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  1. 19 Jan 2018

    Why Choose a UK Sperm Donor

    Posted: 19 January 2018 Why Choose a UK Sperm Donor

    With the news that a new sperm bank is set to launch in Manchester specialising in donor sperm imported from the USA, would you choose a US or UK sperm donor to have your baby?

    The new sperm bank at St Mary’s claims that all American donor sperm offered will meet the same strict regulations as UK donor sperm, including donor screening requirements, 10-family limit and traceability for donor-conceived children.

    But choosing a UK sperm donor from our Semovo sperm donor bank has one big adv...

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  2. 24 May 2017

    How to Start a Family through Donor Sperm Insemination

    Posted: 24 May 2017 How to Start a Family through Donor Sperm Insemination

    If you’re planning to conceive through donor sperm insemination, do you know how to get started?

    Whether you’re a same-sex couple, single woman or a couple who need donor sperm because of male fertility issues, we can help you achieve pregnancy at Manchester Fertility using sperm from our UK-based, identifiable and traceable sperm donors.

    We have no waiting list for treatment with donor sperm, so you can start planning your family straight away. You’ll be supported by a carin...

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  3. 23 Dec 2016

    Online Sperm Donor Dangers: Find your Sperm Donor at a Licensed Clinic

    Posted: 23 December 2016 Online Sperm Donor Dangers: Find your Sperm Donor at a Licensed Clinic

    Are you tempted to look for a sperm donor on the internet? With increasing numbers of men offering to sell their sperm via private advertisements, going ‘direct’ to the donor can be an appealing option.

    You have a choice of willing sperm donors, you make your own arrangements, you know who the donor is - and isn’t it much quicker to obtain sperm this way, than going through a licensed clinic and potentially joining a waiting list?

    But sourcing donor sperm online via unlicense...

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  4. 16 Dec 2016

    Traceable Sperm & Egg Donors: Making the Choice for your Donor-Conceived Child

    Posted: 16 December 2016 Traceable Sperm & Egg Donors: Making the Choice for your Donor-Conceived Child

    If you’re using donor eggs or donor sperm to have a baby, wouldn’t you want to give your child the choice in future to learn about their biological origins?

    It’s for this reason why the law was changed in the first place over 10 years ago. Anonymous sperm and egg donation ceased in the UK in 2005. All new donors had to agree instead to be identifiable to any donor-conceived children born with their help.

    It was a move designed to give donor-conceived people the right to find ...

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  5. 09 Dec 2016

    The Best Sperm Donors & The Highest Quality Sperm: No waiting list

    Posted: 09 December 2016 The Best Sperm Donors & The Highest Quality Sperm: No waiting list

    If you need donor sperm to have a baby, you can be assured of the quality of UK donor sperm available at Manchester Fertility.

    Because we don’t just let anyone become a sperm donor. To donate to us through our nationwide sperm donor bank Semovo, men must have the ‘gold standard’ of sperm – sperm that can perform through all the fertility treatments required.

    We look for sperm that has superior motility and exceptional mobility. Sperm that has a strong count, and is free...

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  6. 09 Nov 2016

    UK Donor Sperm Ready Now at Manchester Fertility

    Posted: 09 November 2016 UK Donor Sperm Ready Now at Manchester Fertility

    Are you stuck on a waiting list for a sperm donor at your fertility clinic? Worried that there isn’t a sperm donor available to help you have a baby?

    You don’t have to wait to have donor sperm insemination, or IVF/ICSI with donor sperm. At Manchester Fertility, we have UK sperm donors and donor sperm ready to help you now.

    Clinics in many areas are facing a lack of donor sperm. Even in our region in Liverpool, under an hour from us here in Cheadle, patients who want to have a baby ...

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  7. 14 Oct 2016

    Semovo: The Widest & Best Range of Sperm Donors for our Patients

    Posted: 14 October 2016 Semovo: The Widest & Best Range of Sperm Donors for our Patients

    Our new sperm donor programme Semovo is great news if you want to have a baby with the help of a sperm donor.

    For the first time, we’re able to recruit sperm donors not just from the Manchester and Cheshire region, but from right across the UK, thanks to Semovo sperm donation centres here at Manchester Fertility, in Liverpool, Leeds at the end of this year and Birmingham, Glasgow and London locations coming soon.

    This growing national network of donation clinics means Semovo will offer t...

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  8. 20 Sep 2016

    Semovo: Our New National Sperm Donor Bank

    Posted: 20 September 2016 Semovo: Our New National Sperm Donor Bank

    Do you need donor sperm to have a baby? Or would you like to donate sperm to us? We’ve expanded our sperm donor recruitment programme to create a new nationwide sperm donor bank, Semovo.

    Using our considerable expertise and success in sperm donor recruitment, we created Semovo to help alleviate the shortage of donor sperm across the UK.

    Men who wish to donate sperm can now conveniently donate to us at regional Semovo donation clinics, located here at Manchester Fertility, Leeds and Liver...

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  9. 02 Sep 2016

    Sperm Donor Genetic Screening - Your FAQs

    Posted: 02 September 2016 Sperm Donor Genetic Screening - Your FAQs

    How ‘safe’ is donor sperm? The Guardian recently ran an article examining the issue of genetic screening and sperm donation, with particular focus on cases abroad in countries like the USA, where sperm donors had subsequently been found to have genetic health disorders.

    So should you be concerned about the health of your sperm donor if you need donor sperm to have a baby?

    Joanne Adams, our Donor Bank Manager, answers your FAQs about the screening of our sperm donors and the reassur...

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  10. 31 Aug 2016

    Who are our sperm donors? Your choice, our insight & support

    Posted: 31 August 2016 Who are our sperm donors? Your choice, our insight & support

    Manchester Fertility is one of the UK’s most successful donor sperm banks, with no waiting list for treatment with donor sperm. But how do we find our sperm donors? And what kind of men are they?

    Our sperm donors range from executive, professional men who already have a family, to single men, graduates and students. All are aged 18-41, have met strict HFEA health screening standards and are identifiable to any child you have with their help.

    Most importantly, they all have the highest qu...

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