Fertility event promises to help thousands of same-sex couples

My Future Family Fertility returns to London next month


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The My Future Family Fertility Show has promised to help thousands of lesbians and bisexual women start their family when it returns to London next month.

 

This one-day event, the culmination of Alternative Family Week, will give a special focus to same-sex couples who want to make their dream of starting a family a reality.

 

Organisers say there is not enough support for lesbians and bisexual women looking to start a family and they want to put that right, offering expert advice to would-be parents on adoption, fostering, surrogacy, IVF and co-parenting from over 30 exhibitors.

 

My Future Family Show organiser Sarah Garrett MBE said: “The My Future Family Show offers honest, expert advice about realistic, achievable routes to parenthood for people from all walks of live.

 

“There’s lots of help out there for people who want it – almost too much – so we try to bring it all under one roof. Attendees can be assured of a safe, relaxing environment where they can have an honest chat about their options.”

 

Event organiser Sarah Garrett MBE

 

Entry to the My Future Family Show is free, offering access to all exhibitors and information. For £10, guests can bag a one-to-one expert consultation, as well as fast-track access to seminars and panel discussions.

 

The event takes place on 23 September, between 10am-4pm, at the Grand Connaught Rooms in central London.

 

Among the 30+ exhibitors is the London Women’s Clinic, which helps same-sex couples and single women overcome difficulties with conception and pregnancy.

 

Dawson Cornwell; experts in the legal issues around creating families by alternative means, information service First4Adoption, Fertility Road; a leading magazine on fertility, and P3, an organisation which helps LGBT professionals who want to become parents, will also be present.

 

Attendees will be able to get advice on everything from IVF support to finding sperm or egg donors. An exhibition titled Timeless will educate people about fertility, while the event will also feature an interactive mindfulness pod and pop-up talks on alternative therapies and their place on the fertility journey.

 

For more information, visit myfuturefamily.org.uk

 

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