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COST OF USING A SURROGATE

COST OF USING A SURROGATE

Total Costs: $50,000 – $100,000+Let’s just say it: Surrogacy is not cheap. And when you think about the human costs and complications involved in delivering a child, it makes sense. First, there ...

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COST OF IN VITRO FERTILIZATION

COST OF IN VITRO FERTILIZATION

The costs of IVF vary by clinic depending on if you are using a third party, frozen eggs, and by how many cycles you purchase up front from the fertility clinic. This is often a good choice because ...

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COST OF USING AN EGG DONOR

COST OF USING AN EGG DONOR

Egg donors, although typically less expensive than surrogates, can be a major expense in your gay parenting journey. Here’s what you can expect to pay, whether you’re going through an agency ...

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FINDING AN EGG DONOR AND SURROGATE

FINDING AN EGG DONOR AND SURROGATE

Just as lesbians may use sperm from a sperm bank or known donor, gay men may use a known egg donor (a friend or relative will to donate her eggs to you or your partner) or an anonymous donor from an ...

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TYPES OF SURROGATES

TYPES OF SURROGATES

There are two types of surrogacy: Traditional Surrogates and Gestational Surrogates. If surrogacy were put in video game terms, the first involves two players, the other involves three players. ...

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Surrogacy Challenges

Surrogacy Challenges

Surrogacy is also one of the most challenging ways for gay men to start a family, not only because of the costs involved, but because the practice is relatively new and constantly changing. Let’s ...

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Cost of Clinical Insemination

Cost of Clinical Insemination

Insurance CoverageIf you are choosing to perform insemination at a doctor’s office or clinic, the cost will depend on your insurance plan and whether you are covered for this type of procedure. ...

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Cost of At-Home Insemination

Cost of At-Home Insemination

At-home insemination can be relatively inexpensive, and most of your supplies can be purchased online, with the exception of the cervical cap with tube, which you can purchase through a doctor, and ...

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Insemination Decision 3: ICI, IUI, or IVF

Insemination Decision 3: ICI, IUI, or IVF

Oh, acronyms. When we don’t know what you mean it’s so frustrating. When we unlock your secrets it’s so satisfying. The acronyms ICI, IUI, and IVF stand for the main methods of lesbian insemination. ...

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Insemination Decision 1: Who Will Carry?

Insemination Decision 1: Who Will Carry?

Is one of you more “ready” to be pregnant than the other? Are both of you interested in becoming pregnant or is there one partner in your couple that you both know is more suited to the physical and ...

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