Intrauterine insemination (IUI), also known as artificial insemination, is a medical procedure used to help individuals or couples with fertility issues become pregnant. During IUI, sperm is carefully placed directly into the woman’s uterus to increase the chances of fertilization. This procedure is typically used when there is a known issue with sperm quality or motility, unexplained infertility, or when the cause of infertility is cervical mucus problems.
IUI is a less invasive and less expensive fertility treatment option compared to in vitro fertilization (IVF). It’s typically used when there is a specific issue with the sperm, and the woman’s reproductive system is generally healthy. However, IUI success rates can vary depending on individual circumstances and underlying causes of infertility. Multiple cycles of IUI may be required to achieve pregnancy.
The female partner must have at least one healthy, unscarred fallopian tube to make it possible for the egg to travel to the uterus.
IUI is carried out in the following steps :-
It’s important to consult with a fertility specialist to determine the most suitable treatment for your specific situation, whether it’s IUI, IVF, or other assisted reproductive technologies. Your healthcare provider can provide guidance based on your medical history, tests, and diagnostic evaluations.
Dr. Nandita Palshetkar is known as the Infertility doctor in India with the highest success rates. The average percent success rates depend on the age of the woman patients. As seen among thousands of patients the rates are the highest asking women in their early thirties and decline in late thirties.