Sperm donated in sperm donation are preferred by people who do not have suitable conditions for pregnancy. Donor sperm is preferred if there is a male-related condition.
A sperm donor is a man who donates sperm for conception and has been done in the USA since 1884. Sperm donated in sperm donation are preferred by people who do not have suitable conditions for pregnancy. Donor sperm is preferred if there is a male-related condition. When the adequacy of the donor sperms for pregnancy is determined by the tests, the pregnancy is mostly successful.
Using a Sperm Bank
The sperm donor mostly prefers to remain anonymous. This method is applied in order to prevent the children born as a result of donated sperm from communicating. However, sometimes donors may agree to contact children.
Sperm banks are looking for some criteria as follows in men who will be donors.
- Between 18 and 40 years old
- Being healthy
- Not smoking
- Have had extensive medical screening
Risks of Using a Sperm Donor
Using donor sperm also includes some risks. Although the donor sperm are undergoing extensive tests, some genetic conditions may arise and may cause complications in the sense of parenting in people. In addition, if the child learns about this situation, it can cause various problems. For this reason, it is recommended to get support from experts.
Conceiving with Donor Sperm
After deciding on the use of donor sperm, the date is determined and the thawing process is performed for the selected donor sperm. Afterwards, the sperm is tested again and it is determined whether there is any damage. If there is no problem, the fertilization process is started for pregnancy.