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.
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.
Intrauterine insemination (IUI) stands for a simple, painless procedure in which a gynecologists places the semen sample inside the female’s uterine fundus, pending fertilization and subsequent implantation by the embryo.
Greek law regarding Medically Assisted Reproduction allows the use of donor sperm for in vitro fertilization as long as donor identity remains anonymous and it remains an altruistic process.
Artificial insemination by donor is a low-complexity fertility treatment especially indicated for single mothers, heterosexual couples in which there exist a severe male factor, and same-sex female couples.
In Greece, the costs of infertility treatments are similar or slightly lower if compared to other European countries. The cost of egg donation is approximately €5,000-6,000.
Artificial insemination is the easiest of all assisted reproductive technologies. It consists of placing those sperm presenting the highest motility rates into the woman’s cervix during her fertile days.
US legislation allows both conventional IVF and ICSi using donor eggs. Moreover, PGD and surrogacy are addressed as additional techniques in the regulations governing this field in the majority of U. S. states.
Given that artificial insemination has a low level of complexity, generally its cost is not very expensive. However, in cases where donor sperm is necessary, the price of AI will increase depending the specific features of the donation process.