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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 »

The Emotional Side Of Using A Sperm Donor To Conceive

The Emotional Side Of Using A Sperm Donor To Conceive

  Using a sperm donor to have a child is an effective and affordable option for many women and couples. But it’s important to recognize that this process may bring up complex emotional issues for you and your partner. These issues can range from disappointment over not being able to conceive on your own to… Read more »

How to choose the right sperm donor

How to choose the right sperm donor

  Using a sperm donor to conceive a child is an excellent choice for many people including same-sex couples, single women, and couples where the male has low sperm count, poor sperm mobility, or related infertility issues. But choosing this method of conception is only the first step. Another big decision is choosing the right… Read more »

The Benefits of At-Home Insemination

How to Inseminate at Home Using Donor Sperm

  So you’ve decided to start a family. Wonderful! Next comes the decision about the best method of conception for you. Fortunately, there are several good insemination options for infertile or sub-fertile couples, lesbian couples, and single women to consider. This article focuses on the advantages and benefits of home insemination, along with the preferred… Read more »

The Importance of Good Nutrition for Pregnancy

The Importance of Good Nutrition for Pregnancy

Good, healthy, solid nutrition is especially important while planning to get pregnant for both partners, especially when you’re having trouble getting pregnant. A healthy diet and consistent, effective exercise has shown to improve fertility in both women and men. When embarking on pregnancy, a woman with a well-nourished body that is stocked with necessary nutrients… Read more »

Sperm bank seeks red-haired donors in Seattle

September 29, 2011 The Seattle Sperm Bank (Seattle Sperm Bank), with a lab located in Seattle, Washington, and its partner cryobank, the European Sperm Bank (ESB), with labs located in Copenhagen and Aarhus, Denmark, is actively seeking red-haired sperm donors. Gary Olsem, Managing Director of Seattle Sperm Bank, said that “We cannot keep up with… Read more »

Sperm bike comes to Seattle

October 21, 2011 Seattle has become the second city to showcase a ‘sperm bike’ making sperm deliveries from a sperm bank to fertility clinics. The European Sperm Bank, one of the largest in Europe and located in Copenhagen, Denmark- perhaps the world’s most bike-friendly city- made news reports globally after it began deliveries in a… Read more »