For decades, the definition of infertility has restricted access to essential medical care for LGBTQ+ couples and single parents-to-be who need the help of fertility treatment to build their families. But what does "infertility" really look like in the LGBTQ+ community? Many in the LGBTQ+ community don't struggle with physiological infertility, but still need fertility treatment or donors to help build their families.
If you're in a same-sex relationship but have no known fertility issues, it may seem counterintuitive to seek the help of an infertility specialist. Let's talk about why working with a family-building expert can be so beneficial for LGBTQ+ couples looking to have a baby.
The andrology wing of a fertility clinic is usually shrouded in mystery…what exactly goes on behind those closed doors? What exactly are they evaluating? And how does a semen analysis fit into your family building puzzle? Let's answer some commonly asked questions!