ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
AND SURROGACY RESOURCES

The following are descriptions of gay-friendly assisted reproductive businesses that can assist you with surrogacy, sperm donor, insemination, fertility, IVF (In-vitro fertilization), pregnancy, and childbirth.

BEVERLY HILLS EGG DONATION

310-279-5272
www.bhed.com

Beverly Hills Egg Donation is committed to helping members of the LGBT community become parents through egg donation.

Since its inception in 2007, LGBT Egg Donation has been committed to helping members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community realize their dreams of having a family. With the help and support of our compassionate, knowledgeable team, hundreds of LGBT people have become parents.

Our dedication has also extended beyond our clients and into the LGBT community at large through our numerous sponsorships of and participation in LGBT and alternative family organizations around the globe.

As an intended parent or egg donor working with LGBT Egg Donation, you can be assured of our commitment to:

• Provide a positive and nurturing experience for all of our clients and donors
• Deliver thorough and timely information
• Treat each donor and intended parent with respect, dignity, and compassion
• Actively participate in activities benefiting the LGBT community
• Support and promote equality for all

LGBT Donation offers anonymous, semi-open, and fully open egg donation arrangements, allowing intended parents and egg donors to decide how much interaction they are comfortable having with each other during the donation process and beyond.

Our available egg donors are highly diverse and include prior egg donors, academic achievers, and donors with proven fertility. All Donors have been thoroughly screened and educated regarding the egg donation process. We follow the FDA and American Society of Reproductive Medicine, and Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology guidelines for egg donation.


THE CENTER FOR ADVANCED REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES

Farmington, Hartford, New London, Branford, Middlebury, CT and coming soon to Springfield, MA
www.uconnfertility.com
(844) HOPEIVF

At the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, we know that there are many different paths to parenthood. We know because we help build families every day. We also know that the fertility options and issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals are different. There are legal, financial, and ethical obstacles that need special attention and knowledge to overcome. Various medical procedures also have benefits and risks that need to be understood. That’s why we offer the very best in comprehensive, personalized and inclusive care.

LGBTQ+ individuals and couples now have choices that include adopted children as well as genetically related children. Females, depending on their health and age, can use advanced technologies such as sperm donation with Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), shared conception, egg donation, and egg or embryo freezing to achieve a pregnancy. Males, depending on their sperm quality and surrogacy options, can use technologies like artificial insemination, IVF, egg donation, and gestational carriers.

We have used all of these techniques extensively and our experts can help patients determine what is best for their particular situation. We are experts in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility and have been nationally recognized for our success, compassion, and commitment.


THE CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE AND FERTILITY

Dr. Louis R. Manara
856-767-0009
www.louismanara.com

Dr. Manara is board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, with more than 20 years of experience in this area of medicine.

The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Fertility provides highly individualized care in a friendly and supportive environment. Services offered at our center include artificial donor insemination, in-vitro fertilization, egg donation, and gestational carrier care, as well as traditional infertility treatment options such as ovulation induction, management of polycystic ovarian syndrome, and minimally invasive tubal reconstructive surgery. The IVF Laboratory housed at our center functions at the highest level applying the most current and successful laboratory technologies, including blastocyst culturing, intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection, laser-assisted hatching, and a highly successful embryo freezing program. Our team has accumulated extensive experience in providing highly successful, dignified infertility care for non-traditional families. Achieving a successful pregnancy requires guidance and direction through the complex and confusing world of infertility treatment. You need to experience knowledgeable people who will care for you and educate you on the best treatment for your age and circumstances. You will need realistic encouragement and support as you progress through evaluation and treatment. You want to enter into a partnership with those providing your care and be treated with dignity, respect, and honesty. You want to be cared for by our team.


CONCEPTION FERTILITY

https://conceptionfertility.us

Why Conception Fertility?
Conception Fertility is an egg donor and surrogacy agency based in San Francisco, California. Led by a physician and nurse, we have over fifteen years of experience and have performed hundreds of egg donor and gestational surrogacy cases.  Our work is rooted in the desire to bring your dream of parenthood to life smoothly and without stress. We are an all-inclusive program with the resources Intended Parents need to bring their baby home.

We have created a process using best practices to help decrease the most stressful aspects of this process: identifying who to work with at every step, including egg donors, gestational surrogates, lawyers, mental health providers, and financial resources.

Our all-inclusive program cost option guarantees overall success and gives you peace of mind. Our Parenthood Protection Program ensures that your Pathway to Parenthood won’t end if things don’t work out the first time. Plus, you will receive our commitment to partnering with you until you have achieved an ongoing pregnancy or have no embryos remaining.

Schedule a consultation to see why intended parents like working with a clinically led surrogacy program. https://conceptionfertility.us/contact-us/.


CRYOBIO

www.cryobio.com

For over 30 years, the family building has been our family business.

Cryobio is committed to getting it right when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe all people deserve to be treated as equals regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and socioeconomic standing. Our team has been trained to deliver culturally humble and competent care. Anyone coming to us for help will be treated with respect, empathy, and compassion.

There are many ways to form a family, and our mission at Cryobio is to provide care to anyone who needs help, either creating a family or preserving their ability to form a family in the future.

Under the direction of our founder and laboratory director, Dr. William C. Baird, Ph.D., HCLD, our team works tirelessly to provide you with the following services:

• Donor sperm services available throughout the country
• Directed or known donor processing
• Fertility preservation and andrology testing at our andrology laboratory and fertility preservation center, Reproductive Diagnostics

For more information on our donor sperm services and directed donor processing, please visit www.cryobio.com.

For more information on andrology testing and fertility preservation, please visit www.reprodiag.com.

We look forward to working with you!


CRYOGAM COLORADO, LLC

970-667-9901
www.cryogam.com

For over 30 years CryoGam has offered patient-centered service and expertise both locally and nationally. As a small-scale sperm bank, CryoGam is committed to keeping prices affordable for patients and prides itself in the individualized services offered.

CryoGam provides anonymous donor sperm along with directed donor services, meeting all FDA mandated criteria for infectious disease donor testing. CryoGam is also inspected and licensed by CLIA, the New York State Department of Health, the State of California Department of Health Services, and Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

CryoGam offers many FREE SERVICES! There are no account set-up fees! Free photo matching and phone consultations are also available.

Already have sperm, oocytes or embryos cryo-preserved? Contact CryoGam for long-term storage pricing. CryoGam specializes in long term storage, shipping and transferring cryo-preserved specimens. You will be relieved to find out how easy and stress-free transfers can be.

CryoGam proudly serves the LGBT community. Visit www.cryogam.com to find out more information or call 970-667-9901 to speak with one of our helpful and knowledgeable staff members.

Let CryoGam help you on your journey towards family!


GIAMPOLO LAW GROUP

info@giampololaw.com
www.giampololaw.com

Angela, the founder of Giampolo Law Group, is an LGBTQ+ attorney dedicated to serving the LGBTQ+ community, and those who love us, for all of their legal needs. One of our most fundamental legal needs as LGBTQ+ folks is assistance in creating and protecting our families. Look no further, Giampolo Law Group is the go-to law firm for our community. We are driven, focused and passionate in serving the LGBTQ+ community and being a valuable resource to everyone.

Whether you're adopting a child, drafting a premarital agreement, updating your estate plan, negotiating a parenting plan or deciding whether to get married, you deserve an empathetic attorney by your side, and Angela is just that.

Angela helps you cut through the overwhelming noise involved in navigating family and estate planning.

Angela D. Giampolo, principal of Giampolo Law Group, is licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Arizona and specializes in LGBT law, business law, real estate law, and civil rights. Her website is www.giampololaw.com and you can contact her at info@giampololaw.com.


InVia Fertility Specialists

Hoffman Estates, Arlington Heights, Chicago, Crystal Lake, Northbrook, Peoria and Rockford, IL
www.inviafertility.com
(847)-884-8884

At InVia Fertility Specialists, we openly welcome, and have worked with, many LGBTQ+ couples and individuals. Nothing should stop any individual or couple who wants a family from achieving that dream, and we are here to help in any way that we can. Our fertility team is always available to give you guidance and information as you need it. This team includes not only the knowledgeable InVia Fertility Specialists staff, but also psychologists, legal experts, and egg donor and surrogate agencies.

The staff at InVia Fertility Specialists realize that there are often challenges endured by LGBTQ+ families, single parents and co-parents. InVia Fertility Specialists’ principal medical staff includes physicians who understand that patients need doctors who are not just experienced, but accessible, compassionate, and personable. There is a lot of confusion and information to be sorted through, from friends, family members, internet searches, and even from medical professionals. We at InVia Fertility Specialists would like to be your guides and provide a judgment free zone for you to feel safe and comfortable while going through this very important step toward building your family.


The Law Office of Jennifer P. Maas

The Law Office of Jennifer P. Maas, PLLC, is a family formation law firm dedicated to helping LGBTQ+ New Yorkers looking to form, expand and secure their families.

The law firm works with parents to secure their parental rights through Judgments of Parentage or Orders of Second or Step-Parent Adoption, having obtained Parentage Orders for many of the firm’s lesbian and non-binary clients throughout New York City, Long Island, and beyond. The firm works with LGBTQ+ clients to draft Embryo, Egg or Sperm Donation Agreements when working with known donors and reviews such Agreements on behalf of the donors themselves. Additionally, the law firm is operated by an attorney who formed her family using surrogacy and proudly represents intended parents seeking to build their families through the use of gestational surrogacy.

With locations in Manhattan and Long Island to conveniently meet clients when needed, the Law Firm takes a modern and compassionate approach to its practice by using technology and flexible hours to accommodate clients’ busy schedules. We pride ourselves on the limited need for in-person meetings while still providing comprehensive legal services and individualized attention.

Visit our website for more information, or contact us for a consultation!


OLEAGA LAW, LLC

Janene Oleaga, Esq.
Janene@NYreproductionlawyer.com
www.NYreproductionlawyer.com

Offices in Huntington, New York and Portland, Maine

254 Commercial Street, Suite 245, Portland, ME 04101 - (207) 200-6780
133 New York Avenue, Suite C, Huntington, NY 11743 - (631) 840-7967

Oleaga Law LLC is a boutique law firm dedicated to all aspects of family formation law. Representing LGBTQ individuals, intended parents, egg donors, sperm donors, and embryo donors, Janene's mission is to guide and protect your family as you navigate the world of assisted reproduction and adoption.

Janene is experienced with gestational carrier agreements, egg donation/sperm donation agreements, embryo disposition, embryo donation, and all methods of securing legal parentage including confirmatory adoptions, pre-birth/post-birth orders, and judgments of parentage.

Oleaga Law LLC serves clients in New York, Maine, and New Hampshire and international.


Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute

Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute

866-944-0440
www.pacificinvitro.com

Pacific In Vitro Fertilization Institute is Hawaii's first IVF clinic with some of the most experienced IVF doctors in Hawaii. Since 1985, we’ve quietly built a history of successful pregnancies for people who previously had no hope of bearing children on their own.

Today, Pacific In Vitro is led by a team of 2 board-certified physicians with decades of experience in IVF, reproductive endocrinology, fertility, and OB/GYN. Our team also consists of an on-site Ph.D. embryologist who is a board-certified laboratory director. Together, the physicians, laboratory director, nurses, office, and lab staff work closely together to ensure the highest level of individualized care for you.


Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey

REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCE CENTER OF NEW JERSEY

732-918-2500
www.fertilitynj.com

The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey is a leading provider of advanced reproductive technologies. This state-of-the-art facility offers comprehensive care and all of the latest infertility treatments, ranging from in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination to drug therapies and tubal reversal. The physicians at RSCNJ have specialty training in both male and female infertility and are widely recognized for their expertise and success in assisting reproduction. Our experienced staff fully understands the difficult emotional and medical challenges that confront infertility patients. They strive to make patients feel calm, comfortable, and confident throughout their course of treatment.

The Reproductive Science Center of New Jersey seeks to meet the special needs of each couple experiencing fertility problems. Our patients are made to feel like guests in our home, and the entire RSC staff takes part in the emotional journey. We have expanded our office hours to meet the needs of your busy schedule by offering convenient evening and weekend office hours. Our center offers free phone consultations and free second opinions. We will go to any extent to answer all your questions, allay all fears, share with you the joys and disappointments of the infertility process, and help identify the best treatment to help you get pregnant. If you’re ready to start on the road to parenthood, we can help.


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SeedTrust Escrow, LLC

https://www.seedtrustescrow.com/

SeedTrust is the leading technology-enabled escrow fund manager for egg donation and surrogacy. At SeedTrust, we endeavor to help families grow and reduce the financial stress of the escrow process by providing secure, transparent, affordable, and reliable escrow services to intended parents, surrogates, and egg donors throughout their collaborative reproductive arrangements, allowing parents and surrogates to focus on what matters most — building families.

The SeedTrust team provides expertise in managing escrow funds with specialized knowledge of the surrogacy process. Our confidential and easy-to-use online portal ensures that all payments are managed and distributed securely and on schedule, with communication and support throughout the process.

Our simple, secure online platform is supported by best-in-class technology that creates a simple, transparent process—providing the intended parents, egg donor, surrogate, and the agency immediate access to their entire case file online, as well as real-time updates on account balances, payments, and disbursement requests.

SeedTrust escrow funds are bonded, insured, and securely held in an attorney-managed trust account. Disbursement requests are processed within 24 hours, payments are direct-deposited, and notifications are sent instantly via email.

SeedTrust inspires trust and peace of mind—allowing everyone involved to focus on their family-building journey. Schedule a chat with one of our ART Escrow Consultants today!


SHINING LIGHT BABY

https://shininglightbaby.com/

Shining Light Baby is a Surrogacy agency specializing in family creation through Third Party Reproductive assistance. Shining Light Baby works with same sex couples, single Intended Parents, heterosexual couples, and people of every race, religion and ethnic background. We are here to lead you step by step to your happy outcome with thorough attentiveness and dedication to your journey.

Shining Light Baby is committed to ensuring each person who works with our agency has a fulfilling, smooth and positive experience. Surrogates and Intended Parents with our program will receive the care and guidance needed so that everyone may enjoy the stages of their journey and know important details are being handled. We are your Team, working towards our mutual goal of bringing new and precious life into the world.

We look forward to joining together, please contact us Vicky@shininglightbaby.com and Mariana@shininglightbaby.com to take your first step towards reaching your dream.


THE VALLEY HOSPITAL FERTILITY CENTER

www.ValleyIVF.com
201-634-5400

At The Valley Hospital Fertility Center, we feel privileged to help people on their path to parenthood, including our friends and neighbors in the LGBT community. Here, gay and lesbian individuals and couples can expect compassionate, respectful fertility care from experts who understand both the joys and complexities of building a family.

Intended parents can depend on the Fertility Center for help in exploring possible fertility avenues, including third-party reproduction services (donor sperm, donor egg, and/or gestational carrier) used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization or intrauterine insemination.

We know that the road to building a family isn’t always an easy one. Our staff is always available to help make your experience less stressful—whether you need clinical information about your chosen service, financial answers from our billing coordinator, or simply a reassuring shoulder to lean on.

We’re so happy to partner with you on the journey to parenthood—and we’ll be with you every step of the way.

 

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