Reproductive Laws in Netherlands

  • givfadmin
  • June 13, 2013 5:57 pm


A stable relationship, not a legal marriage, appears to be required for fertility treatment. Some reports indicate that clinics will treat single women. Sex selection is prohibited unless, according to a ?¢‚Ǩ?ìscientifically sound opinion,?¢‚Ǩ¬ù the child is at risk of having a serious sex-linked disease.

Egg/Sperm Donation

Sperm and egg donation is permitted, but donors are known and not anonymous.


Law prohibits commercial surrogacy, but non-commercial use is allowed.

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