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Embrace parenthood with the best IUI Fertility Treatment

Live the joys of parenthood and embark on a beautiful journey of life with the best IUI fertility treatment.

THE LIFE PLUS HOSPITAL is COVID 19 Safe

1. Our Hospital premises are COVID safe
2. Regular sanitization of clinic & hospital premises
3. Immediate medical assistance through Online Consultation

Embrace parenthood with the best IUI Fertility Treatment

Live the joys of parenthood and embark on a beautiful journey of life with the best IUI fertility treatment.

THE LIFE PLUS HOSPITAL is COVID 19 Safe

  • Our Hospital premises are COVID safe
  • Regular sanitization of clinic & hospital premises
  • Immediate medical assistance through Online Consultation

What is IUI Treatment?

Intrauterine insemination, commonly known as IUI is a fertility treatment. In this process, sperm are directly placed into the uterus of the woman. When a couple naturally tries to conceive, the sperm have to travel from the vagina through the cervix to the uterus. It then goes into the fallopian tubes. When couples have problems with their health, they often fail to conceive through the natural process. In IUI, the sperm are washed and concentrated, and placed directly into the uterus, bringing a better chance for the sperm to come closer to the egg. IUI is believed to increase the chances of pregnancy in couples who fail to conceive naturally.

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Treatment

Process

IUI fertility treatment is done at a fertility clinic. If you are relying on a sperm donor for the process, the donor sperm will be thawed and prepared. if you are using your partner’s sperm, his semen will first be evaluated. The male partner can also use semen from a sterile home collection kit, but should get the semen to the clinic within one hour of collection. It is to be noted that the collected semen is stored in room temperature until it reaches the clinic.

In the clinic, the semen would go through a ‘washing’ procedure in order to remove all impurities from it, leaving only what is needed to get the female pregnant. The female would have to lie down on her back, just the way for any cervical/ vaginal exam. The doctor uses a speculum to gently open the vagina. The ‘washed’ semen will then be placed inside the uterus through the catheter. Since the sperm is directly placed inside the uterus, there is no chance of the sperm falling out. However, you’ll remain reclined on the exam table for 10 to 30 minutes following the insemination.

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The Life Plus Hospital is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics, and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment, and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

Medical Expertise With Technology

Our Doctors spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-assisted Hospitalisation process. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Medical Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

Post Natal Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Intrauterine insemination, commonly known as IUI is a fertility treatment. In this process, sperm are directly placed into the uterus of the woman. When a couple naturally tries to conceive, the sperm have to travel from the vagina through the cervix to the uterus. It then goes into the fallopian tubes. When couples have problems with their health, they often fail to conceive through the natural process. In IUI, the sperm are washed and concentrated, and placed directly into the uterus, bringing a better chance for the sperm to come closer to the egg. IUI is believed to increase the chances of pregnancy in couples who fail to conceive naturally.

When is the IUI the best choice?

  • Male infertility – If the male partner is unable to produce an adequate amount of sperm or if the sperm lacks the required motility, then IUI treatment is the best option.
  • Unexplained infertility – Many healthy couples fail to bear a baby due to unexplained reasons. When fertility drugs fail to provide the desired results, IUI treatment can help you achieve the goal.
  • Painful sex – Many women suffer from uterine and ovarian problems which cause painful sex. There could be several other reasons leading to apinful sex. IUI treatment can become a blessing here to help the couple conceive a child.

Who needs IUI treatment?

Patients with the following conditions can achieve best results from IUI treatment:

  • Patients with blockage in the fallopian tubes
  • Abnormalities in the cervical canal
  • PCOS
  • Trouble ovulating
  • Low sperm motility in the male
  • Couples with male or female infertility
  • Advanced stages of endometriosis

Process:

IUI fertility treatment is done at a fertility clinic. If you are relying on a sperm donor for the process, the donor sperm will be thawed and prepared. if you are using your partner’s sperm, his semen will first be evaluated. The male partner can also use semen from a sterile home collection kit, but should get the semen to the clinic within one hour of collection. It is to be noted that the collected semen is stored in room temperature until it reaches the clinic.

In the clinic, the semen would go through a ‘washing’ procedure in order to remove all impurities from it, leaving only what is needed to get the female pregnant.

The female would have to lie down on her back, just the way for any cervical/ vaginal exam. The doctor uses a speculum to gently kopen the vagina. The ‘washed’ semen will then be placed inside the uterus through the catheter. Since the sperm is directly placed inside the uterus, there is no chance of the sperm falling out. However, you’ll remain reclined on the exam table for 10 to 30 minutes following the insemination.

Step by step procedure of IUI treatment:

  • The doctor will evaluate and understand the health of both you and your partner.
  • You will be asked to do some blood tests and ultrasound tests.
  • The doctor will prescribe you some fertility drugs which can increase the number of eggs increasing your chances of conceiving a baby.
  • The doctor will call you to the clinic after a few days to repeat the tests, conveniently after your menstruation.
  • The doctor will examine your ovaries, and if they are releasing adequate numbers of healthy eggs.
  • At the clinic, semen samples will be collected from your partner (or from a donor) and refrigerated.
  • The sperms will be washed to remove unwanted dirt and debris making it easier for them to reach the eggs.
  • On the day of the treatment, you will be asked to lay down.
  • Using a speculum, the doctor will open your cervix and insert the washed sperms into it using a long sterile tube.
  • You will be asked to lie down for almost 30 minutes. The IUI treatment process ends with this.
  • You can go home and do your regular work after the treatment.

Benefits of IUI:

  • Most reliable for couples with unexplained infertility.
  • Less expensive compared to other treatments.
  • Minimally invasive and results in no cuts, stitches or blood loss.

Are there any Risks and Complications of IUI treatment?

There are no major risks in IUI treatment.

  • Multiple births
  • No major birth defects are reported till date from anyone who have undergone IUI treatment.
  • The process is less invasive, hence there are no cuts, stitches or chances of the woman catching any infection.
  • However, since the woman is kept on drugs to improve her fertility, IUI treatment might result in multiple births at one time.

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IUI Faqs

IUI is one of the procedures used to treat infertility. In this process, washed sperms from the male partner (or from a sperm donor when the male partner produces no sperms) are deposited in a woman’s uterus around the time of ovulation, through a fine catheter (tube) inserted through the cervix (the opening of the uterus) into the uterus to deposit a sperm sample directly into the uterus. This is generally done in case there is no pregnancy after natural intercourse or the sperm count in the male partner is low (oligospermia).

The woman usually is given medications to stimulate development of multiple eggs (incase the infertility is due to no ovulation).

Any insemination should be carefully timed to occur at or a little before the time of ovulation (within 6 hours). Eggs are fertilizable for only about 12-24 hours (maximum) after ovulation. Therefore, lUls must be timed so that the sperms are present when the egg is released.

IUI success rates vary considerably and depend on many factors like:

  • Age of the woman
  • Use of any type of ovarian stimulation (drugs are given to stimulate ovulation)
  • Duration of infertility
  • Cause of infertility
  • Number and quality of motile sperms (the ability of the sperm to move)

Usually one can have intercourse anytime after an IUI. But if there was any kind of bleeding or complication during the IUI, some doctors may suggest waiting for 2 days before having an intercourse.

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