Dr. Mark Leondires, a leading advocate for LGBTQ family-building equality, Medical Director and Founder of RMA of Connecticut and Gay Parents to Be, a leading global organization in LGBTQ family-building, busts five common myths to LGBTQ parenting joins eHealth Radio and the Health News Channel.
- Many believe adoption is the only way for same sex LGBTQ single people and couples to have children. Is this true?
- Is it possible for both intended parents in a same-sex relationship to be genetically related to the same child?
- Do all sperm and egg donors have to stay anonymous?
- What should you base your choice of sperm or egg donor on besides looks?
- Are surrogates, also known as gestational carriers, related to the child she carries?
Dr. Mark P. Leondires is the Founder, Medical Director and Partner in reproductive endocrinology at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) and Gay Parents To Be (GPTB). He is board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. In addition to serving as Chair of ASRM's LGBTQ Special Interest Group, he is currently a member of Resolve's Physician Council. Dr. Leondires has been selected as a Castle Connolly "Top Doctor" in CT & NY for five consecutive years.
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