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  • InformationaboutIntrauterineInsemination(IUI)TherearetwopartstoanIUI;spermwashingandtheinseminationprocedure.Thesemenis

    washedoveragradientthatseparatesthedeadsperm,debris,andmucus(whichcancauseuterinecrampingand/orinterferewithfertility)fromthegood,fastermovingsperm.WithIUI,thebestspermisseparated,washed,andplaceddirectlyintotheuterus.Pleaserefrainfromejaculationfor2dayspriortoIUI,butdonotgomorethan5dayswithoutejaculation.IntercourseisrecommendedtheeveningofIUIandthefollowingday.

    InseminationProtocolInseminationproceduresareperformedinthemorningbetweenthehoursof8:00a.m.and

    12:00noon.Thereisapreparationtimeofapproximately2hours.Forexample,ifyourhusbandprovidesaspecimenat8:00,yourinseminationwouldbescheduledat10:00.

    Allproceduresarescheduledhourapart.Thespecimenidentityisverifiedbytheandrologistandphysicianornurse,andthenagainwiththepatient.Thepostwashcountandmotilityofthespermarereviewedwiththepatient(s).Aspeculumisinsertedintothevagina,thenthecervixisswabbedandthespecimenisplacedintotheuterususingasmallflexiblecatheter.

    Oncetheinseminationprocedureisfinishedyouwillremainintheprocedureroomrestingwithyourhipselevatedforapproximately1015minutes.Afterthatrestingperiod,youarefreetoresumenormalactivity.OneweekfromthedayyoutakeyourOvidrelinjection,weneedtocheckyourprogesteronebloodlevel.Bydoingthiswecandetermineifyouhaveovulatedandifyourbodyisproducingenoughofthishormonetosupporttheliningofyouruterus.Oneweekfromtheprogesteroneblooddrawwewillscheduleyouforabloodpregnancytest.

    Fees:$175laboratorychargetoprocessthespecimen$300chargeforinseminationprocedure

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