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The following links to health-related web sites may be helpful to patients and clients visiting our site.
Please be aware that each site is responsible for its own published material and these links do not represent an endorsement of or by CAN-AM Cryoservices Corp.
 

Books


Embrace Your Fertility, by Timea Belej-Rak, MD

When you are struggling with fertility, navigating your options may feel overwhelming. In Embrace Your Fertility, Dr. Timea Belej-Rak demystifies the process with a guide that melds heartfelt patient stories and expert knowledge on the latest resources. It includes a look at both mainstream medical interventions and complementary health options from diet to acupuncture and views your fertility journey from new perspectives.

 

Sperm & Egg Providers


Cryogenic Laboratories (CLI)

www.cryogeniclab.com

CLI was founded 40 years ago as the first U.S. sperm bank and is one of the few sperm banks fully accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB). CLI provides the most extensive range of Donor information to clients at no charge, including Donor photos, Essays and Audio Interviews.
 

Fairfax Cryobank

www.fairfaxcryobank.com

Fairfax Cryobank has been distributing Donor sperm in the U.S. for over 20 years. Fairfax makes extensive use of PCR (polymerase chain reaction) techniques to test its Donors for infectious diseases, which is significantly more sensitive than traditional testing methods. Fairfax is the only Sperm bank to utilize PCR to test for HPV and HSV.


NW Cryobank

www.nwcryobank.ca

NorthWest (NW) Cryobank has been providing donor sperm for more than 25 years, with a large selection of donors newly available in Canada, and many anonymous donors suitable for the Québec health insurance program.

NWCryobank is one of the premiere Canadian-compliant donor egg banks, utilizing cutting-edge vitrification technology. Their ready-to-ship frozen donor eggs and large selection of donor ethnicities make the selection and use of donor eggs faster and more convenient than fresh donor egg cycles. www.nwcryobank.ca


Seattle Sperm Bank

www.seattlespermbank.com

Seattle Sperm Bank is one of North America's leading sperm banks with a focus on providing the highest-quality Open ID Donors. SSB is the industry-leading cryobank in advanced sperm donor screening: SSB conducts criminal background checks and verifies educational transcripts on all donors.

SSB is also the only sperm bank to have all donors evaluated by a counselor with a Master’s of Social Work, helping donors to understand the full implications of being a donor, including the possibility of future contact from offspring. We combine our dedication to quality and customer service with simplified processes and lower prices.



Family-Building Resources


Vicky M. Ringuette, Lawyer & Mediator

vmringuette.ca

A bilingual lawyer specializing in family law, child protection and fertility law matters by using alternative dispute resolution processes such as collaborative law, negotiation, mediation and/or arbitration.  



The Adoption Council of Ontario

www.adoptontario.ca

Web site to learn more about adoption from an Ontario perspective, whether you are a potential or existing adoptive parent, birth parent adopted person.
 


Canadian Health Network (CHN)

www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/chn-rcs/index-eng.php

A national, bilingual Internet-based health information service. Health Canada, its founding partner, provides funding for CHN.
 


Infertility Awareness Association of Canada, Inc.

www.iaac.ca

A national charitable organization working to promote choices and access to treatment for those with infertility concerns through awareness, support and education.
 


Infertility Network

www.infertilitynetwork.org

A registered Canadian charity providing information & support to people experiencing infertility to help them make informed choices about their family-building options.
 


International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination

www.inciid.org

NCIID provides an online resource of consumer-targeted infertility information covering cutting-edge technologies and treatments.
 


IVF Connections

www.ivfconnections.com

Connects people going through IVF to information, support, and others going through the same experiences. IVF Connections features IVF bulletin boards, IVF e-mail lists, IVF chatrooms, IVF questions and answers, IVF stories, IVF links and an "IVF in Canada" section.
 


Resolve

www.resolve.org
A nonprofit organization founded to provide timely, compassionate support and information to people experiencing infertility and to increase awareness of infertility issues through public education and advocacy.
 


Multiple Births Canada

www.multiplebirthscanada.org

A National support organization for multiple birth families and individuals in Canada.