In Connecticut, intended parents can establish legal parentage through a pre-birth order, which is typically allowed under state law. Following a 2011 Connecticut Supreme Court decision, Vital Records may not refuse to list a non-biological parent on a birth certificate. Consequently, pre-birth parentage orders are typically granted in most instances. This includes cases where the intended parent(s) may be single or part of a couple, married or unmarried, heterosexual or same-sex, and regardless of their biological relationship to the child. It’s recommended to work with an attorney specializing in reproductive law to navigate these processes effectively.