According to statistics, the difficult economic situation in Ukraine has become the reason for increasing number of Ukrainian sperm and egg donors. In particular, one of the Lviv reproductive clinics reported that the number of potential donors has increased dramatically in the past six months.
A chance to earn around eight thousand hryvnia (recalculated against Russian rubles by the Central Bank of Russia rate it is approximately nineteen thousand rubles) makes many women undergo this procedure many a time and quite often. In the meantime, doctors warn that the time should be given to body for recovery and the total number of programs of every donor must be strictly limited. Specifically, specialists of one of the leading IVF clinics in Russia with which our Agency of Reproductive Medicine cooperates closely consider that a woman should not be an egg donor more than four times.
Now a woman in Ukraine can become an egg donor become a donor oocytes in Ukraine can a woman aged under thirty-six and which has at least one own child.
The age limit for men is higher, can become a sperm donor until age forty. The cost of one male genetic material dose is two hundred and fifty hryvnia that is equivalent to six hundred rubles.