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Institut Marquès Clane: Medical Staff Update

Last updated: November 12th, 2018 at 02:23 pm

Institut Marques, Clane Medical Staff Update

Medical Staffing Update at Institut Marquès Clane, Co. Kildare

Since the change of ownership and re-branding from Clane Fertility Clinic to Institut Marquès there has been an interest in whether the core Consultant medical staff are staying on at Institut Marquès.

Yesterday I met with key staff and leadership of Institut Marquès in Clane and was reassured that Consultant staffing would be consistent as before and after the change of ownership. Details relating to the continuing staffing are available if you click here.

So feel free to spread the word on facebook & in the fertility forums so that any concerns are eased.

The Changeover

Recently you may have noticed some other changes with the transition to Institut Marquès.

Change is the only constant in life”  – Heraclitus

You may be noticing some changes at Institut Marquès in Clane.  There is a brand new website as well as updating the clinic premises, and I must say some very cool technology like their Embryomobile. observa-embriones-desde-el-movil This actually allows you to watch, on your smartphone, your embryos in the incubator through an embryoscope during the days between egg collection and embryo transfer.  Over the years I think I have probably heard every one of my IVF acupuncture patients say “I’m dying to know if my embryos are still growing”.  A survey carried out by Institut Marquès and presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction Congress (ESHRE) revealed that, for most patients, the experience of using the Embryomobile is “moving”, “amazing” and also “reduces anxiety”. Patients get more directly involved during the treatment and this reduces their stress levels.

Reducing stress levels is key in my Fertility Acupuncture Clinic.  You all know that I focus a lot on helping you to reduce stress (especially during the 2 week wait) and I think that the Embryomobile can be a useful tool to help reduce the stress during the uncertain time between egg collection and embryo transfer. You can learn more about the Institut Marquès Embryomobile by clicking here. If you would like to see a video of a developing embryo through the embryoscope then click here it’s pretty amazing to see new life forming.

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Linda Ryan- Founder of MARA Fertility Acupuncture Clinic

 

 

Hi, I’m Linda Ryan, Fertility Acupuncturist & mother of three: Having overcome my own fertility issues is what drives me to help women like you to achieve the results that I made happen for myself.

 

If having IVF sounds daunting and overwhelming,

I highly recommend the following 3 books:

 

1. “His & Hers Survival Guide to IVF” 

Read the full book description and check out the reviews on either

Amazon.com   or here on   Amazon.co.uk

 

2. “IVF, A Detailed Guide: Everything I Wish I Had Known Before Starting My Fertility Treatments.”

Read the full book description and check out the reviews on either

Amazon.com   or  here on   Amazon.co.uk    

 

3. “It Starts with the Egg” 

Read the full book description and check out the reviews on either

Amazon.com   or here on   Amazon.co.uk

Want to know how you can increase your chances of success with IVF?

Click here  to read our blog about how combining IVF with Acupuncture doubles the success rate of IVF

Free Herbal Tea selections available in our clinic this month

Last updated: May 30th, 2019 at 11:58 am

Free Herbal Tea

Reducing your caffeine intake can help your fertility and reduce the stress of too much caffeine intake.  This month the free herbal tea that we have for you is 2 blends that are naturally caffeine free.  We know you make a lot of changes to help boost your fertility and we like to reduce some of the stress that can go along with making lifestyle changes and help you find some great tasting and smelling alternatives to your usual caffeine filled coffee or tea. We have chosen to give away free herbal tea from the Pukka range because we love it so much.  We have chosen the Womankind blend and Turmeric Gold.  Both teas are perfect for the autumn season as well as caffeine free herbal tea to help reduce your caffeine intake and boost your fertility.

Free Herbal Tea: Womankind:

Womankind tea was created by master herbsmith Sebastian Pole to help women balance and bloom.

The flowers in you are ready to blossom, a loving cup of nourishment is all it takes to stir them to life: delicious ruby-red cranberry with the tender press of rose, the softness of shatavari and dappled with vanilla’s sweetness.  Good news for bringing you back to full bloom.

Click here to visit their website.

Free Herbal Tea: Turmeric Gold:

Turmeric has a long tradition of being a strong and powerful herb, used over the centuries in different cultures. The quality and type of turmeric you use is really important. Golden turmeric – the queen of protective herbs whose nourishing yellow sustains life’s majestic glow. This is a tea to celebrate life – lemon fruit, aromatic cardamom and whole leaf green tea expertly blended with one of nature’s most powerful herbs. The elegance will leave you feeling renewed as each cup lets you don turmeric’s shield. A golden tea that will colour your life but not your teeth. Good news for bringing a golden glow to your day.

These 2 free herbal tea for fertility are:free herbal tea

  • Organic
  • Caffeine free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Wheat free
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
  • Soya free
  • Nut free
  • Kosher
  • FairWild

Always consult your doctor before taking any supplements, herbs or vitamins, especially if you are doing IVF.

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Linda Ryan- Founder of MARA Fertility Acupuncture Clinic

 

 

Hi, I’m Linda Ryan, Fertility Acupuncturist & mother of three: Having overcome my own fertility issues is what drives me to help women like you to achieve the results that I made happen for myself.

Stress Reducing Yoga

Last updated: April 30th, 2018 at 04:00 pm

Stress Reducing Yoga

Yoga Essence Studio in Celbridge has new beginner yoga classes starting.  Yoga has been shown to effect the amygdala, this is the part of the brain which is responsible for fear and anxiety.  As anyone who experiences infertility knows, it can be very stressful and create feelings of fear and anxiety.  Yoga has been proven to have may benefits for the body and mind. Here at MARA, finding ways to reduce stress is an integral part of our approach to boosting fertility. We recommend trying yoga for a stress reducing activity.  And we recommend yogi Sonya and all her lovely yoga teachers at her yoga studio in Celbridge.

Benefits of Yoga

  • Reduces stress.
  • Energy levels improves.
  • You will become toned, flexible & strong.
  • Compliments any Sporting Activities to help reduce injuries
  • Can help with sleeping problems.
  • Breathing & posture improves.
  • Teaches you how to relax.
  • Can improve feeling of well being.
  • Feel Calmer and have more energy!

Have you ever wanted to try yoga?
There is a perfect way for you to try it out at Yoga Essence Studio in Celbridge.  All their teachers are highly qualified and a therapeutic approach is offered to suits every students needs.

Stress reducing Yoga for beginners

You don’t have to be flexible or a certain body shape or age to do yoga.  You can stretch in every yoga pose to suit your flexibility.  Everyone’s body is different in how we move and stretch as our bodies are all made differently.  Your breathing, energy and vitality will improve. Every class will end with a guided Relaxation known as Yoga Nidra. This really helps if you have problems sleeping.

Hatha Yoga is a gentle form of movement that is centred around the breath awareness. While the movements tend to be slow and controlled, they provide an invigorating workout for body and mind. It is also a wonderful practice of yoga if you are new to yoga.
If you are curious about taking yoga classes, check out Yoga Essence Studio and their Tips for Beginners.

yoga fertility boostRemember you don’t have to be flexible to get a yoga fertility boost!.  Just enjoy ..

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Linda Ryan- Founder of MARA Fertility Acupuncture Clinic

 

 

Hi, I’m Linda Ryan, Fertility Acupuncturist & mother of three: Having overcome my own fertility issues is what drives me to help women like you to achieve the results that I made happen for myself.

If you need to find out more, please give Yoga Essence Studio a call on 086-8474944 or visit www.yogaessence.ie  for more details.

IVF and Acupuncture Doubles Success Rates in Study

Last updated: May 30th, 2019 at 11:22 am

Author, Linda Ryan, BA, Lic. TCM, CH

IVF and Acupuncture Success Rates :Clinical Studies

In clinical trials, the use of  IVF and Acupuncture combined has been shown to not only contribute to reducing your stress levels & improving how you feel during your IVF cycle, but the combination contributes to & increases your chances of success.

A 2016 Clinical Study conducted by Homerton University Hospital in London found that receiving IVF and Acupuncture combined during IVF doubles the success of IVF (see reference below).

These IVF and Acupuncture success rates findings were presented to the European Society of Human Reproduction & Embryology at their 32 Annual Meeting which was held in Helsinki this July 2016.

IVF & Acupuncture hail from very different origins & their treatments work in incomparable ways.  They may, at initial glance, appear to be unlikely partners, but this is actually the beauty of combining the two modalities. IVF & Acupuncture form a Complete Mind & Body experience that adds a new dimension that helps to maximise potential.

Imagine you can maximise your potentialIVF and Acupuncture with the perfect balance of Modern IVF Technology & Ancient Healing Wisdom with Fertility Acupuncture that doesn’t hurt and that is tailored to your specific fertility boosting needs. Here at MARA, we do just that.

Another recent 2015 retrospective cohort study by Hullender Rubin LE, Et al.( Reprod Biomed Online. 2015 Jun;30(6):602-12. doi) on the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine with IVF showed that “Overall, IVF with adjuvant WS-TCM was associated with greater odds of live birth in donor and non-donor cycles.  WS-TCM is Traditional Chinese Medicine.  TCM is “a complex intervention that can include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, dietary, lifestyle recommendations”. You can view the abstract here.

“I’m an OB-GYN, Here’s Why I Turned to Acupuncture When I Wanted To Get Pregnant.  I now recommend without hesitation that anyone going through infertility treatments consdier using acupuncture”, 

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References

Even More Clinical studies have shown:

Acupuncture doubles the success of IVF (Gellerman et al, Homerton University Hospital Study presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, July 2016)

Luteal phase Acupuncture has a positive effect on the outcome of IVF/ ICSI (Dieterle et al, Fertility & Sterility May 2006 Vol 85, pp1347-1351)

Acupuncture on the day of embryo transfer significantly improves the reproductive outcome of IVF, compared with no acupuncture (Westergaard L et al, Fertility & Sterility April 2006 Vol 85, pp. 1341-1346)

Acupuncture has been shown to reduce anxiety levels associated with infertility & IVF (Domar A Fertility & Sterility March 2008 Epub)

Acupuncture can increase blood flow to the uterus(Stener-Victorin et al Human Reproduction Oxford Journal 1996; Vol 11, No 6, pp1314-1317)

Preparation Acupuncture before the medicated phase and during the medicated phase of IVF prepares the uterine lining & has been shown to improve hormone levels & may also increase pregnancy rates.(Magarelli P et al Fertility & Sterility 2009)

Acupuncture: a useful tool for improving pregnancy rates after ART (Paulus et al, Fertility & Sterility April 2002 Vol 77, pp721-724)

Linda Ryan- Founder of MARA Fertility Acupuncture Clinic

 

 

Hi, I’m Linda Ryan, Fertility Acupuncturist & mother of three: Having overcome my own fertility issues is what drives me to help women like you to achieve the results that I made happen for myself

IVF and Acupuncture : Would you like to maximise your potential?

We specialise in supporting couples who are on their IVF journey. Our highly experienced team are dedicated to achieving the best results for you.  We incorporate the most up to date research into our treatment protocols to help maximise your potential.

Our Clinically Tested Programmes include:

  • IVF and AcupunctureIVF Preparation Acupuncture Programme
  • Pre & Post IVF Embryo Transfer Acupuncture
  • 2 Week Wait Luteal Phase Acupuncture Support
  • Fertility Hypnosis and Mindfulness

Clane Fertility IVF Clinic purchased by Institut Marques

Last updated: April 30th, 2018 at 03:28 pm

Author, Linda Ryan, BA, Lic. TCM, CH

Clane Fertility IVF Clinic is now an Institut Marquès IVF Clinic

The renowned IVF Clinic Institut Marquès has signed a purchase agreement with Assisted Reproduction Centre Clane Fertiltiy IVF Clinic based in Clane. clane fertility ivf

With this new clinic, Institut Marquès will increase their services in Ireland offering the same treatments as the IVF Clinic Institut Marquès in Barcelona.

Clane Fertility IVF Clinic will now be called Institut Marquès: a specialised medical team from Institut Marquès Barcelona will now be based in Ireland joining the team of 23 professionals that were part of the previous Clane Fertility IVF Clinic.

Institut Marques Will Bring Innovative Services to Clane Fertility IVF Clinic

The IVF Clinic in Clane will offer the same innovative services as Institut Marques in Barcelona: the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, the Embryomobile –which allows future parents to watch their embryos from their smart phone– or the new Erotic Personal System –for obtaining sperm samples.

In order to increase the success rates, Institut Marquès will also incorporate music in the process of Assisted Reproduction in the new Clane clinic, as it is already being done in Barcelona.

*Our current Recommended reading:
Mind Body Baby, How to eat, think and exercise to give yourself the best chance at conceiving”, author Ann Bracken from Dublin, Ireland.  She is a fertility counselor and Mindfulness teacher with years of experience with couples going through IVF. This newly published (2017) book can definitely help you prepare for your IVF journey and give you the best chance at success.

About Institut Marquès

Institut Marquès is an integrated centre with a well-established, internationally recognized reputation in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Assisted Reproduction. It was founded in Barcelona (Spain) more than 90 years ago and has the accreditation granted by the Spanish Healthcare Authority to perform all Assisted Reproduction techniques allowed by the current legislation. Since 2012 it has had an office in Dublin and with the recent acquisition of Clane Fertility IVF Clinic it now has a proper clinic in Ireland, where it offers the same Assisted Reproduction treatments as in Barcelona. Institut Marqués offers personalised attention based on excellence, with advanced treatments and with the best success rate, without patients having to travel to Barcelona.

For better convenience, in their Dublin office it is possible to arrange an appointment with a doctor and follow-up of a treatment. Moreover, the clinic Institut Marquès in Clane is located in a strategic position, 30 km away from Dublin and is well connected to the airport for those patients, who visit us from other countries as well as the convenience of being a mere 2 minutes from MARA Fertility Acupuncture Clinic in Clane.

Apart from the office in Ireland, they have offices in Barcelona, London, Milan and Kuwait. Leader in innovation, Institut Marquès has a team of 170 professionals and is led by Dr. Marisa López-Teijón and Leonardo Marquès Amorós.

With more than 90 years of experience, Institut Marqués has great recognition and international activity. Every year, hundreds of patients go to their Centre in Barcelona from abroad hoping to achieve a pregnancy, mainly through In Vitro Fertilisation with Egg and/or Semen Donation. The majority of these patients come from the UK, France, Germany, Italy, the United States, Canada, South America, China and Arabian countries who are attracted by the high pregnancy rates and high quality of care offered at Institut Marquès. The results obtained at Institute Marqués are only comparable to those obtained at top IVF centres in the US and Europe, but at a more competitive price and with a lower multiple pregnancy rate.

Linda Ryan- Founder of MARA Fertility Acupuncture Clinic
Hi, I’m Linda Ryan, Fertility Acupuncturist & mother of three: Having overcome my own fertility issues is what drives me to help women like you to achieve the results that I made happen for myself.
Want to know how you can increase your chances of success with IVF? See article below 

 

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