thread: Clinics that import sperm

  1. #1
    Registered User

    Aug 2010
    2

    Question Clinics that import sperm

    My fiancé and I are currently attending Hollywood IVF in Perth, WA. My DH has been diagnosed with Klinefelter Syndrome, and we are therefore in need of donor sperm. I have PCOS.

    Hollywood does not have anonymous sperm, and we are aware of the shortage of anonymous sperm in Australia. We want to find fertility clinic that imports sperm from the USA. This isn’t an option in WA, which leaves travelling to another state for IVF.




    I would really like to hear from anyone who has done this before. Which FS are the best? Can any of the tests be done in WA?

  2. #2
    Moderator

    Dec 2006
    Smidgen-ville
    3,736

    Hi,
    There are definitly clinics out there that do this. I hope someone else can help you. I grabbed this off the net for you to read - i think VIC is out for you.
    Importing sperm is prohibited in Victoria unless approved by the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority, which last year granted permission in just three cases. But states without specific reproductive legislation such as Queensland are routinely importing sperm, often from American sperm banks.

    Read more: Sperm drought drives call to lift imports

  3. #3
    Registered User

    Feb 2012
    3

    My fiancé and I are currently attending Hollywood IVF in Perth, WA. My DH has been diagnosed with Klinefelter Syndrome, and we are therefore in need of donor sperm. I have PCOS.

    Hollywood does not have anonymous sperm, and we are aware of the shortage of anonymous sperm in Australia. We want to find fertility clinic that imports sperm from the USA. This isn’t an option in WA, which leaves travelling to another state for IVF.


    I would really like to hear from anyone who has done this before. Which FS are the best? Can any of the tests be done in WA?


    Hi,

    My husband is also very likely to have Klinefelter's syndrome.. We are just awaiting the blood results.. But everything else (physical and lab results) point towards it, so his GP and the two of us have pretty much accepted it.. I was wondering if you had considered trying surgical sperm retrieval and ICSI? We are due to see a specialist thisbthursday so she will probably see if this may be an option for us.. But I just wondered if you had looked into it, and what were the possible reasons for it no being an option?
    I know this is a somewhat outdated post, but I'm hoping I'll hear back from you..

    Kindest regards,

    Zoe.