intrauterine insemination (IUI)

    Artificial Insemination Success Influenced by Uterine Contraction Rate, Sperm Source

    Medical researchers have published a study that demonstrates a higher IUI success rate when there are more uterine contractions per minute during the procedure and when the sperm comes from a donor. ... more »

    Black Women More Likely To Be Infertile, Less Likely to Seek Help

    Married black women are twice as likely to struggle with infertility than married white women, even so, they’re only about half as likely to seek medical help to have a baby. ... more »

    Father's Age Influences IUI Success

    Scientific evidence reveals that men should also be concerned with their advancing age and reproductive health. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Still Waiting for Several Things (Part 50)

    A week and two days past my period due date and no period had me concerned. I'd only taken the first week of the new pack of birth control pills, so I figured maybe a week late was reasonable. However, this extra two days now had me concerned. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Waiting for the Menstrual Cycle to Stabilize (Part 49)

    After making my decision to use intrauterine insemination and fertility acupuncture and herbs to get pregnant semi-naturally before moving forward with the IVF, I immediately stopped taking the birth control pills the fertility clinic put me on. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Feeling Groovy (Part 45)

    I let myself quiet my financial concerns and clear my mind for the first time in a long time. I couldn't help but feel that the financial pressure buying all of those fertility medicines was putting on me was the universe's way of saying now wasn't the time to be doing this. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Looking at Alternatives Again (Part 44)

    It seemed like I was on the road to IVF, and I was eager to do it. However, the sudden declaration that I would have to pay thousands of dollars in medications that weren't covered by the package price I paid was putting me under a lot of pressure. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Sperm Analysis Results! (Part 20)

    A week after getting my saline sonogram, I called for my husband's sperm analysis results. I wasn't too concerned about the sperm test results, because they'd been phenomenal when we'd had it done for the intrauterine insemination three years ago. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: The Ferning Test (Part 6)

    With no success with intrauterine insemination (IUI), ovulation tracking, and fertility acupuncture, I was kind of at a loss as to what to do next. IVF was the only option I knew that I hadn't tried, and it was a lot more expensive than I could afford at that time. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Ovulation Tracking Obsession (Part 4)

    I'd been reading a lot about getting pregnant and was surprised to discover that there are actually only two to three days a month during which a woman can get pregnant. These days depend on your cycle. ... more »

    My Infertility Journey: Intrauterine Insemination IUI (Part 3)

    After diagnosing us with unexplained infertility, our reproductive medicine doctor went over our options with us. The first two things she recommended were intrauterine insemination and in-vitro fertilization. ... more »

    Progesterone-Induced Endometrial Withdrawal and IUI Outcome

    According to a study published in the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, progesterone-induced menses may have a negative effect on intra-uterine insemination (IUI) success. ... more »

    Endometrial Development During Intrauterine Insemination

    According to a study of more than 2,900 patients, endometrium development may plan a more important part in the success of intrauterine insemination than doctors think. ... more »

    Comparison: Sperm Perfusion and Intrauterine Insemination in Non-Tubal Infertility

    Researchers from The University of Auckland in New Zealand recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction comparing pregnancy rates between sperm perfusion and intrauterine insemination in women with non-tubal infertility. ... more »

    Vasectomy Reversal and Pregnancy Results

    Surgical sterilization seems like such a drastic step, is it really an appropriate choice for men in their twenties? ... more »

    A Man’s Guide to Assisted Reproductive Technology

    These options ' sometimes referred to as 'Advanced Reproductive Therapy' or 'Assisted Reproductive Technlology' (ART) can make the difference between being childless or adopting a child and having a child that's biologically your own. ... more »

    Multiple Births - Risks to the Mother

    Multiple pregnancy and birth carry significant risks to the children and they also carry considerable risks for mothers. ... more »

    IUI - Artificial Intrauterine Insemination for infertility

    Intrauterine insemination is also called artificial insemination, or IUI. Human artificial insemination with the male partner's sperm for infertility began being used in the 1940's. ... more »

    Pregnancy Acronyms and Abbreviations

    Our complete list of  pregnancy and fertility acronyms and abbreviations are widely used in forums and pregnancy and TTC communities. ... more »

    Infertility Treatment in Women

    Before infertility treatment for women is started, it is important to make the infertility diagnosis first. Without the right diagnosis the correct treatment cannot be done and success will be lower. ... more »

    Ovulation - When Does it Happen After an hCG Injection?

    Ovulation happens on average 38 hours after an HCG injection, with a range of 34 and 46 hours. ... more »

    Infertility Treatments Don't Work

    LONDON - A new study calls into question the use of two common infertility treatments for couples who have unexplained problems having children. ... more »

    hCG injection before ovulation

    The hCG shot contains a hormone call hCG or Human Chorionic Gonadotropin ... more »

    Infertility and Fertility Issues Causes and Diagnosis - Clomid Pregnancy

    BabyMed provides fertility and infertility information and tips to couples trying to get pregnant. We also provide fertility tools to improve your chances having a healthy pregnancy. ... more »

    Getting Pregnant With IUI After BBT Temperature Rise

    What are my chances of getting pregnant via IUI after my basal body temperature (BBT) rise? ... more »

    Cervical Stenosis and IUI

    What can be done for Cervical Stenosis and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)? ... more »

    Washed Sperm

    How long do washed sperm survive? ... more »

    OPK and Intrauterine Insemination

    What is the best time to do Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)? ... more »

    ITI - What Is It?

    During ITI, a larger volume of the ejaculate is used to deposit the sperm within the fallopian tube itself, usually with a small catheter that's threaded through the cervix and the uterine cavity. ... more »

    Sperm Count, IUI, IVF and ICSI

    Getting pregnant is a matter of probability. Sperm plays a huge factor in this probability. There are certain factors that can improve your your chances of conceiving "naturally" each month. ... more »

    Artificial Insemination

    What is Artificial Insemination and how does it work? ... more »

    IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) After hCG Shot

    When to do IUI after the hCG shot ... more »