Given that intrauterine insemination by donor is a simple process at the technical level, its price is lower than that of donor-sperm in vitro fertilization.
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Artificial insemination by donor stands for a low-complexity technique, which translates into a lower overall cost if compared to donor-sperm IVF. In Spain, the price of this technique ranges from €800 to €1,500.
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.
There is no set of mandatory rules concerning sperm and egg donation at national level in the USA. Conversely, regulations vary from state to state. However, the majority follows the guidelines established by the ASRM (America Society for Reproductive Medicine).
It is the procedure whereby male fertility must be preserved. The semen sample is frozen in pills and kept in banks of liquid nitrogen with an unlimited time of preservation.