Africa, Surrogacy, Surrogacy Costs

Nigeria -No respite for infertile couples as treatment cost skyrockets

Source Vanguard

When Doris, a 30-year-old civil servant suffered series of successive pregnancy failures, she and her spouse were encouraged to seek specialized pregnancy care service.

Before then, the couple had tried to conceive for more than six years going from one doctor to another until a gynaecologist diagnosed Doris with incompetent (blocked) fallopian tubes and referred her to a fertility specialist.

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Surrogacy Costs, UK

UK – The ‘commercialisation of reproduction’: Desperate infertile couples are paying up to £60,000 to have babies through surrogate mothers in the UK

Source Daily Mail

Desperate couples are spending up to £60,000 to have babies through surrogate mothers giving birth in the UK, a conference was told.

The huge sums – more than double the average full-time salary of £28,000 – come despite a ban on commercial surrogacy.

Surrogate mothers in the UK are legally allowed to receive ‘reasonable expenses’ for carrying a pregnancy and giving birth.

Courts judge what ‘reasonable expenses’ are when transferring the parenting rights from the surrogate mother to the intended parents.

But courts can, and do, allow bigger sums if it is considered in the best interests of the child.

Critics yesterday hit out at the potential cost of having a baby through a surrogate and said it shows the ‘commercialisation of reproduction’.

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Surrogacy Costs, UK

UK – SURROGACY FEE FEAR  Up to £60k is being paid by some desperate Brit couples who choose to have a baby by surrogacy

Source The Sun

DESPERATE couples are spending up to £60,000 to have a baby using British surrogate mums, a conference has heard.

The huge sum is more than double the average UK salary of £25,000 and five to ten times what experts say it should cost.

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Surrogacy Costs, Ukraine

Ukraine – Costs and Legal Aspects of Surrogacy in the Ukraine

Source TGDaily

Searching for surrogacy within the US can be an exhaustive and expensive process. Many US couples have opted to look outside of our fine nations borders for better options concerning the surrogacy process. The Ukraine has recently become one of the choice places to look at for surrogate motherhood. Because of the explicit laws, excellent healthcare, ease of travel, and low associated expense, more and more couples that are having difficulty conceiving a family have been looking to and for surrogacy programs in the Ukraine.

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