LGBT PROSPECTIVE PARENTS SUPPORT AND INFORMATION GROUP
RMA at Jefferson is sponsoring two, eight-week “Maybe Baby” LGBT prospective parents classes hosted by Philadelphia Family Pride, Therapy Center of Philadelphia, and Hornstein, Platt and Associates. The classes are for LGBT communities considering parenthood.
- Both classes start on March 14th and will run on Monday nights from 6-7:30pm through May 9th.
- The classes will provide legal, financial, emotional, and medical information from leading professionals in the field to help support LGBT prospective parents.
- Dr. Jacqueline Gutmann will be speaking during the classes held on 3/28 and 5/9.
- To register or for more details on class locations and cost, please visit Philadelphia Family Pride.
“Though my partner and I are several years from having children, this group has been aninvaluable way for us to learn about all of our options and seek support and guidancefrom other couples who are going through the same thing before we do it.” “Anyone — LGBTQ or not — who is entering parenthood has so many questions, fears andanxieties,” Haynes added. “Getting together with other people who are in the same boatcan be affirming and reassuring. It’s like, ‘We’re all going through this together.’”
LGBT Fertility Services
RMA at Jefferson is pleased to offer reproductive services to the entire LGBT community. We offer a welcoming and supportive environment for all of our patients. We have helped many same-sex and transgender individuals/couples become parents. Schedule an appointment and one of our physicians will review your options so that you can make informed decisions on how best to plan for your future family.
Our services include donor sperm insemination, egg donation ( with either known and anonymous donors), and gestational carriers. Female same-sex couples may also choose to conceive using reciprocal IVF. Reciprocal IVF is the process of using an egg from one partner, fertilizing it with donor sperm, and then transferring the embryo to the other partner who will then carry the pregnancy to term.