Tag Archive for open-identity

Spotlight: NW Cryobank (eggs)

NWCryobank.com

NW Cryobank became an advertiser in 2014 for our E-guides “About Sperm” and “About Eggs” (it provides both), and is starting to build a stronger relationship with the Choice Mom community. About Eggs Open-identity donors More than half of NW Cryobank’s 33 current donors (at last count) are open-identity. But they are transparent about the…

Navigating the world of embryo donation

Embryo donation is the process of using embryos that have been created during an IVF treatment, but not selected for implantation — the couple or individual who has decided they are now done building their family has the choice to donate those remaining embryos for others to use. Originally, these embryos were largely stored by…

Spotlight: NW Cryobank (sperm)

nwcryobank.com

NW Cryobank became an advertiser in 2014 for our E-guides “About Sperm” and “About Eggs” (it provides both), and is starting to build a stronger relationship with the Choice Mom community. About Sperm Though I am still getting acquainted with the bank, it has a nice one-stop shopping aspect for many in the Choice Mom…

Q: How does your open identity donor policy work?

This is one in a series of Q&As I conducted with members of the donor sperm industry in 2010. The goal was to help educate Choice Moms-in-the-making about important policies that should help inform their decision about which bank to work with, even before choosing a donor. Note: The 2015 Choice Mom E-Guide: About Sperm…

Asking the Right Questions: Sperm banks

It is more important to start your donor search with selection of the right sperm bank, before identifying donor characteristics. Arm yourself with this checklist of questions to begin the process. Note: this article, and more, also appears in the 37-page 2015 Choice Mom E-Guide: About Sperm. In recent years, media reports, legal cases and…