Low sperm quality

I have a low quality sperm and my wife's eggs are of poor quality. Would a sperm donor with stronger sperm make any difference to any further attempts at IVF?

Our Expert's Answer

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It depends on how poor your wife’s egg quality is. If the egg quality is very poor you may have more success using donated embryos.