Reproductive Laws in Switzerland

  • givfadmin
  • June 13, 2013 9:31 pm


Regarding PGD, the federal law states, ?¢‚Ǩ?ìthe removal of one or several cells in embryo in vitro and their analysis are prohibited expressly prohibits sex selection ?¢‚Ǩ?ìexcept where serious hereditary sex-related disease is to be avoided. Blastocysts are not permitted and embryos can only be frozen 2 pro nucleus (2PN). Frozen embryos (2PN) must legally be destroyed after 5 years.

Egg/Sperm Donation

Only sperm donations are permitted; there is anonymity for donors until the child reaches age 18 then they can obtain all personal data of the donor. Egg and embryo donation are forbidden.

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