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Planning for IVF in Mexico can be the safe, smooth experience you want it to be. The most common concern of patients traveling south of border for IVF are regarding the standards of service and qualification of the doctors. These can and must be verified before you settle on a fertility clinic in Mexico.
Conception in IVF is never guaranteed and the high cost of this treatment makes people even more nervous. However, there are certain parameters you can check for to ensure your IVF treatment in Mexico is a smooth experience.
Is it cheaper to do IVF In Mexico?
The average cost of IVF in the US is $12,400 per cycle, so you easily make savings of around 70% by going to Mexico.
Below is a comparison of average IVF cost in the US (according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine), cost of IVF in Canada, and cost of IVF in Mexico.
|Medications||$2,500 – $6,000||$2,200 – $6,000||$2,000 – $3,500|
|Embryo freezing & storage||$1,200||$1,000||$550|
This does not include the cost of endometrial preparation, storage of embryos, and future frozen embryo transfers.
The full package of IVF in Mexico is costs $7,950. It includes:
- Stimulation medication
- Follicular monitoring and ultrasound
- Doctor’s fee
- Anesthesia charges
- Oocyte retrieval
- Embryo culture
- Blastocyst culture upto day 5
- Assisted hatching (if applicable)
- Embryo transfer procedure
- Vitrification of remaining embryos and one-year storage fee
ESCO MiriTL incubator (AI technology to closely monitor the growing embryos) is also included in this price.
Even the cheapest IVF in Canada costs twice the cost of IVF in Mexico.
Some clinics offer low-cost IVF in the US as well but given the higher cost of living, doctors’ fee, more expensive medication, it is hard to rationalize their massive discounts. Make sure to have your fertility clinic outline everything on paper before you commit to IVF at any fertility clinic.
When going to another country, you have to factor in the cost of travel and lodging as well but even then, in Mexico, you will save over 50% of the cost of IVF.
How much is IVF in Mexico?
- Cost of IVF in Mexico – $7,950
- Cost of IVF + PGT – $12,500
- Cost of donor egg IVF – $8,745 USD plus donor compensation
- Donor of IVF with frozen donor eggs – $4,400 USD plus cost per egg
Genetic testing is especially recommeded in older women, who may have lower quality eggs and consequently a lower chance of conceiving with or without IVF.
In the US, Medicaid does not cover IVF treatments at all and only 14 states provide some cover for diagnosis and treatment of infertility.
IVF insurance in Canada also does not cover the whole program but the states of Quebec, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, and New Brunswick offer some benefits in the form of tax credits or reimbursement of upto $5,000.
In Ontario, women upto 42 years are eligible for one free cycle of IVF but you have to pay out-of-pocket for medications, which cost around $5,000.
Residents of other states like Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan do not get any IVF benefits.
While the respective medical organizations have been discussing the high cost of IVF for poor and middle-class patients, little has been done to alleviate the problem.
While you wait, you may be losing precious time as the biological clock for both men and women is running and age an important factor for IVF success.
Is IVF in Mexico safe?
Boasting of a massive 6,200-mile-long coastline and 10 Blue flag beaches, Cancun is easily one of the popular beach destinations in Mexico that receives tens of thousands of visitors every year. It is not only safe, it is quite inviting.
So many properties are located right on the vast stretch of white sand, so you can enjoy the grand ocean views while sipping your favorite beverages, right from your very own balconies.
It is an internationally recognized beach city, which, because of its ideal location in the Caribbean, is considered a tourist paradise. It is certified by the World Tourism Organization (WTO).
Below are some of the lodging options near the fertility clinic you can consider:
How long do I have to stay in Mexico for IVF?
A typical IVF cycle starts on day 2 of your period and is completed in 15-18 days, so you should plan around 2-3 weeks of stay.
If you plan to get donor egg IVF in Mexico and opt for a batch of frozen eggs, the treatment may be completed in a week.
We will provide you with a detailed treatment plan and a treatment timeline, so you can plan your trip accordingly.
Can you choose gender with IVF?
Pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT-A) allows the embryologist to the check the embryos’ genetic content before transferring them to the uterus.
Besides checking for gender, PGT helps improve IVF success rates by screening the embryos for any gross genetic abnormalities, which may lead to failed implantation or miscarriages.
Finding the best IVF clinics in Mexico
Fertility treatments in Mexico are offered by many big and small clinics but not all of them have the equipment or the capability to handle such sophisticated technologies as genetic testing. Many clinics outsource these services but it’s best to find one that has a comprehensive IVF lab and testing facilities.
Besides, find a clinic that maintains transparency in conduct and is pleasant to deal with. We only work with clinics that have consistently shown excellent behavior towards our clients.
Mexico IVF success rates
Success rates of IVF in Mexico by age are:
|Female age||Success rate of IVF||Success rate of IVF with donor eggs|
|< 35 years||60%||67%|
Cumulative pregnancy success rates in IVF are as below:
After 1st embryo transfer – 67%
After 2nd embryo transfer – 86%
After 3rd embryo transfer – 98%
IVF is an expensive treatment and demands not only a significant investment of your savings but also your emotions, time, and health. We strive to make this journey a safe and satisfying experience for you.
If you’re looking for IVF Mexico reviews from patients like yourself, who have been there before, you can find them below.
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ASRM Takes Proactive Steps to Address Access to Fertility Care https://www.asrm.org/globalassets/asrm/asrm-content/news-and-publications/news-and-research/press-releases-and-bulletins/pdf/atcwhitepaper.pdf
Regional Fertility Program https://regionalfertilityprogram.ca/ivficsi-program/ivf-2/costsfees/
What fertility treatment coverage is offered by Canada’s provinces and territories https://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2022/12/20/what-fertility-treatment-coverage-is-offered-by-canadas-provinces-and-territories.html