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The Benefits of Reserving Enough Donor Sperm

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Using a sperm donor to conceive your child is a safe and effective way to start a family. But choosing the right sperm donor takes time. For those just starting the process, learn more about how to choose the right sperm donor. Once you do decide, you want to be sure there are enough donor… Read more »

Where Seattle Sperm Bank Ships Donor Sperm

Where Seattle Sperm Bank ships

It may not be the first thing you think of in the process, but shipping donor sperm is a critical part of a successful insemination. Using our industry leading cryologistics processes and equipment allows us to get high quality donor samples to you in a safe and timely manner. Shipping sperm requires expertise and special… Read more »

Choosing the Right Insemination Method for You

Choosing the Right Insemination Method for You

    There are several safe and effective methods of artificial insemination, but choosing the best one for you can be confusing. This article explains and compares some common methods to help you make the best choice. The two most common and successful methods of artificial insemination are intrauterine insemination (IUI) and intracervical insemination (ICI… Read more »

SSB Connects Brings Donor Siblings and Families Together

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Seattle Sperm Bank has created SSB Connects, its own proprietary Donor Sibling Registry, to help facilitate contact between parents of donor conceived children. This is only for those who officially declare their wish to connect with other families who used the same sperm donor. The goal of SSB Connects is to safely and comfortably facilitate… Read more »

SURE-CHECK System Ensures Safe Handling and Delivery

Sure Check Donor Security

Choosing the right sperm donor to conceive is a major decision. It takes time, effort, and even some soul searching to find the best sperm donor for your needs. So when you finally do make a choice, you want to ensure the specimens you order match your selection. That’s where Seattle Sperm Bank’s proprietary SURE-CHECK… Read more »

30 Questions You Should Ask Your Sperm Bank

30 Questions You Should Ask Your Sperm Bank

Using a sperm bank is a positive and effective method for conceiving a child. But there are many things to consider first. Below are 30 of the most common and important questions we are regularly asked. If you have any questions that are not addressed in this list, please contact Seattle Sperm Bank (SSB) directly… Read more »

Financing Options When Working With A Sperm Bank

Financing Options When Working With A Sperm Bank

Using a sperm donor to conceive is an effective option for many women and couples. But while the method is viable, it’s not always predictable. It’s simply impossible to know how many procedures it will take for pregnancy to occur, so some uncertainty is a natural part of the process – and that includes the… Read more »

What Is CMV And How Can It Affect My Pregnancy?

What Is CMV And How Can It Affect My Pregnancy?

  Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is a member of the herpes virus family that includes cold sores, chicken pox, and infectious mononucleosis. It’s a common virus that affects 50 to 85% percent of American adults. There is currently no vaccine for CMV. Most people who carry the virus never experience any symptoms, and may not even… Read more »