Frequently Asked Questions

Legislation prohibits commercial surrogacy within Australia. Commercial surrogacy is where surrogacy is undertaken in exchange for payment.

The law makes it illegal for couples or individuals from most Australian jurisdictions to travel overseas for the purposes of commercial surrogacy and Genea cannot assist in any treatment for this purpose.

Yes. You can have a surrogate and donated gametes. Genea does not support traditional surrogacy – where the surrogate’s eggs are used to create the pregnancy either through insemination or IVF, nor the use of both donor eggs and donor sperm with surrogacy.

* 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.