Sperm donation is the procedure in which a man donates semen in order to assist an individual or a couple conceive a baby. Sperm donation may be needed if a man in a relationship has a low sperm count, no sperm at all, or if he has genetically abnormal sperm. It can be donated through a sperm bank or a fertility clinic. The woman may be inseminated by either IUI (artificial insemination) or IVF (in vitro fertilisation). Sperm donation is anonymous. Before donating sperm, the donor will go through a medical & psychological screening as it’s important for sperm donors to fully appreciate the emotional and psychological aspects of sperm donation. Although donating sperm is anonymous, it is also important to understand the law when it comes to sperm donation.