Infertility can be addressed through assisted reproductive technology. The most common treatments are artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization.
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IVF using donor sperm may be the ultimate solution for couples with fertility issues caused by male factor infertility.
Cyprus is a common European destination country for international patients whom need to use donor oocytes to become mothers/parents.
In Cyprus, egg donors must remain anonymous. Thus, fertility clinics should attempt to guarantee the confidentiality in the data provided by the donor.
Sperm donation is allowed in Cyprus to be used for intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. It should be based upon anonymity and altruism.
Egg donation in Croatia is governed by the Medically Assisted Procreation Act No. 86/12. According to it, only heterosexual couples who are unable to use the woman’s own eggs can use donor oocytes.
Egg or ovum donation is an allowed treatment in Denmark, but only for heterosexual couples. It must stand for an altruistic act, and donors can remain anonymous or not.
Using donor sperm for in vitro fertilization does not translate into a significant price increase if compared to the basic cost of IVF. Greek law establishes a limit on what the amount donors can be given as a compensation must be.
In Ukraine, egg donation must be an anonymous process, except for those cases in which the donor is a relative or female acquaintance of the couple who is about to undergo IVF using donor eggs in order to achieve parenthood.
Greek laws on assisted reproduction allow using donor eggs and sperm in an altruistic, completely anonymous manner. Besides, it limits to 10 the number of children a single donor may give rise to and forbids the use of fresh donor sperm.