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anyone ever use a sperm bank?

i really want a baby, but i don't have anyone to um make it with?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:06 AM on Dec. 1, 2008 in Trying to Conceive

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  • It's pretty expensive. And if they do plant the egg and sperm there's no guarantee that it would take and develop. There's also a chance the sperm donor could demand visitations.
    MarlyeGirl

    Answer by MarlyeGirl at 2:09 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

  • sperm donors are anonymous. They sign something saying they wont come around demanding rights later. Regardless, yeah, its probably expensive.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:24 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

  • Anonymity and the Identity-Release® Program

    At TSBC, You can choose to be an anonymous donor or an Identity-Release® donor. Anonymous donors have sealed records and remain anonymous forever. Identity-Release® donors agree to release their identity to any offspring when the offspring reach the age of 18. Choosing to participate in the Identity-Release® Program does not obligate you to meet offspring. This program is designed to give adults conceived through donor insemination the option of learning their donor's identity in case they have unanswered questions about their genetic background. It is not designed to create parental or family relationships between donors and their offspring. Our research has found that offspring simply want to be able to learn more about their donors as a way of exploring their own identity.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:27 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

  • (sample of prices I found on a site. they also gave directions for doing it yourself at home)
    Donor Sperm
    Regular unwashed vial of anonymous donor sperm $345
    Washed IUI-ready vial of anonymous donor sperm $395
    Regular unwashed vial of identity-release donor sperm $445
    Washed IUI-ready vial of identity-release donor sperm $495
    Vial exchange fee (changing donors or same donor for vials with different counts) $ 50

    (also said there was a $100 "registration" fee to be paid as well)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:32 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

  • Shipping
    Tank - two-day Fed Ex delivery (includes return of tank) $190
    Tank - priority overnight Fed Ex delivery (includes return of tank) $230
    Additional fee for Saturday delivery $ 15
    Alaska/Hawaii Call
    International delivery (starts at $550 and may require tank deposit) Call
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:33 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

  • When I said "do it yourself" I mean, inseminating yourself instread of using a doctor.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:34 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

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