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Advanced Genetic Testing Gives You Peace of Mind

Advanced genetic testing gives you peace of mind.

Genetic testing is an essential part of selecting healthy sperm donors. That’s why Seattle Sperm Bank offers the most comprehensive genetic testing of donors of any licensed sperm bank in the U.S. Plus, we are always looking to improve. For all donors who have entered our program since August 2016, our current screening process includes testing… Read more »

SURE-CHECK Guarantees You Get the Right Vials Every Time

Sure Check

Choosing a sperm donor takes time, effort, and emotional energy. When you do find the right one, you want to be sure the vials of sperm you order match your donor selection. Seattle Sperm Bank’s proprietary SURE-CHECK system ensures this. It guarantees the chain of custody for donor identification from beginning to end, giving you… Read more »

Knowledge is Power! Fertility Tips for Same-Sex Female Couples

Fertility Tips for Same-Sex Female Couples

    By Rita Sneeringer, MD Reproductive Endocrinologist Boston IVF All women deserve the opportunity to experience parenthood. For me, it’s a very special honor to support women through fertility treatment as they grow their families, and I’m continuously in awe of the strength and resilience of each patient that comes through my door. Encouraging… Read more »

How Genetic Testing Helps Ensure Healthy Sperm Donors

Sperm donors - genetic testing

At Seattle Sperm Bank, we’re always looking to improve our methods for selecting healthy sperm donors. This benefits our clients looking to conceive using donor sperm as well as the donors themselves. One major way we do this is by continually updating our approach to genetic testing as technology improves. And we’re proud to offer… Read more »

How Donor Sperm is Frozen

How Donor Sperm is Frozen

  Much goes on behind the scenes to prepare donor sperm for use. In this post, we outline the process to help you understand what happens before vials arrive at your door or your clinic for use. We’ve written previously about how we carefully screen our sperm donors. So, once sperm quality is confirmed, samples… Read more »

Using a Fertility App to Get Pregnant

Using a fertility app to get pregnant

When you’re trying to get pregnant using donor sperm, timing is everything. You need to time the shipping and arrival of your sperm samples. You need to time your insemination attempt. And most of all, you need to know the time frame when you’re most likely to conceive—meaning your all-important fertility window. It’s a lot… Read more »