It’s interesting to understand what is behind the growth of IVF in Greece. We hear many couples and individuals have been left disappointed, following unsuccessful treatment in their home country. We know that Greece is considered progressive in its IVF legislation, with a more liberal approach than other European countries as well as worldwide. Although of course our clinics are regulated to ensure they are compliant with Greek law.
Anonymous egg donation and the transfer of more than one embryo adds to its appeal as a potential designation for undergoing treatment, as well as much shorter waiting lists. Age restrictions in home countries is another factor. In Greece, the IVF age limit here for women undergoing IVF treatment is 54 years. It is also one of the most affordable countries to have IVF, as well being accessible due to excellent airline connections worldwide.
With the rising success stories from people who have come to Greece, it is often word of mouth through recommendations on the various fertility support forums and Facebook groups that encourages new ladies to come to Athens and several of these ladies choose to come and stay here