Entries by esbblog

Choose your child

Maybe you don’t want a lot of information about your sperm donor right now…  But have you considered that your child might want to know more one day? And have you considered that personality also comes with the genes?   Here are a few examples of how and why you should choose a little or […]

Pregnant abroad

Some countries still have very strict rules about assisted pregnancies and who may receive treatments. In some places, only married, heterosexual couples can receive fertility treatments, and single women and lesbians couples are denied help. What do people do then? Many choose to have the treatment at a private fertility clinic in a country, where […]

Where do I start?

CEO Annemette Arndal-Lauritzen at Fertilitets-Messen A couple of weeks ago, we at European Sperm Bank participated in the first ever fertility expo in Scandinavia, Fertilitets-Messen. ​The goal for this expo was essential: More openness! One of the women we met at the expo, Jane, was there with her mom. She had been thinking about having […]

Ready to have a child? Come to Fertilitets-messen in Copenhagen!

Fertilitets-messen, the first ever fertility expo in Scandinavia, takes place at Bella Center Copenhagen 22-23 April 2017. If you are thinking about starting a family, already trying, or if you are receiving fertility treatment, Fertilitets-messen is the place for you! ​Here, you and everybody in search of knowledge, facts, explanations and dialogue regarding all aspects of […]

From Paris with love

Pia Weng (midwife) and Lilian Thykjær Jørgensen (European Sperm Bank) Even though our offices are  located in Denmark, European Sperm Bank has a very close collaboration with ​fertility clinics in more than 60 countries.  One of the countries, where fertility treatments with donor sperm is not as widely known, is France.  Because of that, we were […]

Adult donor children share their thoughts

When do I tell my child about the donor? Do I? And how will my child react? At European Sperm Bank, we recommend being open and honest with your child, and to tell them about how they were created, so that it becomes a natural part of who they are. But the final decision is […]

Do you know enough about sperm count?

We work with sperm all day, every day. Sperm not only interest us; it is our whole foundation and we constantly work on improving quality, sperm count and the survivability of the sperm cells. ​ Recent studies show that many men don’t know enough about infertility in general and about sperm in particular: This Canadian study by […]

Visit us in Manchester this weekend!

For the first time, the well-visited Fertility Show London is coming to Manchester, and we will be there to happily greet you and have a talk about donor sperm! The Fertility Show is for all of you who want to know more about fertility treatment and the use of donor sperm. You will be able […]

A landmark in Danish Fertility history

This is a very special year in Danish fertility. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the legislation that created equality to all Danish women in need of fertility treatment. On January 1st 2007 the Danish government finally voted to provide equal rights for those in need of fertility treatment in Denmark; heterosexual couples as well […]