* Of those patients who responded to the Genea patient survey conducted between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017 (244 patients)
** When compared to the traditional incubator and culture medium system. Study performed at Genea Hollywood Fertility’s Perth laboratory. Data presented at Fertility Society of Australia Conference, October 2017. Adelaide.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The welfare of the person born as a result of assisted reproductive treatment is paramount. This means that the donor conceived person is entitled to know who their donor is, should they want this information. The donor conceived person can request access to the donor’s identity when they reach 18 years of age.

The donor has no legal responsibilities or rights to the child.

Under legislation, the woman giving birth is the legal mother of any child born. The recipient (couple) is financially and legally responsible for the child no matter what. Additionally, the recipient (couple) shall have full custodial and parental rights to the child.

The donation of reproductive tissue must be altruistic however, the recipient will be responsible for all associated costs.