Jana Rupnow, LPC- Founder Three Makes Baby and International Donor Conception Awareness Day
Jana M. Rupnow, LPC is a internationally recognized fertility mental health expert and author of the best selling book Three Makes Baby How to Parent Your Donor-Conceived Child and the Three Makes Baby Workbook.
Professional and Education
a licensed professional counselor and consultant and has helped
thousands of people facing the psychological and social challenges of
infertility as well as those preparing for third-party family building
and adoption. She received a bachelor of science from Texas A&M University and a
master of arts, in professional counseling from Amber University.
Jana's best-selling book, Three
Makes Baby-How to Parent Your Donor-Conceived Child, introduced the
field to the “five common fears” that parents-to-be face as they
contemplate having a non-biological child. Thousands of readers around
the world have trusted her work because Jana knows what it’s like to be in a non-biological family, as an adoptee and adoptive mom.
also knows what it's like to experience infertility. She and her
husband had secondary infertility and adopted their
daughter from China. Since then Jana has helped thousands of people
during their path to pregnancy, especially those preparing to grow their
family in non-traditional ways. Working as an independent, Rupnow has
fostered relationships with endocrinologists, agencies and fertility
specialists across the United States.
work, includes Three Makes Baby Podcast
a podcast about fertility, family and genetics. "I encourage
communication between donor conceived parents and donor conceived adults
to raise awareness of the inherent challenges donor conceived families
may face across the lifespan."
You can listen to over 70 episodes of
interviews with donor conceived adults, recipient parents, parents on
the journey to use a donor and experts on your favorite
podcast platform or here.
Welcome Denise to the team.
Jana and her team are available via Zoom.
Request an appointment with one of our professional therapists.
consultation, counseling, training for professionals, or a speaking
engagement, email Jana@JanaRupnow.com or request an appointment online.
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Parent resources include Jana's digital courses. Level 1: Preparing to Tell
Level 2: Parenting with Confidence
theraputic techniques: cognitive behavioral techniques, NLP,
dialectical behavioral therapy, person-centered, solution-focused
therapy, crisis intervention, mindfulness, relaxation methods,
psycho-educational, didactic work, Gestalt, psychoanalytic therapy, EFT
and emotional REMAP.
Additional Publications: (2001) Leap for Life Book Leap for Life: A
Guide to Heart Disease Prevention and Maintenance. Acorn Press,
Lancaster, Pa., (April 2001). Leap for Life: innovative patient
education to optimize outcomes among patients with cardiovascular
disease. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent).; 14(2):179-82; discussion 182., 2003 Mar-Apr), Creating an outcomes-based tool for learning barrier assessment in an outpatient education program. J Contin Educ Nurs; 34(2):78-85.PMID: 12675327