Where to begin??

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Registered: 09-22-2010
Where to begin??
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Thu, 10-28-2010 - 1:34pm

I am thinking of using a sperm bank/donor but inseminating at home. I live in Palm Beach County. Does anyone know of a place I can go to or even order online? How much does it cost on average? How does it work? How do I order?

thank you for your help,

Rachel

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Registered: 01-17-2008
Mon, 11-01-2010 - 8:18pm

Hi Rachel!

Daisy gave you some good info.

We do our IUI's at home, and use International Cryogenics. They do require the samples be shipped to a Dr.'s office. We did, however, find an RE that allows for at home insemination; and would even allow us to store the samples there and pick them up when we need them - if you're using an RE, you may check around for one that would do that. There are some risks to doing

Tracie, proud 1st time Mommy to Jake! "Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future" - Oscar Wilde
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Registered: 11-29-2005
Fri, 10-29-2010 - 2:06pm
I'm a DE mom myself, but looks like you've gotten some good info to get started.

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Registered: 09-22-2010
Fri, 10-29-2010 - 7:29am

Thank you! I will :)

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Registered: 08-01-2002
Thu, 10-28-2010 - 9:44pm
Hi Rachel,
THe PP gave you some very helpful links. I just wanted to welcxome you to this board. Good luck and KUP.
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Registered: 09-22-2010
Thu, 10-28-2010 - 3:09pm

Hi Leslie!

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Registered: 02-03-2010
Thu, 10-28-2010 - 2:39pm

Hi Rachel -

Leslie Finally welcomed baby Stella on 2/25/2011 after 3+ years of TTC!