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Everyone should have the choice to have if they want to, and Progyny recognizes that the path to parenthood is not the same for everyone. Both can impact your ability to have genetically-related children in the future. To find out more, we spoke to Dr. Pang has been treating gay and transgender people since Here, he discusses options for preserving your fertility and building your family before and after transitioning, when you feel comfortable to do so. Pang suggests starting a conversation with your physician about freezing your eggs or sperm before undergoing treatment — surgery or hormonal.
If you and your partner desire to use your own tissue, both sperm and eggs, then you may be able to benefit from intrauterine insemination IUI. If neither you or your partner wish to carry a pregnancy, if neither are able to, you can look into whether or not a gestational carrier is right for you. Egg donation and sperm donation are both available as options and are increasingly affordable and easily accessible. Check to see if your insurance plan includes coverage for donor tissue. Reciprocal IVF may be a great option as it allows one partner to carry the embryo. Reciprocal IVF is often a great option as both partners can be involved in the process.
Partner A can provide their eggs while Partner B can carry the pregnancy. The best first step is to sit down with a reproductive endocrinologist to discuss your options. Most of time, when HRT is stopped, some treatment may be possible. This is something you would need to explore with a trusted physician. But, asking a transgender person to stop their transitional therapy is also asking them not to be themselves.
Some transgender people, for example, may be reluctant to stop their therapy because it can be psychologically distressing. Whichever you decide, we recommend that you work with a therapist in conjunction with your reproductive endocrinologist. Egg and sperm donation are both options to build your family. Transgender children are coming out and transitioning at younger ages as our society is slowly becoming more accepting. If you have under the age of 18 who is considering transitioning, there are options for preserving their fertility.
If the child is post-pubertal, eggs or sperm can be retrieved and frozen. Because these medications block specific hormones needed for reproductive growth during puberty, it will present a huge challenge in creating viable egg and sperm in the future. Safety is our main concern. You want a practice whose entire staff is welcoming and culturally sensitive, that cares about you and your family building outcomes. Jovana Lekovich is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist.
Lekovich is an assistant clinical professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, where she specializes in treating all aspects of reproductive medicine and infertility, including conditions such as amenorrhea, polycystic ovary syndrome, and diminished ovarian reserve with ovulation induction, intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection and preimplantation genetic testing of embryos.
She also uses minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy and hysteroscopy to treat a variety of surgical conditions including endometriosis and uterine factor infertility. Your Options Pre-Transition Pang suggests starting a conversation with your physician about freezing your eggs or sperm before undergoing treatment — surgery or hormonal. Options for Children Under 18 Transgender children are coming out and transitioning at younger ages as our society is slowly becoming more accepting. Finding the Right Doctor Safety is our main concern. This is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
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Fertility options for transgender persons