Did you read the recent and very sensationalised news headlines about Britain’s ‘top’ sperm donor producing at least 34 children?
We’re the sperm donation specialists.
Created by the team from Manchester Fertility - whose sperm donor programme Manchester Donors became one of the UK’s most successful, award-winning donor sperm banks – Semovo aims to alleviate the shortage of donor sperm in the UK.
Through our network of regional donation clinics, we’re making it more convenient than ever for men to become sperm donors, whilst ensuring that all those who need donor sperm can start a family.
Whether they’re single women, same-sex couples or couples who need donor sperm because of male infertility, they rely on sperm donors - men like you - to help change their lives.
You’ll find you’re never ‘just another donor’ when you join Semovo. You’re giving someone the greatest gift they are ever likely to receive – the hope of a child – so you can be reassured that you’ll always be given the dignity, respect and first-class care you deserve.
We’ll give you all the information you need to help you decide if donating your sperm is right for you. We’ll support you at every stage, from the moment of application and throughout the sperm donation process, so you always know what to expect, and ensure you understand what being a sperm donor really means through implications counselling.
Donate your sperm with confidence and apply to become a Semovo sperm donor. Find out more about the sperm donation process, and if you meet the criteria to be a sperm donor. Questions? Read our FAQs or contact our friendly team. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0345 266 1272.
Meet our experts
In order to treat our donors in the best possible way, Semovo have a wide range of expertise in different roles, all which work together help achieve people reaching their goal of becoming a family
Donor Programme Co-ordinator
My job is to help you go smoothly and quickly through the application process
You will get to know me quite well as I look after you and your samples at every donation visit and do the “biology bit”
It’s my job to make sure you are medically fit and healthy to become a Semovo donor
I’m here to make sure you fully understand what it’s like to be a donor and to make sure you’re supported throughout the process
Find your nearest Semovo clinic
To find your nearest Semovo clinic please visit our locations page below.
Our Social Side
Have you been asked by a friend to be their sperm donor?
If you’re thinking of donating sperm, you’ll want to know who may end up using it. Semovo serves many different types of would-be parents, in many different circumstances.
What if we told you that being a sperm donor doesn’t mean having to give up what you love in life?
Writing your sperm donor profile is one of the most personal parts of your sperm donation journey and is also one of the most important.
If a urological condition is part of your medical history, does it mean you can’t donate sperm?
Did you see us at Manchester Pride? Interested in exploring more about sperm donation?
At Semovo we welcome and receive sperm donor applications from all kinds of men, from all walks of life, with all kinds of sexual preferences.
Although sperm donors are more in demand than ever, there are restrictions on who can donate sperm - and who can’t.
New Fertility Network UK figures have revealed that since the start of 2017 alone, 13 areas in the UK have cut-back or stopped funding NHS IVF services altogether, with more local authorities planning to follow suit.
We have clinics throughout the North West inc. Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds, with new clinics opening in Scotlan… https://t.co/5Y7cKstFca
Getting a sperm check is one of the first things that happens when you apply to be a sperm donor with Semovo. But what are we looking for?
Sperm counts are at an all-time low according to a new study – and the Western lifestyle is getting the blame.
Ireland’s IVF children: an identity crisis? https://t.co/COM2HdbNAK
Do you have ginger hair? Then you’re in demand as a sperm donor.
How healthy are children born via a sperm donor? In the largest study of its kind to date, new research has shown they’re just as healthy – and with similar wellbeing - as the general population.
Our clinic at Pall Mall Medical, St Paul’s Square, has seen a recent surge in applications, making our Liverpool sperm bank one of our busiest clinics.
These beautiful babies are why north west same-sex couples are urging men to donate sperm, find out more… https://t.co/oaYswv5lGJ
To help you decide if being a sperm donor is right for you, here are some of the latest questions we’ve been asked by men interested in donating to our sperm bank.
"The best pre-conception advice we can offer to men is to maintain a healthy lifestyle" https://t.co/SZuibQ53mp
Arrived in Geneva and looking forward to a stimulating #eshre2017
Want to find out what actually goes on at a sperm bank? Our sperm bank manager, Jo Adams, gives an insight into a typical day at Semovo – a day which involves everything from welcoming new sperm donor applicants to patient matching and keeping abreast of the latest regulations.
The 10-family limit is a rule that applies to all sperm donation in the UK. But do you know why it’s so important?
The 10-family limit is a rule that applies to all sperm donation in the UK, but do you know why it’s so important?… https://t.co/aAK69hdb9S
For many guys struggling with infertility it’s a taboo topic that isn’t openly talked about. But its impact can be devastating. A diagnosis of infertility can trigger feelings of guilt, frustration and failure.
When you donate sperm, what happens to it? How is your donated sperm used, and who uses it?
Donate your sperm and receive £700 compensation for 20 samples plus a free fertility infection check… https://t.co/akGXkg1brn
What can you expect when you donate to your local Semovo sperm donor clinic in Manchester, Liverpool or Leeds?
Have you heard about Just A Baby? It’s a new Tinder-style app, recently launched in the UK, which aims to connect people together who share a desire to create a baby.
When you donate sperm to Semovo, how do we ensure your sperm has the highest chance of success for those who are relying on it to have a baby?
A good article discussing drawbacks of non-licensed sperm donation, implications for users and health practitioners: https://t.co/8iwT3us7Iw
Here’s our advice on how to explain why being a sperm donor is such a good thing.
Young men are a key target market for sperm donation for many clinics in the UK. But along with the promise of doing something great – and getting compensated for it too – comes the serious responsibility of informed consent.