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Surrogacy Program in Armenia Welcomes 28 Babies Born to Families of Fallen Soldiers in 2023


Surrogacy Program in Armenia Welcomes 28 Babies Born to Families of Fallen Soldiers in 2023

In a recent news conference, Health Minister Anahit Avanesyan shared the news that a total of 28 babies were born to the families of fallen Armenian soldiers under the government's surrogacy program in 2023. The minister shared the success of the state-sponsored initiative, reporting that a total of 159 babies were born as part of the broader program addressing infertility concerns throughout the year.



The age limit for in vitro fertilization (IVF) increased from 53 to 55, and for surrogate mothers, the age limit was raised from 35 to 38. The minister also revealed upcoming legislative amendments aimed at further expanding the scope of program beneficiaries.


Addressing a broader concern, Minister Avanesyan acknowledged the issue of secondary infertility in Armenia. In response, the Armenian government is strategizing additional programs to address this specific challenge, demonstrating a comprehensive approach to reproductive health support.


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