Surrogacy in Kenya has no law governing Surrogacy; however kenya surrogacy agency has been offering surrogacy successfully to African patients for many years. Kenya’s capital Nairobi has a number of good quality IVF clinics run by successful Indian IVF professionals.
Please note Kenya is a homophobic nation, so if you are a gay couple, you are not advised to undertake Kenyan surrogacy. You will also get repeated questions about ‘Where is your wife/the mother?’ on discharge from hospital. Citizenship processes for Australians have proved to be lengthy.
Kenya is not recommended for foreigners unless you have a high risk tolerance and are prepared for significant effort
When the child is born it will take on the citizenship of the IPs according to their citizenship laws.
Upon delivery, the Kenyan birth Certificate names the birth mother and the genetic father. Based on a letter signed by the surrogate, the biological father has the right to travel out of Kenya with the baby.
Surrogate Mother in Kenya
Surrogate mother in Kenya largely prefers to live with their families during the pregnancy period. Thus, Intended parents can save some good money which they were otherwise spending on the accommodation for surrogate in Kenya.
To become a surrogate mother, the person has to:
– Be in the age group of 21-28 years
– Not coming with any pre-medical or mental health condition
– Be ready to furnish all the required information regarding her medical history and background
– Must not be addicted to smoking or alcohol
– Must have carried successful pregnancy in the past
– Stay ready for all the diagnosis and screenings during the process
IPs can be heterosexual, single or same-sex couples .
You may bring your own donor if preferred. Eggs/embryos/sperm are able to be shipped directly from your registered clinic.
Program costs start from US$30,000 – US$37,000
Mediheal Diagnostic & Fertility Centre (Nairobi) – Dr Hrishikesh Pai from Mumbai, India iis one of their lead IVF specialists
Opposite Aga-khan Hospital, Nairobi Kenya.
Tel : +254 (0) 203520155, +254 722 218 416