Couples who are finding it difficult to conceive may want to consider using donor sperm to increase the likelihood of conception. Our Bergen County, New Jersey area fertility doctors – Dr. Jane Millerand Dr. T. Timothy Smith – have helped hundred of couples start a family with a donor-conceived child. To learn if using donated sperm can help increase your chances of conceiving, contact our New Jersey fertility clinic today.
What is the Donor Sperm Treatment?
The donor sperm treatment offered at our Bergen County, New Jersey fertility practice involves using someone else’s donated sperm to become pregnant. The donor sample is typically used during intrauterine insemination or in vitro fertilization.
How is Donor Sperm Obtained?
Donated sperm can be obtained from accredited banks and prepared for intrauterine insemination or in vitro fertilization. Some of the more popular sperm banks that the patients of North Hudson I.V.F. have acquired donated sperm from include:
All sperm donors are screened for hereditary and communicable diseases such as HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Donor lists also contain more information regarding the donor’s ethnic background, education, interests and hobbies. In addition, any donor who gives sperm must:
- Be between the age of 18 and 50
- Have no history of fertility problems
- Be free of any physical and mental health issues or problems
- Have a high sperm count
- Have good sperm motility
What Should We Consider When Picking a Sperm Donor?
While the decision to use donated sperm for an IUI or IVF procedure at our Bergen County, New Jersey practice can bring relief, couples must also choose who they wish their donor to be. Some of the common factors people consider when attempting to pick a donor are:
- Ethnic background
- Physical characteristics
- Athletic ability
- Past and current careers
- Level of education
- Religious convictions
Learn More about Treatments with Donated Sperm at our New Jersey Fertility Clinic
The fertility doctors at North Hudson I.V.F. are passionate about helping couples having a difficult time conceiving find ways to start or grow their family. By using donor sperm during IUI or IVF, couples in Bergen County, New Jersey and its surrounding areas can increase their chances of conceiving. If you would like to learn more about how Dr. Miller and Dr. Smith can help maximize your chances for a child, or if you have any questions about donated sperm, please contact our northern New Jersey fertility practice to schedule a private consultation.