Frequently Asked Questions on Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI)

What is the process of Inrtra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) treatment?

The first step in IUI treatment is to come into the clinic for an assessment scan and consultation. At this point the doctor will perform an internal scan. You (and your partner if applicable) will then have a 30 minute consultation where the doctor will go through your medical history and devise a personalised treatment plan. It is recommended that you undergo a tubal patency test in order to ensure that your fallopian tubes are clear and the sperm is able to reach the egg. You will then come in for a number of scans following the start of your period. These will be used to monitor the growth of the follicles and track ovulation. Once the time is right to perform the IUI, the sperm sample will be washed and prepared before the procedure. The IUI procedure involves introducing the sperm to the uterus through a thin catheter at the correct time of the cycle when the egg is being released.

Do you have donor sperm available for use in IUI?

Yes, we have a bank of donor sperm at the clinic. You can select donor sperm from this bank or arrange for sperm from an external bank to be transferred to the clinic. If you would like to use a known sperm donor, this can also be arranged. 

For more information, visit IUI.

 

Dr Bhanu Deval
Lead Consultant Wimbledon

Dr Bhanu Deval

MS, MRCOG, PgC Mr Deval is a highly skilled and experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist who joined CREATE Fertility ....

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