Donated sperm can be used in a variety of ways to help single women and couples build biological or genetic families.
Who are candidates for donated sperm?
- Single women and lesbian couples. The sole means for women without male partners to become biological parents is via donated sperm or a donated embryo.
- Heterosexual couples in which the male is sterile, has a low sperm count or poor sperm quality. In fact, in about 40 percent of infertile couples, the male’s sperm is the sole or contributing factor.