Increasing Chances for a Successful Conception

There are 3 basic ways to get pregnant: IVF is short for “In Vitro Fertilization” where the sperm and egg are introduced in a petri dish to initiate fertilization. Once fertilized, the egg is implanted inside the woman’s uterus through a controlled medical procedure. IUI means “Intra-uterine Insemination” wherein sperm is implanted using a catheter […]

Preparing Yourself for an IUI Procedure

One’s knowledge of IUI can help increase the chances of success of the procedure. Research is part of the preparation. In this article, we aim to provide basic information on intrauterine insemination. Initially, of course, you may want to look around for a facility that provides IUI services. You will then have access to information […]

How Sperm Are Prepared For IUI

Sperm washing is the laboratory process that is used to separate sperm from semen to be used in infertility treatments such as intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in-vitro fertilization (IVF). The goal of sperm washing is to separate healthy, motile sperm cells from less viable sperm cells. Once the sperm have been adequately prepared for intrauterine […]

How to Know You Are a Good Candidate for IUI

Intrauterine insemination is an assisted reproductive treatment that has helped millions of infertile couples worldwide achieve pregnancy and have healthy babies. During the procedure, the reproductive fertility specialist injects healthy, viable sperm directly into the female’s uterus. Intrauterine insemination is an attractive option for many couples because it is cost effective and less invasive than […]