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IVF Cost at Sandton Fertility Centre, South Africa

Within four days I received the following reply to my letter requesting IVF cost, IVF success rates and IVF procedure information from Sandton Fertility Centre in South Africa. I have added the approximate costs in US$ in pink. Most of my questions have been answered directly although there is little detail on monitoring etc.

See my replies in red

  1. What is the current success rate for your clinic? (preferably by age as I know that the success rate will be much lower for somebody of my age)At your age it is less than 5%, it may be difficult to accept but your best option is Egg Donation
  2. How many cycles do you perform per year at the clinic?120 cycles
  3. What is the maximum age that you treat?41
  4. Are there any fertility conditions that you will not treat?
  5. What is your embryo transfer policy? How many embryos will you replace at one time?3 embryos but in egg donation 2
  6. What is the basic cost of the IVF treatment?Approx 30000 rands (approx. US$ 3,335)
  7. What additional costs would / could be incurred?Initial consultation 1000 rands (approx. US$110), blood tests 1000 (approx. US$110). These are approximate costs
  8. What happens to the costs if the cycle has to be abandoned?The cost is calculated propotionally
  9. How long would I need to be in South AfricaApproximately 3 weeks
  10. Who deals with the logistics of flights and accommodation?Yourself
  11. How is the pre-treatment carried out?
  12. How do I get medication?You can ourschase it from the pharmacy
  13. How will I be monitored?If u in SA we will monitor u
  14. How will I know that I am not being under / over stimulated?
  15. If I have a problem whilst in the UK who would I go to?
  16. Is the clinic registered with any regulatory body?In SA there is noregulatory body



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173 Responses to “IVF Cost at Sandton Fertility Centre, South Africa”

  1. Comment by yvonne gaboitaolelwe

    Pliz am Motswana I am 42 years having regular periods will u manage to help me can it be successfull and at what rate.My tubes r not blocked no fibroids no cysts but i cant conceive pliz help me “tears falling”‘

  2. Comment by anna

    Now is four years back “can the cost be the same

  3. Comment by anna

    Good day sir / madam

    now how much is the cost in rand

  4. Comment by namhla

    i would lke 2know how much it cost 2 do the ivf

  5. Comment by judith

    I’m judith and lesbian me and my patner really wants kids is it possible?

  6. Hello,

    Jimmy from dr Congo, 6 year after wedding we don’t have a baby. We tried IVF one time in India now it’s 1 year but we fails, we want to try one more time. Let us know the conditions

    Thank you


  7. Comment by Debra

    My name is Debra, how can a woman whose desperately in need of a child, and doesn’t have money can be assisted in doing ivf.

  8. Comment by Debra

    Hi doc it’s Debra is it normal that my menstruation will come once a year, and do I have a chance to have a child the normal way or do I need to do ivf.

  9. Comment by moreen hungwe

    I’m a lady aged 29,l had an opparation for a ovarian tosion july 2013 from there l did not consive and l want a baby,how much is the total cost of IVF.please let me know

  10. Comment by Alvinah

    R35 000 cash

  11. Comment by Johan

    Hi Dr.

    We are an hour away to come and see you could I please get your address.
    We already have an appointment for the 24 March 2015.

    We don’t want to go to the wrong place!

    Thank you.

  12. Comment by Maureen Mwamba

    Hi Doc,

    I am 43 years of age and would like to come for ivf at your clinic. I have had a child before and shes 21 years old since then i have never taken any family planning but would like to try if you can help me concieve and the cost for the whole procedure.

    Waiting for your quickest response.


  13. Comment by Miriam Gibson

    I’m sure God led me to you. You have helped me so much! I will always be grateful and i will keep sharing your testimony for restoring my marriage about your work to any site i come across because there are other people out there who are also in need of your help. keep up the good work Gbenga Okokodu. you can contact him on his email

  14. Comment by Mapata Mapiloko

    Hi Dr, im a woman of 43yrs age.i want to fall pregnant and I once go to c a gynaecologistand he took m for Hsg is whereby they found that one tube is blocked and one other thing am nt ovulating. So I want to go for ivf, how much is it gonna cost m ? Please help m Dr.

  15. Comment by Mubo

    I am 35yrs old and have 2 daughters 4 and 6. I have been trying to get pregnant in the past 3yrs. I have had 3 failed fertomid cycles and 1 failed IUI. I am scheduled for another IUI with more stimulants. I have heard about you even from my Dr and would like to know how much it will cost and your opinion of my chances. took out fibroid last August via open surgery. HSG done prior to abdominal myomectomy and tubes are fine. Its not easy doing these procedures but I would take my chances if I can have success with you.

  16. Comment by owen

    Hi me ND my wife have been trying for a baby for 2years with no good luck ND its frustrating me just need help

  17. Comment by sithabiso Ncube

    hie doc Iam a woman aged 31 and would like to know about your services,I need a and my husband we’re a discodent couple so we dont want to risk our lives by trying the normal way.Do you take Cigna medical aid,its an international medical aid from the USA?

  18. Comment by annah moyo

    can l be pregnant at 55

  19. Comment by Jodi Hayes

    Hi there, I wonder if you could guide me please. My partner and I would like to use her egg a donar sperm and then for me to carry the baby to term. I have had two children with no complications not sure if that makes a difference. Roughly could you please give us an idea as to the cost involved. Thank you so much kind regards Jodi Hayes

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  21. Comment by Noah

    Is any woman above 41 years cannot do this IVF in your clinic?

  22. Comment by Elena

    Please this is an important message for HIV/AIDS positive patients only, I think you all should see this, and know how you can help yourself:

  23. Comment by kay

    did an hsg last year sept2015)my righttube was found block

    bilateral fimbral tubal blockage with medium right something like that.we are considering ivf we stay in Gaborone…how much approximately in rands will it cost age 27.husbands age 32