by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2021-07-07 at 04:54:13
Helen provides a counselling support, education and information service to Repromed clients. She thoroughly enjoys the changing face of work in the fertility area, which includes keeping pace with the legal framework for ART service provision in NZ, cross border reproductive care, and the ethical, psychological and sociological implications of these as well as the technology and ethical issues which determine treatment. Helen has a particular interest in the management of stress and in lifestyle factors for pre-conception and pregnancy health. After graduating from Massey University in 1998 Helen has worked in Reproductive Health. For the last 16 years, her work has been in the provision of social work and counselling services for people who are using fertility services to create and build their families.
Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]
Growing Families is running its fourth New Zealand Event for intended parents, surrogates and donors on 21 August after an 18-month absence. Like past events, this one will bring together egg donors, surrogates, parents and those hoping to become so. They will join experts from Canada, USA and New Zealand in a program to educate […]
Many intended parents need to travel abroad in the coming weeks and months for the birth of their child(ren) via cross-border surrogacy. Chinese healthcare authorities now have the best understanding of Co-Vid-19, how it spreads and how to prevent this. Note that animals cannot spread the virus. If you are travelling to a high risk […]