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My husband had a vasectomy years ago. Is it possible to extract his sperm and use it for artificial insemination?

 

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It's possible, but sometimes the body builds up sperm antibodies that may be problematic when it comes to fertilizaton -- you would need to speak to a fertility specialist about this process.. Extracting sperm for in vitro fertilization or having a vasectomy reversal are expensive procedures that are not likely covered by your health insurance.

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