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LGBTQ+ fertility treatment options – how to navigate and self-advocate, in 2024

23 Jun 2024

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What to know about LGBTQ+ fertility treatment options, right now

In this episode, we’re joined by Consultant in Reproductive Medicine at TFP Fertility, Dr Chantal Simonis.

Pride is every day here at TRB, but we are currently in the middle of June, which means it’s officially Pride Month!

To mark the occasion and help us all get informed, we asked Dr Simonis about the latest in treatment options, as well as how you can navigate and self-advocate during your fertility journey, if you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community.

Where are we at, in Pride 2024?

Listen to the podcast for the expert perspective, plus answers to:

  • What are some of the most recent advancements in LGBTQ+ fertility treatment options, for both individuals and couples?
  • What are some of the unique challenges faced when seeking treatment, and what are the top tips for navigating them?
  • How (and why) should LGBTQ+ couples advocate for themselves during treatment? 

We also chat through all things treatment at TFP Fertility, including:

  • How TFP Fertility creates an inclusive and supportive environment for LGBTQ+ patients
  • The role of donor eggs and sperm, and what to consider
  • Accessing mental health and emotional support during treatment
  • Advice for getting started

Ready to get started with treatment, or need more info? To hit go on donor conception, or any of the other topics we chat through in the podcast, connect with the amazing team at TFP Fertility – they’re always happy to answer your questions, and offer tailored support.

Want to hear more from TFP Fertility? Read this deep dive next: Egg and sperm donor UK Q&A

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