Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is a widely known fertility treatment that involves placing sperm (semen) inside a woman’s uterus to facilitate fertilization of sperm and eggs. The aim of IUI treatment is to increase the number of sperm and motility that reach the fallopian tubes where eggs stay to get fertilize and consequently increase the chance of fertilization. IUI provides the sperm an advantage when inseminated through the vagina by giving it a head start but still, sperm requires to reach and fertilize the egg on its own. It is a less invasive and also less expensive fertility treatment in comparison to In Vitro Fertilization.
Reasons Why IUI is Done?
The most common reasons for IUI is low sperm count or decreased sperm motility also depends on many health and social factors.
However, IUI may be selected as a fertility treatment (not for all the infertile couples) for any of the following conditions as well:
Some Known Benefits of IUI Treatment