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A mamma-to-be may use a sperm bank for many reasons:
-She's a single lady
-Her partner has azoospermia (near to no detectable sperm)
-Her partner has compromised semen quality
-Her partner is unable to donate sperm due to a history of physical injury or cancer treatment
If you are considering using a sperm donor, you need to understand it from all angles.
Using a credible sperm bank has many legal and medical advantages. It can also really increase your odds of pregnancy success and having a healthy baby.
Using a sperm bank probably was never in your childhood vision of how you'd make a family, but learning more about it may allay many fears and misconceptions.
Tune in as I interview Eric Kendall of the Seattle based European Sperm Bank.
Overcoming Reluctance to Donor Egg, Sperm, or Embryo in Your Extended Family. This was a topic suggested by our audience. There are few, if any, resources available to help infertility patients navigate who to tell about using third party reproduction. Our guest is Bette Galen, a licensed clinical social worker specializing in infertiliy who has worked at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey for 8 years and has a private practice in Montclair, NJ. donor egg, egg donation, donor sperm, sperm donation, donor embryo, embryo donation, embryo adoption, infertility treatment, fertility treatment, third party reproduction,
Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here: Blog summary of the show Highlights More Creating a Family resources on donor egg, sperm, and embryos can be found here.
Kirk Stange talks about the recent Kansas case where a sperm donor is ordered to pay child support. This is based on article on www.stangelawfirm.com titled: Kansas Court Ruling: Sperm donor ordered to pay child support.
With offices in St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson County, Franklin County in Missouri and St. Clair County and Madison County in Illinois, you can contact Stange Law Firm and their St. Louis Family Law Attorneys online or at 314-963-4700.
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Featured Topic: "Should Stealing Sperm Be A Crime?"
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How are the children and parents in alternative/non-traditional families doing? Families through IVF and donor conception, as well as single moms by choice and same sex families are increasing, but how are they doing, and how are the children developing? Are these new family forms harmful to children?
Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews world renowned expert on new family structures, Dr. Susan Golombok, Director of the Centre for Family Research at the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England.
For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/.
Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org.
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Former sprem donor "Ben" has been selling his sperm for most of his time in law school. He says he was paid up to $900 per month. He is now engaged to be married and is trying to meet the 70 plus children he has convieved. Could you marry a man that use to be a sperm donor, especially if he wanted to meet all of his children? If you were a child convieved this way would you want to meet a man that didnt concieve you out of love but because he wanted to make easy money?
As lesbians, the way we conceive, typically, is through donor conception, and donor conception is whole new paradigm for most of us. There are many intricacies, details and lots of new information to learn. How do sperm banks work? How selective are they with the guys that may be the future biological father of your child? What kind of background study do they do on these guys? How extensively do they test for disease or genetic conditions? How many biological siblings might your child have out in the world? How do they handle future contact with the donor? How do you talk to your child about donor conception? What are the chances your child is going to want to contact their donor? Alice Ruby, executive director The Sperm Bank of California (TSBC) is on the show to answer these questions and more. TSBC was the first sperm bank in the country to serve lesbians and other unmarried women. As the only non-profit sperm bank in the country, TSBC does immense amounts of research the outcomes and implications of donor conception for parents, donor-conceived individuals, and donors. TSBC offers tons of resources on their site for lesbian parents looking to conceive. Find out why TSBC may be a great option for your choice in sperm banks.
Find out more about The Sperm Bank of California at https://www.thespermbankofca.org/.
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It is one of the greatest acts of unconditional, unselfish, unyielding love and compassion when you are an organ donor for the giver and the receiver. But what make this story even more compelling is that these two ladies are not relatived but co- worker with more than a 51% donor match, one woman in black of West Indie decent and other them Irish, Flipino and much more. Bring your tissues with you on the edge for this one Brains
Reinvention Radio is LIVE 5 days a week on Blog Talk USA! You can count on Danna McKellar, your host of Reinvention Radio, to shine a light on tough topics that many people want to avoid, sweep under the rug or just don't know how or with whom to discuss! On Reinvention Radio we keep it REAL, we keep it HONEST, and we keep it RESPECTFUL! On Saturday we wrap up the series, Learning to Live a Life Without Regrets with Mary Ann Spillman sharing some of her own life experiences with us! Mary Ann has given her own life a full reinvention after the trials and tribulations of single parenthood, loss of her mother and brother on the same day, life-threatening illness and accepting a life saving transplant from a live donor, her own son! Dial in and let's get down to the business of reinvention!
Listen to Mary Ann's interview on Tawana Cadien's Life Happened... here.
Today kicks off National Minority Organ Donation Week for Eyes, Tissue and Organs! Learn more here!
Please call (609)851-1370 to purchase your must have copy of Reinvention 101: 30 Days to a New You by Dr. Danna McKellar and to find out about our upcoming Reinvention Seminar!
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Scott Nyberg address the question "am I too old to be an organ donor?" To listen, click the link below. Am I Too Old To Donate
How in the world do you explain something so complex as conception from donor egg, sperm or embryo to a child. When should you tell? How much detail is necessary? What words can you use? Our guest to talk about the nitty gritty of telling is Patricia Mendell, therapist in NYC specializing in infertility and founding member of The American Fertility Association and Currently Co-Chair of its Board of Directors. She is a member of the Mental Health Professionals Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation, embryo adoption, talking with children about conception, talking with children about sex and human reproduction
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Sunday, June 14 is World Blood Donor Day - The theme of the 2015 World Blood Donor Day campaign is "Thank you for saving my life". It focuses on thanking blood donors who save lives every day through their blood donations and strongly encourages more people all over the world to donate blood voluntarily and regularly... YOU WILL SAVE A LIFE!
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RTU: #236 - Bye-Bye, Bayside
UNLOADING on: Sanpete's last show from Bayside NY was a gem... we discussed the move to a new town (literally, Newtown) and how to root for his teams there and keep his boys loyal to those teams. Then we went around the horn literally to the MLB all star game NBA Draft, the Mets and Yankees, good press for Geno, and Okie on the block. All in all an hour 40 of great sports and stuff talk...
Plus, Ballers on HBO... will Sports Entourage work? What sports TV series do we want to see...
Tune in live, or check out the podcast on Wednesday on iTunes!
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