A searchable database of the laws, people, organizations, and litigation involved in sexual and reproductive health and justice in the United States. Rosa Yadira Ortiz was making licuados —smoothies—for her 3-year-old twin boys when we spoke on the phone about her journey to parenthood. It has been a long one, with fertility challenges, many attempted inseminations, and four different anonymous sperm donors. Ortiz learned the technique while trying to get her partner pregnant. And the couple had specific needs that made finding a sperm donor difficult. Ortiz is Mexican, and her partner is Black.
Manhattan sperm bank didn’t properly screen for genetic diseases: suit
Manhattan sperm bank didn't properly screen donations: suit
When you need a donor, Dr. Tony Tsai and the team at The New York Fertility Center are available to answer your questions and provide the information you need to make the best decision. To schedule an appointment, call one of the offices in Manhattan or Flushing, New York, or use online booking. When patients need a sperm donor, they usually use an anonymous donor from a sperm bank, so you can count on Dr. Tsai to recommend a trusted and reputable sperm bank. There are two types of known egg donors.
Amid donor screening concerns, the sperm bank industry is "buyer beware"
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Subscribe and get breaking news, commentary, and opinions on law firms, lawyers, law schools, lawsuits, judges, and more. Last month, a complaint was filed in New York federal court alleging that sperm sold by a local sperm bank, Manhattan Cryobank, Inc. MCB , likely contained genetic diseases. Further, the complaint alleges that the sperm bank failed to disclose to purchasers that while the post-November donated sperm were, indeed, subject to advanced screening, if the purchaser happened to choose a donor from prior to November , the donor had not undergone the advanced screening, and the purchaser was unknowingly gambling with the likelihood of the future child carrying or being affected by a significant genetic disease.