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Vitamin D and Fertility

February 20, 2017

Creating a Family shares One Easy Thing to Do Right Now to Up Your Chance of Getting Pregnant: My grandmother was a big believer in the power of fresh air to cure an assortment of ills—perceived or real. If I was under the weather, unless running a fever, she sent me outside. If I was blue, she […]

Improve Fertility

February 12, 2017

Creating a Family shares the single best thing you can do to improve fertility: When it comes to getting pregnant it’s hard to narrow success down to one thing because there is no one silver bullet that we can all do to improve our fertility. But there is one thing that research has shown to […]

Fertility Shots

February 5, 2017

Creating a Family Shares: What’s the Craziest Place You’ve Ever Done a Fertility Shot? Infertility treatment requires a lot from us—appointments, timed sex, more than our share of time in stirrups, and shots… lots of shots. Do you put your life on hold so that you are always home when it is time for a […]

Pregnancy Signs

January 20, 2017

Creating a Family shares 7 Early Signs That You Are Pregnant: Anyone trying to get pregnant is desperately looking for the very earliest signs of pregnancy before they miss a period and before they take a pregnancy test. This is especially true for those who have gone through infertility treatments, such as an IUI or […]

Do kids thinks of sperm donors as family?

January 9, 2017

A recent TED Talk looks at the question, “How do we define a parent — or a family?” Bioethicist Veerle Provoost explores these questions in the context of non-traditional families In this talk, she shares stories of how parents and children create their own family narratives. https://creatingafamily.org/uncategorized/kids-think-sperm-donors-family/ Share on Facebook Bookmark on Delicious Digg this […]

Importance of Sperm Motility and Count

January 5, 2017

Blog written by Fairfax Laboratory Director Michelle Ottey, PhD. Here is some information about motility and count to clarify the importance of these factors with regard to frozen sperm. If you think about the vial of sperm there are two things that are important on the post thaw at your clinic: 1. That the proper thaw […]

Preserving Your Fertility When Diagnosed with Cancer

December 30, 2016

Preserving Your Fertility When Diagnosed with Cancer Listen to more infertility radio shows from Creating a Family – The National Infertility & Adoption Education & Support Nonprofit Share on Facebook Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Forum Abbreviations

December 23, 2016

Blog written by Fairfax Cryobank Family Forum Moderator Desiree Technology has opened the world to a whole new form of communication. The Fairfax Cryobank Family Forums offer the opportunity to connect with other people who have utilized donor sperm to start a family. This is a great resource for those who are just starting their […]

Great support on the Family Forums

December 16, 2016

Blog written by Fairfax Cryobank Laboratory Director, Michelle Ottey, PhD. Some women have reached out for support and community in online forums. Some Cryobanks offer chat rooms or forums for their clients and there are numerous online resources for DI (donor insemination) families. For example, our Cryobank offers a free online resource for support and discussion […]

Why we love our jobs at Fairfax Cryobank: Fast Shipping

December 5, 2016

We recently asked our client service reps what makes them love their jobs at Fairfax Cryobank. Overwhelmingly, it was the ability to help someone along their journey to parenthood. Enjoy these little glimpses into the days of our fabulous customer service team and how they each make a difference in the lives of our patents! […]