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A look inside the Czech Republic’s booming fertility holiday industry


Nick Lehr/The Conversation, CC BYIn 2008, a friend sent me a link to a Czech company called IVF Holiday. Clicking the link, I saw images of quaint European towns. These were accompanied by pictures of smiling white babies – and promises of affordable and safe rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF).

I soon realized I’d stumbled into a new type of tourism: fertility holidays.

As a medical anthropologist, I knew I had to pursue this topic. Here was a perfect example of patients turning to medicine’s global marketplace when high prices of health care back home block access to treatments.

I subsequently conducted …read more

Source: The Conversation

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