IVF-Life

Alicante, Madrid, San Sebastian

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Package cost

IVF €4800

Egg donation €5900

Basic information about IVF treatment at IVF-Life.

Maximum age of the woman: 50
Single woman: allowed
Lesbian couples: allowed
HIV positive patients (female): allowed
HIV positive patients (male): allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients (female): allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients (male): allowed

IVF-Life is a private fertility clinic located in beautiful Alicante, Spain. It was established in 2009. In 2020, the clinic performed 2,602 treatment cycles that are 1,790 egg donation cycles and 812 IVF cycles with own eggs. The clinic features three IVF laboratories and three operating theatres and seven private rooms where patients can wait for their procedure and recover after them as well. All of the rooms are equipped with an operating chair/bed that allows patients to rest and be carried to the operating theatre.

The entire clinic has been designed to create an atmosphere that inspires peace and calm – from the colours on the walls to the furniture, everything has been chosen to alleviate any stress and enhance feelings of comfort and positivity, especially for patients who come from abroad and may be insecure about having treatment in a different country.

IVF-Spain Alicante staff

IVF-Life – We Know How

IVF-Life holds several accreditations: ISO 9001:2015 and UNE 179007:2013 (for ART labs), INNOVATIVE SME and has been a winner of multiple IVF CLINIC AWARDS (for best Egg Donation Program, IVF with PGS program, Innovation, etc.) since 2015. The newest awards received by IVF-Life in April 2019 include the IVF CLINIC AWARD 2019 in two categories: Customer Service & Communications and Intimacy & Care. Quality patient care is paramount at the clinic, therefore, all patients have their personal patient care assistant who helps them and guides them through their fertility journey in their own native language. There is also a team of international doctors, so there is usually no need for translation during the consultations: doctors speak the same language as patients. All the IVF-Life staff also speaks fluent English.

IVF-Life specializes in difficult infertility cases. Continuous professional development and investments in the latest reproduction technologies maintain the clinic’s rank as a cutting-edge institution. Most patients who visit the clinic have had on average 4 failed IVF cycles at other clinics. IVF-Life’s motto is “We know how” – the IVF-Life medical team is managed by Dr. Jon Aizpurua and consists of 6 doctors (excluding the medical director), 12 embryologists and professionals who have broad experience and are known in the world of assisted reproduction. They use all their know-how to devise personalized treatments for each and every patient.

IVF-Life Medical Team

Dr Sergio Rogel

Dr. Sergio Rogel is the Medical Director of IVF-Life Alicante, a Specialist in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and an expert in Medical Genetics and Human Fertility. He graduated from the University of Miguel Hernández in Elche (Alicante, Spain) in 2000 with a degree in Medicine. Following his graduation, he began his career in the field of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, specialising in this subject at the General Hospital of Alicante. It was during this period that he became passionate about Fertility and Assisted Reproduction and initiated his professional career in this field. He expanded his experience in Assisted Reproduction while working in different clinics and hospitals in Alicante and Murcia and, in 2011, he joined the medical team of IVF-Life Alicante as Gynaecologist and Medical Director. In addition, Dr. Rogel has combined his medical work at IVF-Life with other projects that he is passionate about, such as teaching. He has been a professor of the Master’s Degree in Human Fertility offered by the Human Fertility Department of the University of Alicante and has also been a professor at SAMUR. His great interest in fertility and his desire to learn led him to specialise in Medical Genetics. He is currently a member of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), the Spanish Society of Fertility (SEF) and the Spanish Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SEGO).

IVF-Life Treatment Options

Apart from the standard IVF and egg donation treatments, the clinic offers an impressive range of additional procedures:

  • IUI (intrauterine insemination) and AID (artificial insemination with donor)
  • IVF/ICSI/IMSI
  • Egg donation (own donor egg bank)
  • Donor sperm
  • Embryoscope
  • PGD/PGS
  • Assisted Hatching
  • Embryo/sperm/egg freezing
  • Embryoglue
  • Embryo monitoring
  • MACS
  • ROPA
  • TESA
  • ErMap (endometrial receptivity study)
  • ImMap (endometrial immunological study)
  • advanced sperm test
  • Preconceptional Genetic Test
  • NIPT (Non-Invasive Prenatal Test)
  • KIR-HLA genotyping.

Need to find out more about a particular treatment? Contact IVF-Life

IVF-Life Success Rates 2020

IVF with own eggs

In 2020, the overall clinical pregnancy success rate for IVF with own eggs was 25.86% and per age:

  • women under 35 years of age – 52.63%
  • women aged 35-40 – 12%
  • women over 40 years old – 8.69%.

The clinic works mostly with fresh eggs for embryo transfers. The success rates of IVF-Life are submitted to SEF (Spanish Fertility Society).

Egg donation

In 2020, the egg donation clinical pregnancy success rate per embryo transfer was 64.69%. The preferred day of embryo transfer for doctors at the clinic is Day 5 – Blastocyst as the doctors believe it offers the highest chances of implantation and healthy pregnancy. The average number of embryos transferred per embryo transfer is 1.17. The multiple birth rate in 2020 was 6%.

The frozen embryo clinical pregnancy success rate in 2020 was 49.55% and for embryo donation, it was 62.5%.

Need more information on IVF success rates? Contact IVF-Life

IVF-Life IVF Costs

IVF-Life offers IUI (intrauterine insemination) for women under 38 with a normal pregnancy prognosis. The price for IUI treatment with partner’s sperm starts from €900 and IUI with donor sperm starts from €1,500. What’s included?

  • Medication plan.
  • A basal ultrasound scan with hormone control performed at the clinic.
  • Ultrasound scans with hormone control done at the clinic, if necessary.
  • Sperm capacitation.
  • Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) via ultrasound scan monitoring.
  • Nursing and one-hour stay at the clinic.
  • A pregnancy test at the clinic.
  • First pregnancy control ultrasound at the clinic.

Medication and storing the frozen sperm samples (if applicable) are not included in the above costs. These services are extra and will cost you €200 per year (after the first year which is free of charge).

IVF Program

The cost of an IVF cycle at IVF-Life starts from €4,800. The patients can benefit from the following procedures included in the program:

  • Medical treatment and follow-up
  • Medication plan
  • Basal echography with hormone control carried out at IVF-Life
  • Echographies with hormone control, carried out at IVF-Life, if necessary
  • Sperm capacitation
  • Ovarian puncture with sedation
  • 1st embryo transfer
  • Gidget™ robotic system for sample tracking.

There is no waiting list (subject to laboratory organisation and time required for preparing the treatment) – please contact the clinic for more details.

Egg Donation – Basic

The price is EUR 5,900. In this program you have:

  • Up to 3 good-quality embryos on day 3.
  • Up to a maximum of 3 embryos will be generated, provided there is no previous pregnancy. Therefore, the guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos obtained.
  • It will not be possible to generate new embryos, without previously having transferred the embryos that could have been generated previously.
  • For the purposes of this guarantee, it is considered pregnancy when it is more than 12 weeks from the transfer.
  • In any case, the guarantee will be subject to the quality of the semen sample used for fertilization. For this reason, the medical committee of the clinic may indicate the use of donor sperm when it is not possible to generate embryos with semen from the partner.
  • The guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos obtained.

Egg Donation Basic Plus

The price is EUR 7,900. In this program you have:

  • Up to 5 good-quality embryos on day 3.
  • Up to a maximum of 5 embryos will be generated, provided there is no previous pregnancy. Therefore, the guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos obtained.
  • It will not be possible to generate new embryos, without previously having transferred the embryos that could have been generated previously.
  • For the purposes of this guarantee, it is considered pregnancy when it is more than 12 weeks from the transfer.
  • In any case, the guarantee will be subject to the quality of the semen sample used for fertilization. For this reason, the medical committee of the clinic may indicate the use of donor sperm when it is not possible to generate embryos with semen from the partner.
  • The guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of embryos obtained.

Egg Donation Exclusive

The price is EUR 9,700. In this program you have:

  • Up to 3 blastocysts.
  • Up to a maximum of 3 blastocysts will be generated, provided there is no previous pregnancy. Therefore, the guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of blastocysts obtained.
  • It will not be possible to generate new embryos, without previously having transferred the embryos that could have been generated previously.
  • For the purposes of this guarantee, it is considered pregnancy when it is more than 12 weeks from the transfer.
  • In any case, the guarantee will be subject to the quality of the semen sample used for fertilization. For this reason, the medical committee of the clinic may indicate the use of donor sperm when it is not possible to generate blastocysts with semen from the partner.
  • The guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of blastocysts obtained.

Egg Donation Exclusive Plus

The price is EUR 10,700. In this program you have:

  • Up to 5 blastocysts.
  • Up to a maximum of 5 blastocysts will be generated, provided there is no previous pregnancy. Therefore, the guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of blastocysts obtained.
  • It will not be possible to generate new embryos, without previously having transferred the embryos that could have been generated previously.
  • For the purposes of this guarantee, it is considered pregnancy when it is more than 12 weeks from the transfer.
  • In any case, the guarantee will be subject to the quality of the semen sample used for fertilization. For this reason, the medical committee of the clinic may indicate the use of donor sperm when it is not possible to generate blastocysts with semen from the partner.
  • The guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of blastocysts obtained.

Egg Donation Exclusive Plus + PGT-A

The price is EUR 13,700. In this program you have:

  • One euploid embryo.
  • Up to a maximum of 5 blastocysts will be generated, provided there is no previous pregnancy. Therefore, the guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of blastocysts obtained.
  • In the event that 5 blastocysts have already been biopsied but no euploid has been obtained, the guarantee is extended indefinitely until the first euploid has been obtained. In this case, and regardless of whether there is a pregnancy, the treatment concludes with the transfer of said euploid.
  • It will never be possible to transfer more than one euploid embryo in a single transfer.
  • It will not be possible to generate new embryos, without previously having transferred the embryos that could have been generated previously.
  • For the purposes of this guarantee, it is considered pregnancy when it is more than 12 weeks from the transfer.
  • In any case, the guarantee will be subject to the quality of the semen sample used for fertilization. For this reason, the medical committee of the clinic may indicate the use of donor sperm when it is not possible to generate euploid blastocysts with semen from the partner.
  • The guarantee ends with pregnancy, regardless of the number of blastocysts obtained.

The cost of the first consultation is €200 and is not deductible from the cost of the program once the treatment commences. If patients wish to freeze and store their sperm, this option is also available at €150 per year of storage. As for embryo vitrification, for up to four embryos, it costs €400, if you wish to vitrify more than four embryos, then it is €100 per embryo. The cost of a frozen embryo transfer is €1,800.

As stated above, ICSI is included in the program and the fertilisation technique is chosen by the embryologists depending on the gametes’ quality. The use of the GERI Plus incubator is also an extra cost and it is €600.

Use our IVF Cost Calculator to help calculate your costs.

If you have any questions about these packages, Contact IVF-Life

From the staff

IVF-Spain patient coordinators

At IVF-Life, everything is focused on patients and their needs. Our individual treatment plans are designed to fully focus on personal health history, and fertility doctors talk to patients in their own language. IVF-Life clinic does not only focus on successful donor eggs programs, but also offers high quality IVF programs where with fertility specialists with extensive experience in difficult cases such as recurrent pregnancy loss, recurrent failed IVF treatments, implantation failure or genetic disorders.

Who Attends?

IVF-Life is visited for treatment by patients from all over Europe. They come from Germany (22%), Spain (19%), the United Kingdom (16%), Switzerland (12%), the Netherlands (11%), Ireland (3%), and other countries like the USA, Canada, Australia (17%). Patients choose IVF-Life mostly due to easy flight connection, affordable treatments and no waiting lists for donor eggs. IVF cost at IVF-Life is also more affordable compared to UK clinics. German couples who travel to Spain usually are interested in egg donation programs as donating eggs is illegal in their home country.

IVF-Spain clinic interior

Clinic Location

IVF-Life is located 10 minutes’ drive from Alicante city centre, the clinic is close to the excellent beach of San Juan and located in a quiet residential area. The clinic is also accessible by bus and tram. IVF-Life offers one free airport pickup per visit in Alicante. Patients can choose to be picked up from the airport and driven to the clinic or to the hotel.

For patients’ convenience, there is a taxi meeting point only 100 metres away from the clinic. The clinic can also assist patients in booking a pick-up taxi from the clinic if the need arises.

As for accommodation in Alicante, when planning their visit patients can receive information about hotels from the clinic’s coordinator.

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Basic information about treatment restrictions at IVF-Life.

Maximum age of the woman:50
Single woman: allowed
Lesbian couples: allowed
HIV positive patients: allowed
HIV positive patients (male): allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients: allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients (male): allowed

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