“We Are Meant to Be Parents” — Three Families on Choosing Embryo Adoption

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As IVF becomes more common, so is embryo donation and adoption, in which couples choose to donate extra embryos to those who cannot otherwise conceive. At CryoStork, we assist all kinds of families on their IVF journeys, including many who choose to adopt these “snowflake babies.” Here are three powerful stories we’ve heard from CryoStork clients who used embryo adoption to create their families.    IVF and our … Continued

Against the Odds: Five Inspiring Stories of IVF Success to Help You Keep the Faith When The Journey Gets Tough 

At CryoStork, we help thousands of eager IVF parents safely transport their gametes and embryos around the world — yes, even during a global pandemic. We hear a lot of stories from parents on their IVF journey, and we recently asked them to share some of their stories of struggle and triumph. Here’s what they told us, including their hard-earned advice.   Welcome the Unexpected Surprises – And Solutions  IVF and … Continued

Hurricane Emergency: When Moving Your Embryos Means Saving Them from a Catastrophic Storm 

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The IVF process can be long and complicated, with rounds of hormonal treatments, doctor’s visits and implantations. Now imagine if you had to worry about a destructive hurricane on top of it.  In the summer of 2019, Heidi Bartlett and her husband decided to adopt embryos. The Bartletts, who live in Michigan, connected with a donor family nearly 1,000 miles away in South Carolina.  “You arrange … Continued

UK’s NHS Could Allow Women’s Eggs to Be Frozen for Over a Decade

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A new Daily Mail article highlights the dramatic increase in IVF amongst UK women within the last decade: treatment cycles with frozen eggs increased from 410 in 2012 1,462 in 2017.   The National Health System currently imposes a time limit of ten years for women to store their eggs (excluding cancer patients and prematurely infertile women) – after that, the eggs must be used for fertility or they will be destroyed.   Amending the policy could allow women to exercise … Continued

Ask the Expert: Embryo Adoption

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Maria Lancaster is the President and Co-Founder of Embryo Adoption Services of Cedar Park, a clinic she has run for over a decade. Below, she explains the frozen embryo adoption process, cost, and the benefits of using Cryoport’s CryoStork services. About how many embryo adoptions do you help facilitate each year?    In the first 10 … Continued

What our clients are saying

“Thank you so much for your assistance with this. I couldn’t have asked for a more professional and efficient service, they got the shipment yesterday like I needed!
I really appreciate all of your efforts. Would definitely recommend cryoport to anyone who asks.”

- May L., 5/1/19

“Truly appreciated how well informed I was regarding the shipment. The process was well executed and I knew what was happening every step of the way. It was a pleasure doing business with Cryoport…thank you for your excellent service.”

- Gabrielle S., 6/20/18

“I just wanted to share how grateful I am for the service, and let you know that you make the process so easy. This was my second time shipping embryos with Cryoport, and from start to finish it was great. The person I first spoke to on the phone was kind and professional. And I felt like I had a good understanding of what was happening because of the email updates at each step of the delivery process. Shipping embryos is difficult partly because there’s a lot of emotional components to it when dealing with IVF-related matters. Working with Cryoport has helped to decrease my stress surrounding it all, so I just wanted to thank you for being such an awesome service.”

- Maria R., 4/12/19

“I would like to personally thank each and every person involved with the transport of this soon to be baby! Thank you all for helping make dreams come true.”

- Natalie G., 6/22/17

“Thank you for making this process simple, seamless, and virtually worry-free.”

- Janet L., 2/14/18