Infertility affects many hopeful parents across South Carolina and beyond. Fortunately, with the rapidly advancing field of assisted reproductive technology, there are more options than ever for parents who are struggling to have a child. All intended parents and gamete donors must understand the expectations involved in assisted reproduction and take proper steps to ensure parentage before they even begin the egg or sperm donor process — and the first step is contacting an experienced ART lawyer like attorney Jim Thompson. To learn more about what may be required in your situation, please give us a call at With sperm or egg donation, the intended parent s may connect with a prospective donor through an agency, their fertility clinic or on their own. At other times, they may only need to execute a detailed consent document with their fertility clinic.
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If you need donor sperm for artificial insemination, IUI, or other fertility treatments, online introductory services for sperm donors such as Co-parentMatch. Sperm banks let you purchase sperm instantly with a credit card, and have it shipped to a fertility clinic of your choice. Shipping of the sperm can be arranged, in most cases, the very next day and many sperm banks in the USA ship internationally. Some of the sperm banks listed in this section have active sperm donation programs enabling you to purchase sperm from healthy young men. Sperm donors go through a thorough screening process and the donors are asked about their personal and family health histories going back several generations. Sperm donors are screened for sexually transmitted and hereditary diseases. Sperm samples are quarantined for at least six months to ensure the donor is not infected with HIV or other diseases.
A Georgia sperm bank, a troubled donor, and the secretive business of babymaking
In first grade, when John drew a picture of his family, there was no dad because he knew his biological father was a sperm donor. His two mothers had always been open about that. In the drawing, his birth mother, Wendy Norman, bounces on a trampoline.
If you prefer not to use a sperm donor you know, our andrologists in the lab can help you understand the process of selecting and ordering donor sperm. CMV is a virus known as Cytomegalovirus. Knowing your CMV status is important in selecting a sperm donor. After your labs are completed, the andrologist will help you and your partner or spouse sign consent forms if legally married, both you and your spouse need to be present to sign together , and will introduce you to a list of reputable FDA-approved cryobanks where donor sperm can be purchased.