LGBTQ2SIA+ family building: How this Victoria couple is navigating their fertility journey (Victoria Times Colonist)

July 05, 2023

Victoria couple Kelsey and Lauren were married in August 2022 and, like many newlyweds, they didn’t want to waste any time in trying to start a family.


“From day one, we knew without a doubt that we wanted to be parents. We were both so passionate about the idea of raising children, and the love we had found in one another just deepened so dramatically once we began discussing our options for starting a family,” says Lauren.


As a same sex couple, they required the support of a fertility clinic to get pregnant and were referred to Olive Fertility Centre Victoria in September 2022. 


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