By SpermCenter - Posted on June 23rd, 2010
Wed, 2010-06-23 23:00 | SpermCenter
We recently had a question from a visitor that centers on a topic not discussed often; that of using a gestational surrogate and donor eggs.
In our visitor's case, his wife and he wanted to have children, but she had complications leading to a total hysterectomy. Surrogacy wasn't an option as there are were no healthy eggs remaining after her surgery. He wanted to know if there were any options they could look into.
The answer was, and is, yes. The option in this case would probably be the gestational surrogate/donor egg route using the husband's sperm.
By SpermCenter - Posted on June 22nd, 2010
Tue, 2010-06-22 23:00 | SpermCenter
If you're looking into the existence of your donor-conceived child's siblings, a great resource is the Sibling Donor Registry.
Wendy Kramer, a single mother who chose to have her son Ryan via donor insemination, started The Donor Sibling registry in 2000.
At the time, she knew other donor-conceived offspring would have the same curiosity as her son about their genetic origins. However, no public outlet or resource existed to address their curiosityand allow them to find out more about themselves, any potential siblings and possibly even their egg ot sperm donor.
By SpermCenter - Posted on June 17th, 2010
Thu, 2010-06-17 23:00 | SpermCenter
This depends on where you are located and what the laws and health statutes are in your country.
A good place to start would be the European Society of Human Reproduction & Embryology's (ESHRE) website, specifically this page that outlines the legal guidelines for the European countries that allow insemination via a donor.
By SpermCenter - Posted on June 14th, 2010
Mon, 2010-06-14 23:00 | SpermCenter
We recently recieved a question from a potential sperm donor asking about sperm banks near Tulsa, Arizona.
While there aren't any in Tulsa that we know of, you may want to look at Arizona Andrology Lab & Cryobank in Tucson (520-885-2689) or the Arizona center for Fertility Studies in Scottsdale (480-860-4792).
By SpermCenter - Posted on June 10th, 2010
Thu, 2010-06-10 23:00 | SpermCenter
This happens to be a question we've gotten several times recently; the answer is that no, you don't get to meet the donors in person. We simply list the donors from the sperm banks in the United States; but like all other sperm banks in the U.S., you don't get to meet the sperm donor you choose.