iGin

Bilbao

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Package cost

IVF €4895

Egg donation €8315

Basic information about IVF treatment at iGin.

Maximum age of the woman: 53
Single woman: allowed
Lesbian couples: allowed
HIV positive patients: allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients: allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients: allowed

iGin is a private clinic established in 2013. The clinic facilities benefit from bright, spacious and freshly designed reception and waiting areas, patient recovery rooms, consultation rooms, own laboratory and operating theatre. There are five single recovery rooms and one ensuite room. The clinic is located nearby the Doña Casilda Iturrizar Park that can be the perfect spot for a relaxing walk. The park leads directly to the city centre.

iGin offers a wide range of fertility treatments and diagnostics. The total number of treatments performed by the clinic in 2019 was 1,046 of which 40% were IVF cycles with own eggs and 60% were egg donation cycles.

Patients can choose between face-to-face visits or online consultations. The first visit lasts approx. 1-2 hours. This may, of course, vary depending on the case. The first visit is completely free of charge. If your treatment involves partner’s sperm, your partner will be asked to leave a sperm sample for analysis and that, depending on the case, may be frozen to be used at a later date. If you choose to have a remote consultation, this can be done via Skype or telephone. Prior to the call, you will be asked to complete the medical history form and your case and treatment options will be discussed during the call.

The clinic’s international patients are constantly followed up by iGin’s fertility specialist. After the first visit, the patient is asked to have certain tests done. These can be done in their home country with their doctor. The results are emailed to iGin and the clinic’s doctor assesses them. Then another video call follows up to discuss the results and prepare the treatment for the patient. The prescriptions and treatment plan are sent out to the patient and the iGin doctor indicates when and how to perform the screenings during the hormonal stimulation. The patient does not need to visit the clinic at this point but can attend her regular gynaecologist/radiology centre to perform the scans and blood tests required. These are again emailed to iGin and assessed by the doctor who will indicate the following steps after every screening. Once the patient is ready and the exact date for egg pick-up or transfer in Spain is established, the patient is informed so they can book their flights and arrange their travel plans.

iGin Clinic Exterior

Medical Team at iGin

The medical director is Dr. Iñigo Davalillo who graduated from Medicine and Surgery at the University of the Basque Country and specialised in Gynecology and Obstetrics at Cruces Hospital, expanding his professional development in Reproductive Medicine in various centres across Spain. Dr. Davalillo has been a speaker at national and international medical conferences.

There are seven fertility doctors and five embryologists. The senior embryologist has eight years of experience. The clinic’s staff speaks English fluently and there is an international team for translation if needed.

iGin Treatments

  • IVF/ICSI,
  • Egg donation,
  • Donor sperm,
  • Embryoscope,
  • PGT,
  • Assisted hatching,
  • Embryo/gamete freezing,
  • Embryoglue,
  • ROPA,
  • MACS,
  • HERES carrier screening test,
  • KIR genotyping.

The clinic does not offer embryo donation treatment or egg sharing.

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Cost of Treatments at iGin

The cost of IVF with own eggs is EUR 4,895. This includes

  • case-oriented medical consultation,
  • cycle planning and follow up,
  • ultrasound scans required during stimulation and hormonal tests (when done at the clinic),
  • follicular puncture (egg collection),
  • embryo culture to blastocyst stage,
  • embryo transfer,
  • vitrification of remaining embryos (including 2-year maintenance fee),
  • results consultations.

The cost of an egg donation program at iGin is EUR 8,315. This includes

  • case-oriented medical consultation,
  • cycle planning and follow up,
  • HERES carrier screening test for the donor and the recipient,
  • donor preparation (screening, follicular puncture, and medication),
  • ICSI,
  • embryo culture to blastocyst stage,
  • embryo transfer,
  • vitrification of remaining embryos (including 2-year maintenance fee),
  • results consultations,
  • endometrial preparation screening tests (when done at the clinic).

The first consultation at iGin is free. The cost of a frozen embryo transfer is EUR 1,690. If you wish to freeze your partner’s sperm, the cost is EUR 215. If you opt to have your embryos tested using PGD, the price for this is EUR 2,860. The first two years of frozen embryo storage are included in the programs. After two years, the cost is EUR 395 per year.

The inside of iGin clinic

Our IVF Cost Calculator can help with understanding costs.

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Success rates at iGin

Remember that average success rates shouldn’t be the primary deciding factor for your choice of clinic. Each patient is different – they have place different emphasis and importance on infertility diagnoses and medical histories. As such, the prognoses for each patient can vary greatly and usually are different from the presented average success rates of each clinic. If you want clarification about a clinic’s success rates, contact the clinic before scheduling an appointment – describe your medical history in detail, including your age, weight, height, the infertility diagnosis, the number of failed cycles, performed tests and procedures, etc. and ask for your individual success prognosis.

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Recovery room at iGin

Who Attends?

iGin is attended by patients from various countries. 67% of patients are Spanish, 13% are French, 17% are Italian and the remaining 3% come from other countries.

From the staff

At iGin we are devoted to people. Our work philosophy is based on giving our patients the attention and time they need to achieve a pregnancy (no matter how difficult the case may be), providing a personalized treatment and assessment along the way. We approach every case from a holistic point of view, guiding and supporting our patients both medically and emotionally in order to ease their path towards parenthood. The whole team gets involved in providing the best care to individuals and couples considering starting or growing their family.

iGin clinic building

Clinic Location

iGin is only a 15 minutes drive from Bilbao airport and within walking distance from the main bus terminal (Bilbao Intermodal) with connections to and from main Spanish and European cities. Abando train station also offers direct routes to France, Madrid and Barcelona and it is just 10 minutes away by taxi or car. Taxi pickup can be arranged via the chosen accommodation or the clinic whenever necessary. No extra charges apply apart from the regular taxi fares. iGin also offers advice for hotel booking and discounts.

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Basic information about treatment restrictions at iGin.

Maximum age of the woman:53
Single woman: allowed
Lesbian couples: allowed
HIV positive patients: allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients: allowed

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