Frequently Questions

The success of IUI depends on various factors such as sperm count with active percent in male, female’s uterus condition, age of couple, etc. Its your doctor who can say how much this fertility treatment will be successful for you after knowing yours and your partner’s physical as well medical examinations.

IUI is performed by knitting a thin supple catheter via the cervix and administering washed sperm into the uterus. The process is of a short period and usually needs the administration of a speculum and the catheter. It lasts for 60-90 seconds.

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is a kind of artificial insemination, which is used to treat infertility to help a couple be parents of a baby. It is done by threading a flexible thin catheter through the cervix. In this process, the washed sperm is directly administered into the uterus.

Usually, an IUI is performed within 6 hours on either side of ovulation. If the time is dependent on an hCG injection, intrauterine insemination is done between 24 to 48 hours. In the case of two IUI schedules, there should be a gap of at least 24 hours. 

The success rate for IUI depends on its cycle. With one cycle of IUI, women have 10-20 percent chances of getting pregnant. As per experts, your chances of getting pregnant are higher with more cycles of an IUI. If you go for 3-6 IUI cycles, you could have up to 80% chances of being pregnant.

Your doctor is the right person to state the right sperm count for having a successful IUI. Generally, 10 million moving sperm is needed for an IUI. A few doctors have helped people to be the parents with 1 million sperm in their male partner.