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Frequently Asked Questions: What You Need to Know About Transporting Frozen Embryos, Sperm, and IVF Samples Safely & Securely with CryoStork  

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If you’re moving your IVF samples to a new clinic, CryoStork provides comprehensive door-to-door transportation services. Whether you’re moving across the city, to a new state, or overseas, we coordinate with your clinics and provide 24/7 monitoring to ensure your samples arrive safely. We use a specialized shipping tank, called a dry shipper, to maintain the correct temperature. … Continued

CryoStork® Client Feature Series: Hawaii Surrogacy Center

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  CryoStork® recently interviewed Andrea McAfee, Founder and Director of Hawaii Surrogacy Center, one of our valued business partners. We formed discussions around the evolving surrogacy industry, advice for those seeking to be surrogates, and her experience working with CryoStork®.    Tell our readers more about Hawaii Surrogacy Center and what you do. What do you enjoy most about working at Hawaii Surrogacy Center?  McAfee: I founded Hawaii … Continued

The Science Behind The Safest IVF Shipping

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  At CryoStork, we talk a lot about the “science behind our safe shipping.” But what does that really mean? Here’s a quick breakdown:  Custom-Built Shippers & Equipment  CryoStork shippers are custom designed for the safest transportation of the most sensitive medical items/samples. We engineered the shape, security, and durability of every piece of equipment, and we can ensure each shipper’s … Continued

The Pandemic is Affecting IVF Shipping Over the Holidays: Here’s What You Need to Know  

At CryoStork®, we help thousands of parents move their IVF gametes and embryos to new clinics every year, whether they’re moving across town, across the country, or internationally. We often issue a notice around the holidays as increased demand for shipping services can affect the ability to move IVF specimens quickly. But this year is quite different due to the pandemic.  This year, a wave of … Continued

IMPORTANT UPDATE: International Shipping Delays

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New COVID-19 lockdowns across the globe have resulted in flight cancellations, re-routed flights, and less available flight space for cargo. This means IVF shipments outside of the US for your patients can experience more severe delays than usual.  Please encourage patients to plan ahead and allow for extra time to process and ship orders. Some patients may prefer to wait a month for non-emergency orders.   We are committed to … Continued

Announcement: We’re Expanding Our Global Locations to Better Serve You 

We’re expanding! CryoStork’s parent company, Cryoport, Inc., recently signed an agreement to acquire CRYOPDP, a leading global provider of innovative temperature-controlled logistics solutions to the clinical research, pharmaceutical and cell and gene therapy markets. CRYOPDP is headquartered in Paris, France, and has 22 locations worldwide.  This acquisition means CryoStork has immediate access to CRYOPDP’s locations, which helps us provide faster routes to transport your precious … 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

What do you do with your gametes if you want to change clinic?

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Jackie Garcia, CryoStork’s client care manager, features a list of FAQs on IVF transportation for UK-based online magazine, IVF Babble. This includes questions that may be on top of intended parents’ minds when deciding to transport their precious gametes across clinics and the effect of your shipments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full blog … Continued

How to Select the Safest Shipping Service for Your IVF Sperm, Eggs, and Embryos

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As the need for safe global transport of embryos, oocytes and sperm continues to increase every year, defining “safe transport” becomes an important consideration.  CryoStork® continues to set these important safety standards. During our time at ASRM, the annual American Society of Reproductive Medicine Conference, we met with representatives from top fertility clinics in the … Continued

Insurance Options Now Available for Transporting Reproductive Material

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Earlier this year, two fertility clinics experienced liquid nitrogen tank failures and thousands of eggs and embryos were compromised. These incidents highlight the risks associated with the storage and cryogenic transportation of human reproductive materials including embryos, eggs and sperm. New legislation is currently being worked on by State Senator Joe Schiavoni and recommendations include storing … Continued

What our clients are saying

“Just thankful for such a professional and stress-free experience, which is valued because this is such a stressful situation.”

- Christina M., 3/1/18

“I have been working with Cryoport for a few years now and have nothing but good to say. I refer all my patients here when they are looking for tank rental/logistic solutions.”

- Michael V., 5/24/17

“Cryoport was the easiest part of our embryo adoption process! Your staff were very responsive and efficient. We appreciate the emails/communication you provided to inform us every step of the way. Thank you!”

- Emily J., 9/14/17

“I am an embryologist who is responsible for embryo shipping and I am so glad that Cryoport takes the stress out of it.”

- Alexis B., 7/20/17

“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