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Sperm Donation vs. Adoption

The choice between sperm donation and adoption can be a difficult one, made more complex based on your individual circumstances. However, there are a few key points about each process that you should consider when making your decision. Adoption Can Give a Better Life to a Child in Need One advantag ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation vs. Adoption

The choice between sperm donation and adoption can be a difficult one, made more complex based on your individual circumstances. However, there are a few key points about each process that you should consider when making your decision. Adoption Can Give a Better Life to a Child in Need One advantag ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation Process for Donors

Sperm donation is a complex process that will involve several stages. The entire process can take up to 6 months, due to fact that the HIV test that has to be taken twice. If you are interested in donating semen, you should get informed on what happens starting from the first stage to the actual pr ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation Process for Donors

Sperm donation is a complex process that will involve several stages. The entire process can take up to 6 months, due to fact that the HIV test that has to be taken twice. If you are interested in donating semen, you should get informed on what happens starting from the first stage to the actual pr ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: 3 Alternatives to Using Donated Sperm

Sperm donation offers women and couples a chance to conceive a child when no male partner is present, or when the male partner experiences infertility issues. However, donation is not the only option for welcoming a child into your life. 1. Adoption Adoption allows you to welcome a child into your ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: 3 Alternatives to Using Donated Sperm

Sperm donation offers women and couples a chance to conceive a child when no male partner is present, or when the male partner experiences infertility issues. However, donation is not the only option for welcoming a child into your life. 1. Adoption Adoption allows you to welcome a child into your ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Dealing with the Child's Desire to Know Their Genetic Father

Sperm donation may be, in your case, the most effective--or in some cases, only--method through which you can conceive a child, but a likely result of this decision is that your child may feel compelled to form a connection with his biological father at some point in the future. Approaching this su ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Dealing with the Child's Desire to Know Their Genetic Father

Sperm donation may be, in your case, the most effective--or in some cases, only--method through which you can conceive a child, but a likely result of this decision is that your child may feel compelled to form a connection with his biological father at some point in the future. Approaching this su ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Anonymous vs. Known Donation

Sperm donation is the best way for a man to assist another couple in becoming pregnant. Donation usually occurs at a clinic that assumes responsibility for the sperm and maintains records of donors to be reviewed by possible recipients. Donation, however, can be anonymous or known, meaning that the ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Anonymous vs. Known Donation

Sperm donation is the best way for a man to assist another couple in becoming pregnant. Donation usually occurs at a clinic that assumes responsibility for the sperm and maintains records of donors to be reviewed by possible recipients. Donation, however, can be anonymous or known, meaning that the ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Agencies vs. Banks

Sperm donation may be performed through a bank or an agency. For the women or couples that consider artificial insemination and require sperm, there will be 2 options to get the sperm from: the banks and the sperm agencies. Sperm Banks A sperm bank, also known as a cryobank, is a facility where spe ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Agencies vs. Banks

Sperm donation may be performed through a bank or an agency. For the women or couples that consider artificial insemination and require sperm, there will be 2 options to get the sperm from: the banks and the sperm agencies. Sperm Banks A sperm bank, also known as a cryobank, is a facility where spe ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Donor Selection

Sperm donation allows a woman or infertile couple to conceive a child. Choosing which donor to use, though, is a serious decision. While the clinic or bank from where you are obtaining sperm most likely has detailed information on all their donors, what to look for in each packet can still be confu ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation: Donor Selection

Sperm donation allows a woman or infertile couple to conceive a child. Choosing which donor to use, though, is a serious decision. While the clinic or bank from where you are obtaining sperm most likely has detailed information on all their donors, what to look for in each packet can still be confu ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation and Rhesus Incompatibility

Some of those who are looking at sperm donation as a way to facilitate conception or IVF (in vitro fertilization) may be wondering about how rhesus incompatibility should be considered. The medical community has responded to the risks surrounding this blood-related condition to make pregnancies saf ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation and Rhesus Incompatibility

Some of those who are looking at sperm donation as a way to facilitate conception or IVF (in vitro fertilization) may be wondering about how rhesus incompatibility should be considered. The medical community has responded to the risks surrounding this blood-related condition to make pregnancies saf ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation Myths and Facts

Sperm donation and artificial insemination was virtually unheard of by the general public until the first comprehensive report was published in the British Medical Journal in 1954. In 1965, the first commercial sperm banks opened in  Japan and Iowa, two decades after the pioneering work of Jer ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation Myths and Facts

Sperm donation and artificial insemination was virtually unheard of by the general public until the first comprehensive report was published in the British Medical Journal in 1954. In 1965, the first commercial sperm banks opened in  Japan and Iowa, two decades after the pioneering work of Jer ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation and Sex Selection

Sperm donation makes it possible for couples that have male fertility problems to conceive using sperm from a donor. The sperm is collected from donors that are screened before they donate, and then couples may buy sperm vials that can be used during an artificial insemination procedure. Some coupl ...Continue Reading

Sperm Donation and Sex Selection

Sperm donation makes it possible for couples that have male fertility problems to conceive using sperm from a donor. The sperm is collected from donors that are screened before they donate, and then couples may buy sperm vials that can be used during an artificial insemination procedure. Some coupl ...Continue Reading

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