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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.

Paul George La Point, MD
(314) 576-1001
411 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Health Center, Saint Louis, Mo; Missouri Baptist Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Saint Louis, Mo; St Lukes Hospital, Chesterfield, Mo
Group Practice: James L Ottolini Inc

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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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Steven R Shirts, MD
(541) 885-2345
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1975

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Mary Lynn Campbell, MD
(770) 972-0330
3000 Grand Ave Apt 1015
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1986

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

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Jeffrey Jay Fagerland, DO
(515) 288-3287
330 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided by:
Alvadore Perry Osborn, DO
(515) 274-0413
526 39th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1998

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Christopher Andre White, MD
(515) 643-4610
250 Laurel St
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy/Mayo Family Medical Ctr

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Linda Diane Railsback, MD
(515) 255-7818
Des Moines, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Iowa Methodist Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Broadlawns Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia

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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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