donor sperm

donor sperm

Sperm that has been collected—usually anonymously—for the fertilisation of an egg (ovum).
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The primary recipients of donor sperm are heterosexual couples suffering from male infertility, lesbian couples and single women.
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Her parents planned to take the eggs to New York, where a clinic would provide fertility treatment with donor sperm at an estimated cost of up to PS60,000.
The unnamed 59-year-old mother and her husband, 58, who were referred to as "Mr and Mrs M", challenged an independent regulator's refusal to allow them to take the eggs of their "much-loved and only child" to a US fertility treatment clinic to be used with donor sperm.
The former teacher paid [euro]20,000 to have donated eggs fertilised with donor sperm implanted in Ukraine.
The couple say it was the dying wish of their daughter, an only child who died in 2011 of bowel cancer while in her late 20s, that her eggs be fertilised by donor sperm and implanted into her own mother's womb.
Dear Coleen, A LONG time ago, after seven years of marriage, my husband and I decided to use donor sperm to have children when we discovered he was infertile.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority said the proportion of imported donor sperm was increasing every year.
Body Bureau's new partner in the Czech Republic will offer UK patients donor sperm, eggs and embryos at their state-of-the-art Prague clinic.
A statement by HFEA on the site says: "In licensed clinics, donor sperm and eggs are subject to rigorous quality checks, including screening to ensure that the material has not been infected with diseases such as chlamydia or HIV.
Others will never be able to father a child naturally and need to use donor sperm.
The judge said legislation required "consents to parenthood" to be in place before treatment with donor sperm or embryos began - or the child would not have a second legal parent.