Sperm Donor Process

Sperm Donor

Sperm Donor Specialist Tina Koopersmith

Discusses The Sperm Donation Process

Sometimes patients need to use a sperm donor in order to successfully conceive.

Why Sperm Donation

Donated sperm are used in a number of scenarios. For example, a heterosexual couple may choose sperm donation when the male partner does not produce any or enough viable sperm. In another scenario, a single woman may want to become pregnant without a partner and can opt to use a sperm donor. Also, lesbian couples can use donated sperm to become parents. The donated sperm are used to fertilize eggs via IUI (intrauterine insemination) or IVF (in vitro fertilization).

Sperm Donation Options

There are two options for sperm donation: known and anonymous sperm. Known sperm is sperm donated from a friend, whereas anonymous sperm is sperm from someone a couple does not know that comes from a sperm bank (cryobank). Either way, we help guide couples when using a sperm donor is the best path to successfully becoming pregnant.

Together We'll Find A Way

Our experienced fertility doctors will evaluate your specific situation and individual fertility, and guide you through the sperm donation process, if it is determined that using a sperm donor will give you the best chance of success at conceiving a child. We can help you with any questions you have from how the egg donation procedure works.

We look forward to meeting you, learning about you, and helping you to be healthy and happy. To schedule an appointment you can call the West Coast Women's Reproductive Center at (818) 616-9277 or make an appointment online.

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