Parenting Options for the LGBTQ+ Community Handbook

This informational handbook provides a comprehensive overview of family building options for LGBTQ+ individuals, including assisted reproductive technology and surrogacy, working with egg and sperm donors, adoption, and becoming a foster parent.

This informational handbook provides a comprehensive overview of family building options for LGBTQ+ individuals. It includes:

  • Medical and legal information all LGBTQ+ individuals should know about family building
  • Second parent adoption
  • Pregnancy options for people with a uterus
  • Surrogacy and egg donation
  • At-home insemination
  • Known and unknown donors – pros and cons
  • Choosing sperm donors, egg donors, and surrogates
  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI) / Artificial insemination
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Reciprocal IVF
  • Fertility Preservation for transgender individuals
  • Adoption