A Blog by Chrysa Karakosta, Newlife IVF, Thessaloniki, Greece, February 24, 2015
When people seek treatment abroad one of their main concerns is about safety. Will it be safe to have such treatments in a foreign country? Greece is one of the countries that many foreigners consider to have infertility treatments.
We have first-hand knowledge of why is it safe to consider Greece.
A blog by Caroline Phillips, September 17, 2014
There is no doubt that due to increasing popularity of IVF treatment abroad, more and more IVF clinics in Europe are opening their doors to people from other countries. Just last year a new IVF clinic opened in Prague, and some established clinics in other countries are moving into modern buildings as they expand the services they offer. There has never been a greater choice if you are considering Europe for treatment. But how do you choose the right place to go? Let’s take a look at what some of the countries have to offer.
Reproductive tourism, where you travel for IVF or surrogacy out of the country is becoming more and more popular. Usually, it’s a matter of cost – surrogacy in Mexico or India has a lower price tag than in the U.S. Aside from the medical care you’ll receive, there are a number of factors you’ll want to consider when choosing a fertility clinic, including how to ship your embryos [http://www.cryoport.com/ivf-shipping-solutions-fertility-authority] and get them through customs. The timing is critical, and so is keeping the shipment safe and secure.
Many people from Europe and beyond travel to the Czech Republic for IVF treatment. The question is why? Why do they make the huge effort when it would probably be easier to attend somewhere closer to home? If you are considering going abroad for IVF or donor egg treatment, here’s what you ought to know about treatment in the Czech Republic.
A blog by Caroline Phillips, April 10, 2014
You may be considering traveling abroad for fertility treatment because the cost of treatment can be cheaper; there are usually no waiting lists; and the IVF laws in some countries may allow types of treatment not available at home. Here are five tips for choosing an IVF clinic abroad.
A blog by Caroline Phillips, August 18, 2014
More and more IVF clinics are offering time-lapse imaging of IVF embryos to couples going through treatment. Embryo monitoring, as it is known, can provide a wealth of information about your embryo that previously was unavailable. The equipment takes thousands of images of your embryos as they develop in vitro. This provides the embryologists with so much more information about how your embryos are developing.
Singles or couples may come to the U.S. for fertility treatment care such as IVF, egg donation and surrogacy. Dr. Angeline Beltsos, a fertility doctor with Fertility Centers of Illinois, explains what is known as reproductive tourism.
A Blog by Chrysa Karakosta, Newlife IVF, Thessaloniki, Greece, January 23, 2015
Greece, in the past couple of years, has become one of the new “hubs” of medical tourism. One of the areas fast developing here is fertility treatment. Many people travel from Europe and all over the world to have IVF treatment in Greece and in particular there are many couples who travel specifically for egg donation.