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Jun 30, 2014

Sperm donations from men in their 40s are more likely to result in pregnancy, study finds

The first major study to investigate the effect of male age on fertility at the Newcastle Fertility Centre at Life found it is sperm quality rather than a donor's age that matters...

Jul 11, 2014

TV Review: ‘Seed’

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A skirt-chasing Peter Pan type discovers he’s a father several times over thanks to sperm donations. Yes, that’s the gist of “Seed,” a CW summer comedy that’s essentially the illegitimate Canadian child of “Ab...

Jun 28, 2014

UK facing major sperm shortage forcing clinics to rely on overseas donors

Figures from the fertility watchdog show nearly one in four donated sperm samples are importe...

Jun 24, 2014

Motherlode Blog: Sperm Donation Puts a New Layer on an Old Friendship

Becoming the sperm donor for my friend and her wife is changing our friendship, but we’re learning (the hard way) that it’s strong enough to hold...

Jun 30, 2014

'Age is no barrier' to sperm donation

Sperm donors up to the age of 45 are just as likely to conceive children as those in their 20s, a large study has shown. The findings dispel the myth that a woman's chances of IVF success are lowered if she relies on sperm from an older man. By encou...

Jul 10, 2014

Children 'entitled' to know genetic parents

THE Government should consider allowing children born through surrogacy to access information concerning their genetic identity, according to a pre-legislative scrutiny report published by the Oireachtas Justice Committee. The all party committee, wh...