Greece’s main cities, and the ones where the most important fertility clinics can be found, are Thessaloniki, Athens, and Crete. A wide number of tourist choose Greece when pursuing fertility treatment, attracted by the affordable prices and lax regulations they can find there.
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Given that intrauterine insemination by donor is a simple process at the technical level, its price is lower than that of donor-sperm in vitro fertilization.
Greek regulations allow the use of egg donation and/or sperm donation for an artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization procedure, as well as for surrogacy,
Greek fertility centers are not legally bound to make their statistics public. For this reason, determining success rates for fertility treatments in Greece becomes complicated. However, there is prove that the use of donor gametes improves the outcomes of fertility treatments, especially when using donor eggs.
In vitro fertilization (IVF) can be done using either the woman’s own eggs or donor eggs. Greek regulations on this matter limits the number of embryos transferred to 2 in cases of egg donation.