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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…

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…

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: 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…

Choice Mom Eguide: Home Insemination

There are many women who visit this website looking for information about home insemination. It is one of the most popular search terms at ChoiceMoms.org. Now, in one 25-page package, is the best information for this community. Visit our Eguides page for a $4.99 download of the 2015 Choice Moms E-Guide: Home Insemination, which was…

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…

Choosing a Sperm Bank Wisely

When choosing a sperm bank, many parents focus on finding a donor with specific characteristics, but don’t pay as much attention to the policies of the bank. This could have a profound impact on the family and the child someday. Do not pick a bank simply because it is the one recommended by your doctor…