keogh
Eatwell.ie

 

Susan Kerch-Kibler
Delivering Dreams

 


Networking 1:00pm – 1:30pm

 1:30pm

Overview on Irish legal system

Annette Hickey 
Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan
  

 

1:30pm

Dealing with the grief: Miscarriage & unsuccessful IVF treatment

 

Mairie Cregan
Féileacáin

  2:00pm

Panel discussion:
Government, finance, ethics & regulation around fertility treatment options in Ireland

Chair – Dil Wickremasinghe
Annette Hickey, PKHL

Dr. John Kennedy, SIMS IVF

2:00pm

Panel discussion:
How lifestyle changes may improve fertility (Mindfulness, nutrition & incorporating the impacts of stress on fertility)

Chair – Barbara Nestor
Dr. Ciara Byrne, Sage Fertility
Emer Burke, Food Fitness Fertility
Claire Grady, ANU Wellness
Lisa Morrissey, BabySteps
Juliane Colleran, Acupunture Council of Ireland

 3:00pm

 

 3:15pm

Alternative family building options – A focus on adoption in Ireland

The surrogacy journey

Emily Westbrooks
Writer & Editor

 

Tracy Horan
Tracy Horan & Co. Solicitors

3:00pm

Natural ways to improve your fertility

Helena Tubridy
Fertility coach and therapist

 

 3:30pm

Panel discussion:
The Surrogacy Journey

Chair – Dil Wickremasinghe, Broadcaster
Fiona Whyte & Seán Malone, Authors
Tracy Horan, Tracy Horan & Co. Solicitors
Susan Kibler, Delivering Dreams

 3:30pm

Panel discussion:
Dealing with and treating endometriosis

Chair: Kathleen King, Endometriosis Association of Ireland
Helena Tubridy
Dr. John Kennedy, Sims IVF
Irene Scarff, Willows Clinic 

 4:30pm

Closing remarks

 4:30pm

Closing remarks