In this video, Dr Yanira Ayllón Montelongo, Gynecologist at IVI Las Palmas, Spain, is answering patients’ questions about egg/sperm donation experience at IVI clinic in Spain.
Dr Montelongo explained that Spain is one of the most popular destinations for IVF or egg donation treatment, ranking in the top 5 in the world. Some statistics from ESHRE show that 50% of all egg donation cycles in Europe are performed in Spain. Nearly 10% of the treatments performed in Spain are for foreign patients.
The Spanish law is patient-friendly, and fertility treatments are available for single women, female couples, older women, and couples. Egg donation is anonymous, which means that the recipient and future child will never get information about the donor, apart from physical characteristics. There are various donors available. The donor must be matched with the recipient according to the recipient’s characteristics. There are no waiting times. All egg donors are thoroughly screened and have to be in good physical and psychological health, most of them are under 30, the limit is 35 with regular cycles and no family history of any chromosomal diseases.- Questions and Answers