Donor Sperm

2016 EBook: About Sperm and Sperm Banks

The 2016 Choice Moms Sperm Guide (40 pages) offers everything you need to know about sperm and sperm banks, but might not know to ask. Such as: An at-a-glance comparative chart of policies and prices at 11 sperm banks — number of donors, guaranteed motility count, family donor limit, price, shipping costs How Choice Moms choose…

SPOTLIGHT CANADA: Outreach Health Services

This is excerpted from our 2016 E-guide “Choice Moms: Canada — insights and resources,” sponsored by Outreach Health Services, which provides sperm donation options throughout Canada. Section 1: Where Do I Begin? by Heather Brooks, Outreach Health Services, CreatingCanadianFamilies.ca So… here you are. You are at the point in your fertility treatment where you are exploring…

PODCAST: Finding a sperm bank

http://www.SeattleSpermBank.com

ChoiceMoms.org has a lot of information about finding a sperm bank and using donor sperm.” use the Search function and the Category list at right. [See also our Eguide about choosing a sperm bank.] There are important changes needed, and slowly happening, in the donor sperm industry. On this Choice Chat show from 2008 I talk with three people…

PODCAST: Meeting Half-Siblings and Donors

In these highly popular Choice Chat shows, I talked with people who have special knowledge about what happens AFTER donor-conceived baby turns into a curious child and AFTER sperm donors evolve into curious adults who wonder about the offspring that resulted. Most of these shows — which include information about meeting half-siblings and donors —…

Want to know about sperm donors?

This website has an extensive library of resources about sperm donors and the sperm donation process. Here are the highlights. STEP 1: Explore Options There are many types of sperm donors. Your first step will be to explore the options and decide what is right for you: anonymous, known/direct, open-identity I tend to recommend finding an open-identity…

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Seattle Sperm Bank policies

The Choice Chat podcast library of 50-plus shows have more than 63,000 downloads. Thanks to Seattle Sperm Bank for enabling me to continue hosting the episodes, through its multi-year sponsorship. If you’re shopping for a sperm bank, this podcast interview will help you understand the types of policies — about open-identity, family limits, and quality/return rules — that you…

PODCAST: Genetic testing of sperm donors

In this conversation with GenePeeks co-founder Anne Morriss, we talk about: the rare genetic issue that led her to create the company what new technology enables geneticists to do — and not do walk through the nature of recessive genes learn how GenePeeks weeds out about 15 percent of sperm donors whose particular combination with…

Shipping Sperm to Home

We asked a few sperm depositories about their policy on shipping sperm to home locations instead of to doctors clinics. NOTE: See also the 2016 Choice Mom E-guide: About Sperm and the E-guide: Home Insemination The Sperm Bank of California: We have always shipped to womenʼs homes for home insemination or just if they prefer…