Artificial Insemination/ Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI)
Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a fertility treatment that involves placing sperm inside a woman's uterus to facilitate fertilization. Sperm sample is washed, the goal of procedure is to increase the number of sperm that reach the fallopian tubes by increasing motility of sperm and subsequently increase the chance of fertilization
IUI provides the sperm an advantage by giving it a head start, but still requires a sperm to reach and fertilize the egg on its own. It is a less invasive and less expensive option compared to in vitro fertilization.
When is IUI used?
The most common reasons for IUI are a low sperm count or decreased sperm mobility.
However, IUI may be selected as a fertility treatment for any of the following conditions as well:
Performing an IUI