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Ela Legal Assistance

Ela Legal Assistance feature has been designed with an aim to assist couples who have concerns with the legal aspects of various infertility treatments such as IVF, Egg Donation. It helps in starting the family formation in a much smoother way without involving any legal issues in the future.

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Egg Donation Regulations in India

In India, certain egg donation regulations are laid out for the benefits of the couple as well as egg donor.

IVF Regulations in India

There are certain legal regulations which need to be followed at the time of IVF treatment. You need to note that there are no restrictions for opting of IVF treatment. Here the IVF regulations in India:

Embryo Donation Regulations in India

The legal aspects of Embryo Donation in India include the following:

Sperm Donation Regulations in India

The legal aspects of Sperm Donation in India include the following:



1. I am opting for IVF treatment. Is sex determination possible?

No. Sex determination is illegal in India irrespective of the type of fertility treatments you are opting to have a baby.

2. Can I get IVF in any clinic?

IVF treatment should only be received from the clinics adhering to IVF laws and follows ICMR guidelines completely. Such clinics should have medical registration number and be registered as an IVF clinic.

Egg Donation - FAQs

1. When does one require to opt for egg donor procedure?

A couple might require to opt for an egg donor option for conceiving a baby if any one of the following cases arrives:

  • Reduced ovarian reserve. This is quite common after the age of 40 years and the quality of the eggs are low.
  • Early ovarian failure which makes it difficult to produce required eggs for formation of embryo.
  • Genetically inherited diseases which make it necessary to utilize donor eggs.

2. Do egg donors have any legal rights on the child?

No. The legal rights stay with the intended parents who are opting for the egg donor procedure. An agreement is signed before the donor donates the eggs for the couples fertility treatment.

3. What are the success rates IVF with egg donation procedure?

The success rates of egg donation procedure in fertility treatments such as IVF are between 55 - 65%.

4. What are the benefits of using donor eggs in IVF?

When donor eggs are utilized during IVF treatment, the chances of successful pregnancy with IVF increases up to 1.5 or 2 times as compared to IVF treatment with self egg.

5. Will the name of donor be mentioned on the birth certificate of the child?

No. The name of the donor will not be mentioned. Only the name of the intended parents will be mentioned on the child’s birth certificate.

6. Will I be paid for donating eggs?

Yes. You will be paid for donating eggs which is a win-win situation for both the couple as well as the donor individual.

7. As an egg donor, will I be asked to support the child financially?

No. You will not be asked to support the child financially.

8. I recently had an acupuncture/tattoo done. Can I donate?

You need to inquire with the respective fertility center so that you will be able to know your eligibility for the donation.

9. Will my information be kept confidential?

Absolutely! The agreement which you will sign up before donating eggs will clearly specify regarding the confidentiality of your identity and valuable information.

10. How much time does egg donation take?

The total time taken for the egg donation procedure is around 2 weeks. Injections are given on day 2 of the periods to stimulate the growth of multiple eggs. On the final day of the egg retrieval, it takes about 20-30 minutes to complete the procedure.

11. How many times eggs can be donated by an egg donor?

An egg donor can donate her eggs for a maximum of 6 times in her lifetime. Also, there should be a gap of at least 3 months between consecutive egg retrieval procedures./p>

12. Can we get donated eggs frozen for later use?

Yes. This is absolutely possible. You just need to talk to the respective fertility center for the successful freezing of donated eggs. The eggs can be stored for at least 5 years for later use according to the requirements of the couple.

Sperm Donation - FAQs

1. Who needs donor sperm?

Donor sperms are required in the following cases:

  • Couples in which men have low or NIL sperm count
  • Presence of genetic diseases in male partner
  • In case of same sex couples / single woman
  • In case of repetitive failed IVF treatments

2. What’s the eligibility criteria to be a sperm donor in india?

The eligibility criteria to be a sperm donor in India includes the following:

  • The potential donor needs to pass the medical tests including HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis B.
  • The age of the donor should be between 21-45 years (most reproductive years in men) Physical traits (height, weight, education) need to be checked.
  • Semen analysis to check the semen count, semen morphology and semen quality.
  • A sperm donor can donate his sperms for a maximum of 75 times in his lifetime.

3. What is the procedure of sperm donation?

The procedure of sperm donation includes the following steps:

  • First of all, the potential donor is put through certain tests which include genetic screening, medical history checkup along with semen analysis.
  • For these tests, the sperm donor is being called at the ART bank for at least 3-4 times.
  • Once all the screening tests are cleared, sperm donor will be called to donate the sperms at the fertility center or ART bank.
  • He will be given private space to donate his sperms in a peaceful manner.
  • The sperm donor signs up the legal documents to avoid any conflicts in the future over the custody of the child born through his sperms.

4. How many times can I donate my sperms?

You can donate sperms 75 times in total. You need to remember that you should not donate sperms more than 2-3 times every week.

5. How much will I get paid for the donated sperm sample?

Every time you donate a sperm sample, you will receive around Rs. 500 - Rs. 2000 depending on the appearance and education of the sperm donor. This varies from one clinic or sperm bank to the other.

6. What are the advantage of being a sperm donor?

The advantages of being a sperm donor are as follows:

  • You receive a compensation for your sperm donation.
  • You will be helping homosexual and heterosexual couples in need of good quality sperms for conceiving a baby.
  • You will be a part of a noble cause without your own loss.
  • Sperm donors are quite less around. So, you will be in a great demand.

7. Will I be informed by the centre if some couple uses my sperm during their treatment? If I am dead, will my sperms samples be used or discarded?

  • Usually not. You will not be informed about the usage of your sperms for a couple’s infertility treatment for conceiving a baby.
  • If you are dead, then your sperms can be utilized successfully in the fertility treatment of a couple as you have signed up legal documents waiving off your rights on the donated sperms.
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