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Dr. Deborah Smith
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Intrauterine Insemination (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination (iui) is where fresh or frozen partner or donor sperm is prepared or 'washed' to increase the sperm quality then gently injected through your cervix after a speculum exam, like a pap smear exam. It should be painless or cause mild cramping only. Iui helps with mild to moderate sperm problems. Iui preparations should have at least 2 million moving ...Read more


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What is the percentage of success for a boy using IUI for gender selection. It is done on ovulation day. Sperm motility is 94 percent & prg. Occured?

What is the percentage of success for a boy using  IUI for gender selection. It is done on ovulation day. Sperm motility is 94 percent  & prg. Occured?

50-50 if pregnant: Without ivf with preimplantation genetic testing or microsort (that i believe is no longer available) sex selection procedures are generally ineffective in choosing the gender of your child. ...Read more

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When we should have sex before iui?

When we should have sex before iui?

You don't : Sex is not involved in IUI . Hopefully the doctor planning to do I ui on you has explained the procedure to you. If not please schedule a visit so that the plan can be clarified. ...Read more

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Is it neccessary to hve sex when taking Clomid or can sex be haded on ovalution days and if IUI is done.Then is it necessary to hve sex same day?

IUI only: Peak fertility is usually a few days after finishing clomid. You should test for ovulation. Iui alone can result in pregnancy, so sex is not necessary. Sex before providing a semen sample for IUI may result in a lower quality sperm count. ...Read more

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I had IUI sun morn with my trigger sat morning. my lining was around 5-6 and i had 2 follicles that were around 18 by sun. is that lining too thin to hope for conception? we had no sex other than iui

I had IUI sun morn with my trigger sat morning. my lining was around 5-6 and i had 2 follicles that were around 18 by sun. is that lining too thin to hope for conception? we had no sex other than iui

On the thin side: An endometrial lining of 5-6 mm is on the thin side but apparently it was sufficient to meet your doctor's criteria to proceed with the IVF protocol. This would mean he/she thought the chance of conception was reasonable, not "zero." There are other favorable features of endometrium potentially present. I would certainly continue to hope that this cycle will result in pregnancy. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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My hubby penis dint become hard during sex is there any solution to it? We decided to have IUI is this a better decision his sperm count is good

My hubby penis dint become hard during sex    is there any solution to it? We decided to have IUI is this a better decision his sperm count is good

Yes: There are many physical and emotional causes for this. Common ones are tobacco, alcohol, medication, stress, anxiety. It usually resolves spontaneously, but if not, check w/his doctor. Don't fall prey to internet or tv scams. ...Read more

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Doing IUI w donor. My bf and I had unprotected sex. I ovulated EARLY this month and did insemination within 24hrs of sex with my bf. Who is the dad?

Doing IUI w donor. My bf and I had unprotected sex. I ovulated EARLY this month and did insemination within 24hrs of sex with my bf. Who is the dad?

Are you pregnant?: It is not clear that you are pregnant. If you are not, it is a moot question. If you are pregnant, genetic testing can settle the issue. This would require some fetal cells or if you could wait for the baby to be born, an oral swab will do. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Iui (Definition)

Intrauterine insemination is when the sperm is washed and is subsequently placed in the uterus with a small catheter so that it's closer to the egg ...Read more