7.15 – 7.30pm

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-09-20 at 02:05:26

Surrogacy in Russia

Who is eligible? What are the laws? What experience does Russia have of surrogacy? What are the IVF success rates? What kind of women become surrogates? In what cities is surrogacy available. Fertility specialist Diana Obidniak from Russia’s oldest private IVF  clinic provides an overview

Dr Diana Obidniak, Ava-Peter Clinic, St Petersburg


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Irish mums Vis Surrogacy

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