In the semen request, the characteristics of both women are collected. Normally, the sperm is chosen according to the woman who is going to gestate the pregnancy because the other member of the couple already provides her genetic material in the oocyte she gives to her partner.
In treatments using the ROPA method, is the sperm donor chosen according to the physical characteristics of the genetic mother or the pregnant woman?
By Jon Ander Agirregoikoa M.D. (gynecologist on ART Reproduccion).
Last Update: 08/11/2022
Jon Ander Agirregoikoa
Graduated in medicine from the Pays Basque University, with a specialization in obstetrics and gynaecology. He has several years of experience in the field of assisted human reproduction and is co-director and co-founder of the ART clinics. He also combines his medical activity with teaching at the Pays Basque University.