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Your Guide to Home Insemination

Your Guide to Home Insemination

For those not experiencing fertility issues, performing artificial insemination at home can be a reliable and affordable way to conceive a child. This method is especially safe and convenient during this time of social distancing because it can be done in your home and on your schedule without having to visit a clinic. In addition,… Read more »

Seattle Sperm Bank Lab Supervisor Answers Your FAQ, “What Happens To A Sample In Your Lab?”

Seattle Sperm Bank Lab Supervisor Answers Your FAQs, “What Happens To A Sample In Your Lab?"

  June is Men’s Health Month. Reproductively speaking, healthy sperm is one indicator for men’s health. But so much goes into sperm production; such as diet, exercise, sleep, etc. So, what does SSB do with the sample after ejaculation to measure and assess sperm quality? We often get asked about our processes, since Seattle Sperm… Read more »

Federal Advocacy Day – Giving a Voice to the Infertility Community

Federal Advocacy Day 2020

May 20 was Federal Advocacy Day, an annual one-day event on which the fertility community organizes to educate Members of Congress about important legislation pertaining to infertility patients. The event was created by RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, a patient advocacy organization and an excellent resource for those seeking information or guidance about infertility issues…. Read more »

Seattle Sperm Bank Discusses At-Home Insemination Experience with WA Couple

SSB Discusses At-Home Insemination with Happy Couple, Kelsey and Charity

SSB recently sat down (over Zoom!) with a fantastic couple who were kind enough to share their at-home insemination experience.  Kelsey and Charity, who have been together for 9 years and reside in WA, have been considering having a baby for many years and opted to try at-home insemination to achieve pregnancy using donor sperm…. Read more »

Seattle Sperm Bank COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus and Home Insemination

During this difficult and uncertain time, we want to address your concerns and answer some common questions about using our services during this COVID-19 outbreak. Please know we are taking all appropriate steps to keep our clients, staff, and donors safe. In addition, we are closely monitoring the information and recommendations from the Centers for… Read more »

SSB Talks With Attorney Chrissy Hanisco About Third Party Assisted Reproductive Law

SSB Talks With Attorney Chrissy Hanisco About Third Party Assisted Reproductive Law

There’s a lot to think about when considering using donor sperm and we often get legal questions from curious parents-to-be.  We decided to call on an expert to help address some of our most frequently asked questions. Chrissy Hanisco is an attorney who focuses on third party assisted reproductive law and adoption. Why did you decide to… Read more »

KindBody: Family Building for the LGBTQ Community with Seattle Sperm Bank

KindBody: Family Building for the LGBTQ Community with Seattle Sperm Bank

In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, KindBody hosted a fantastic virtual event, Family Building for the LGBTQ Community, that featured Seattle Sperm Bank. KindBody is a modern fertility, gynecology, and wellness clinic with offices in New York and California. Family Building for the LGBTQ Community can mean different things for different people. The KindBody… Read more »