If you’re trying to have a baby and the thought of being artificially inseminated by a turkey baster doesn’t appeal, look no further. There’s a new sex toy on the market which promises to make the whole process of home insemination sexy by giving you pleasure, too.
The Semenette, created by Stephanie Berman, is an ejaculating sex toy with pump-based technology, designed for lesbian couples trying to conceive a child of their own.
Berman – a reproductive health expert from Boston – created the toy after she and wife, Kiersten Marie, were left dismayed by the options available to them.
‘The only options other than going to a doctor’s office would be with a turkey baster or a needle-less syringe,’ the entrepreneur told Refinery29. “We started using those types of things and quickly realized it was as awful as it sounds. There is nothing romantic or sexy and fun about trying to impregnate your wife with a turkey baster!’
And it’s not just lesbian couples who are buying the invention. Men with erectile dysfunction and disabilities, and transgender people are also turning to the Semenette to help them start a family with their partners.
Having sold 500 toys, Berman is now working on the second generation Semenette, which will be available in a variety of colours, shapes and widths.