SPERM DONORS: SUPPORTING MEN WITH INFERTILITY3rd April 2018
Did you know that male infertility is now the number one reason that couples have IVF according to fertility regulator the HFEA?
It’s not just single women and same sex couples who need sperm donors but heterosexual couples too.
Why would a man need donor sperm?
Donor sperm is needed if a man isn’t producing any sperm or has any viable sperm to use. This can be due to previous medical treatment such as chemotherapy that’s left him infertile, previous vasectomy or other medical causes.
Donor sperm is also a solution for men who have a high risk of passing on a genetic or hereditary condition.
In many cases donor sperm is used after a couple has already been through the distress of failed cycles of IVF or tried surgical sperm retrieval which has resulted in no sperm.
As a sperm donor you offer these couples the much-needed hope of a baby of their own.
Donating to Semovo: Helping people conceive without delay
When you donate sperm to Semovo, there’s a good chance your donated sperm could be used to help someone become a Dad. It might also be used by a same-sex couple or a single woman.
We help people all over the UK to conceive with no waiting list for donor sperm. When someone chooses you as their sperm donor, your sperm will be sent straight to their fertility clinic – private or NHS - for their treatment cycle.
It’s never sent to someone for use at home. As a licensed, regulated sperm bank we only supply licensed fertility clinics, ensuring protection for our sperm donors and safe, health-screened donor sperm for all those who need it.
Can you be a sperm donor?
To donate sperm with Semovo, you must be aged 18-45 and fulfil other medical criteria including knowing your family medical history.
Why not find out what we need to know about you via our online application form? You’re under no obligation to donate by applying to us.
Once you’ve applied we’ll be in touch for an informal chat to explain what sperm donation involves.sperm donation FAQs to find out more and learn about the process. If you have any questions, we’re happy to help. Contact the Semovo team on 0345 266 1272.