Spain is a popular destination for IVF treatment for several reasons. These include its liberal IVF laws, good success rates and the anonymity of egg donors. It’s also a popular holiday destination, so you can combine your IVF with a holiday at the same time.
There are lots of fertility clinics to choose from, most of which are private. These are located all over the country, but the most popular cities for IVF treatment include Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Alicante. Budget airlines fly to all these destinations, making travel very easy, and people tend to be very happy with the treatment that they receive in Spain. If you’re looking for IVF abroad options, Spain has a lot to offer.
IVF Treatments in Spain: Legal Aspects
As with any destination, it’s important to know about the legal aspects of receiving IVF treatment. In Spain, there are a few important considerations to keep in mind.
One of the most important is the maximum age for treatment. While there is no maximum age for men, for women the maximum age is 50. However, some clinics will accept patients up to 52 based on individual circumstances.
IVF is available for heterosexual couples, single women and female couples, but it is not available for male couples. There is also a limit of three on the maximum number of embryos that can be transferred when using either your own eggs or donor eggs.
There are around 250 IVF clinics in Spain. However, around 25 to 30 of these clinics are primarily focused on international patients supporting them with special care. Most of these clinics are located in Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante and Malaga.