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Sperm Donor Services Des Moines IA

If treatment has not been successful, you may decide to use donor sperm. Fortunately, sperm donation is a relatively simple procedure (physically, not necessarily emotionally) and in most places, there are ample sperm donors.

Fredric Eliot Sager, DO
(515) 243-4241
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Fifth Avenue Ob-Gyn

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Dr.Stephen Feltz
(515) 288-3287
330 Laurel St # 1100
Des Moines, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 9, reviews.

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Michael Charles Mintzer, MD
(515) 251-4932
1145 66th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Matthew Curtis Brown
(515) 288-3287
330 Laurel St Ste 1100
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dennis Paul Dornbier
(515) 288-3287
330 Laurel St Ste 1100
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Albert Jos Mintzer, MD
(515) 288-3287
945 19th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1956

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Larry Keith Lindell, MD
(515) 282-2213
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1982

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Albert J Mintzer
(515) 282-2200
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Tamara Dassanayake
(515) 327-5972
330 Laurel St # 1100
Des Moines, IA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.2, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Craig Frank Stark, MD
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1977

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Male Infertility & Sperm Donation

Male Infertility & Sperm Donation

When male sperm analysis yields very poor results, multiple tests and treatments are considered. Unfortunately, in some cases, even with attempts to aspirate sperm directly from the testicles, treatment is not always successful.

The best home test for sperm concentration is the FertilMarq Male Fertility Sperm Test . It is performed in the privacy of your own home.

If you are going through male infertility, some of the terms you may encounter are:

oligospermia or oligozoospermia- low sperm count. Very few sperm are found in the ejaculate.

no motile sperm, no motility - none of the sperm are moving or asthenozoospermia - poor motility and/or forward progression.

teratozoospermia - low percentage of morphologically normal sperm.

necrozoospermia - no live sperm in semen.

azoospermia, asospermia, or aspermia - no sperm at all is found in the semen.

TESE - testicular sperm extraction or MESA - microsurgical epidydmal sperm aspiration. Processes used to retrieve viable sperm from men with sperm duct blockage or the absence of sperm in the semen.

ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection , a single sperm cell is injected into each egg. This procedure is performed as part of IVF - in vitro fertilization when a small number of sperm is available. It enables fertilization of an egg even if only a single viable sperm cell is available.

If treatment has not been successful, you may decide to use donor sperm. Fortunately, sperm donation is a relatively simple procedure (physically, not necessarily emotionally) and in most places, there are ample sperm donors.

Men are allowed to donate sperm after intense questioning and testing. Their medical history is of great importance, as is their genetic history.

Lesbian couples and single women who choose to become parents also frequently opt to use sperm donation.

When the sperm donation is intented for a couple, the donor is usually matched according to physical properties of the husband (e.g., blood type, hair color, eye color, height).

This site presents stories both of recipients of sperm donation and of a women born of sperm donation.

Natalie's Story
Tanya's Story
Allison's Story (conceived using donor sperm)
Carrie's Story
Mandy's Story
Cynthia's Story
Suzanna's Story (conceived using donor sperm)
Paige's Story
Celia's Story
Jim's Story
Liane's story (donor conceived)

 

Normal Values for Semen Analysis:

 

Volume: >2.0ml

Concentration: >20 million/ml

Total Cells: >40 million

Motility: ~50%

Normal Forms: >14%
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Jen's Story , Lynn's Story , Tina's Story , June's Story , Joan's Story , Rikki's story (Male factor infertility)
Anna's Story (going for AID - artificial insemination with donor sperm)
Ruby's Story , Heather's...

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