technique of washing semen for iui

Semen washing is generally

Semen washing is generally required for all IUI's for several reasons.

First, it removes chemicals, which may cause adverse reactions in the uterus. Second,it is thought to improve the fertilizing capacity of the sperm.

To get a semen sample washed, first you have to collect the semen. Usually, he is not allowed to ejaculate for at least two days beforehand, but not more than five. If you're lucky, you can get the sample at home and bring it in, though you'll have to keep it warm and clinics will have requirements about how far away you can be. Some couples who live too far away will get a hotel room close to the clinic to avoid the clinic collection room.

When the clini lab has the semen, the semen is added to a sperm wash solution. The solution contains antibiotics and protein supplements. After repeated centrifugation, seminal fluid is removed from the sample and the sperm cells are ready to get to work. It usually takes about an hour to prepare semen for an IUI.

Dear Angie l want the

Dear Angie
l want the procedure and the steps,concentration & name of antibiotic and the protein supplement used in washing & preparing the semen for IUI.

lots of thanks

You'll have to talk to your

You'll have to talk to your particular clinic to get the name of the anitibiotic and the protein supplement - those can vary by clinic.

Here is an article that more clearly defines the steps in an IUI

Good luck

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thank you


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