IUI: Intrauterine Insemination

IUI: Intrauterine Insemination

What is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)?

IUI or Intrauterine Insemination is a form of artificial insemination. IUI is typically the first fertility treatment a couple will try. This simple procedure is often performed when there is unexplained infertility, endometriosis or irregular ovulation. During this fertility treatment, a catheter enters through the cervix to deposit washed sperm directly into the uterus.

Affordable IUI Treatment

At Washington Fertility Center, we believe that it is your right to receive effective and affordable IUI treatment. Our pricing is not only competitive, but there are no surprises – we believe in full transparency so you will have a clear understanding of all of the costs involved in your treatment.

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IUI & Sperm Washing

Sperm washing is the separation of sperm cells from seminal fluids. It is done prior to IUI in order to remove dead sperm and chemicals harmful to fertilization. There are three types of sperm washing including the swim-up method which collects sperm as they swim, the density gradient wash method which isolates sperm from debris and the simple wash method which gathers active sperm in a test tube.

IUI at Washington Fertility Center:

For patients seeking IUI treatment in Northern Virginia, Maryland and the DC metropolitan area, Washington Fertility Center is distinguished from the other area fertility clinics through our extraordinary attention to detail. Our unique combination of medical experience, excellent patient care and high success rates make Washington Fertility Center the first choice for patients from all over the world.

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