Hopital Cochin Port Royal
Clinical Reproduction Unit
Valérie Blanchet has a master degree in midwifery (Paris, 1984), a University degree in Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynaecology (Paris, 1990) and a University degree in infertility for midwives (Montpellier, 1997). She obtained the ESHRE certification for midwives and nurses (first session, 2015)
After having started as a midwife in obstetrics, she joined the Clamart University hospital infertility Unit (Pr R. Frydman) in 1993 and, then, the Cochin University hospital infertility Unit in 2003 (Pr. F. Olivennes and, then, Pr. D. de Ziegler).
Her work is oriented in two directions:
- Clinical activity in ART: consultations, ultrasound, egg donation,
- Organization: certification ISO 9001 process, quality management.
In 2012, she has been actively participating in the evolution of the French law on the midwives role in infertility treatment, allowing for more responsibilities.
She also has organised several sessions for midwives and paramedics in French national congresses on infertility, and she participates in midwives diploma and in the Cochin university diploma on infertility for Gynaecologists.
Member of ESHRE since many years, she was selected as a board member of the paramedical group in 2015