Causes & Treatment

What is IUI? Expert guide to Intrauterine Insemination

25 Jan 2023

Everything you need to know about IUI

IUI (intrauterine insemination) is a treatment which involves directly inserting sperm into the uterus. That’s the definition, but – like with almost every fertility topic – there’s much more to it than that.

Here are the top-searched IUI questions on Google, answered by UK Medical Lead, Dr James Hopkisson, at TFP Fertility UK.

Watch as we get professional answers to your IUI FAQs, including:

  • What is IUI?
  • Who can use IUI?
  • What is the process for IUI?
  • What happens after IUI?
  • When should I test after IUI?
  • How successful can IUI be?
  • IUI or IVF – which is better?
  • How do you prepare for IUI (1st, 2nd time)?
  • What about IUI for same-sex couples?
  • What’s the cost of IUI?
  • When should I start IUI?
  • How will I be tested before IUI?
  • What about IUI for PCOS?
  • Does IUI hurt

Looking for local IUI, or IVF and other treatment options? TFP Fertility UK is an amazing network of fertility clinics and satellite services, find a fertility clinic near you.

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