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Old 17.09.2012, 04:54
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Re: IVF discussion

Bearing in mind that I last cycled four years ago (actually, my last egg collection was almost four years ago to the day!), it was a fair bit cheaper in Australia than it seems in Switzerland. It was around $4.5k to the clinic (which I'd get up to 80% back through Medicare, dependent on where we were with the threshhold for that year), and then $1150 to the private hospital for collection/ET/anaesthetist ($100 or so back for the anaesthetist, the rest wasn't covered).

All up, with the various treatments etc. that we did, we spent around $25k.

They've made changes to the Medicare rebate though, so now it is far more expensive, and you get very little back - which is why we haven't done another cycle. We are very blessed to have our girl though, so the need is nowhere near as desperate as it was to become parents in the first place. Another child would just be icing on our already wonderful cake.
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