Donating sperm is an incredibly generous act. You will be changing lives by assisting couples and individuals in becoming parents — something they would otherwise be unable to achieve on their own. City Fertility provides an advanced sperm donor program to support you through the entire process. Our specialist team ensures a professional experience for all of our sperm donors. We strive to provide as much information about the process as possible.
#TalkAboutIt: The ins and outs of sperm donation
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Sperm donation laws vary by country. Most countries have laws to cover sperm donations which, for example, place limits on how many children a sperm donor may give rise to, or which limit or prohibit the use of donor semen after the donor has died, or payment to sperm donors. Other laws may restrict use of donor sperm for in vitro fertilisation IVF treatment, which may itself be banned or restricted in some way, such as to married heterosexual couples, banning such treatment to single women or lesbian couples. Donated sperm may be used for insemination whether natural or artificial or as part of IVF treatment. Restrictions on sperm donations or the ability to obtain IVF treatment in some jurisdictions has given rise to women traveling to a country which does not impose restrictions in the circumstances in which they finds themselves to obtain such donations or treatments, in a practice called fertility tourism.
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In December , Bridgitte Reynolds received an unexpected letter from the Reproductive Technology Council, the regulatory body she had been lobbying for information about her biological father. Her five half-sisters and two half-brothers all shared the same father, an anonymous man who gave sperm in a Western Australian fertility clinic almost three decades ago. Laws passed in the Victoria this week allow donor-conceived people to discover the identity of their donor regardless of whether the donor wants to remain anonymous. They're seen as the final step in long-running and gradual law reform to increase access to information for donor-conceived people. Victoria now has the most progressive donor laws in the entire world, according to a senior law professor who worked on the Victorian inquiry that recommended new laws.
For some individuals and couples, creating a family is only possible with the use of donor sperm. Healthy men are regularly recruited by Monash IVF who have an altruistic desire to help others. They must be aged between years old and be willing to comply with state legislation. They are not paid for their donations and must consent to their information being released to any future donor conceived children.