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Redhead Donors in Demand: Women Across the World Seeking Redhead Baby

The donor network is asking you to use the hashtag: #SaveGingers

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Update: November 17, 2020

International sperm donors network, Co-ParentMatch, made an interesting announcement on Twitter last week. Apparently, the sperm bank is receiving a surge in demand for women wishing to raise redhead children with the redhead gene. Only 2% of their donors are natural redheads, and they need more.

READ: The Big Question: Will You Have a Redhead Baby?

If you remember, in 2011, Cryos International, the world’s largest sperm bank, stirred up controversy while refusing donations from redheads because they had more donors than needed.

Ole Schou, director of Cryos International, told the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet in 2011, “I do not think you choose a redhead, unless the partner, for example, the sterile male — has red hair, or because the lone woman has a preference for redheads. And that’s perhaps not so many, especially in the latter case.” Schou also claimed few people outside the Emerald Isle were as eager to have a redhead baby.

Years later, the tables have turned.

Sperm banks are now requesting redhead donors because the demand is so high. As of November 2020, Co-ParentMatch.com, is still requesting redhead donors and have asked for the below graphic to be spread across the internet:

Ginger Sperm Donors

Is it because parents want their children to be unique and rare? Will this cause red hair to become a majority in late years?

Since the redhead gene is recessive, a doner with red hair does increase the chances of having a redhead but does not guarantee red hair.

For those reading this who want a redhead baby, here is what to expect once you do: 10 Things To Know About Having a Redhead Baby

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