Jana M. Rupnow, Fertility Counselor
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Intended Parents Session + Report
Intended parents are encouraged by their doctor and the ASRM to attend counseling prior to an egg or sperm donation procedure or before using a gestational carrier. Counseling for IPs
includes the exploration of complex social issues and feelings that may be hard to voice. This counseling session is not intended to be a test you must pass prior to treatment but rather a place to discuss your concerns.
IP counseling is approx 1 hour and covers the topics recommended by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, (ASRM). A brief report for your physician or clinic is included in the fee. A narrative report will be an additional fee.
ASRM Topics for Intended Parent Egg Donation Counseling
What are our best options considering our finances?
Will my child be upset with me for choosing to conceive this way?
How do we choose a donor?
Should we tell our child about his/her donor conception?
Will I feel like my child isn't really mine?
How can I cope with the grief of not having a biological child?
Should we tell our family members about using a donor?
How do we deal with questions from others?
What if this treatment doesn't work?
What role will the donor have in our lives, if any?
ASRM Topics for Intended Parent Gestational Carriers
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Personality Administration and Report
Psychological Report (Full length)
Gestational Carrier and Intended Parent Joint Session