The intrauterine insemination involves artificial injection of sperm(with a special catheter) inside a women’s uterus during the ovulation period.
Insemination is carried out in a natural (unstimulated) cycle or in a stimulated cycle.
The procedure is painless. Generally it is used in the following cases causing the infertility:
- Minor sperm abnormalities on spermogram
- Unexplained infertility
- A female or a male sexual dysfunction
- Necessity of insemination with donor’s sperm ( in case of azoospermia, severe genetic diseases, etc.)
- Coitus problem (erectile dysfunction, vaginism, ejaculation problem)
Generally, it is recommended to perform muximum six cycles of insemination. In case of negative results in vitro Fertilization is indicated.