Infertility in the couple is diagnosed after a year trying to conceive without success. It can be male or female infertility, or a combination of both.
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.
In vitro fertilization is a fertility procedure through which egg-sperm binding occurs in the laboratory, aiming at obtaining an embryo that will be later transferred into the woman so that pregnancy occurs.
Cryptozoospermia or cryptospermia is a sperm pathology that may lead to male infertility and is characterized by a low sperm quantity. Actually, it causes the same symptoms as oligozoospermia, but more severely.
To diagnose male infertility a seminogram is conducted. One of parameters evaluated is the concentration or amount of spermatoza found in the ejaculate.
The Spanish Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Mollecular Pathology warns of the decrease in seminal quality provoked by several factors. That’ss why the spermiogram is a key test in the fertility studies of the couples that have troubles achieving pregnancy.
It’s a male fertility alteration due to a spermatic factor, in which the quantity, morphology and motility of the spermatozoa are altered.
Oligozoospermia is a male infertility alteration due to spermatic factor. There’s a low quantity of spermatozoa in sperm.
It’s produced when men manifest several sperm alterations, such as oligooospermia or low quantity of sperms and astenozoospermia, which means that only a few sperms show normal motility.
IVF with sperm donor is the fertility technique they normally use in case of serious male sterility, or for lesbian couples and single women.