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How to Make Fertility Treatments More Affordable

How to make fertility treatments more affordable

The spread of COVID-19 has caused anxiety in all aspects of our lives including our finances. To help keep your fertility treatments on track, and to ease the financial burden of using donor sperm, Seattle Sperm Bank offers the following resources and options. Fertility Financing Options SSB works with several leading lending companies to offer… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About At-Home Insemination (COVID-19 Specific)

Frequently Asked Questions About At-Home Insemination (COVID-19 Specific)

For many, the COVID-19 pandemic has re-routed their journey to parenthood. With at-home insemination, there is a path forward. This option is not only comfortable and affordable when compared to other clinical methods of insemination, but it also supports social distancing. Seattle Sperm Bank can ship tanks right to your home all over the US…. Read more »

Home Insemination Is A Great Option During Times Of Travel Restrictions And Social Distancing

Is Insemination A Safe Option During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Due to the spread of COVID-19 it is becoming safer for people to reduce unnecessary travel to public locations. This may include discontinuing fertility cycles. Fortunately, there are alternatives for saving in progress in your current cycle and starting cycles while reducing visits to clinics. For people free of fertility issues, artificial insemination at home… Read more »

Poor Diet Linked to Low Sperm and Testosterone Counts

Decline in sperm counts

The results of the largest study to date analyzing connections between diet and testicular health were recently released. It found that men who ate a typical Western diet of processed foods high in sugar and fat produced significantly fewer sperm per ejaculation than those with a healthier, more balanced diet that included fruit, vegetables, nuts,… Read more »

4 Common Signs of Female Infertility You May be Overlooking

Four Common Signs of Female Infertility

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 10% of women experience infertility. The CDC defines infertility as not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying, or six months if the woman is 35 or older. To make matters worse, many women don’t realize they have infertility issues until… Read more »

How and Why to Test Male Fertility

How and Why to Test Male Fertility

About two million men are diagnosed with infertility each year in the U.S. Yet when a couple is having trouble conceiving, treatment efforts often focus solely on the woman’s fertility. While this can be a good place to start, it’s important to know that male infertility is the root cause of the problem in about… Read more »