Our specialists can support you with difficult decisions

Using Donor Sperm in your treatment can help you on your journey towards becoming a parent. You may consider using donor sperm if you are in a same-sex couple, a single woman, if the male partner lacks sperm, or if you wish to avoid an inheritable medical condition. You can use Donor Sperm in Intrauterine Insemination, In-Vitro Fertilisation, and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection treatments.

What are my chances of success with Donor Sperm?

Because Donor Sperm is already tested for quality, the success rate of Donor Sperm treatment is directly related to the age and ovarian reserve of the woman that is receiving the treatment.

Sometimes, deciding to use Donor Sperm can be a difficult and emotional decision to make and come to terms with. Rest assured that we’ll be here to help guide you through the process — we have a team of dedicated and caring nurses here to support you throughout your fertility treatment.

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From the point of referral to beginning treatment, this usually takes between 3 – 4 months.

Once you have had any required tests, completed your consent forms and had a consultation with our Donor Coordinator it will be time to order the sperm. Our Donor Coordinator will prompt you when to order and help guide you through the process.

Once you have provided consent for your chosen treatment, an invoice is generated from our finance team. This will arrive with you in the post and will provide detailed information on how you can make payment. Please note that your invoice must be paid before you start your treatment.

Yes, you can get your Covid-19 Vaccine. The only time we wouldn’t recommend getting your vaccine is when you are undergoing a procedure. For further reading, please visit the HFEA website for guidance on the vaccine.

All new patients will require an initial consultation with one of our fertility consultants, currently charged at £275.  At this appointment the consultant will take a full medical history and discuss relevant screening tests and investigations. 

You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the treatment that is recommended for you and you will be given an indication of the associated costs. 

If you decide to undergo treatment with us, then a detailed costed treatment plan will be drawn up according to your own individual needs and requirements.  This plan will be an estimate of the cost of the main elements of your treatment and will help you to plan and prepare.   

At Gateshead Fertility, we work with a number of donor sperm banks, both in the UK and abroad, from which patients can purchase donor sperm.  If you require donor sperm, our Donor Coordinator can offer help and advice on how to select a donor. The price of donor sperm is not included in the cost of any of our treatments. 

Patients purchase donor sperm directly from their chosen sperm bank, who will deliver the samples directly to Gateshead Fertility.  Further information is available from our Donor Coordinator.