What is IUI?
IUI or Intrauterine insemination is a fertility treatment which involves a laboratory procedure to separate fast-moving sperm from low motile or non-moving sperm and placing sperm inside a woman’s uterus to facilitate fertilization. The main goal of IUI is to increase the chance of fertilization by increasing the number of sperms that reach the fallopian tubes. This can be performed with your partner’s sperm or donor sperm (known as donor insemination). You can approach Vijaya Fertility clinic because it's one of the Best Infertility Center in Kerala.
When is IUI used?
IUI may be selected as a fertility treatment for any of the following conditions:
• low sperm count or low sperm mobility.
• Unexplained infertility
• A hostile cervical condition like cervical mucus problems
• Cervical scar tissue which may hinder the ability of sperm to enter the uterus
• Ejaculation dysfunction
How is IUI performed?
The following are the steps of IUI Procedure.
- At First, the woman will be given medications to stimulate development of multiple eggs. Then the insemination is timed to coincide with release of the eggs (ovulation).
- Man will be asked to produce a semen specimen after 2-5 days of abstinence from ejaculation.
- The sperm will be separated from the other components of the semen and concentrated in a small volume by using a process called Sperm processing or Sperm Washing.
- The cervical area is gently cleaned and a speculum is placed in the vagina.
- The highly motile sperm of washed specimen is placed either in the cervix or uterine cavity using a sterile flexible catheter.
- The process of placing the sperm in the cervix is known as intracervical insemination or ICI and in the uterine cavity is known as intrauterine insemination, IUI.
Vijaya Institute of Medical Sciences headed by Dr. N.P. Vijayalakshmy is the First IVF Center which avails all kinds of Infertility Treatments in Kerala including Intra Uterine Insemination at an affordable cost. The doctor is specialized in Assisted Reproductive Technology, with her vast experience and expertise, she treated so many infertile couples successfully.
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