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The team at Long Island IVF strives to provide all couples and individuals with the support, technology, and personalized medical care needed to start a family. If you plan on transitioning and wish to have a genetic link to your children, a consultation with one of our reproductive endocrinologists is recommended as a first step. This way, we can work together to find a plan that includes the assisted reproductive procedures for your specific needs.

Based on your needs, the treatment options outlined here may be offered to you. We understand that the information can be overwhelming. Our team of experts are there to guide you through your options every step of the way.

1. Female to male (partnered with female)

If you were assigned female at birth and you would like to have a genetically-linked baby someday, you will need to utilize the eggs that you were born with. Here are your options (provided that there are no egg, uterine, or tubal issues present):


2. Female to male (partnered with male)

If you were assigned female at birth and you would like to have a genetically-linked baby someday, you will need to utilize the eggs that you were born with. Here are your options (provided that there are no egg, uterine, or tubal issues present):

  • IUI or IVF using donor or a partner’s sperm and carrying the baby yourself before transitioning.
  • Have IVF using donor or partner’s sperm before transitioning and freeze all the embryos for future use—they can be transferred to your uterus or a gestational carrier’s uterus before transitioning or to a gestational carrier’s uterus before or after transitioning.
  • Freeze your eggs for future use—they can be thawed/ fertilized with donor or a partner’s sperm as needed and transferred to your uterus or a gestational carrier’s uterus before transitioning or to a gestational carrier’s uterus after transitioning.


3. Male to female (partnered with female)

If you were assigned male at birth and you would like to have a genetically-linked baby someday, you will need to use your sperm to make the genetic connection. Here are your options:

4. Male to female (partnered with male)

If you were assigned male at birth and you would like to have a genetically-linked baby someday, you will need to use your sperm to make the genetic connection. Here are your options:

• It is recommended that you freeze your sperm before beginning hormonal treatment or transitioning
• IVF procedure using your sperm from before transitioning as well as using an egg donor and a gestational carrier

About Long Island IVF

We understand that you’re looking for knowledgeable fertility specialists who will embrace your individuality and guide you through your journey to become parents. We are proud to have over 30 years of experience providing patients with a wide range of safe, advanced infertility technologies and treatments—personalized for your needs by our expert team of reproductive endocrinologists. Our centers meet the highest national standards for clinical fertility services and are conveniently located with ample parking. To accommodate your schedule, many of our of centers are open for early morning and late evening appointments. Learn more about Long Island IVF.

Our Donor Programs

Long Island IVF offers a suite of advanced donor programs to help our patients with their donor egg/sperm or egg donor needs. To learn more about our donor program, please contact Vicky Loveland at (631)768-8798 or victorial@longislandivf.com.

We look forward to meeting you!

If you are interested in more information about how Long Island IVF can help you start your family, please call us at (877) 838-BABY or schedule a complimentary consultation.