David and Deirdre McDonnell, with their three boys, Conor, Harry and Sam.

When Deirdre miscarried with Rory it was a complete shock to me. I remember walking to the Rotunda [Hospital, in Dublin] to meet Deirdre and Conor (...)

Susanne Brodigan at home in Co Meath. Susanne had three ectopic pregnancies before she had her little girl, Joy. Photograph:   Ciara Wilkinson

For the first time three charities that provide support to parents who have lost a baby or a pregnancy are jointly hosting an evening of awareness (...)

Siobhan and Jim Boucher and their daughter, Rachael (7), at home at Castleknock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cliff and Anne had been going out for only two months when he discovered through medical investigations at the age of 30 that he was probably infertil(...)

Miriam O’Callaghan’s theatrical but palpable empathy is something new Sunday morning radio show host Aoibhinn Ní Shuilleabháin could learn from. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Given the phalanx of male broadcasters that dominates RTÉ’s radio schedule, the first Aoibhinn and Company (RTÉ Radio 1, Sunday) came as a refreshing (...)