IUI

IUI Treatment for pregnancy or intrauterine insemination is a medical procedure which involves directly injecting good quality sperm directly into a woman’s uterus. It is the least invasive form of fertility treatment. The IUI treatment in Mumbai is only suitable for women that already have high fertility so is not widely used. The sperm used during an IUI treatment need not necessarily be from the partner. IUI treatment can also be done with the use of donor sperm and hence single women can also avail of this treatment to conceive a child.

What is Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI) Treatment For Pregnancy?

IUI treatment procedure involves injecting sperm into the woman’s uterus in order to facilitate pregnancies. It provides with the sperm a head start in term of being able to fertilize the eggs in the womb. This procedure is performed to ensure that more number of sperm reach the fallopian tube to give the patient a higher chance of the sperm fertilizing the egg.

Who is IUI suitable for?

IUI is a form assisted conception method of treatment for those patients who are not able to conceive naturally. It is suitable for the following candidates:

  • Couples where the issue is with male fertility. IUI offers men with low sperm count or low sperm motility an option to give their sperm a head start by injecting it directly in the fallopian tubes
  • Women who have severe cervical mucus hostility which doesn’t allow for the sperm to survive should opt for this method of artificial reproduction techniques
  • Women who have a good egg reserve and open healthy fallopian tubes (confirmed laproscopically) are ideal candidates to undergo IUI treatment. Healthy sperm samples can be availed from a donor or her partner.