IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination)
Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a laboratory procedure where fast moving sperms are separated from more sluggish or non-moving sperms. The fast moving sperms are then placed into the woman's womb at the time of ovulation (when egg is released).
- Unexplained infertility
- Ovulation problems
- Male partner experiences impotence or premature ejaculation
Women not using fertility drugs IUI is done based on their ovulation. It can be done follicular tracking vaginal ultrasound or ovulation predictor kits usually between day 12 and day 16 of the monthly cycle
1. Men will be asked to produce a sperm sample on the day the treatment takes place by masturbation.
2. The sperms are washed to remove the fluid surrounding them and the rapidly moving sperm separated out.
3. The rapidly moving sperm are placed in a small catheter (tube) to be inserted into the womb..