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Family Building | Gay Surrogacy | Affording Family Building

By: Dr. Mark P. Leondires
November 24th, 2021

One of the first questions that prospective patients ask when starting to learn about LGBTQ+ family-building is “How much is this all going to cost?” An important question - with a complex answer. When it comes to LGBTQ+ fertility and growing a family, there are so many amazing pathways to biological parenthood. Between IUI, IVF and surrogacy, as well as egg or sperm donation, the cost considerations are plenty.

Affording Family Building

By: Sierra Dehmler
November 19th, 2021

We know that the finances of fertility and biological family building can be confusing - there's no denying it. Here at Gay Parents To Be, we’ve been working with patients, parents, and insurance companies for years, so we’ve taken our experience with benefits, finances, and open enrollment to give you an in-depth rundown of your options, the best questions to ask HR and your insurance company, and how to make the most of your coverage.