Reciprocal IVF is an amazing family-building option for same-sex female (or cis female/trans male) couples who both want to play a biological role in the development of their baby. Here's everything you should know about the process, straight from an LGBTQ+ fertility specialist.
There are many paths to parenthood for LGBTQ+ parents, with some being more stressful and trying than others. Regardless of how you choose to grow your family, it can be challenging to prioritize your mental health and emotional wellness throughout the process. Whether you're adding a child to your family by adopting, going through fertility treatments like IUI or IVF, or working with a gestational carrier (surrogate) to help make your dreams come true, it's common to experience added stress and anxiety at times. Here are some ways to help you maintain balance and emotional wellbeing!