Agent in Malaysia with Singaporean clients says many of her IVF egg donors are graduates

From January next year, women aged 45 and older will be allowed to undergo in-vitro fertilisation here.
From January next year, women aged 45 and older will be allowed to undergo in-vitro fertilisation here.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Singaporeans have travelled as far as the United States and Australia to find an egg donor to help them have a baby, but many also go across to Malaysia, checks by The Sunday Times showed.

Ms Christine Gautaman, who runs Heart to ART, a firm in Selangor, Malaysia that matches couples to egg donors, told ST about 20 per cent of her clients are Singaporeans who require an egg donor, or a surrogate mother or both.

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