Best Affordable IVF Clinics in Nigeria & Nigerian Law on Surrogacy

Since the introduction of IVF, more than 5 million test tube babies have been successfully created and are living healthy. IVF might be an artificial way of conception however its currently saving many couples from infertility issues. In Nigeria today, there have been many successful IVF deliveries. Most people are still confused on how test tube babies are made, well basically these test tube babies are developed from an egg that was fertilized outside the body and then implanted in the uterus of the biological or surrogate mother.

Apart from IVF, Nigeria has also recorded the birth first baby conceived through the oocyte (egg) freezing protocol. The baby which was a male and was named Tiwatope.
This process was done by cryopreservation whereby the cells and tissues and kept under sub-zero temperature to preserve the cell and stop all biological activities. This process was done at The Bridge Clinic.


IVF treatment are very expensive therefore it’s rare to find free IVF treatment in Nigeria. However some of the IVF centers on this list periodically offer free IVF screening and treatment. Currently the cost of IVF in Nigeria is between 800k - 1.5m. It may be more or less depending on the fertility clinic. Nordica and Bridge Clinic currently one of the best fertility clinics in Nigeria.

Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria that perform IVF medical
Below are some of the Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria that have carried out successful In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) deliveries.

University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital
Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos
University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH)
Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun State
University College Hospital, Ibadan , Oyo State.
Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi NAUTH


This is a list of affordable fertility centers in Nigeria that has carried out successfully deliveries of IVF test tube babies. These Centers have qualified IVF medical specialist and also state of the art Labs and medical equipment.

Vine Branch Fertility Centre, Ibadan
Nordica Fertility Centre, Lagos
St Ives Hospital, Lagos
Omni Medical Centre And Advanced Fertility Clinic, Lagos
Medical ART Center, Lagos
National Hospital, Abuja
RODING CLINIC, LAGOS

This has lead to an increase in the number of surrogate mothers in Nigeria. They are now mediums like online agencies that offer services like Egg Donors, Gestational Carriers, Surrogacy Agency, Womb for rent etc. This has not been legalized by the government and should be haulted. Under the law, making babies with the purpose of selling them is considered as human trafficking and should be stopped.


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