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E-Book: About Sperm and Sperm Banks

The 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 NEW in 2018: three pages…

Choice Chat PODCAST

Thanks to long-time Choice Mom sponsor Seattle Sperm Bank (formerly European Sperm Bank of USA) we have maintained access to our Choice Chat podcast, featuring more than 50 interviews on topics of interest to the single mother by choice community. Find a full listing of podcasts by topic area. Find individualized information about each podcast.

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…

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…

Q: How do sperm banks recruit donors?

Note: this article, and more, also appears in the 37-page 2015 Choice Mom E-Guide: About Sperm. This is one in a series of policy comparisons ChoiceMoms.org has written about the donor sperm industry. It’s important for Choice Moms to be comfortable not only with a particular donor, but with the sperm bank that recruits and…

Washed or unwashed sperm

“Washed” means the sperm is separated from semen. Most experts recommend using washed sperm. Eric Kendall of Seattle Sperm Bank offered this explanation. Sperm samples may be purchased as either “washed” or “unwashed.” These two types are commonly referred to by the acronym for the procedure they are most often used: IUI vials (Intra-Uterine Insemination)…