Fertility Options for Same Sex (Gay and Lesbian) Couples



More and more, same gender couples are exploring the options available to them in order to have children. At Reproductive Fertility Center, we have worked with many same gender couples and helped them achieve their dreams of starting a family.

In the past, gays and lesbians looking to start a family had to go through the long and often difficult process of adoption. With modern reproductive techniques such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI), however, couples of the same gender can have children and share the joy of conception and pregnancy as a couple.

Fertility options for lesbian couples

There are a number of options available for lesbian couples trying to start a family. These include:

- Insemination using a sperm donor.
- In vitro fertilization using the eggs of one or both partners, fertilized using donor sperm     and implanted in the other partner.
- One female partners Ova + Donor Sperm + one partner carries
- One female partners Ova +Donor Sperm + surrogate
- Donor Ova + Donor Sperm + one female partner carries
- Donor Ova + Donor Sperm + surrogate
- Two partners eggs + donor sperms + 1 partner carries
- Two partners eggs + donor sperms + 2 partner carries

Sperm donors can be known to the couple (“Known Sperm Donors,?) or anonymous donors selected from a sperm bank.

Fertility options for gay male couples

Gay men looking to have children require the services of an egg donor and a surrogate to carry the pregnancy. Reproductive Fertility Center has an Egg Donation Program with many qualified egg donors available, as well as resources available to help select an appropriate surrogate.

- Donor Ova + one or both partners sperm + surrogate
- Donor Ova + Donor Sperm + surrogate
- Traditional Surrogate = Egg from surrogate + Partner/Donor sperm
- Single male/female patient

Legal Resources

Because the laws regarding children of gay and lesbian couples are complicated, we offer referrals to legal resources and attorneys who specialize in legal and contractual issues regarding same sex parenting.

Call now at (213) 784-3542 for more information or scheduling a free phone consult or email us @ info@reproductivefertility.com

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Schedule a consultation with one of our double board certified fertility doctors. Our fertility doctors have more than 30 years of experience treating issues relating to male and female infertility. Reproductive Fertility Center's pregnancy success rate is higher than the national average. We can help even when other clinics have said no.

We understand that making the first call is often the most difficult step, which is why we will try to make this as easy as possible for you. When you call us at RFC for the first time, you will speak with a new patient coordinator, who will answer questions, provide information, and help make scheduling your consultation as stress free as possible....

Our services

At RFC we offer comprehensive fertility treatments, with options including IUI, IVF, PGD, Egg-Freezing, Egg-Donor Cycles, Surrogacy options, and more. We have a state of the art laboratory, with embryologists on staff, which means greater peace of mind for you. Our fertility doctors have experience successfully treating patients that other centers may have turned away. Come in and meet with one of our doctors and learn what options may work best for you. Our doctors are highly skilled and at the forefront of new treatment options and techniques. They are always open to input from you, and we encourage you to ask questions. RFC feels that this team approach has contributed to our higher than the national average success rate. ...

Our fertility center's testimonials and videos:

This is one of the best fertility clinic in the nation. Dr. Saadat helped us to have our baby. After some failure with in vitro fertilization at other fertility clinics across Los Angeles, he and his staff made it happen. I found him online and made the appointment to see him in his Beverly Hills office. Dr. Saadat is, as I like to say, THE MAN!

Sarah. P

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