Mommies & Mamas 2B

Mommies & Mamas 2B

Please note this course used to be known as Dykes Planning Tykes – the course will be offered in Winter 2018 under the new name for the first time.

  • DPTicon

  • A twelve week or one weekend course for lesbian, gay, bi, and queer women who are considering parenthood. This content of this course emphasizes insemination with donor sperm and includes some information about adoption.

    Through selected resources and discussions with industry guests, parents, partners and peers, explore practical, emotional, social, ethical, financial, medical and legal issues related to becoming a parent. Find information, clarify needs and decisions, and build community.

    Topics Include:

          • Fertility awareness, insemination procedures and pre-natal care options
          • Everything you ever wanted to ask about sperm
          • Parenting arrangements
          • Adoption 101
          • The Heart Connection: Non-biological and adoptive parenting
          • Legal Issues
          • Self-Advocacy: Building our
          • confidence and our communities
          • What about the kids?
          • Next steps

Upcoming Offerings:

Current listings are on our What’s On page.

LGBTQ family planning courses are developed in partnership with collaborators in the broader community.

The courses are programs of the LGBTQ Parenting Network at Sherbourne Health Centre.