Insemination for Infertility
by healthwise | November 20, 2017 | Pregnancy and Childbirth, Sexual and Reproductive Organs, Women's Health |
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Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is the
flushing of sperm directly into the uterus. This is done through a thin, flexible tube (catheter).
Artificial insemination (AI) is the placement
of sperm into a woman’s cervix or vagina. The sperm then travel into the uterus and fallopian tubes, where they may fertilize an egg.
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine Specialist Medical Reviewer Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMarch 16, 2017
Current as of:
March 16, 2017
Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC – Obstetrics and Gynecology