For months, Beth Gardner and her wife, Nicole, had been looking for someone to help them conceive. They began with sperm banks, which have donors of almost every background, searchable by religion, ancestry, even the celebrity they most resemble. So in the summer of , at home with their two dogs and three cats, Beth and Nicole typed these words into a search engine: "free sperm donor. A few clicks later, the couple slid into an online underground, a mishmash of personal ads, open forums, and members-only websites for women seeking sperm—and men giving it away. Most donors pledge to verify their health and relinquish parental rights, much like regular sperm-bank donors. But unlike their mainstream counterparts, these men don't get paid.
Women are searching online forums for free sperm
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Women are turning to sperm donor websites where men offer 'natural insemination'. Helen Croydon went undercover to find out more. Sarah, 42, met Carl, 35, through a website called co-parents. Traditionally, sperm donor sites link single women, lesbian or infertile couples with men willing to donate samples through artificial insemination.
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A free sperm donor is a man who is willing to donate his sperm for no cost at all. Free sperm is one of the means by which to have a baby. You may ask if men are doing this out of the goodness of their hearts, to share their gene pool or are they looking for something else? The answer is simple — there are free sperm donors worldwide who donate for many different reasons personal to themselves. On Co-ParentMatch.
Commercial sperm banks have operated in the U. Today, women who can afford to use them tend do so without stigma. But banks are no longer the only source for women hoping to get pregnant. There are informal, unregulated websites popping up where men who are willing to donate their sperm for free can meet women who are hoping to have a baby. The most established sperm donation website in the U.