Paths to Pregnancy Handbook

This handbook provides comprehensive information about pregnancy options for LGBTQ+ individuals who require sperm to start or expand to their family. Learn key medical and legal information, including how to interact with known or anonymous sperm donors, choosing a sperm bank, insemination options, and second-parent adoption.

Are you LGBTQ+ and thinking about pregnancy? This handbook provides comprehensive information about pregnancy options for LGBTQ+ individuals who require sperm to start or expand to their family.

Must-know medical and legal information is included, such as:

  • Working with known sperm donors
  • Working with unknown (anonymous) sperm donors
  • How to choose a sperm bank
  • At-home insemination
  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI) / Artificial insemination
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Reciprocal IVF
  • Second parent adoption