• LGBT Family Building Expo in NYC | Saturday May 6, 2017

    Become a Parent via Surrogacy, Egg or Sperm Donor or Adoption

    [caption id="attachment_6910" align="alignleft" width="220"]LGBT Family Building via Surrogacy Book a Free LGBT Family Building Consult at Expo.[/caption] Thinking of becoming a parent? Dreaming about it? Mark Leondires MD and Medical Director at Gay Parents To Be® blends his personal & professional experiences to bring you a comprehensive vision of the journey you would embark on. Dr. Leondires will be present and is available for consults at the 2017 LGBT Family Building Expo, brought to you by The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, this Saturday, May 6. THE 2017 LGBT FAMILY BUILDING EXPO Whether you are planning on becoming a parent to a teenager or an infant, we've got the resources you need. This full day of workshops, panels and exhibitors will provide important information on adoption, surrogacy, foster care and alternative insemination. One-on-one consultations are also available with medical and legal professionals.

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    WHEN: Saturday, May 6, 2017 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. WHERE: The Center, 208 W 13 St, NYC This is THE event for LGBT family building, offering resources & education about adoption, surrogacy, foster care and alternative insemination. Dr. Leondires will be participating in the lunch time panel discussion and will also be available for one on one consultations with you.  Dr. Leondires' panel discussion will be on "Moving Forward: Family Building in Tough Times" SCHEDULE 11 a.m.

    Exhibitor Tables Open

    11-11:45 a.m.

    On The Road To Parenthood

    11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Lunch and Program

    Center Welcome

    Moving Forward: Family Building in Tough Times

    1-1:50 p.m.

    Trauma Informed Parenting

    On The Road To Single Parenthood

    New York's Paid Family Leave Law: What You Need to Know

    1-5 p.m.

    Medical Clinics (Register Upon Arrival)

    Planning Parenthood Through Surrogacy

    Planning Parenthood Through Alternative Insemination

    2-3:15 p.m.

    Foster Care Basics

    Private Adoption A-Z: Getting Started

    Alternative Insemination: Known vs. Unknown Donors

    Legal Aspects of Surrogacy

    3:45-5 p.m.

    The Evolution of Transracial Families: Honoring the Burden & Dignity of Difference

    The Private Adoption Journey

    Alternative Insemination: Medical and Legal Decisions

    Perspectives on Surrogacy and IVF

  • Complimentary Consults With Dr. Leondires in Manhattan
    Dr. Mark P. Leondires, medical director of Gay Parents To Be, will be scheduling complimentary consultations for gay couples or single gay men who want to learn more about their family building options this January. WHEN? 9am to 5pm on Saturday, May 13th WHERE? Gay Parents To Be (Manhattan Office) 1625 3rd Ave., Suite LL, New York, NY 10128 (view map)
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