Sperm Donor Information for Donor 60019 (2023)

Agreement Regarding Use of Site and Information

Efficient3roadApril 2017
important! These terms and conditions are a binding legal agreement (this "Agreement"). Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website.

  1. protocol;Additional Terms; Privacy

This Agreement governs your use of www.xytex.com and any other website or site provided by Xytex and its subsidiaries and affiliates that is linked to this Agreement (including all related content, communications, tools, features, functions and services ,"website"). This Agreement is entered into between Xytex, its subsidiaries and affiliates (hereinafter referred to as "Xytex", "we", "our" or "our") and you, either on your own behalf, individually or by an organization representing you organization (in each case, "you"). If you access this website as an employee, owner, or representative of an entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that entity to the terms of this agreement. You accept this agreement and/or use, view, transmit, cache, store and/or otherwise use this website, this website or the services or functions provided by this website and/or the content of this website in any way. For clarity, in making such access and use, you agree to all of the following terms and conditions and waive any ambiguity or error in this agreement. If you disagree with any part of this agreement, please stop using this website immediately. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or delete portions of this agreement at any time without notice, and unless otherwise stated, such changes will be effective immediately upon posting of an updated version of this agreement online. Therefore please check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site after changes to this Agreement have been posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes. Print and retain a copy of this Agreement, as it may change from time to time, for your records.

Certain products and services we offer are governed by this Agreement and additional terms specific to that product or service (“Additional Terms”). The terms of this Agreement and any applicable Additional Terms are collectively referred to as the "Terms of Service". In the event of any conflict between this Agreement and Additional Terms, such Additional Terms shall take precedence over your use of the products or services to which they apply.

In addition to this Agreement, please read our Privacy Policy before submitting any personal information to us. The Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated into and made a part of this Agreement.

  1. User Eligibility; Your User Account

This site is intended for use only by persons and entities that may enter into legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, this site and the services offered on this site are not intended for use by minors under the age of 18 or by minors under the age of 18 if they are over the age of 18. If you are unable to enter into a legally binding contract due to age or otherwise, please leave this site and do not use this site.

With respect to your use of this website, you represent, warrant and undertake that:

  1. If you are accessing this website as an employee, owner, or agent of another person or entity, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Service jointly and separately, on behalf of yourself and that person or entity.
  1. You are at least 18 years of age, or, if you are 18 years of age, the age of majority in your jurisdiction, capable of entering into contracts and possessing the capacity and authority necessary to enter into and perform your obligations under the Terms of Service (including on behalf of such individual or entity, if applicable); and you are not prohibited under the laws of the United States or any other applicable jurisdiction from using the Site and receiving products and services from us.
  1. You will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations of all applicable jurisdictions with respect to your use of this website and our products and services.
  1. This site and the materials found on or through this site are provided for informational purposes only, but we do not provide health, medical, genetic, legal or other professional advice or services for the purpose of providing such materials. The information contained on or through the website is based on sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, we do not represent or warrant their accuracy, suitability, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose. You should consult your own professional advisors, including a physician or other healthcare professional for health, medical or genetic advice, and an attorney or other appropriate professional with respect to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and/or to comply with any legal requirements .
  1. In order to access certain features of the Site, you may be required or permitted to register by providing certain personal and contact information. If you are a registered user, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your password, and are responsible for all activities that occur under or through your account. You agree to (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account or password or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you log out or log out of your account at the end of each session. You are responsible for controlling access to and use of your account and for notifying us if you wish to cancel your account. We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph. We reserve the right to refuse and terminate accounts in our sole discretion.

3. Restrictions on use

You acknowledge and agree that the features, tools, functions, applications, materials, data and other information, content (including their selection and arrangement), services and software (including all text, logos, photographs, graphics, images, video, audio, artwork, software, html, source and object code, algorithms, business logic, modules, programs, links and other materials), product names, logos, designs, service marks, trademarks, trade dress, titles and certain words or phrases, As the case may be, each content displayed, transmitted or accessed or used on, within or in connection with this website (all of which are collectively referred to as "Service Content") is protected by copyright, trademark or other Proprietary rights protect the intellectual property rights of Xytex or its suppliers, licensors, suppliers or other assigns which may or may not be registered in certain jurisdictions. You acknowledge and agree that Xytex and its licensors, suppliers or other assigns reserve and retain for themselves and such third parties all intellectual property rights and other proprietary rights of any kind with respect to the content of the Site, and the Services, and you will not Receive any benefit from the use of the Site or Service Content. You also agree to abide by any other copyright notices, information or restrictions contained in any Service Content made available on or accessed through the Services.

The content or materials from the Services of any other Internet site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by us may not be reproduced, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way without our prior written permission. For the purposes of this agreement, use of any such materials on any other network, internet, intranet, extranet or other location or computer environment is prohibited. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any of our trademarks, logos or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout or forms) without our express prior written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other hidden text of our name, trademarks or other proprietary information without our express prior written consent.

Unless otherwise indicated, all names, logos, trademarks, service marks, trade dress and trade names on this website are the property of Xytex. We consider our trademarks to be valuable assets and take their infringement seriously. The following is a list of trademarks owned by Xytex used on this website:

Xytex、Patriach、Super Sperm、PhotoFile、BabyFile、AudioFile、VideoFile、XTS、xyGene、xyConnects 和 Ovations。

If you are permitted to download software from this website, the software, including any files, images embedded in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software"), we hereby grant you a limited, revocable license, without right to sublicense, use the software to the limited extent necessary to use the site and our services. We do not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the media on which the Software is recorded, but we (or a third-party licensor) retain full title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form.

You will not: (a) engage in email address or other personal information harvesting, spamming, phone or mailing, spoofing, spamming, spamming, spidering, "screen scraping," "database scraping," or any other activity, The purpose is to obtain lists of users or other non-public information who pass through the Site or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Site or any other computer system, network or platform connected to the Site. You agree not to use this website in any manner that could damage, disable, overload or impair this website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of this website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any material or information through any means not intentionally offered or made available by this website.

  1. application

We are happy to hear from our users and welcome your comments about this website and the products and services related to this website. Unfortunately, however, our long-standing company policy does not allow us to accept or consider ideas, suggestions or materials unless we specifically ask them to. We are hiring staff and consultants who may be working on the same or similar ideas. We hope you understand that this policy is intended to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by our professionals and/or consultants appear to others to be similar to their creative work. Please do not send us unsolicited original creative material of any kind. While we appreciate your feedback about your experience with the site and the services and products related to the site, we ask that you be specific in your comments and refrain from providing any ideas, suggestions or materials (unless specifically requested).

If at our request, you send us certain submissions, or despite our request, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts or other information (collectively, "Submissions") , these Submissions will be considered our property. We are under no obligation of confidentiality with respect to any Submission, and we are not responsible for any use or disclosure of any Submission. Without limiting the foregoing, we shall exclusively own all now known or existing rights in and to the Submissions of every type and nature throughout the world and shall have the right to use the Submissions without restriction for any commercial or other purpose, No compensation or notification or approval is required to submit to the provider. Xytex does not waive rights to any ideas similar or related to the Submission that it may have, previously known to it, or developed by its employees and representatives, or obtained from sources other than you.

  1. Forums and Public Communications

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By uploading material or posting any content to any forum or otherwise submitting any material to us, you (1) represent and warrant that such material or content is original to you, that no other party has any rights in it, and that it does so in accordance with this Agreement , and (2) automatically grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully transferable, assignable, sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish , translate, publicly perform and display, create derivative works of the work and distribute such material or incorporate such material or content, including all data, images, creative works, sounds, text and other content contained therein, now known or in any form, media or technology later developed worldwide. Further, you waive any right to compensation, attribution or any other "moral rights" to such material and content.

When participating in forums, please exercise caution and never assume that people are who they say they are, know what they say, or are connected to who they say they are in any chat room, category panel, or other user-generated content area. If you communicate with us off-site through any third-party social media or sharing platform (eg, Facebook®, Twitter Inc.), your use of such platform is subject to the specific terms and conditions of that platform.

  1. Content Related to the Site

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seven. disclaimer

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We do not guarantee the confidentiality or privacy of any communications or information transmitted on this site or on any site linked to this site. We will not be responsible for the privacy of information, email addresses, registration and identity information, disk space, communications, confidential or trade secret information, or any other content transmitted over a network that is accessible or otherwise related to your use of the Site couplet. .

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eight. compensation

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  1. Limitation of Liability

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Thirteen. General provisions

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fourteen. Digital Signature Terms

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How much information do you get about a sperm donor? ›

Each donor has a fifteen-to-twenty page Full Profile that contains detailed information on the physical characteristics, health habits, personal interests, educational background, and medical history of the donor and members of their immediate biological family.

Can we know the details of the sperm donor? ›

Yes, it is possible for you to know some details about the sperm donor. The details available vary depending on your choice of Sperm Donor Profile. If you have chosen a sperm donor with an Extended Donor Profile, you can see a lot more details about the donor.

How to tell your child they were conceived with a sperm donor? ›

Start by explaining in very simple terms how children come into this world. Then, explain how this is done with donor sperm or donor eggs. Keep your language simple and consider making your story more concrete by drawing it or using a picture book.”

Do you get to choose what your sperm donor looks like? ›

Using the donor match tool and other resources

For example, you can choose a sperm donor with similar skin tone or ethnicity as you, or select by height, hair color, eye color, or many other features. It's natural and understandable that you might choose a donor that resembles you or your partner.

How to choose a sperm donor from sperm bank? ›

One of the most important things when choosing a sperm donor is deciding between an anonymous or known donor. Some donors want to be known by the mother and child, while others only want to be known by the mother. Known donors offer a level of transparency about family history and other important information.

Do sperm donors get to know their child? ›

Donors with contact are open to having their partners and children know their donor-conceived offspring. Although contact is generally positive, donors report that establishing boundaries and defining the relationship can be very difficult.

How long does it take to choose a sperm donor? ›

From there, the process is generally speedy. "The entire process takes about a month, between bloodwork and other testing and ordering the sperm," says Howard.

Is a sperm donor the biological father? ›

If the woman becomes pregnant, the resulting pregnancy will be no different from one achieved by intercourse, and the sperm donor will be the biological father of her child in the same way as if intimate sexual relations between the donor and the woman had taken place.

How much does it cost to get pregnant from a sperm bank? ›

What is the average cost? Donor insemination is significantly less expensive than using donor eggs. The cost can range anywhere from $300 to $4,000, depending on whether the male partner's sperm is being used, or if anonymous donor sperm is utilized.

What does a sperm donor profile look like? ›

The Extended Profile includes information about his education, family background, personality, hobbies and interests. Additionally, the profiles contain one or more photos of the donor as a child, an emotional intelligence (EQ) profile, a handwritten message and a voice recording.

What do kids call their sperm donor? ›

Call the donor a "helper" or simply "the donor," and refer to him in positive terms without romanticizing him.

What is it called when you have a sperm donor baby? ›

Donor insemination (DI) is the process of inseminating a woman with sperm obtained from a known or anonymous donor. The procedure is usually performed in natural cycles without the use of any fertility medications.

Is it harder to get pregnant with donor sperm? ›

Donor sperm has a higher success rate with IVF compared to a couple with male factor infertility. However, because the sperm has been checked, the success rates are similar to healthy non-donor sperm samples. Women under 35 have a 33% or higher pregnancy success rate with IVF.

What is the most desired sperm donor? ›

istockphoto The ideal sperm donor stands six feet tall and has blond or brown hair, blue or green eyes and a "medium" complexion. Dimples? They're a plus, says Dr. Cappy Rothman, medical director of California Cryobank.

Why are there no black sperm donors? ›

The reasons for the shortage are myriad: failure among cryobanks to recruit Black donors; a selection process that demands a three-generation medical history (which may be challenging for Black men who may not have access to quality health care) and excludes donors with felony convictions; mistrust of the medical ...

What do sperm donors watch? ›

In sperm banks, screening of potential sperm donors typically includes screening for genetic diseases, chromosomal abnormalities and sexually transmitted infections (STDs) that may be transmitted through the donor's sperm.

How to find a sperm donor that looks like my partner? ›

The Fairfax FaceMatch® algorithm uses the shape of facial features to find a resemblance between the photo you upload and the adult photos of our donors. The sophisticated mathematical formulas compare two facial images of any person's photo submission (any gender) with the donor.

Which sperm donor has a lot of kids? ›

A Dutch man, said to have sired hundreds of kids through sperm donation, is being taken to court to stop him fathering more. A Dutch sperm donor is facing legal action to stop him from fathering more children. The 41-year-old from The Hague has allegedly fathered at least 550 kids around the world.

How many kids will a sperm donor have? ›

However, there is no limit to the number of children which may be born to each such family from the same donor. A donor may set a lower limit and may impose conditions on the use of his sperm. Sperm may be exported from the UK but exports are subject to restrictions and have to be notified to the HFEA.

What questions should I ask a sperm donor? ›

Initial Questions
  • What motivates you to donate sperm? ...
  • Are there any other children from preceding donations? ...
  • Do you want to be involved in the child's life, and to what extent? ...
  • Would you accept to give up parental rights if requested? ...
  • What level of commitment to the pregnancy plan can I expect from you?
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Do sperm banks throw away sperm? ›

The costs of screening of donors and of storage of frozen donor sperm vials are not insignificant and in practice most sperm banks will try to dispose of all samples from an individual donor.

What are the downsides of donating sperm? ›

What are the Disadvantages of Donating at a Sperm Bank? You need to be committed to donating sperm as you may be required to visit the sperm bank on a weekly basis. You will receive a lot of health tests. You will find out whether or not you have genetic diseases, STDs and a healthy sperm count.

Do sperm donors have parental rights in us? ›

Types of Sperm Donors

Neither the parents nor the donor-conceived child can contact the donor, nor can the donor contact the donor-conceived child or their parents. Anonymous donors also do not have any parental rights or responsibilities for children produced from their sperm donation.

Can my brother be my sperm donor? ›

Egg or sperm donation is also called collaborative reproduction or third-party reproduction, and the donors are usually anonymous or unrelated known individuals. But if the donor is a sibling or cousin, the process is called familial gamete donation.

Can my wife help me donate sperm? ›

When a man is producing a semen specimen for either analysis or to use for intrauterine insemination, a spouse or partner can help with the collection. However, no lubricants or saliva can be used.

Can I use a friend as a sperm donor? ›

If you've ever wondered, “Can I use a friend as a sperm donor?” the answer is clearly “yes.” But while sperm donation may seem like a simple gift between friends, there are many legal considerations that must be taken into account. Addressing them doesn't diminish the gift; it simply protects everyone.

Why is donor sperm so expensive? ›

While some elements of the process are covered by insurance, the cost of actual sperm always comes out of pocket. "There are charges for every step but people are completely invested, so they're willing to pay for whatever they have to do," says Carly, a mother of two who conceived using a sperm donor.

How common are donor babies? ›

An estimated 30,000 to 60,000 children conceived with donor sperm are born in the U.S. every year, though that statistic may well be an underestimate.

Is the baby biologically yours if you use an egg donor? ›

Donor eggs give women the incredible possibility of being pregnant and giving birth to a baby. However, even though that baby is very much their own, it's important to understand that it will not be genetically related.

What happens when you mix two sperms together? ›

Combining two sperm wouldn't work. There just isn't enough in a sperm to sustain an embryo early on. What about removing the DNA from an egg, and adding two sperm to that? Theoretically you'd end up with a child with the DNA of both dads, and just a bit of the donor's DNA.

Has a fake sperm donor had 60 children? ›

In a bizarre incident, a sperm donor fathered over 60 children in Australia under false names, as per a report in Independent. The man was exposed after several new parents observed how similar their newborns looked to one another during a gathering.

How much does it cost to buy sperm for home insemination? ›

Cost of Home Insemination

The cost for this purchase typically ranges between $1,200 and $1,400. When you choose your donor sperm you can also select a shipping method.

Can you buy sperm and inseminate yourself? ›

Home insemination is an easy procedure that can be done in the comfort of your own home. The donor sperm straws you select are shipped directly to you in a nitrogen tank container. An insemination kit, with a needle-less syringe, an adaptor and a step-by-step instruction document is included in the shipment.

How many families can use the same sperm donor? ›

Specifically, a donor's sales will cease when 25 families (children from the same donor living in one home) have been reported in the US. International distribution stops when 15 families have been reported. After the family limits have been met, vials will only be distributed for sibling pregnancies.

How much is a good sperm donor? ›

The cost of sperm donation varies across the country, but a vial of sperm generally ranges from $400 to $2,000.

How many vials can you get from one sperm donation? ›

Sometimes this is 1 vial, sometimes it is 10. The average number of vials/ejaculate is around 4-5 depending on the prep type. Myth: Donors donate 2-3 times a week, sometimes for years at a time.

Why are sperm donors rejected? ›

Having a sexually transmitted disease will disqualify you from sperm donor programs. At FCC, we test potential donors for HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, syphilis, and more before they are allowed to donate. You have a genetic condition or other medical concerns.

Why is donor sperm washed? ›

Sperm washing is a form of sperm preparation that is required prior to intrauterine insemination or IVF because it removes chemicals from the semen, which may cause adverse reactions in the uterus. During the sperm washing process sperm is separated from the seminal fluid.

How much do men get for sperm? ›

On average, sperm donors are paid between $100-$150 per donation visit. Donating 1-2 times per week, donors earn an average of $4000 in 6 months. This varies by location and donor. Ready to become a sperm donor?

Can you see pictures of sperm donors? ›

Yes, some of the sperm donors have pictures of themselves as adults available, and you can purchase access to see them.

What can I donate to make money? ›

Here is a look at what you can donate to make money:
  • Hair.
  • Plasma.
  • Bone marrow.
  • Sperm.
  • Eggs.
  • Your uterus.
  • Breast milk.
  • Your skin.
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Do kids look like their sperm donor? ›

The Genetics of a Donor Egg

Because a donor egg won't share any of its genes with its intended mother, there's a chance the baby will not resemble its mother. However, if her partner's sperm was used, the baby may look like its father because they share the same genetics.

Can you pick the traits of a sperm donor? ›

Typically we give you a choice of two who have similar characteristics to those you're looking for, at this stage the information you'll get is purely the physical details of the donor – so weight, height , hair and eye colour – but you can ask for more information if you want it, a donor's 'full profile'.

Does blood type matter when choosing a sperm donor? ›

Blood type can be a factor to consider when choosing a sperm donor. If you have a negative blood type (e.g. O-, A-, B-, AB-), you may require a sperm donor with a negative blood type to avoid complications during pregnancy, such as hemolytic disease of the newborn.

What information does a sperm bank provide? ›

Information made available by a sperm bank will usually include the race, height, weight, blood group, health and eye color of the donor. Sometimes information about the donor's age, family history and educational achievements will also be given.

How hard is it get pregnant with a sperm donor? ›

In a study of 402 women having IUI with donor sperm, researchers found that the pregnancy rate per cycle was 17.2 percent.

What questions should you ask a sperm donor? ›

Move through the following questions to help better define what you are looking for in a donor.
  • 1) Is it important to you that your sperm donor has a familial connection to your child? ...
  • 2) Do you want your child to have a relationship with the sperm donor from an early age? ...
  • 3) Are you concerned about the cost of sperm?

How much money can you get from a sperm bank? ›

On average, sperm donors are paid between $100-$120+ per donation visit. Donating 1-2 times per week, donors earn an average of $4000 in 6 months. This varies by location and donor. Ready to become a sperm donor?

What disqualifies you from being a sperm donor? ›

Having a sexually transmitted disease will disqualify you from sperm donor programs. At FCC, we test potential donors for HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, syphilis, and more before they are allowed to donate. You have a genetic condition or other medical concerns.

How long does a sperm sample stay good? ›

It should be more than 2 days from your last ejaculation but not more than 7 to 10 days. If you are collecting the sample at home, please pick up a clean container at the lab. See the next page for lab locations and hours, and scheduling lines.

Can you find a sperm donor that looks like your husband? ›

Looking for a sperm donor lookalike? Fairfax Cryobank's exclusive Fairfax FaceMatch® technology allows you to find that ideal sperm donor lookalike that looks just like your partner, family member, friend, or celebrity.

What are the most popular traits for sperm donors? ›

Most couples choose donors that closely resemble the male partner, but the most common characteristics among sperm donors include:
  • Brown hair.
  • Brown eyes.
  • Fair/pale complexion.
  • Christian religion.
  • Educational background in business or accounting.

How many babies can one sperm donor produce? ›

California Cryobank has taken steps to resolve concerns regarding the number of live births per sperm donor. The maximum goal is 25-30 family units worldwide per donor. Each donor is limited by the length of time he remains active in the program.

How much sperm can you donate at once? ›

About 1.5 to 3 liters. It's theoretically possible to donate enough sperm to father 533 children, and there are a couple men who have come close, but it would take years, and these days there are guidelines and restrictions to prevent it.


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