Gay Parenting | LGBT Family Building Services Gay Couples Becoming Parents With Same Technology Straight Infertile Couples Use Gay couples can become parents by the same assisted reproductive technologies (ART) that enable infertile heterosexual couples to have babies, and the good news is that it is possible to have your own biological child. Back in July 1978, when Louise Joy Brown was born, she was the first baby brought into the world through IVF treatment (in vitro fertilization) by parents Lesley and Peter Brown who were struggling with infertility issues. Since then, an estimated five million babies have been born using IVF technology and the technologies and options for parents have continued to develop.
Dr. Mark Leondires - Medical Director, GayParentsToBe GayParentsToBe is an informational resource and link to gay parenting services. We strive to provide the best care for LGBT couples and individuals as they navigate all of the options to bring a child into the world. To better serve our LGBT community, Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT launched GayParentsToBe to more completely address the unique challenges same-sex couples and LGBT solo parents face when building their family. Our Connecticut and New York locations are supportive of gay and lesbian couples as well as individual parents by choice. Working with an established professional network, including gestational carrier (surrogate), egg donor and sperm donor agencies, we provide full service care to help you realize your dream of building a family.