IUI (Intrauterine Insemination)

IUI Mexico

Infertility can be treated using assisted reproductive treatment methods or with artificial insemination. The most used method of artificial insemination is IUI (intrauterine insemination), involves placing sperm inside a woman’s uterus to facilitate fertilization. The goal of IUI Mexico is to increase the number of sperm that reach the fallopian tubes and subsequently increase the chance of fertilization. Frozen sperm that has been cryopreserved can be used for IUI treatment.

Success Rates. The success rates of IUI Mexico are similar to those of natural conception through intercourse; 15-20% per cycle. The success rates of artificial insemination treatment depends on many factors affecting fertility, including the number of eggs produced, the quality and count of the sperm and the couple’s age.

IUI in Mexico is embraced by lower costs and creative IVF treatment alternatives.

Good Candidate for IUI

The most common reasons for IUI Mexico are a low sperm count or decreased sperm mobility.

However, IUI may be selected as a fertility treatment for any of the following conditions as well:

  • Unexplained infertility
  • A hostile cervical condition, including cervical mucus problems
  • Cervical scar tissue from past procedures which may hinder the sperms’ ability to enter the uterus
  • Ejaculation dysfunction

IUI is not recommended for the following patients:

  • Women who have severe disease of the fallopian tubes
  • Women with a history of pelvic infections
  • Women with moderate to severe endometriosis

IUI Procedure

The IUI procedure in Mexico includes:

  • Analyzing the sperm
  • Monitoring ovulation
  • Obtaining, washing and preparing the sperm sample
  • Injecting the prepared sperm into the uterus

Prior to the IUI procedure, your fertility specialist in Mexico may start you on fertility medications to stimulate ovulation, while closely monitoring you with ultrasound and/or blood testing. This monitoring will confirm that you are producing healthy eggs. It will also help determine the best timing for the injection of the sperm.

Before ovulation, there is a surge in luteinizing hormone (LH). Ovulation occurs within 1-2 days after the LH surge. Using the intrauterine insemination procedure, your doctor will inject the sperm at this time.

The sperm sample will be washed and prepared for the IUI procedure. This washing can remove potentially toxic chemicals that might be present in the sperm. Injection of the prepared sperm into the uterus is quick and virtually painless and is inserted with a very small, thin and flexible catheter into the cervix.

Difference Between IVF and IUI

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) are two commonly used methods of fertility treatment, which increase a couple’s chance of becoming pregnant. IUI is a procedure during which processed and concentrated motile sperm are inserted directly into a woman’s uterus.

Risks and Side Effects of IUI

Cramping or pressure is commonly associated with IUI in Mexico. There may be small amounts of drainage.

When proceeding with intrauterine insemination procedure in Mexico, the chances of pregnancy are optimized when you maintain a healthy lifestyle. To optimize the chances of a healthy pregnancy, you should stop drinking, smoking or using other drugs.

Discourse with you IVF specialist on how to make the best healthy lifestyle changes before starting the IUI procedure.

Recovery from IUI

Recovery from IUI in Mexico allows you to resume normal activities immediately. Report anything infrequent that occurs including fever or pain.

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