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Seattle Sperm Bank Lab Supervisor Answers Your FAQ, “What Happens To A Sample In Your Lab?”

Seattle Sperm Bank Lab Supervisor Answers Your FAQs, “What Happens To A Sample In Your Lab?"

  June is Men’s Health Month. Reproductively speaking, healthy sperm is one indicator for men’s health. But so much goes into sperm production; such as diet, exercise, sleep, etc. So, what does SSB do with the sample after ejaculation to measure and assess sperm quality? We often get asked about our processes, since Seattle Sperm… 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 »

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 »