Why are sperm donors needed?
Today, many couples suffer from diseases of the reproductive system that cause female or male infertility. There are several reasons for using donor sperm, namely:
- the absence of sperm in the ejaculate of the partner (azoospermia);
- violation of ejaculation;
- violation of ejaculation ;
- poor quality of partner sperm;
- the partner can be a carrier of genetic or other hereditary diseases that can be transmitted to the child;
- donor sperm can be used to treat single women who have no sexual partners.
Who can become a sperm donor?
Sperm donors can be healthy men aged from 18 to 39 years. The donor must have its own healthy children. Before participating in the sperm donation program, it is necessary to undergo a full medical examination, laboratory tests, sperm analysis.
Who can not be a sperm donor?
Donors can not be:
1. persons who use any narcotic drugs;
2. persons suffering from any infectious diseases;
3. alcohol abusers.;
4. persons with negative family history.
Should my wife or partner know that I am a sperm donor?
Yes, she should. In addition, your wife or partner must sign an informed consent regarding your participation in the donation program.
What documents do you need to provide?
You need to provide valid citizen passport to confirm your identity.
How to prepare for your first visit to the center?
No special preparation is required. You need to refrain from sexual intercourse and masturbation for three days before taking sperm analysis. It is advisable not to take a hot bath and report the use of any medications.
What tests must be done to become a sperm donor?
During your first visit, you need to pass a sperm test and test sperm freeze, as well as undergo research for the presence of sexually transmitted infections. If the research results turn out to be normal, you can take part in the donation program.
How long does it take to find out if I can participate in a donation program?
After the first visit of Bogoliuby Medical Center and taking the sperm analysis before you are included in the donation program, it usually takes 3-4 weeks, which depends on the timing of all laboratory and medical examinations.
How often do I have to take sperm?
Our experts recommend taking sperm once or twice a week for one, three, or six-month periods. It is necessary to refrain from sexual intercourse, or masturbation for three days before sperm delivery.
Where to donate sperm for money?
You can donate sperm to Bogoliuby MC. We have a specially equipped room for ejaculate delivery.
How many times do you need to take sperm?
We plan to get 25-30 samples of sperm from each donor for freezing, but you may have to donate sperm more times, since not every portion is suitable for freezing. All laboratory tests for the presence of infectious diseases 90 and 180 days after delivery of the last sample are also necessary.
Can I abondon donation program?
Yes, You can refuse to participate in the donation program at any time (except when the semen has already begun to be used for treatment), committing to reimburse all expenses associated with conducting medical examinations, laboratory studies of biological material cryopreservation of sperm, its preservation and transportation.
Do I bear parental obligations regarding the unborn child?
No, you don't. According to the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on December 23, 2008 No. 771 «On the approval of the Instructions on the Procedure for Using Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Section 2. donors cannot assume parental obligations regarding the unborn child
Will my personal data be informed to the recipient
No, they will not be. Sperm donors remain anonymous to the recipient. The latter is provided with information regarding your appearance (hair and eye color, height, weight), age, blood type and Rh factor, education, profession, nationality, interests, medical history, laboratory research data.
Is participation in a sperm donation program paid?
Yes, donation of seminal fluid is paid. The amount of remuneration depends on many factors. Additionally, the Center pays for all expenses associated with laboratory tests and transportation costs.
When will I receive a reward for participating in the program?
Part of the amount will be paid each time you visit the Bogoliuby Medical Center, the rest after 180-day quarantine of sperm in cryopreservation and laboratory tests.