The option of insemination with donated sperm can be a very rewarding way to build a family, but Donor Insemination DI also can raise some rather unique and complex questions for consideration. To assist patients in making an informed decision about sperm donation and to feel fully prepared for this form of family building, all patients receive both information and preparatory counselling from various members of the team the physician, nurse case manager, counsellor, DI coordinator, and financial administrator. Those interested in the DI option are first provided a separate and private counselling appointment to discuss their decision to pursue donor insemination and any existing concerns or reservations that might exist. This appointment is an opportunity to explore some of the implications of sperm donation. Some common questions that often arise include; what characteristics to consider in selecting a sperm donor.
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Find your sperm donor in our extensive catalogue. Choose a donor based on personality, interests, or physical characteristics, etc. All families are different and have a unique story. That means that the process of finding the perfect sperm donor for the child of your dreams is all about you.
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For many people, using donated sperm is the only chance they have of fulfilling their dream to have a family. Find out more about what sperm donation involves and how you can donate at a licensed UK fertility clinic. There are many reasons why people use donated sperm. Some men with serious inherited diseases in their family may want to use donated sperm to avoid passing the disease onto their children.
But the truth is that donating the most productive of my bodily fluids was nothing like what you might think. I decided last year that, not wanting to become a father myself, that it might be an act of philanthropy for me to donate my sperm to help another couple conceive. So I filled out a deceptively straight forward looking online form and headed to a sperm bank which shall remain nameless near Harley Street to become a donor.