COVID-19 Update for All Sperm Donors

COVID-19 Update for All Sperm Donors

In response to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, Seattle Sperm Bank has issued the following updates for our patients and donors.

COVID-19 Update for All Sperm Donors

For Patients

SSB is currently open and continuing to ship orders to our clinic and to our patients’ homes. In addition, at-home insemination is an excellent option you may want to try at this time. This method offers convenience and an added layer of safety since it can be done in your home and on your timeline, eliminating the need to leave your home to visit our lab. Read more about how at-home insemination works to decide whether it’s a good option for you.

For Donors

Our Seattle lab is currently open.  If you are interested in applying to become a sperm donor, please Apply and we will provide you with further instructions on when and how to donate. If you are currently a qualified donor in our system, we will reach out to you so you can schedule a time for a donation and make appointments for your physical exam and blood draw. If you are interested in becoming a donor, you may apply online now.

If you have any questions, please contact us at dc@seattlespermbank.com.

How Stress Affects Sperm Health

How Stress Affects Sperm Health

A study co-sponsored by the Danish Ministry of Health set out to quantify the effects of psychological stress on male fertility specifically. Find out their results here.

How Does Marijuana Use Affect Sperm Health?

How Does Marijuana Use Affect Sperm Health?

At Seattle Sperm Bank, we get questions from potential donors about marijuana’s effects on overall sperm health. To help you better understand the possible connections between marijuana use and sperm health, keep up on the latest research in this area.

What Does it Take to Become a Sperm Donor?

What Does it Take to Become a Sperm Donor?

On average, only about 5% of all our donor applicants meet the necessary requirements. Read on to discover what it takes to become a sperm donor at our clinic and how the process works.

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