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Greek regulations establish different boundaries regarding how many embryos should be transferred, according to the patient’s age, and the type of eggs used (donor or own oocytes).
In Greece, fertility clinics are responsible for selecting sperm donors. Patients cannot get involved in the recruitment process, as donor identity disclosure is forbidden.
Egg donors must remain anonymous according to Greek regulations, so it will be the fertility clinic who is responsable for matching a donor to each recipient.
Embryo donation or adoption is a fertility treatment allowed in Greece. For some couples, embryo donation turns out to be the reproductive option the need to create a family.
In Greece, double-donor IVF is governed by the same policies regulating IVF with donor eggs or donor sperm. Donors must remain anonymous, and act altruistically.
In Greece, egg donation must be carried out anonymously, and in an altruistic manner. Greek regulations on medically assisted reproduction limits the age of the recipient to 50 years old.
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.