Sperm donation

Donor Insemination (DI) uses sperm from a donor to help the woman become pregnant. Single and lesbian patients will need to use sperm from a donor, whether a known or unknown donor. Prospective parents can choose the appropriate physical characteristics from the panel of donors so that skin colour, height, eye and hair colour can be matched.

Donor sperm can be used as part of a treatment, such as IVF, or for IUI.

Only healthy donors are recruited and all donors are required to undergo a thorough medical examination and screening test. Counselling for donors and recipients is mandatory.