Posted on 2016-02-03 at 00:36:13
Róisín Venables has worked as a specialist Fertility Counsellor for 25 years. She works with those affected by fertility issues including; Infertility/IUI/IVF/Donor conception/Onco-Fertility and Surrogacy as well as miscarriage, pregnancy loss and termination of pregnancy. She offers implications counselling as well as support and therapeutic counselling before during and after treatment(s). She is a trained Mind Body Medicine practitioner and has designed and run programmes for individuals preparing for and going through fertility treatment here in Ireland as well as those travelling outside the country. She is one of the founding members and the current chairperson of the Irish Fertility Counsellors Association which was established in 2008. As well as running a busy private practice in Dublin, she is the Director of Counselling and head Supervisor with the Irish Family Planning Association. She sits on a number of research and advisory committees and up until recently she guested on a radio programme near her home town, where she discussed different issues relating to mental health, counselling and fertility.
I am the Director of Growing Families and a dad via surrogacy and egg donation Its Sunday 24 October and I am in Sydney Australia on Day 9 of 14 days hotel quarantine. Why am I here you may ask? I’ve just returned from two weeks of face-to-face meetings with parents, surrogates, doctors, surrogacy professionals […]
This pandemic situation has brought everyone’s life to a standstill. So, if you are an intended parent looking for a surrogacy program, there are certain precautions and factors you must consider beforehand. Are agencies still operating surrogacy programs during the Covid-19 outbreak? Nearly all surrogacy agencies continue to accept intended parents, although in Georgia new […]
______________________________________________________________________________ Preliminary studies from China show no evidence that if a surrogate was infected with Co-Vid-19 she would pass it on to the child she births. Additional Time Off Work for Your Surrogate Some intended parents may want their surrogate to take additional time off work or work from home. The former may incur significant […]