Many LGBT+ parents have to seek fertility treatment or surrogacy abroad. And COVID-19 is leaving some stranded or unable to attend their child’s birth.
In one particular case, a gay nurse fighting COVID-19 in France is worried he won’t be able to be at his child’s birth. He and his husband are expecting a little daughter in Oregon in May. But travel between France and the US is no longer possible.
The Network of European LGBTIQ Families Associations (NELFA) has shared some of the stories today.
The organization admits that the coronavirus is affecting everyone. However, it warns some rainbow families are facing additional problems’.