Monday, May 2, 2011

Fertility Vacation in Barbados, Anyone?

From USA Today:

In this latest twist on the growing trend of going overseas for cosmetic surgery, dentistry and other medical treatment, the Caribbean island's Barbados Fertility Centre, located in what the tourist board describes as "a plantation-style facility" in Christ Church, offers treatments for $400-$8,500 . IVF -- in which an egg is fertilized outside the body and then placed in a woman's uterus -- starts at about $6,000, not including medications, which can add a couple of thousand dollars. But that's cheaper than the $10,000 and up typical in the USA. Fertility packages, including air, lodging and certain treatments are available.

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not only is the treatment cheaper in some other countriesm but the drugstores in many countries sell the IVF medicines at much cheaper prices than in the USA.
Even if travelling abroad for treatment is not an option for any particular family, they can still take advantage of some of the cheaper prices abroad by buying the fertifility drugs from online pharmacies that are based abroad.

Posted by: Rafi | May 31, 2011 5:07:23 PM

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