It is essential that the donor has semen parameters higher than those considered normal. The donor is required to have a sample with:
- A vitality of 80%, that is, that the vast majority of their sperm are alive in the sample
- High mobility, thus increasing the chances of reaching the recipient woman's egg
- A good morphology, which ensures that most sperm are composed of an oval head, a well-formed midpiece and a mobile flagellum.
- A high concentration of spermatozoa to guarantee a good number of surviving cells after freezing the sample.
Read the full article on: What’s Being a Sperm Donor Like? – Things to Consider ( 38).
By Laura Parra Villar B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologin), Rut Gómez de Segura M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 03/15/2022