Draíocht Psychotherapy

Draíocht Psychotherapy is a psychotherapy clinic located on the Old Dublin Road in Stillorgan offering support and psychotherapy surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. The clinic has qualified and accredited pscyhotherapists experienced in helping mothers understand their experience of pregnancy and motherhood. Therapists at Draíocht Psychotherapy specialise in women’s mental health and working with pregnancy and pre/post … Continue reading “Draíocht Psychotherapy”

When is the best time for a gender scan?

Looking to find out if you are having a boy or girl? Siobhan tells us the best time for a gender scan. Visit our Gender Scan page to learn more.  

Baby Scans 101: Ultrasounds Secrets for Mommies-to-Be

You hear the word “ultrasound”…and you immediately think, baby! There is little debate that one of the most exciting and interesting parts of pregnancy is when a baby scan (more commonly known as an ultrasound) is performed. There is nothing like catching the first glimpse of your “little nugget,” and therefore, a vast selection of … Continue reading “Baby Scans 101: Ultrasounds Secrets for Mommies-to-Be”

Abdominal Ultrasounds: Everything You Need to Know

Like many medical terms, the phrase “abdominal ultrasound” can cause some anxiety. Right? So, if you’re not sure what an ultrasound entails, you’re in the right place. We’re here to take the worry (or maybe just the uncertainty) out of your next ultrasound. Without going into extreme depth, an ultrasound is a simple imaging modality … Continue reading “Abdominal Ultrasounds: Everything You Need to Know”

The Carotid Doppler Ultrasound:

The What, When, and Why Everyone Should Know! The human body is an amazing machine! When you stop and think about all of the functions the body performs and the way that it regulates itself, it really is astonishing. Although our bodies do a pretty great job at taking care of themselves, there are times … Continue reading “The Carotid Doppler Ultrasound:”

Spotting During Pregnancy – Is It Normal?

Is bleeding ever normal? As a future mommy, as if you don’t have enough to worry about, sometimes a little spotting can truly throw you over the “I have no clue what’s going on with my body” edge. But don’t panic! Let’s just dive right in! Spotting or bleeding during pregnancy is something that many … Continue reading “Spotting During Pregnancy – Is It Normal?”

Testicular Cancer Signs

Testicular cancer is one of the most curable forms of cancer, particularly when it is diagnosed early. Testicular cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cells in the testes, the male sex organs that make and store sperm and produce testosterone. While testicular cancer is generally rare, it is also the most common form of cancer … Continue reading “Testicular Cancer Signs”

I Feel…Different! – The Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy Symptoms And It All Begins…. The morning sickness, fatigue, hormonal mood swings…you know, all the fun stuff! For all the first time moms-to-be out there, the big decision to have a baby and grow your family comes with a side of questions that need to be answered… and fast! Aside from what to eat, … Continue reading “I Feel…Different! – The Pregnancy Symptoms”

40 Weeks In The Womb by Ultrasound Dimensions

A remarkable look at fetal development by ultrasound. Created by Ultrasound Dimensions

What is a Mirena coil?

What is a Mirena coil? A Mirena coil, also called a hormonal coil, is an intrauterine birth control system (IUS) that is over 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. Mirena coils are recommended for women who have already had one child although they can be inserted in those that have never had a child. They are … Continue reading “What is a Mirena coil?”