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Top 5 Characteristics Used to Choose a Sperm Donor
a blog by Michelle Ottey, PhD, Director of Operations, Fairfax Cryobank and Cryogenic Laboratories, Inc., May 24, 2011
- Infectious and Genetic Testing
- Physical Characteristics
- Available Profile Information
Once an intended parent finds a sperm bank that demonstrates that they follow all of the required regulations to ensure the safety of their recipients, the search for the perfect sperm donor match becomes very personal. Some people want a sperm donor with their same ethnic background; others want a sperm donor who resembles a partner or family member. For others, a sperm donor’s education and talents are the most important factor.
When it comes down to it, finding the perfect donor match is finding a sperm donor who possesses characteristics that you would want to contribute to the creation of your child. There is a lot to consider, but the right sperm donor match is out there for you!