The sperm donation process can be done at a fertility clinic or sperm bank. It can be used for IUI, or at-home artificial insemination or, less commonly, IVF.
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Egg or ovum donation is an allowed treatment in Denmark, but only for heterosexual couples. It must stand for an altruistic act, and donors can remain anonymous or not.
In Ukraine, egg donation must be an anonymous process, except for those cases in which the donor is a relative or female acquaintance of the couple who is about to undergo IVF using donor eggs in order to achieve parenthood.
In the Czech Republic, egg donation is an anonymous, voluntary, and altruistic act.
Within Spain, egg donation stands for an altruistic, anonymous process. It is indicated in cases of women with low or declining ovarian reserve or any genetic disease that might be inherited by offspring.
Egg and sperm donation allows many people and couples to be on parenthood. In the United States, gamete donation is allowed either with an anonymous donor or, conversely, with a known one. Besides, it is aimed at all kinds of people and couples, and both for AI or IVF.
Given that artificial insemination has a low level of complexity, generally its cost is not very expensive. However, in cases where donor sperm is necessary, the price of AI will increase depending the specific features of the donation process.
Resorting to sperm donation adds an extra cost to the common in vitro fertilization price. Such increase may vary according to the donated sperm characteristics and the requirements imposed by the intended parents.
Egg donation is regulated by law in the United States, although legislation varies from state to state. There is no obligation to choose an anonymous egg donor.
Success rates of fertility treatments increase when donor eggs and sperm are used. Within the US, such rates are generally high.