There are more ways than ever for LGBT+ people to become parents

There are many different ways to have a family if you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or non-binary.

The national NHS website has produced new guidance for LGBT+ parents, including the various different options available to become pregnant and be a parent.

This covers options including

  • donor insemination
  • IUI (intrauterine insemination)
  • surrogacy
  • adoption or fostering
  • co-parenting

It also includes advice about testosterone and different options for feeding your baby.

It's important that we know what matters to you during you pregnancy. Your Journey to Parenthood is a personalised care plan that allows you to record your expectations about being pregnant, giving birth and becoming a parent.