The co-founders of Dadi Tom Smith, Mackey Saturday and Gordon Von Steiner were inspired by the idea that all men should have the ability to start a family whenever they want. They wanted to facilitate this by allowing men to have easier access to sperm storage. Many researchers suggest that one in six couples will face issues in starting their families or extending the family. Even after the fact that 40-50% of the infertility cases are caused due to "male factor" the society continues to put the burden on women.
Dadi is a men's health company that is reinventing the fertility industry one step at a time. They offer an approachable option for sperm storage and fertility testing. Dadi's home testing and sperm storage kit is FDA-licensed and is available in all 50 states. Dadi gives men a low-cost and long term option for storing their healthy young sperm so that when then the time comes they can use them for their family planning. Dadi simplifies male reproductive health care and makes it accessible to a larger set of men.
Dadi has a patented temperature-controlled at-home testing and sperm collection kit which comes with a specialized cup. This patented technology allows Dadi to provide higher accuracy and real-time updates to their users. To ensure that the sperm samples stay preserved during the shipping, the cup is designed with a unique preservative that protects the sperm during the transit. In the cup, sperm samples can stay preserved for up to 48 hours and once they reach their state of the art lab, they are preserved in a cryogenic lab and sent for testing.
Once the process is completed, customers receive a personalised fertility report. The report covers sperm volume-based analytics, sperm count based analytics and concentration based analytics of the sperm. The report also includes a microscopic video of the customer's sperm.
Step One: Order Your Kit
The patented kit of Dadi is sent to your home discreetly. Once the kit is delivered to you, then you need to deposit your sperm in the kit. The kit is designed with a pushdown top that you need to press once you have deposited the sample. This allows the unique preservative to be mixed with the sample that protects your sample until it reaches Dadi's Lab. When you are ready, you just need to drop the kit at any FedEx ship centre. The kit comes with pre pre-paid shipping tag for free overnight shipping back to the lab.
Step Two: Get Your Report
Within 24 hours of receipt of your sample, a lab technician will carefully examine your sample and create a report of the finding. The lab technician will examine your samples on the parameters of sperm count, concentration volume and motility. Dadi will then send you a personalised email that will have detailed results of the examination. The report will also include a video of your pre-freeze sperm under a microscope.
Beyond that, you can also speak to a fertility specialist to get a diagnostic and discuss next steps.
Step Three: Store your deposit
Healthy deposits of your sperm are cryogenically stored in a state of the art facility which is specifically designed to store sperms. The facility is under constant surveillance to keep the deposits intact.
Dadi stores your sperm samples in 3 vials. Every deposit is divided into 3 vials which gives 3 opportunities to fertilize an egg per sample deposited. When you are ready to use your deposits. You just need to get in touch with the team of Dadi and they will coordinate the delivery of these samples to the IVF medical facility of your choice.
Dadi is one of the most trusted, easiest and fastest ways to test and store your sperm. Dadi offers 3 simple plans to choose from and these plans are defined to cater different user requirements.
Dadi's patented temperature-controlled kit is one of the most credible aspects of Dadi. Why? because it protects the sample during the most critical stage of the entire process. Once they reach the laboratory the technicians have various equipment and ways to keep it protected but during the transit-only, the kit takes care of the samples. The unique preservative used in the patented kit can keep the samples protected for up to 48 hours.
Dadi has a state of the art cryogenic facility (New England Cryi=ogenic Center) NECC. The deposits are kept under the supervision of a highly trained staff. The samples are kept in multiple vials to ensure you can use them more than once and are cryopreserved in a liquid nitrogen tank at -321°F, a temperature which suspends all metabolic processes.
Every step of the process is secured with 2-factor authentication. The collection cup ID and security band ID combine to make sure that the deposits are safe. The entire process of Dadi's at-home testing is tamper-proof using the end-to-end technological solution. This also ensures that your data is always protected and you can complete this process discreetly.
We have to commend how Dadi has incorporated technology in every step of their process. Their patented kit that keeps the samples preserved until they are delivered to the lab, their advanced cryogenic facility that makes sure your sperm stays protected, and their 2-factor authentication amongst other important features. Dadi is for sure one of the best in their category when it comes to correct implementation of technology.
Fertility is not only a women’s issue, men play an equal amount of roles. On top of that, our society is plagued with many diseases like cancer that have a high impact on men’s fertility and often due to lack of services like Dadi men never get a chance to safeguard the future of their family planning. For men who are stepping into their late 30s or early 40s and want to keep their sperm stored for future usage now have companies like Dadi to help them with an alternative and more feasible way to open pathways for having a family in future.
If you are considering sperm tests and/or sperm storage then you should definitely consider Dadi.