We support our diverse community of families
Fairfax Cryobank has a history of and reputation for offering exceptional donor sperm and related services. Part of that history has been helping individuals, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status, to achieve pregnancy and fulfill their dreams of expanding their family.
We have a knowledgeable and sensitive client services team that fully supports your choice to have children. We are aware of the multitude of challenges faced by individuals and couples building families using donor sperm, eggs and/or the use of surrogates or gestational carriers. Fairfax Cryobank provides a supportive, friendly environment in which to further your journey. We welcome you to our site and hope that you find what you are seeking both in a donor and in a caring staff dedicated to helping you through this process.
Many individuals and couples are looking to preserve cultural or ethnic lineage by using a donor with a similar background to their own. At Fairfax Cryobank we offer a diverse catalog of donors, one of which may be your perfect match for growing your family!
Fairfax LGBTQ+ Family Blogs:
The Ups and Downs of Getting Pregnant with Donor Sperm
Guest Bloggers, Allie and Sam, share their experience of getting pregnant with donor sperm.
“My wife and I are trying to make a baby.
Growing up, I never imagined doing IVF. I don’t think anyone does. I spent my early 20’s putting effort into not getting pregnant, because it can happen so easily, right?
DeAnn and Alyssa Williams: Choosing A Donor with Fairfax Cryobank
Take a look at this #FairfaxFamily’s journey to finding a sperm donor with Fairfax Cryobank!
“Every pregnancy journey has challenges. What we have learned is choosing the right donor does not need to be one of them.
Between endless testing and medication, selecting your donor should be as easy as 1-2-3. This is why we chose Fairfax Cryobank for our donor specimen.”
Fairfax LGBTQ+ Family Videos
Abbie & Julia Ensign: How We Got Pregnant Fast as a Lesbian Couple
Becoming Conrads: 5 Reasons Why We Chose Fairfax Cryobank
Fairfax Cryobank & PRS Webinar: LGBTQ+ Family Building with Donor Sperm Webinar
LGBTQ+ Family Building Resources
The resource links we have chosen are for individuals like you, and we believe may be beneficial to your experience. The testimonials provide a glimpse into the experience that others have had with us. If you have suggestions for other resources, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Or if you would like to share your story, please use the link below to write to us and share photos. We welcome your input.
- Fairfax Cryobank Blog: How to Get Pregnant as a Lesbian Couple
- Family Options for Queer Couples: Article written by our Director, Dr. Michelle Ottey, for TAGG Magazine
- Fairfax Family Forum: Offers a discussion forum to connect you with other same-sex couples
- Rainbow Babies: Online resource for becoming a parent in the gay and lesbian community
- National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
- National Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
- Fertility Preservation for Trans Women: Sperm Banking
- 8 Children’s Books That Represent Same-Sex Parents
LGBTQ Fairfax Family Testimonials
“My wife and I started to look into starting a family back in 2017. We didn’t even know where to begin to try and find a donor. No one compared to Fairfax once we starting exploring sites! The face match was really amazing. Our child looks like both of us!! People are constantly amazed how much our child looks like me even though I didn’t carry. We couldn’t be more happy with our choice. Thank you for helping us choose the perfect donor.“
“We used Fairfax to build our family and we couldn’t be happier! The whole process is streamlined and secure, we felt supported every step of the way, and though it was a more expensive option than some of the other banks we considered, we knew the quality and customer service at Fairfax was well worth the investment in our future family. The extensive testing they do to ensure quality donors is unmatched at other places we searched. And whenever we had a question or concern they were there to answer our calls and ease our nerves. We had one round of IVF and 5 viable embryos resulted, with 1 resulting in our first baby girl and 4 frozen at our local bank for future use. Thank you Fairfax for making our dream a reality!“
– The Petersmith Family
“My wife and I eagerly began our journey to parenthood with CLI in 2014, we were warmly welcomed with the reassurance that they had experience in assisting LGBT families start a family. We chose our donor using their photo matching service and welcomed our son into our family in 2015. We stepped into an unknown world with little direction and we are so thankful for the guidance CLI provided us. Beginning our journey once more in 2018 we found that CLI had merged with Fairfax and we knew we would be in good hands. Fairfax offers an intuitive and easy to use website that is brimming with information and a staff that is courteous, kind, and knowledgeable. Fairfax demonstrates respect, quality, and a service that is autographed with excellence.”
“When my wife and I decided it was the right time to grow our family, we wanted nothing but the best for our child. That´s when we heard of Fairfax. We loved the fact that we could know a lot about the genetics background of the donor and also seeing pictures of him was a big plus to make sure our baby would resemble both of us so even though we live in Brazil we decided to import the material. We are now expecting twins due in early February 2021 and we couldn´t be any happier.“
-The Guerra Leidens Family
“I have encountered the greatest experience with Fairfax Cryobank. Maria, my domestic partner, and I decided to have a child. With the help of Fairfax and their commitment to us, we now have a beautiful four-year-old boy named Jayden. Jayden is the most precious thing that we have brought into this world. I believe that everyone will have a beautiful experience with Fairfax considering the loyalty and services they provided for me and my partner. We once again are preparing to have another little one. Thank you, Fairfax, for your services and guidance to help those bring life to this world.”-BM
“We are two moms who chose to bring a child into this world together. We found the perfect donor through Fairfax Cryobank – he shares our values, hobbies, education, and his childhood photo looks uncannily like my childhood photo (the non-biological mom’s). We got pregnant on the first try, which is rare, and a little over nine months later, our beautiful baby boy was born (on my birthday). Our son is almost 19 months old now. For those who don’t believe in fate, we may be able to challenge you. Our experience was incredible, and thanks to one very unselfish donor and the Fairfax Cryobank, we are a family. We have three more vials in storage, hoping to give our “little king” a sibling some day. Thanks to everyone who helped make our dream a reality”JL&SL
“My partner and I are forever grateful for the miracle that Fairfax made possible in our lives. We have an incredibly smart, witty, and extremely beautiful son. We are in the process of trying for our second, and your staff continues to be top rate!”-AM
“Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Fairfax Cryobank has been nothing but incredibly professional. Our story began July, 2005. We searched and searched for the best sperm donor candidate possible. As two women wanting a child who looked like both of us, we were very particular about what we were searching for. We made our choice and had to make VERY early phone calls to find out if “Mr. Right” was out of quarantine. Every part of the process was smooth, we never had a worry. After one attempt at spontaneous insemination, we were pregnant. It was obviously meant to be. It was a perfect pregnancy and the result was a PERFECT baby girl, even if I do say so myself. EXACTLY what we have wanted for a long time! She is super intelligent and beautiful too. Fairfax is a class act company with excellent specimens.”-DJ
“I just wanted to let you know that we are very glad that we found you (Fairfax Cryobank). You have made our relationship a lot closer and we feel that we are getting closer to having one more baby. I will let you know when our dreams come true!”-JB
“My name is Christie and I am a proud mother of four beautiful children. I am in a wonderful relationship with my girlfriend, Kesha, and we are looking forward to having a new child in our lives. I ordered my sperm from your company and my donor’s “little guys” must have been very strong because they beat all odds and it worked!!!! I am due in January and we are very delighted to know that this baby is coming! God Bless you all in what you do.”-CLJ