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Gay Parents To Be® is a leading international LGBTQ+ family building service with a preferred network of gestational carrier (surrogate), egg donor, and sperm donor agencies.

  • Schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Mark Leondires, Founder and Medical Director of Gay Parents To Be, to learn more about your family-building options.
  • Bring your dream of building a family to life, and know that you’re entrusting your care to one of only two clinics in the country that has earned a designation for the highest level of LGBTQ inclusion and equity.
  • Learn more about getting started, and how you can begin the process prior to matching with a surrogacy agency.
  • When you’re ready, ONE office visit gets everything done.

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Everything you need to get started building your family

Gay Parents To Be is here to help provide answers and solutions as your family building center.

Finance Packages

Competitive financial plans for gestational carrier costs, egg donors, and IVF make the process more affordable. We offer all-inclusive packages, including the option for first-time parents to select a plan with a 100% money-back guarantee.

Surrogacy and Egg Donor Network

Access to our in house fully-screened egg donor pool, plus a preferred network of donor agencies across the U.S. Since Gay Parents To Be was founded, over 99% of single male patients and couples have been successful in building their families.

Our Staff

We love what we do: helping LGBTQ+ couples build their families. Our staff is focused on your unique needs, including social workers, genetic counselors, and navigators to help you every step of the way. Our partner clinic, Illume Fertility, has helped bring 8,000 healthy babies into the world.

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LGBTQ+ Community

Connect with a community of LGBTQ+ parents and intended parents. Hear about their journeys, get advice from experts on the cost of surrogacy, and learn about LGBTQ+ family-building events in your area.

Dr. Mark Leondires

Dr. Mark Leondires, Medical Director of Gay Parents To Be at Illume Fertility (formerly Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut), is a board-certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and a gay dad with two kids through surrogacy. Dr. Leondires has personally managed hundreds of gay male couples on their family building journey and is a national speaker for family building in the LGBTQ+ community. He works closely with patients and leading surrogacy agencies to help LGBTQ+ persons build families.

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