Surrogacy in France
The most controversial topics for talking and debate all over the globe is surrogacy. Surrogacy has been banned by the Bioethics Act since 1994 in France. The Majority supports the legalization of this meth of treatment for both heterosexual and homosexual couples.
Many European states restrict such methods, arguing that such prohibitions violate dignity and maternity rights. One of these States is France. The rest ART methods have been practicing for more than 3 decades. Every 30th child in France is born as a sequence to them.
Legislation allows practice these technologies only for the medication of heterosexual partners on the chance when it is impossible to beget a child naturally, and spouses have a corresponding health certificate.
At the end of 2019, a new draft law on bioethics was submitted for consideration in France, which would allow the use of IVF also for single women and lesbian couples. The updated law is expected to be adopted in 2020.
The new law was opposed by the Catholic Church and about 20 French associations that protect family values. Opponents of the new legislation fear that any changes being made in the law will open the door for the legalization of surrogacy
Hundreds of foreign infertile couples come to Ukrainian ART clinics every year in search of surrogate mothers.
Ukraine is widely thought to be one of the low-priced countries in such a field of medicine. Foreign couples who don’t have the financial capacities to use these services in their fatherland come to Ukrainian Fertility and Reproductive Medicine.
Services of the Ukrainian surrogate mother for foreigners are cheaper even taking account of the fact that there are the associated costs, flights and rental housing.
The program budget consists of several items of expenditure:
- Surrogate mother’s remuneration (the first part is paid after IVF, the second-in the maternity hospital),
- tests and examinations,
- IVF protocol,
- medical preparations,
- payment of related expenses to surrogate mothers,
- pregnancy support,
The final program cost is negotiated with the spouses in advance and is fixed in the agreement. VittoriaVita (the agency that organizes and oversees surrogacy programs) submits comprehensive feature packages in the price range with 36,000 to 50,000 Euros.
Ukraine – is a world leadership figure in the realm of surrogacy
You can use such services, it is lawfully and controlled at the legislative level in Ukraine . Married heterosexual couples can use surrogacy, but these services are not available for LGBT people. In order to shy away from brush with the law in their motherland, spouses come to Ukrainian centers of assisted reproductive techniques to cure infertility throughout the entire world.
Pros of surrogacy in Ukrainian centers: