The infertility rate in the country has increased in the last few years with one in four couples having fertility-rated problems. But there’s a solution. There are several top class IVF centres in the country with high success rate when it comes to having babies.
In this post, we’ve highlighted the five best IVF centres in Nigeria.
Top 5 IVF centres in Nigeria
#1 Bridge Clinic
Established in 1999, Bridge Clinic was set up with the goal of bringing quality fertility treatment to Nigeria and to become the leading fertility clinic in West Africa.
At Bridge Clinic, there is a team of highly qualified team of fertility professionals and experts.
The clinic is also affiliated with international partners that provide the facility with access to technologies and techniques that can’t be found locally. Each year, the Bridge Clinic sends their members to specialists at Bregenz IVF Prof.Zech Clinic in Austria, where they study the latest developments and techniques in the IVF industry.
Bridge Clinic was established by Dr. Richard Ajayi. Dr Ajayi studied medicine at the Kings College London and after qualifying as a doctor he has dedicated his life to providing IVF and Reproductive Medicine Services.
The management at Bridge have maintained a culture of recruiting only the best personnel since inception. The clinic has also maintained a commitment to developing their staff as well as their facilities through ongoing training and investment in equipment.
Currently, Bridge Clinic is the first IVF clinic in Nigeria with an internationally-accredited Quality Management System. The clinic has 4 centres which are located Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt &
#2 Nordica Fertility Center
Nordica Fertility Center was established in Lagos in 2003 by the acclaimed fertility expert, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi in association with Nordica International, Denmark.
The clinic provides the latest and most advanced form of assisted reproductive services which can be used in the treatment of male and female infertility and related issues.
The facility has helped hundreds of couples overcome their infertility challenges; many of whom had previously almost given up hope of having their own babies.
The clinic offers personalized care which comprises a team of well trained doctors, nurses and embryologists. Their approach allows them to individualize their treatment plans
Nordica also employs advanced technology which includes the use of cutting edge facilities and equipments. The clinic also has provides access to the research findings of the Institute of the Human Reproduction, Sybion, Fruebjerguel, Denmark as well as doctors and technicians at The Fertility Unit of Herlev University of Copenhagen.
The treatment cost is quite transparent and there are no hidden charges. This feature is particularly emphasized in order for the clinic to ensure that it remains the preferred assisted conception provider globally.
Overall, the objective of Nordica is to set the standard of excellence in ART in Nigeria and West Africa and to continuously innovate while delivering superior customer satisfaction beyond expectations.
#3 St Ives
St Ives is a multi-specialist hospital that was opened in 1996. The clinic has an IVF and fertility unit that is dedicated to providing the state-of-the-art assisted reproductive techniques (ART) which include IVF, ICSI, IUI, sperm and embryo freezing etc.
The environment at St Ives is quite comfortable and casual and the treatment comes at an affordable cost and boast of a high pregnancy rate.
The team at St Ives isn’t just limited to providing medical support but also provides sufficient moral, emotional, ethical and spiritual support in order support couples trying to find solution totheir infertility problems.
The approach at St Ives to solving the infertility issues with couples is a focus on getting babies for infertile couples rather than just doing series of investigations. The only investigations that are carried out are the basic infertility tests which are necessary for evaluation prior to treatment.
The treatment at St Ives is kept simple and the goal is on the IVF technology that can help couples have babies and not on extensive diagnostic tests.
St Ives provides 24 hours consultant led and technology base medical care services.
Apart from their fertility and IVF unit, St Ives provides a wide range of specialties which include Pediatric and Neonatal services, Gynecological services, Surgical, Medicine, ENT etc.
#4 Medical Art
The Medical Art Center is a specialized reproductive endocrinology and fertility center. It is one of the best IVF centers in not just Nigeria but in West Africa.
The centre produced its first IVF baby in 1984 and many more have followed ever since.
The team at Medical Art is composed of top national and international reproductive and fertility consultants. Medical Art is known to solve a wide range of fertility related problems from the simplest to the most complex problems.
Their specialties include:
- Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis/PCR
- Cryopreservation of oocytes/embryo/sperm banking
- MART Detox Clinic
- MART Medicare Suites
- Laser/Assisted Hatching
- Patient Prep and counselling
- Ocytes/embryo donation
- Menopause and Andropause unit
Medical Art Centre is located at Lofom House, 21 Mobolaji Bank Anthiny Way which is opposite Ikeja Military Cantonment, Maryland in Lagos
The mission of Medical Art Centre is to provide state of the art technology in the management of infertility and other reproductive health problems with emphasis on the continuous development of cutting edge technologies.
The centre also provides training in the field of assisted reproductive technology to deserving health personnel across the country and the West African sub region.
#5 Georges Memorial Medical Centre
Georges is another top IVF centre in the country. Some of their services include:
- Ovulation Induction which involves stimulating the ovary to produce one or more eggs
- Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection which is a form of assisted fertilization that has been known to dramatically improve the treatment of severe male factor infertility.
- Egg sharing and donation which applies to women unable to produce their own eggs which could possible be due to early menopause.
- Sperm Donation Programme which involves a healthy male donating his semen to be used by another man undergoing an Assisted Reproduction Technique.