Dr. Mark Leondires founded Gay Parents To Be as a personal and professional journey, after he learned first hand how challenging it can be for LGBTQ parents-to-be to have a baby. He married his husband in 2010, and is now a father to two sons. He feels strongly that if one desires to have a family the hurdles are surmountable and the joys, boundless.
Now, Gay Parents To Be® is an informational resource and a starting point for LGBTQ parenting. We strive to provide the best care for LGBTQ couples and individuals as they navigate all of their family building options.
Dr. Mark P. Leondires
The Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) is the national LGBTQ tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) assesses candidates on four criteria: Patient-Centered Care, Patient Services and Support, Employee Benefits and Policies, and Patient and Community Engagement. Gay Parents To Be at Illume Fertility is proud to be one of only two fertility clinics in the country to receive this designation.
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