Reproductive Life Planning and Pregnancy for Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Communities

July 19-20, 2023 (noon-4 p.m.; noon-4:30 p.m. ET)


Population Dynamics Branch (PDB), Division of Extramural Research (DER), NICHD; Office of Research on Women’s Health, Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office, and Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, within the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Director, NIH




This virtual 2-day workshop focuses on reproductive health research specific to SGM communities, including existing knowledge, research and training gaps related to the reproductive life planning, and health needs of SGM individuals.

The workshop will highlight the following four focus areas, each inclusive of individuals across the reproductive life course:

  • Reproductive health data collection among SGM individuals
  • Inclusive contraceptive education and care
  • Pregnancy through assisted reproductive technologies
  • Inclusive perinatal care

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this activity should contact Amy Buckley at or 703-606-0066 at least 5 days in advance.

More Information


For program-related questions:
Emma Carpenter

Ronna Popkin, PDB, DER, NICHD

Please note: Views expressed during NICHD-sponsored events do not necessarily reflect the opinions or the official positions of NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
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