Information for Cape Cryo Bank Recipients
Why choose us?
* High pregnancy rate
* Excellent quality service
* Dedicated and experienced staff
* Large variety of donors
* Prompt treatment
* Competitive prices
Our aim at Cape Cryo Bank, is to assist patients with informed decisions in the most comfortable way. The online information we
have for each donor will help patients to take their time with their donor choices in the comfort of their homes. Our FAQ page may also assist with additional questions.
The information we disclose on our donors includes a health assessment, family history, personality summary and a childhood photograph.
South African sperm banks have to be registered with the Department of Health. The CCB only provides donor sperm to patients who are under treatment with a gynaecologist.
After selecting and confirming your procedure (IVF, ICSI or AID) with your doctor you may choose a donor from our donor list. Each donor choice contains more information about their families and medical histories. Most donors provide a childhood picture.
This is a procedure where the sperm is injected into the uterus on the day of the ovulation. Artificial Insemination is an easy procedure, which is done in the examination room of the doctor; it feels like a PAP smear. It is a non-invasive and non-expensive procedure with a good success rate.
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a procedure where eggs are extracted and fertilized in the laboratory.
With this procedure the eggs are extracted and the sperm is injected into the egg. he embryologist will choose a single sperm cell (the best available) and inject it directly into the egg. This is done using a micromanipulation microscope.
Successful pregnancies vary according to the method used and the nature of the infertility problem. There are no guarantees.