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Hello, I am wondering if any of you can guide me in the right direction. I am a gay man wanting my own child. I want to find an egg donor while fertilizing the egg with my own sperm. My sister has agreed to carry. I don't know where to start, who to contact, costs, etc. I live in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. Any direction and guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


A: Response from Kim Bergman

Hi There--that is so exciting!! I have a great person for you go contact and I'm sure he will be a huge help. His name is Steve Snyder and you can reach him at Steven H. Snyder, Esq. Steven H. Snyder & Assoc., LLC 11270 86th Ave. N. Maple Grove, MN 55369 (763) 420-6700 steve@snyderlawfirm.com He is an attorney in your area who specializes in this area and he is an all around great guy. Wishing you lots of luck on your journey to becoming a daddy!!

 
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Kim Bergman

Kim Bergman

Kim Bergman, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist of 20 years, has specialized in the area of gay and lesbian parenting, parenting by choice and third party assisted reproduction for the last two decades. Dr. Bergman has created a comprehensive psychological screening, support and monitoring process for parents, surrogates and donors.


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Michael Doyle

Michael Doyle

Dr. Doyle is the founder and medical director of Connecticut Fertility Associates, which he started in 1991 shortly after completing his advanced fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at Yale University.
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Scott Brown

Scott Brown

As Director of Client Experience for the California Cryobank, Scott Brown strives to personalize and humanize the experience of using donor sperm for his clients. A regular speaker at LGBT family planning seminars around the country, Scott specializes in helping lesbian couples find the ideal anonymous sperm donor to help grow their families.
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