Tag: semen sample

Donor-sperm insemination in Greece

Union of a human egg and sperm

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) stands for a simple, painless procedure in which a gynecologists places the semen sample inside the female’s uterine fundus, pending fertilization and subsequent implantation by the embryo.

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Artificial insemination

How is an AI performed

Artificial insemination is the easiest of all assisted reproductive technologies. It consists of placing those sperm presenting the highest motility rates into the woman’s cervix during her fertile days.

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Seminal quality

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.

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Donor sperm insemination in the USA

Having poor-quality sperm

The only type of sperm donation allowed in the US is anonymous donation. In case the man’s own semen is non-viable or if there is no male partner, the first option is to undergo donor insemination (ID).

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Donor selection

Young sperm donor

It is necessary that those men desiring to become sperm donors meet a series of strict criteria in order to be accepted as donors, ensure quality and, above all, prevent disease transmission.

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Indications for AID

Happy pregnant woman

Artificial insemination by donor is used in cases of severe male infertility, to help prevent spreading diseases, and also among single or lesbian women desiring to be on motherhood.

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