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Importance of Pregnancy/Live Birth Reporting

February 28, 2011

Blog written by Fairfax Cryobank Director Stephen H. Pool, Ph.D.    Clients who have used donor sperm are often members of organizations or web based groups that provide support or information about infertility issues. In addition, they often monitor various blogs, or web sites to find out information that may be helpful to them when […]

Family Forums and Sibling Registry

February 24, 2011

Blog written by Fairfax Cryobank Family Forum Moderator Desiree Fairfax Cryobank now offers a place for clients to discuss donor sperm related topics. This forum is a creation from your suggestions and requests to connect with parents of half-siblings. The discussion board is a very friendly and welcoming place for single mothers, same sex couples, […]

Sperm Banks: Where Brain Meets Brawn

February 21, 2011

Blog written by Laboratory Staff Nisha I found a new home with Fairfax Cryobank of Philadelphia last August. When Christina, my supervisor, had offered me the job I accepted it immediately. Though I had worked with urine and cervical cell specimens in the past, I still had many reservations about the job. What would it […]

International Role of Fairfax Cryobank

February 16, 2011

 Blog written by Laboratory Staff Irena Most people think of Fairfax Cryobank as a domestic sperm bank that covers only US market. But for over 10 years Fairfax Cryobank has shipped the highest quality donor sperm internationally. We work with medical facilities and doctor offices all over the world: Israel, Australia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil and […]

A Donor’s Special Valentine’s Day Plan

February 14, 2011

Blog written by Laboratory Staff JM Being in the laboratory, we see the donors in our program frequently, and we get to know them pretty well. Overall, they are a nice group of fellows. Typically, they ask how your day is going, and they enjoy sharing exciting news or happenings in their lives as well. One […]

Is that a fact?

February 11, 2011

Blog written by Site Manager CB The World Health Organization states that an average male ejaculate is approximately 2mL. That is almost equivalent to 2/5 of a teaspoon in liquid, which is a pretty small amount. The specimen collection cups we use can hold up to 120mL, about 60 times the amount we would normally […]

Valentine’s Day Sperm Donor Quiz

February 9, 2011

Blog written by Director of Client Development Michael Buuck, MS I recently took an online quiz called “How well do you know your sweetheart”. No, my wife didn’t make me take the quiz and I am not the type of person who participates in online love quizzes or answers e-mailed questionnaires from friends. This quiz […]

Great Service During Bad Weather

February 3, 2011

Blog written by Fairfax Cryobank Laboratory Staff VN    Last Wednesday, January 26th 2011, will be remembered by most Northern Virginians for quite some time – the total gridlock caused by a sudden snowfall and icy roads looked like a scene from a bad movie. Nobody could imagine that their evening commute would morph into […]