Tag Archive for The Sperm Bank of California

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…

PODCAST: Finding a sperm bank

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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 —…

Options for LGBTQ and Singles

Thanks to long-time Choice Mom sponsor The Sperm Bank of California, a non-profit that has long provided Identity-Release® donors and research to non-traditional families, we have developed many unique resources over the years. Here are a few: Guide to LGBTQ Options Choice Fertility newsletter Questions to ask a sperm bank

EGUIDE on LGBTQ Families: Are the Kids All Right?

“It is commonly assumed that the more a family deviates from the norm of the traditional two-parent heterosexual family, the greater the risks to the psychological well-being of the children. But is this really the case?” — Susan Golombok, long-time researcher of non-traditional and LGBTQ families Years ago I had the pleasure of talking with students at…

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…