June is LGBT Pride Month, and Fertility Solutions joins the LGBTQ community in celebrating gay pride in New England and throughout the country.
Fertility Solutions is a strong supporter of the LGBTQ community and has helped to build families for gay and lesbian couples in need of third-party reproductive services such as intrauterine insemination (IUI), in vitro fertilization (IVF), egg donation and gestational surrogacy. LGBT family building is one of the pillars of our affordable treatment options, and we look forward to continuing our work with same-sex couples.
“My partner and I are so very grateful to Fertility Solutions for the warmth and guidance you have given to us these past few months while we were trying to create a family.”
LGBTQ Pride in Massachusetts
Boston Pride Week kicked off on June 5 and continues until the June 14 with a full range of celebratory, educational and commemorative events. There are many meaningful ways you can show your support for gay pride, whether as a member of the LGBTQ community, an ally or a member of the fertility community. In many ways, the fertility community and the LGBTQ community experience the same needs – both can require third-party reproductive services to build their families. Let’s join together to celebrate the many advances that have occurred in order to make modern family building possible for everyone.
“Thank you, Dr. Anania, for supporting the lesbian community. When my wife and I decided to have children, we were very scared of how to go about it and how we would be treated. Your very professional staff and very caring center gave us the courage to go forward and create life. Many thanks to you and Fertility Solutions.”
Here is one great way you can support the LGBTQ community during Pride Month and all year-round:
Support Legislation for Expanded Fertility Insurance Coverage
Currently, Massachusetts enforces a state mandate that requires insurance companies to cover many, but not all, fertility treatments. For example, services like surrogacy and experimental infertility procedures are not currently required to be covered under the mandate.
For those who wish to have a child but require the help of a gestational surrogate (including same-sex male partners), this lack of coverage may cause financial strain. Writing to your state representatives and encouraging an expansion of the current mandate is a great way to support these couples and individuals.