Artificial insemination is an affordable fertility treatment for any family. Couples and individuals wishing to use a sperm donor can purchase sperm from an anonymous donor in a sperm bank or can either ask a friend or relative to donate. Sperm donation in the USA is mainly controlled by large sperm banks. Donor sperm selection Patients may use sperm from any licensed sperm bank. For your convenience, cryobanks will ship frozen sperm overnight directly to our clinic. Ovulatory stimulating drugs such as Clomiphene or injectable gonadotropins may be prescribed. Search our sperm donor database for FREE or, you can upgrade for full access to our donor profiles -- start your search.
This sample is pre-washed by the cryobank before freezing. Many children are conceived each year through the use of donor sperm. Preparing for donor insemination We have found that many of our patients who chose to use donor sperm benefit from speaking with a counselor or psychologist prior to beginning treatment. Be sure to check the post thaw quality of the sample as well, and work with banks that provide a minimum of 15 million total motile sperm per vial after thawing for IUI.
A trusted resource for women planning alternative families. The final screening appointment will include a complete physical examination and collection of sperm, urine and blood for comprehensive testing. These conversations will allow patients and their partners the opportunity to discuss factors they may not have considered including donor selection, disclosure to family, etc. Preparing for donor insemination We have found that many of our patients who chose to use donor sperm benefit from speaking with a counselor or psychologist prior to beginning treatment.
Our latest blog post explores the lifestyle factors that impact sperm quality. Donor Communication Options With Offspring Some of our donors choose to be completely anonymous and have no future contact with offspring conceived from their sperm donations. He is funny, outgoing and loves film, comedy and hiking. Donor This donor is pursuing his advanced degree in psychology and aspires to be a family therapist. Sperm Donation in San Francisco, California. In short, a sperm donor is tested for a number of infectious diseases in compliance with state and federal regulations, the semen sample is frozen and quarantined for days, and the donor is retested.