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Meet Jana M. Rupnow, LPC
Psychotherapist & Author
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Offices in Dallas Metroplex
801 E. Campbell Road, #152
Richardson, TX 75081
5600 Lovers Lane,
Dallas TX 75209
214-520-4141 (phone)
972-588-8061 (fax)

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Type of Session

 

Intended Parents Session + Report
Egg donor pregnancy


 
Fee: $190.00


Service Provided
 
Intended parents are encouraged by their doctor 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 10 min 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.

ASRM Topics for Intended Parent Egg Donation Counseling

  • What are our best options considering our finances?
  • How do we choose a donor?
  • What role will the donor have in our lives, if any?
  • Should we tell our child about his/her donor conception?
  • Will I feel like my child isn't really mine?
  • I am upset about not having a bio child. Is that ok?
  • 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?
  • Will my child be upset with me for choosing to conceive this way?
ASRM Topics for Intended Parent Gestational Carriers (click for more)

To schedule an appointment email jana@janarupnow.com or call 214-520-4141. For video conference appointments, consent paperwork and payment must be received in advance.