FAMILY: More female same-sex couples are using IVF to start families

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“New figures indicate that IVF has moved on from only being a treatment option for heterosexual couples with a fertility problem” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Heterosexual couples have used IVF for decades and still account for around 90% of all fertility patients, however a recent report from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority [….]

FAMILY: One in three LGBTQI adopters say their sexual orientation is a barrier

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Research from New Family Social reveals that LGBTQI couples currently family-finding are facing huge struggles  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM According to brand new research conducted by New Family Social, the UK’s charity for LGBTQI adopters and foster carers, 28% of LGBTQI adopters currently waiting to be matched with a child say that their [….]

FAMILY: About the men behind sperm donations

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“Not every man is qualified to become a sperm donor” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL For many same-sex couples, using a sperm donor is one of the preferred options when it comes to creating a family. Cryos, located in Denmark, is the world’s largest sperm bank with more than 1,000 donors online. But who are these male donors [….]

FAMILY: Women today want personal information about their sperm donor’s

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Today, more and more women are choosing sperm donors with an extended profile and buy access to photos of the donor as an adult. BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL In the last three years Cryos has experienced an increased demand for ID-Release donors (also known as non-anonymous/open donors) with extended profiles. These profiles contain a lot of [….]

SCREEN: Jake and Hannah Graf’s journey to parenthood premieres tonight on Channel 4

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Our Baby: A Modern Miracle is a fascinating documentary exploring a transgender couple’s journey to becoming parents  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Starting a family can be a difficult process for many people, but especially so when both parents are transgender.  Jake and Hannah Graf, the most high-profile transgender couple in the UK, welcomed their first child, [….]

FAMILY: Q&A video with Lisa from Teddy Has Two Mams

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“We always knew that we wanted children and the clock was ticking – loud and clear” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Lisa and Lynsey are married and they live in London together with their son Teddy. On their YouTube channel, Teddy Has Two Mams, the couple share their experiences on fertility treatment, pregnancy and family life.  Cryos [….]

FAMILY: Helpful resources for your donor journey

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“Our wish is to make your dream of a family come true” BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL At Cryos we strongly believe in everyone’s right to choose their own journey to parenthood and on our website we have heightened focus on supporting LGBTQI families. Our wish is to make your dream of a family come true. As [….]