Path2Parenthood will; host a free, educational event aimed at providing information about pregnancy and family-building options for lesbian couples interested in having children. Topics will include how to find, choose and work with known and unknown sperm donors as well as choosing at home or medical office insemination. Other topics will also cover how to handle the emotional and legal concerns of building a family.
Faculty for the event include Dr. Angeline Beltsos and Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs of Fertility Centers of Illinois, Scott Brown of California Cryobank and Julie M. Tavoso of Law Offices of Julie M. Tavoso, LLC, both of whom, have helped many lesbians realize their dream of parenthood. They believe that information and knowledge can help those who want to become parents make educated decisions.
“Our goal is to help you achieve your dream of parenthood safely and securely,” stated Dr. Beltsos, while Jacobs stressed the importance of knowing all options and making the decisions that are right for each couple.
Fertility Centers of Illinois is one of the leading fertility treatment practices in the country, providing advanced reproductive endocrinology services in the Chicago area for more than 30 years. Services, include a comprehensive range of fertility treatment options such as intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization, donor egg, gestational carrier, and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, as well as extensive resources to address financial and emotional needs. It also takes great pride in the fact that all staff including physicians, embryologists and support personnel are stringently chosen based on educational background, medical skills and their ability to collaborate. extensive resources to address financial and emotional needs.
FCI has 10 offices conveniently located throughout the Chicagoland area (Buffalo Grove, Chicago/River North, Crystal Lake, Glenview, Highland Park, Hoffman Estates, Lindenhurst, Warrenville, Oakbrook Terrace, and Orland Park).FCI is a member of the Attain Fertility Network which provides discounted fertility treatment programs. For more information visit www.fcionline.com
This special Gay Women’s Gathering will take place on Thursday, August 20th, at Women & Children First, located at 5233 N. Clark, Chicago, IL 60640 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. While there is no charge for the event, registration is preferred and seating is limited. educational evening. For more information and to reserve your seat please contact Corey Whelan at Corey@Path2Parenthood.org.