What If I know I Am a Carrier for a Genetic Disease?

California Cryobank genetic counselor Pamela Callum discusses your options for using a sperm donor if you know you're a carrier for a specific genetic disease, and how CCB can help you with special testing on donors if you need it.

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Category:Genetic Testing -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT

The Beginning of California Cryobank

Listen to Dr. Cappy Rothman, California Cryobank co-founder and medical director, briefly discuss his background and the beginnings of the California Cryobank.

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Category:California Cryobank -- posted at: 5:09pm PDT

California Cryobank Sibling Registry - What Types of Information Do People Share?

California Cryobank's Director of Client Experience Scott and Client Relations Manager Melonee discuss the types of information people share on CCB's sibling registry, which connects sperm donor conceived offspring and families to each other.

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Category:CCB Sibling Registry -- posted at: 5:31pm PDT

California Cryobank Locations

Have you ever wondered why California Cryobank (CCB) decided to open branches where it did (Los Angeles, Westwood, Palo Alto, New York, and Cambridge)? Dr. Rothman, Medical Director and Co-Founder of CCB, answers that question and discusses the reason behind the location for each branch.

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Category:California Cryobank -- posted at: 3:30pm PDT

Fragile X - What Is It?

Pamela Callum, one of CCB's genetic counselors, is back talking with us about Fragile X: what it is, who it effects and more.

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Category:Genetic Testing -- posted at: 11:30am PDT

Chromosome Analysis

California Cryobank genetic counselor Pamela Callum discusses Chromosome Analysis: what it is, why we perform it on our sperm donors and more!

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Category:Genetic Testing -- posted at: 10:30am PDT

Using a Sperm Donor from a Sperm Bank vs. a Donor You Know Personally

Dr. Rothman is back talking about one of the biggest decisions same-sex couples have to make when using a sperm donor: using someone they know personally (and possible legal ramifications)  vs. using a sperm donor through a sperm bank.

Disclaimer: Nothing in this podcast should be construed as legal advice. If you have questions or require legal advice, please contact your nearest lawyer specializing in reproductive law. 

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Category:California Cryobank -- posted at: 10:00am PDT

How Do I Get Myself Tested for Genetic Diseases?

Pamela Callum, one of California Cryobank's wonderful genetic counselors, is back talking about how to get yourself tested for genetic diseases, and why it is a good idea for anyone trying to conceive, whether using a sperm donor or not.

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Category:Genetic Testing -- posted at: 2:00pm PDT

What Kind of Testing Is Performed on Sperm Donors?

California Cryobank Genetic Counselor Pamela Callum discusses the different types of testing performed on donors.

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Category:Genetic Testing -- posted at: 1:30pm PDT

What is California Cryobank's Sibling Registry?

Client Relations Manager Melonee and Director of Client Experience Scott Brown discuss the California Cryobank Sibling Registry, how you can use it, how to sign up for it, and much more!

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Category:CCB Sibling Registry -- posted at: 9:30am PDT






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