Home » Infertility » Assisted Reproduction (ART): Fast Facts

Assisted Reproduction (ART): Fast Facts

Which assisted reproductive technology (ART) should I use to build my family? An overview of the four main options: donor sperm, donor egg, donor embryo, and gestational surrogacy.

overview of donor sperm, donor egg, donor embryo, and gestational surrogacy

 

DONOR SPERM OVERVIEW

Intended Parent (IP) Restrictions

Single women, lesbian couples, heterosexual couples, and gay couples who don’t have viable sperm may use donor sperm.

Average Cost

Each round of insemination with donor sperm can cost between $200 and $800; more than one round is often needed.

Genetic Connection(s)

The child will have a genetic link to the mother, or to neither parent if sperm donation was used with donor egg.

Single vs. Multiple Births

When a woman undergoes treatment with ovulation induction medication and is inseminated, the incidence of multiple births is slightly higher than in unassisted conceptions. Multiple pregnancies can carry significant risk.

Pregnancy

If the intended mother can carry a pregnancy to term, she can experience pregnancy and delivery.

Continue reading “Assisted Reproduction (ART): Fast Facts” on AdoptiveFamilies.com.

Assisted Reproduction (ART): Fast Facts Reviewed by on . Which assisted reproductive technology (ART) should I use to build my family? An overview of the four main options: donor sperm, donor egg, donor embryo, and ge Which assisted reproductive technology (ART) should I use to build my family? An overview of the four main options: donor sperm, donor egg, donor embryo, and ge Rating: 0
Advertisement
scroll to top