Entries by esbblog

Get a sperm count test!

Sperm counts among western men have halved in the last 40 years, shows a recently published study. At European Sperm Bank, we regularly get calls from men asking how they can increase their sperm count. First of all – some men are simply just born with a really good quality sperm with a high sperm count. Do you have […]

Fertility Show London this weekend!

As always we will be participating at the great Fertility Show in London on November 4-5 2017. If you are thinking about starting a family, already trying, or if you are receiving fertility treatment, the Fertility Show is the place for you!

​Here, you and everybody in search of knowledge, facts, explanations and dialogue regarding all aspects of infertility and fertility treatment.

France: Fertility treatment for singles and lesbians

During the presidential election in France, Emmanuel Macron promised to legislate on access to medically assisted procreation for single women and lesbians if he was elected. ​ ​In France, medically assisted procreation is reserved to heterosexual couples only, with most or all of the bill paid for by public healthcare funds. Macron said, during his campaign, […]

Learning Experience about donor sperm and sperm quality

“WOW!” said one of my students, looking at the rapidly moving sperm cells through the laboratory microscope. ​“It’s amazing to think that someday, one of those sperm is going to help create a baby!”As a professor of Human Sexuality at the University of Arizona, leading 23 Public Health students into European Sperm Bank Copenhagen facility […]

ESHRE – The European congress for fertility experts

We have just returned from the annual ESHRE congress and we are bursting with happy moments and new, important knowledge. A main topic was sperm count, sperm quality and how this affects male fertility. And so of course, we want to share both fun pictures and new information this with you. Sperm quality We had […]

Summer is here! Time to relax and reflect

Things have a way of slowing down during summer. ​But thoughts about having a child are just as strong and pertinent as ever. We do our best to provide you with answers to the questions you might have. No matter where you are in the process, there is advice and shared experiences relevant to you […]

Age vs Fertility: The clock is ticking…

Since the 1960s, with the introduction of birth control, people have been able to plan pregnancies. Combined with an increase in women with high educations and extended careers, parenthood in general is postponed compared to just 70 years ago. Back then, the average age for a first-time mother in Denmark was 22.7 years old; today, […]

Grand opening in Aarhus

In May, European Sperm Bank happily opened the doors to our brand-new office and lab in Aarhus, Denmark. ​After years of looking for that perfect location to replace our old Aarhus lab, we found the most wonderful spot on the second floor of Guldsmedgade 22.  This space meets all our wishes of spacious rooms filled […]