A gay and lesbian pregnancy and parenting is different. Choosing to become a parent in a gay or lesbian relationship is a big decision. Once the parents have chosen to expand their family there are several options for the pregnancy.
Remember Giuliana and Bill Rancic? How could you forget! The pair
has become the poster duo for fertility and women’s health issues,
from IVF to breast cancer, as a result of sharing their struggles on
their reality show, Giuliana and Bill.
The Turkey Baster Method is the most common way of artificial insemination to get pregnant and have an artificial insemination at home. More often than not you do NOT actually use a turkey baster but a disposable syringe.
There are many women out there who fight with the fact that they cannot have a baby after a partial hysterectomy, but that did not stop Chris Daughtry and his wife.
Gay and lesbian couples may choose surrogacy as an alternative to pregnancy or adoption. Surrogate mothers carry a child with the sole intention of allowing the gay or lesbian couple to adopt the child(ren) after birth.
In the past 10 to 15 years, gay couples have gradually become a
significant part of the foster care and adoption system. At first,
lesbians were the only gay parents to adopt, but gay men soon started
easing social workers into the idea that gay men can be parents too.
One of the hottest debates in regards to gay and lesbian parenting include potential child development issues. There have been at least five major studies that have proven gay and lesbian parenting has no negative effects on child development.