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Why do men donate sperm to sperm banks?

Why do men donate sperm to sperm banks?

Mainly two reasons: Unlike blood donation most of the time sperm donor are paid , financial reason and some want to help infertile couples , humanitarian reason. ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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What is better fresh sperm or frozen sperm from the bank.

What is better fresh sperm or frozen sperm from the bank.

Scientifically: No difference that i know. However, "common sense" wise, fresh may be better than frozen. Most docs will agree that there is no significant difference, otherwise they would tell. ...Read more

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Has any sperm bank been hacked or given away confidential info?

Has any sperm bank been hacked or given away confidential info?

Not so far: To my knowledge, there has no been a "hacking" into the sperm donors identity. This information is protected by law and safeguarded very well. ...Read more

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How do you put sperm in a sperm bank and how much will it cost?

How do you put sperm in a sperm bank and how much will it cost?

Simple: The sperm sample is obtained using several methods most commonly masturbation in a sterile cup. The specimen is given or sometimes mailed to the center where a drop is tested and the rest is frozen. Cost for analysis, freezing and storage for one year is us$ 1000 or less. ...Read more

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How does a man ejaculate at the sperm bank?

Sperm Bank visit: Thank you for asking this question. I bet many men have wondered about this. But, it is done with masturbation. There are usually videos or printed material to provide some stimulation but it is masturbation and ejaculating into a container. ...Read more

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How does a man make himself ejaculate at the sperm bank in public?

I think you know?: One would never be asked to ejaculate in public at a sperm bank. If you are bashful and anxious, you may have difficulty with arousal, erections and masturbation in order to collect a specimen. This is usually handled quite delicately. You may need to bring your own self helps, ie, a portable video player, magazines, erotic materials and such. No, never in public! ...Read more

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Can I call sperm bank to get update on health history of donor and his family since I had his child?

Can I call sperm bank to get update on health history of donor and his family since I had his child?

Yes: It is usual to get a medical history of donor before insemination. Unlikely that a donor will inform sperm bank of any changes in his health after donation, but, no harm in calling to find out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do you have to show financial status to a sperm bank. I'm 36 and on meds need to have 1st child stat!

Do you have to show financial status to a sperm bank. I'm 36 and on meds need to have 1st child stat!

For sperm deposits: For men who will undergo chemotherapy or radiation which might result in inability to produce sperm after treatment has started. They bank their sperm for future insemination. Your question suggests that u wish to get pregnant by artificial insemination. This would be performed at a fertility clinic. However, your history suggests numerous medical problems which might need 2b addressed first. ...Read more

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