IUI: Intra Uterine Insemination

I – (Intra) – inside of
U – (uterine) – uterus
I – (Insemination) -To keep sperm of a husband

IUI Why?

  • Putting good sperm in a woman’s womb at the time of rupture of the follicle increases the chances of fertilization and conception.

Useful for which couple?

  • Semen ejaculation failure
  • Cervical stenosis.
  • Unexplained Infertility
  • The sperm count is less than required
  • If Sperm count less than 15 million.
  • If numbers of active motile sperm is less than 30%.
  • When using frozen semen sample. (Frozen Semen)
  • Women who have antibodies for sperm that reduce fertility.

IUI When does it succeed?

  • Follicle should be ruptured
  • Both Fallopian tubes should be opened.
  • Male sperm count should be at least 10 to 20 ml/ml.