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Donor-sperm IVF cost in Greece

Cost of sperm donation in Greece

Using donor sperm for in vitro fertilization does not translate into a significant price increase if compared to the basic cost of IVF. Greek law establishes a limit on what the amount donors can be given as a compensation must be.

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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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Choosing a sperm donor in Spain

Sperm donor selection in Spain

What does the Spanish Law regarding Assisted Human Reproduction Techniques say about sperm donation? Is is possible to choose the sperm donor by yourself? What is taken into account when matching a donor to a recipient?

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Donor-sperm IVF cost in Spain

Getting paid for donating sperm

The cost of IVF using donor sperm ranges from €3,000 to €5,000 and usually includes expenses derived from the donor, such as the economic compensation and the sperm donor screening process.

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Donor-sperm IVF in Spain

IVF using donor sperm

In which cases is donor-sperm IVF indicated? What is involved in the sperm donation process in accordance to the Spanish Law on Assisted Human Reproduction Techniques?

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Sperm donation in the USA

Using donor sperm to have a baby

The absence of a male partner or severe male infertility are the main causes as to why a single person or a couple starts a fertility treatment using donor sperm.

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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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Sperm and antioxidants

Oxidative stress

There is evidence that free radicals and active oxygen affect both development and quality of sperm. Antioxidants can help reduce this damage and, thus, improve semen quality.

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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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Results after artificial insemination

Success rate for AI

Apart from the previous requirements, it is highly important that women are under 35 in order to achieve success after artificial insemination. In such way, the pregnancy rate would rise up to 20% per cycle; after 4 inseminations, the chances for pregnancy using husband’s sperm rise up to 60%, while they increase by 10% with insemination by donor.

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