Tag Archive for California Cryobank

Thawing sperm and testing its motility

A woman asked on the discussion board: “Does anyone know how important it is that you have a doctor who is experienced in handling frozen sperm and the cryopack, and warming the little guys up? My first two attempts were the first two times my clinic has ever handled frozen sperm, in our little town…

Getting a sperm bank refund

What do you do if your doctor tests the thawed sperm and discovers that the count seems low? Can you get a refund? One woman on the Choice Mom board reported that she requested a refund, only to find that she was given a 40% refund for a low-count vial, instead of 100%, because the…

Understanding sperm count

NOTE: See also the 37-page 2015 Choice Mom E-Guide: About Sperm. The guide includes a comparison chart of more than 10 banks, include their guaranteed motility counts (which vary based on whether a vial is used for IUI or IVF). If you are purchasing frozen sperm, how can you be assured of getting the sperm…