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CDC Zika Virus Guidelines Should be Reviewed Says Study

CDC Zika Virus Guidelines Should be Reviewed Says Study

Seattle Sperm Bank first wrote about the Zika virus in February 2016 as it was rapidly spreading from Brazil to other parts of the Americas. Though the issue has been out of the news for a while, scientists at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have continued to research the virus. Now,… Read more »

Seattle Sperm Bank’s Cryotank Quality Control Systems Offer Greater Protection

Cryotank Quality Control at Seattle Sperm Bank

Recent reports of fertility clinics experiencing cryotank failures that resulted in potential damage to thousands of stored oocytes and embryos have left patients asking what went wrong — and how these failures can be prevented in the future. While the causes of the tank failures are unknown, and the extent of the damage still undetermined,… Read more »

Preserving Sperm Vial Quality & Integrity

Preserving Sperm Vial Quality & Integrity

Here at Seattle Sperm Bank, vial quality is one of our top priorities and a constant endeavor. We truly stand behind our products with pride and confidence. An impressive selection of donors, one-on-one customer service, and the most extensive genetic testing  in the market, are all parts of what has made our donor vials so desirable… Read more »

Need a Cryobank? Be Sure to Ask about Donor Screening

Need a cryobank?

A cryobank earns its reputation on the strength of its donors. Higher quality donations mean a better chance of conception, a healthy baby, and a happy family. That’s why Seattle Sperm Bank has the most rigorous quality assurance program in the industry. Our internal vetting process is even stricter than existing U.S. Food and Drug… Read more »

SSB Loves Me!

Seattle Sperm Bank loves babies, and what is cuter than a newborn baby in a onesie? We have designed a special onesie as a keepsake for any SSB baby. All you have to do is send us a birth report and we will mail out our ‘SSB Loves Me’ onesie, no charge. This offer also… Read more »

Find the Right Sperm Donor with Our All Access Pass

All Access Pass - Seattle Sperm Bank

Once you decide to use donor sperm to conceive, the next step is choosing the right donor. This is a critical yet often overwhelming process for many women and families. After all, Seattle Sperm Bank has hundreds of quality donors to select from. Fortunately, our system is comprehensive, easy to use, and cost effective. But… Read more »

Getting a Vasectomy? Consider Storing Your Sperm First

Getting a Vasectomy? Consider Storing Your Sperm First

A vasectomy is the most reliable form of contraception a man can get. It’s also a common procedure with about half a million men going through it every year in the U.S. Because it’s so effective, you want to be certain you, or more importantly your spouse or partner, don’t want to have kids (or… Read more »

How Much Does Donor Sperm Cost?

How much does donor sperm cost?

It can certainly be overwhelming to understand the costs and procedures associated with selecting, ordering, and shipping your donor sperm vials. Understanding the total costs of how much you will be spending with a sperm bank as part of your journey to conceive can bring you peace of mind, and allow to you more easily… Read more »

Reasons to Use a Cryobank

Reasons to use a Cryobank

There are many reasons to use a cryobank to freeze and store sperm for future personal use. These include: An upcoming military deployment. In 2016, the Pentagon created a pilot program that pays troops to have their sperm or eggs frozen for later use. You’re considering a vasectomy. Storing sperm can serve as a backup… Read more »