Best Fertility Clinics & Cost of IVF | Sperm & Egg Donations in Nigeria

Infertility and Genetic problems are they major reason why InVitro Fertilization treatment is carried out. Since the introduction of IVF, more than 5 million test tube babies have been successfully created and are living healthy. IVF might be an artificial way of conception however its currently saving many couples from infertility issues. 

In Nigeria today, there have been many successful IVF deliveries. Most people are still confused on how test tube babies are made, well basically unlike Artificial Insemination whereby the fertilization happens inside the woman, specifically inside the Fallopian tube for In Vitro Fertilisation, these test tube babies are developed from an egg that was fertilized outside the body and then implanted in the uterus of the biological or surrogate mother. However In Vitro Fertilization has a higher success rate than Artificial Insemination with a 60% chance of getting pregnant for every attempt. 



Apart from IVF, Nigeria has also recorded the birth first baby conceived through the oocyte (egg) freezing protocol. The baby which was a male and was named Tiwatope.
This process was done by cryopreservation whereby the cells and tissues and kept under sub-zero temperature to preserve the cell and stop all biological activities. This process was done at The Bridge Clinic.



Cost of IVF in Nigeria
People often as “How expensive is InVitro Fertilization”. WellIVF treatment are very expensive therefore it’s rare to find free IVF treatment in Nigeria. However some of the IVF centers on this list periodically offer free IVF screening and treatment. Currently the cost of IVF in Nigeria is between 800k – 1.5m. 

Below is the Cost of IVF in Nordica Fertility Clinic in Nigeria;
1. Single Cycle Package – This cost N870,000

2. Two Cycle Package – This cost N1,260,000

3. Three Cycle Package – This cost N1,760,000

Note that this fees also excludes the cost drugs for Ovarian stimulation.

It may be more or less depending on the fertility clinic. Nordica and Bridge Clinic currently one of the best fertility clinics in Nigeria.

Cost of Sperm and Egg Donation in Nigeria
Sperm and Egg donation which is a means of building a health family has sadly become a very profitable business for youths. According to reports from a Gynecologist, the cost of Sperm donation is about N150,000 and Egg Donation can go for N400,000 in Lagos and Port-harcourt. Nigerian Youths who are desperate for money have already began to take advantage of this opportunity to make money by being donors. 

These donors are thoroughly screened before donation. In the case of a female donor, her egg are removed, and the ovaries will be fertilized by the sperm of the male partner (or sperm donor) in the laboratory.
Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria that perform IVF medical
Below are some of the Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria that have carried out successful In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) deliveries.

University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos
University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH)
Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun State
University College Hospital, Ibadan , Oyo State.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi NAUTH
Best InVitro Fertilization(IVF) Fertility Centers in Nigeria
Most people prefer going to fertilization clinics abroad for IVF treatments, according to research Austin fertility clinic and Chicago fertility clinic are currently the best in the US. However this is a list of affordable fertility centers in Nigeria that has carried out successfully deliveries of IVF test tube babies. These Centers have qualified InVitro Fertilization doctors and also state of the art Labs and medical equipments.

Vine Branch Fertility Centre, Ibadan
Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos
St Ives Hospital, Lagos
Omni Medical Centre And Advanced Fertility Clinic, Lagos
Medical ART Center, Lagos
National Hospital, Abuja
Surrogate Mothers in Nigeria
This has lead to an increase in the number of surrogate mothers in Nigeria. They are now mediums like online agencies that offer services like Egg Donors, Gestational Carriers, Surrogacy Agency, Womb for rent etc. This has not been legalized by the government and should be haulted. Under the law, making babies with the purpose of selling them is considered as human trafficking and should be stopped.

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