Sperm Donor Blog

Read our articles on donating sperm in the Phoenix area.

How stress affects sperm health

How Stress Affects Sperm Health

Let’s face it: 2020 boosted anxiety levels for virtually everyone. But stress is a part of life during less difficult times, too. Yet even when we are experiencing stress, its effects can be difficult to measure. A recent study co-sponsored by the Danish Ministry of Health set out to measure the effects of psychological stress on male fertility specifically. The purpose of the study was to find any possible connections between stress and testicular function among a group of 1,362 men with the median age of 19. The study included semen and blood samples as well as a questionnaire that

Does marijuana affect sperm health?

How Does Marijuana Use Affect Sperm Health?

In November 2020, residents of Arizona voted to approve Proposition 207, which legalized the possession and use of marijuana in the state. New Jersey, South Dakota, and Montana passed similar legislation this year, bringing the total number of states where marijuana is legal to 15. At Phoenix Sperm Bank, we regularly get questions from donors and potential donors about how pot affects sperm count and overall sperm health. And now that it’s legal in Arizona, more men may be wondering the same thing. So we’ve looked at the latest studies and reports to help you better understand the possible connections

What Does it Take to Become a Sperm Donor?

What Does it Take to Become a Sperm Donor?

Sperm donors are a rare breed. In fact, on average, only about 5% of all applicants meet the requirements to donate. Though it’s not easy to become a sperm donor, it is rewarding for those who qualify. This article will help you better understand the process so you can reap the benefits. How to Become a Sperm Donor Phoenix Sperm Bank is looking for men healthy men between the ages of 18 and 39 to join our donor program. To apply, follow the process outlined below. Set your expectations. Before donating, you must go through a rigorous screening process that

How Much Money Can You Make Donating Sperm?

How Much Money Can You Make Donating Sperm?

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted or altered so much in our lives, including making a living. If your job has been affected by the crisis and you’re looking for a way to earn consistent money each month, then consider becoming a sperm donor. Phoenix Sperm Bank is currently accepting applications from healthy men aged 18-39 interesting is making a difference in the lives of others while earning up to $1,500 per month. Supplement Your Income Donating sperm is a great way to get extra income while helping families who need you. The additional income can help pay for school and

How to Donate Sperm During COVID-19

COVID-19 has created a whole new way of life in 2020. Here at Phoenix Sperm Bank, we take safety seriously for both our donors and our team. If you are currently a donor in our program or thinking about joining, the following schedule will apply until things get better out there. For Sperm Donors If you are currently a donor in our program, our Phoenix lab will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All visits are by appointment only. If you are a current donor, you can send an email to dc@seattlespermbank.com for instructions on

What Do Families Have To Say About Their Sperm Donor?

What Do Families Have To Say About Their Sperm Donor?

At Phoenix Sperm Bank we stand behind our mission to create happy, healthy, families. We cannot help LGBTQ+ parents, single mothers, or couples struggling with male factor infertility without you. “I’m a single mom by choice. After dating and not finding the right partner for me, I moved on to make my dreams come true of being a mom And I got my wish , I now have a beautiful daughter who’s almost 6 now. Best decision ever and I’m so happy our donor chose to donate and help us become the family we are now. I can’t thank him

What do sperm banks looks for in a donor?

What Does A Sperm Bank Look For In A Great Donor?

We often get asked, “What types of guys make a good donor?” At Phoenix Sperm Bank, we are looking for men of all ethnicities and various backgrounds to be a part of our program and meet the growing demands of women and families using fertility clinics across the world to conceive. What Makes A Good Sperm Donor? Donating sperm is a great way to earn additional money while helping others start a family, but becoming a sperm donor may be more difficult than many people realize. In fact, only about 1% of all donor applicants pass our screening requirements. This

COVID-19 Update for All Sperm Donors

In response to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, Phoenix Sperm Bank has issued the following updates for our donors and patients. For Donors Our Phoenix lab is now allowing regular donors on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Potential Donors are allowed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you are a current donor in our program, we are still making appointments for blood draws. If you are interested in becoming a donor, you may apply online now and we will contact you when our lab is again ready to accept sperm donations. All visits are by appointment only, so donors need to schedule their visits using

San Diego Sperm Bank

New Lab Opening In San Diego!

Phoenix Sperm Bank is happy to announce the opening of our 3rd laboratory location in La Jolla, California. Our third location in La Jolla will operate as San Diego Sperm Bank. The new lab is located at The Campus on Villa La Jolla, close to UC San Diego, and the UCSD School of Medicine. Since we opened our doors at Seattle Sperm Bank in 2008, we have focused on being the industry’s best value on high-quality, Open ID donor vials, while providing exceptional customer service and extensive genetic screening. We have helped thousands of couples and women through the process

How the Sperm Donor Process Works

How the Sperm Donor Process Works

If you’ve ever considered donating sperm and want to know more about the process, this post is for you. Below we outline the steps to becoming a donor along with the benefits of being in our program. How to Become a Sperm Donor If you’re a healthy man between the ages of 18 and 39, we encourage you to apply. While it’s not easy to become a donor — only about 1% of all applicants are accepted — it can be personally rewarding and a good source of income. The steps for applying are as follows. First, fill out and

The Link Between Diet and Sperm Quality

Making healthy lifestyle choices improves not just your fertility but your overall health. No surprise there. Regular exercise, moderate alcohol use, avoiding tobacco, and maintaining a healthy weight for your body size all contribute to good health and good sperm production. However, it is possible for you to practice healthy habits and still have a below average sperm count. Fortunately, there are ways to improve sperm health by focusing on your diet. Below are some of the vitamins and minerals that can help boost male fertility. You can get these through a variety of foods, by taking nutritional supplements, or

How Chemotherapy Affects Sperm Count and Fertility

How Chemotherapy Affects Sperm Count and Fertility

Though fairly rare overall, testicular cancer is the most common form of cancer among men 15 to 34 years of age. It is also one of the most treatable forms, with a cure rate of about 96% when caught in its early stages. Until recently, not much was known about the effects of treatment on male fertility. But according to a new study published in the Annals of Oncology, there is good news for men who must undergo chemotherapy or radiotherapy to treat testicular cancer. This research showed that one round of post-operative chemotherapy or radiotherapy did not reveal long-term