How IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) Treatment works
IUI is the process of directly placing the prepared and washed sperm into the uterus at the time of ovulation, which eliminates the need for the sperm to travel,to reach the fallopian tube. This is often combined with fertility drugs to increase the chance of conception.
When to choose IUI
1. Mild abnormalities in semen analysis
3.Women having ovulation problems
5.Cervical stenosis or abnormalities.
How is IUI Treatment done? Once collected, the semen sample is then washed in the laboratory to concentrate the sperm and remove the seminal fluid (seminal fluid can cause severe cramping in the woman). This process can take up to 2 hours to complete. IUI is performed near the time that the woman is ovulating.
The IUI treatment procedure is relatively simple and only takes a few minutes once the semen sample is ready. The woman lies on an examining table and the clinician inserts a speculum into her vagina to see her cervix. A catheter (narrow tube) is inserted through the cervix into the uterus and the washed semen sample is slowly injected.