donor sperm

donor sperm

Sperm that has been collected—usually anonymously—for the fertilisation of an egg (ovum).
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Same-sex couples and single women undergoing IVF or other fertility treatment will be able to access the bank - as well as heterosexual couples receiving NHS fertility treatment and requiring donor sperm.
We source our donor sperm from Denmark and the USA - not Ireland.
The use of donor sperm by same sex female couples increased from 15% before the legalization of same sex marriages to 20% after the legalisation of the same.
Her parents launched legal action against the HFEA's refusal in September 2014 to allow them to take their daughter's eggs to a US fertility treatment clinic to be used with donor sperm.
Her parents, who are referred to as "Mr and Mrs M", launched legal action against an independent regulator's refusal to allow them to take their daughter's eggs to a US fertility treatment clinic to be used with donor sperm.
The primary recipients of donor sperm are heterosexual couples suffering from male infertility, lesbian couples and single women.
The former teacher paid [euro]20,000 to have donated eggs fertilised with donor sperm implanted in Ukraine.
A lesbian couple's lawsuit over receiving the wrong donor sperm reignites the race debate.
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority said the proportion of imported donor sperm was increasing every year.
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.
If the parents had known this risk, they would have used donor egg and donor sperm to conceive or adopted.