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Sports players and fans are being targeted in a campaign to get more sperm donors to help couples struggling to conceive.
The National Gamete Donation Trust wants to increase the number of new donors in the UK to about 500, from its latest figure of 384.
Leaflets and posters are being sent to 30 sports clubs and venues in the pilot area of Greater Manchester. One in six couples in the UK struggles to conceive and some areas have waiting lists for those who need donor sperm.
Assisted Reproduction Has NO effect on Birthing Process or the Babys Outcome
Whether a women gets pregnant the "traditional" way or by assisted reproduction has no effect on the birthing process itself or the baby, researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found.
There's some thing to be said for being naturally fertile, but for the rest a process of understanding fertility terminology and the various types of fertility treatment including the assistance of third party reproduction. Options range from ivf, egg donation, surrogacy,artifiial insemination donor, hormone treatments and other types of intervention all in the interests of obtaining a pregnancy. Infertile people will go to great lengths to fulfil dreams of becoming parents.