The issue of using donor eggs and sperm to solve infertility problems is increasingly put on the agenda. In addition, according to some data when using donor’s oocytes both fresh and vitrified the chance of pregnancy is higher. This is understandable as for this purpose young, healthy women without problems in the reproductive system whose sex cells are more capable of conceiving are selected. Ukrainian genetics of donors attracts not only citizens of the post-Soviet states but also those from Europe where donation of sex cells and oocytes in particular is prohibited according to ethical and moral principles in many countries.
Today, a diagnosis of HIV does not always mean the “end”. Life undoubtedly changes but after the first avalanche of stress comes the understanding that it continues. And thanks to the science of antiretroviral therapy people with such a diagnosis live a full life for several decades. And it is clear that HIV-infected men and women are thinking about the possibility of procreation. These days, the wonders of artificial insemination give couples where one or even both partners have a positive HIV status an opportunity to have healthy children.
A thorny path to a chance of having children is sometimes too long for some couples. Sometimes attempts to become pregnant, to solve the problem of infertility take more than a decade. Most countries of the world where assistive reproductive technologies are widely used have certain limits that definitely restrict the upper age of parents. What is the situation with age limitations for ART in Ukraine and in the neighboring Russian Federation?