What is the average cost of a test tube baby?


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The average cost of a test tube baby, which is now called in-vitro fertilization, is $7,500, as of 2015. The final costs of this procedure depend on the clinic���s costs, medications used, and whether or not donor eggs or sperms were needed.

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In-vitro fertilization, or IVF, is less expensive when using the couple���s own eggs and sperm. Donor sperm and eggs not only cost to purchase, but also to freeze them prior to the procedure. Medications used for IVF can range from $3,000 to $5,000, which cause the average cost of IVF to go up.

If a single sperm is injected into the egg, it is a process called intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection. This adds an additional $1,500 on average.

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