Beware of cheating!

How to choose law-abiding reproductive medicine clinic and to avoid illegal companies

It is an extremely important and serious decision to become pregnant, especially if you have decided to use methods of reproductive medicine in addressing this significant issue. Unfortunately, you can face with swindlers and fake clinics of reproductive medicine. Having decided to use assisted reproductive technologies, it is necessary to study thoroughly all clinics that offer procedures you are interested in. BioTexCom clinic meets all requirements and European standards. Our health care institution has appropriate accreditation.‎

First of all, it is needed to study legislative aspects concerning surrogacy, IVF/ICSI procedures in the country you are going to do it. It is worth to mention that conducting of surrogacy and IVF/ICSI procedures in Ukraine are absolutely legal. The staff of our clinic includes legal experts and lawyers who provide all patients the necessary legal support, advice on matters relating to artificial insemination and surrogate motherhood. In the case of surrogacy, legal specialists will help to prepare all necessary contracts correctly, according to the appropriate laws to avoid conflicts and discord between a couple and a surrogate mother in the future.

An important aspect of our medical center policy is the fact that we are fully liable for everything, from the beginning to the end of medical procedure, unlike agencies, which often waive responsibility and control immediately after the signing of the appropriate agreements. We work under fair and legal rules due to which interests of patients are brought to the forefront.

We don’t have any hidden costs, thus, your manager will guide you through the payment system, as well as the costs associated with the additional services/procedures that we don’t provide inside of the packages.

Agencies, in turn, at first name patients one price, and in the end, it turns out twice as much. It is very important to pay attention to this issue to avoid swindlers who just want to cash in on your problem.

It’s also very important to know that any legal clinic of reproductive medicine, in the case of surrogacy procedures, contracting with patients, undertakes to conduct a DNA test after the baby’s birth. This test must be also included in the sum agreed before.

Patient should also notice following moments:

  1. The first payment should be made for a bank transfer;
  2. If you are told that the clinic does not have a currency account, or if the agency tells you that they will bring money to the clinic on their own, it’s more than likely that you will lose your money;
  3. On the first visit, if you were not provided with free accommodation, accompaniment to the signing of the contract, you may be cheated.

Money should be transferred after the contract signature. When you leave Ukraine, you should review the contracts one more time and weigh the pros and cons of whether you can trust such a company.

Most commonly, frauds create bumped-up names, such as an association of gynecologists, an association of dentists, association of all reproductive centers, adoption, or ART association. It costs about 40 Euro to open an association in Ukraine. Frauds usually collect such documents in big quantities on purpose to confuse clients; their offices are usually located in basements. Such clinics usually have only 2 or 3 cabinets and their size can be equal to the corridor’s size in a normal clinic. As a rule, such clinics do not have their own laboratory.

1st way of cheating:

When you will submit sperm for a spermogram, you will be told that it was done for an IVF. If the clinic gives guarantees, you should ask them to give you a guarantee list on a positive result with the chief doctor’s signature and seal.

2nd way of cheating:

You will be brought to an office and you will be told that they urgently need cash to sign the contract with the surrogate mom and to pay the clinic for the program. You can offer them to make the first payment on your own and they should show you the license for the reproductive activities.

In any cheating case, you will be asked to pay cash on your first visit, you will be told that the clinic has no currency account, that the clinic temporally changes the bank and for this reason their account is missing, that it is possible to make payments in hryvnia (Ukrainian currency) only and that previous clients had the same problem with transferring. It is essential for you to transfer the first payment to the bank account.

BioTexCom medical center is a leader in the field of reproductive medicine in Europe. Years of experience in this sphere and a high percentage of births allowed us to earn a well-deserved trust and brand quality.