Dating back to 1982, Maybe Baby is a proven, multi-week course designed for prospective LGBTQ+ parents interested in learning more about the options for building a family.
The classes cover a wide range of topics including:
Decision Making and “Readiness for Parenthood”
Bringing Baby Home: Post-Partum Considerations
Assisted Reproductive Technology
Creating Family Across Race & Culture
Foster Care/Creating Family with Older Children
Prepare for LGBTQ+ Familyhood Legally – Things You Need to Know!
Financial Considerations, Including Debt, Expense, Insurance and Talking with Your Employer About Benefits
The Joys & Challenges of being LGBTQ+ Parents
Parent Panel: Hear from Maybe Baby Alum! LGBTQ+ Parents Share Their Journies, and YOU Get to Ask Them Questions
The class is designed to provide a balance of active discussion and sharing, as well as gain practical information that helps set the foundation for moving forward.
Perhaps the most profound difference of Maybe Baby, is how this program was designed as a safe, supportive space created by the LGBTQ+ community, for the LGBTQ+ community. All of us. There is a distinct difference between this and “gay friendly” workshops.
Maybe Baby classes are offered throughout the year, and typically meet Sunday afternoons.
The cost includes one-year membership at the Member level in Rainbow Families. For current members who register, the registration cost for the Maybe Baby class is reduced.
View our Calendar of Events tab for upcoming dates and more information. You may also email us with questions.