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He Looks Just Like Dad

June 28, 2017

‘He Looks Just Like Dad’ by Linda Kramer; People Magazine, 9.10.07 pp 111 to 112. Iraq war widows Maria Sutherland and Kathleen Carrol-Smith have beautiful healthy babies – despite the fact that both fathers at the time of conception had already died. Kathleen used Fairfax Cryobank to store her husband’s sperm before he was deployed. […]

Why consider cryopreservation of your own sperm?

June 15, 2017

Prior to cancer related therapies: Oncofertility Before you or someone you love begin any form of cancer treatment, consult with your doctor about the risks of sterility or infertility. Many common cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation may permanently affect your ability to father children. Sperm freezing prior to, or in the early […]

Sperm Storage FAQs

July 29, 2015

Who needs sperm storage services? Several situations exist where sperm storage is an option: 1. You are a purchasing donor sperm from our donor registry and want to store specimens for future use. View our Vial Buy & Store page for more information. 2. You need to store your own sperm due to medical or social issues. View our Sperm Storage page for […]

The History of Semen Cryopreservation

June 3, 2015

Sperm cryopreservation and banking has become a widely accepted part of our culture. Once looked upon with uncertainty, this practice has proven time and time again to be a successful method of keeping the hope of a family alive for many men. The reasons for storage are as varied as men themselves. Sports figures and […]

ASRM Information for Male Factor Infertility

December 19, 2012

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is a great resource to those with fertility struggles. They have publications designed to help you learn more about your Reproductive Health. Here is an interesting article on the ASRM website about Male Factor Infertility: When a couple has trouble having a baby, there’s about a 50-50 chance […]

What Did the Urologist Say to the Sperm Bank Employee?

April 2, 2012

Blog written by Laboratory Staff JM I recently had the pleasure of meeting a urologist in the area, outside of work. Most of the men he would refer to a sperm bank would be considering a vasectomy, or possibly banking sperm prior to cancer treatment. When the urologist discovered that I worked at the Cryobank, […]

Variety of Client Depositors

March 31, 2011

Blog written by Laboratory Staff MC Last week our site had the opportunity to assist three very different types of client depositors in one day. Our first was a patient with a spinal cord injury that was partially paralyzed from the waist down. He wanted to bank with us because the difficulty of producing a […]