Posts Tagged: donor sperm

SSB Opens New Sperm Bank in Bellevue, WA

Bellevue Sperm Bank Opening

Seattle Sperm Bank will open a new lab in Bellevue, WA, in early April 2021. This added location will allow us to better serve our clients looking to start or add to their families by meeting the growing demand for donor sperm. SSB, one of the leading fertility clinics in the U.S., also operates sperm… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to Use a Sperm Bank

Top five reasons to use a sperm bank

Donor sperm that does not come from an FDA-approved sperm bank can put patients at serious risk for infectious disease. Alternative sources can also waste your money and precious time by providing ineffective samples. Furthermore, neither donors nor potential parent(s) are protected from the legal implications associated with tissue donation and parentage, which can open both… Read more »

How is Donor Sperm Used for Insemination?

How is Donor Sperm Used for Insemination?

Artificial insemination is a safe and effective way to conceive a child if the person planning to carry has no underlying fertility issues. Two common methods include home insemination and intrauterine insemination (IUI). To illustrate how these methods work, let’s first look at what is needed for a successful pregnancy. Let’s start with the basics…. Read more »

Your Guide to Home Insemination

Your Guide to Home Insemination

For those not experiencing fertility issues, performing artificial insemination at home can be a reliable and affordable way to conceive a child. This method is especially safe and convenient during this time of social distancing because it can be done in your home and on your schedule without having to visit a clinic. In addition,… Read more »

Seattle Sperm Bank COVID-19 Update

Coronavirus and Home Insemination

During this difficult and uncertain time, we want to address your concerns and answer some common questions about using our services during this COVID-19 outbreak. Please know we are taking all appropriate steps to keep our clients, staff, and donors safe. In addition, we are closely monitoring the information and recommendations from the Centers for… Read more »

KindBody: Family Building for the LGBTQ Community with Seattle Sperm Bank

KindBody: Family Building for the LGBTQ Community with Seattle Sperm Bank

In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, KindBody hosted a fantastic virtual event, Family Building for the LGBTQ Community, that featured Seattle Sperm Bank. KindBody is a modern fertility, gynecology, and wellness clinic with offices in New York and California. Family Building for the LGBTQ Community can mean different things for different people. The KindBody… Read more »

Is it Safe to Conceive During the COVID-19 Outbreak?

Is it safe to conceive during Covid-19?

Our staff has received many questions about whether it’s safe to conceive a child during the COVID-19 pandemic, so we’ve consulted trustworthy sources to help answer some common questions. We’ll continue to inform you as conditions change and we learn more about this particular virus. Are Pregnant Women and Infants at Greater Risk? It’s true… Read more »

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 »

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 »