Using a known donor, sometimes referred to as an “open donor” has become increasingly popular in recent years for couples trying to start a family. When In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and artificial insemination were first being used, people didn’t want to use a known donor because of rare stories of children wanting to have a parental relationship with their donor and it going poorly, or other complications with the upbringing and relationships.
Topics: Sperm Donors
Starting a family can be a long, difficult endeavor--especially for those with fertility issues. Fortunately, modern technology has made it possible even for those with problems conceiving kids. You no longer even need to visit a sperm bank or fertility clinic, you can just order the donor sperm from the comfort of your own home!
Finding the right sperm donor can be a long process. After all, the traits and characteristics of your children’s father will be reflected in them--so you want to pick a donor that will give your children the best chance at success. This can mean sifting through hundreds of possible donors until you find the right one.