Intrauterine insemination (IUI)

 

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is the method of infertility treatment which involves the inserting of the sperm directly into the uterine cavity of a woman which facilitates the fertilization process. IUI can be done with donor’s or partner’s semen sample. This type of treatment is frequently considered by patients with low sperm count, unexplained infertility or anovulation.

Before IUI you will be medically evaluated to make sure this treatment is suitable for you. It can be done in the natural cycle or by using fertility medication prescribed by our Doctor. This procedure is done in a few minutes at the time of ovulation. The catheter will be inserted into the uterus through cervix and the sperm, washed in advance will be injected. It does not require anesthesia and is totally painless procedure.

Success rates depend on various factors, such as age of the woman and man, diagnosis and individual health peculiarities.