I I C O
International Infertility Counseling Organisation
On June, 22nd, from 10.00 to 17.00, IICO together with the Austrian Psychology Organisation will hold the workshop “Legal Changes in Austria – Developments since 2016”
You can download the programme and register here.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!
There will not be an IICO Workshop in Barcelona this year. Next year, ESHRE will be in Vienna and the Austrian colleagues have already started to organise a workshop there.
In July 2017, IICO together with the Swiss Fertiforum held a workshop on infertility counselling on the Saturday prior to the ESHRE conference. We have just put all the presentations online and you can download them as PDF documents. If you subscribe the news (see “stay informed” when you scroll down) you will automatically receive the invitation for the next workshop.
Welcome to the IICO
IICO is short for the International Infertility Counseling Organisation. IICO is the international umbrella organization for national fertility counseling organisations.
Our goal is to bring together professional organizations and individual practitioners in infertility counseling worldwide in order to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience and in order to further the development of infertility counseling. There are currently over 10 national organizations and we strive to hold a work-shop every two years in conjunction with international conferences.
If you are interested in events, browse our website and subscribe to our blog (see below). If you are interested in contacting like-minded professionals in other countries, send them an email. If you have any questions regarding IICO or suggestions you would like to make, please use the contact form to be in touch with us.
Linda Hammer Burns (USA)
Petra Thorn (DE)
Sheila Pike (UK)
Uschi van den Broeck (BE)
Tewes Wischmann (DE)
PS. Parts of this website are currently work in progress. If you seek information but cannot find it, let us know!
Just prior to ESHRE, IICO together with the Austrian Organisation for Psychology offered a workshop on the new legislation in Austria. You can read some of the presentations here.read more
Puja Raja has been in touch with IICO. She is an infertility counsellor in India, and we have just added her to our list of colleagues world-wide.read more
Challenges for Counselling after the Amendment ofReproductive Medicine Law 2015 with Legalization ofEgg-Donation in Austria - Symposium22.6.2019, 12:00 – 18.00 Together with the Austrian Federation of Psychologist, the International Infertility Counselling...read more
On June, 22nd, from 10.00 to 17.00 (times are tentative), IICO together with the Austrian Psychology Organisation will hold the workshop “Legal Changes in Austria – Developments since 2016” Once the programme has been...read more
Unfortunately, there will not be a workshop in Barcelona this year. But: EHSRE will take place in Vienna next year, and the Austrian colleagues have already started to think about a workshop on the Saturday prior to the ESHRE conference.read more
Dear colleagues, the presentations from the Geneva workshop "Sexual Health in the Context of Infertility" are online and can be downloaded as PDF documents. This link takes you to the presentations.read more
Just prior to the ESHRE conference, the Swiss Fertiforum together with IICO will hold the following workshop: WORKSHOP IN GENEVA Saturday, 1 July, 2017 13:30 - 18:00 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF GENEVA SWITZERLAND here you can download the PDF ...read more
Dear colleagues, the next presentation from our Helsinki workshop, presented by Claudia Lampic, is online. You can look at and download all presentations from this page: http://www.iico-infertilitycounseling.org/past-events/read more
Carpe Fucking Diem This was the strong and emotional title of one presentation we had at our annual Workhop in Helsinki. Eline Brotherus, a Finnish photographer, published an autobiographic documentary on her journey through infertility. The photos are very powerful...read more
Workshop on infertility counseling in Helsinki On the Saturday prior to the ESHRE conference in Helsinki, we had a very successful and well attended workshop focusing on third party family reproduction. There were approx. 40 participants from all over the world,...read more
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