“With the consent of the government, we will accelerate the preparation of regulations for the first IVF on a budgetary basis. The benefits are obvious – more than a thousand births per year! It is planned to use budget savings obtained during public procurement”, – the head of the department of the Ministry of Health wrote on the website.

It is also planned to involve commercial centers.

According to the ministry, the growth if life quality level and general well-being led to an increase of the age of mothers to 28.6 years for the first child, and up to 32 years for the second child. This has complicated the course of pregnancy and childbirth and creates high risks of maternal loss.

The Ministry of Health reported that in 2018 infant mortality was reduced to a minimum level.

Belarus is allowing preferential loans for IVF, citizens can also take a loan with deferred repayment.