How to Choose Your Sperm Donor
Learn tips and tricks to help you find the perfect sperm donor for you and your growing family
With over 300 sperm donors to choose from you might feel overwhelmed to choose the right one for you and your growing family. At Fairfax Cryobank we have connected thousands of families to a suitable sperm donor. Below are some resources Fairfax provides to our families to assist in finding their perfect sperm donor match.
Visiting Fairfax Cryobank’s Donor Search page is a great way to get started on your journey to pregnancy. The search includes filter options to help our families create a list of donors that match their preference for a sperm donor. The basic donor search filters include:
- Donor Category
- Hair Color
- Eye Color
- Education Level
- Adult Photos Available
- Specimen Type
Our advanced search filters also include categories like ethnic background, blood type, and even a genetic testing search. The donor search is a great way to play around with filters and categories to help you narrow down your donor search.
For more a more in-depth view on Fairfax’s donor search capabilities register for our upcoming webinar, Fairfax Cryobank Webinar: How to Choose Your Donor.
The Fairfax FaceMatch® technology uses an intuitive algorithm to find similarities between the photo you uploaded and the adult photos of our donors. While comparing the shape of facial features. Matches are rated based on a High, Med, Low scale, where High matches occur infrequently. Fairfax FaceMatch® has the capability to compare a picture of you, your partner, or even a celebrity to a sperm donor that is available. This resource is also free to all of our families.
For more information on Fairfax FaceMatch® check out our recent blog post, 5 Things You Need Know about Fairfax Cryobank’s Fairfax FaceMatch®
Need a little more help making a final decision? Fairfax Cryobank has an option for our families to receive assistance from our donor selection team. Photo Consults are customized to meet your specific needs and are able to see adult photos of donors that are not available on their profile.
To set up an appointment with on donor selection team call our Client Services team at 800-338-8407.
Below you can view a video from our Director Operations, Michelle Ottey, who gives advice on how to find your sperm donor match: