March 26, 2009

Treatment – IUI / IVF

After approximately 4 months of diagnostic work (between two doctors and all the tests), the RE finally suggested that IUI (Intra-Uterine Insemination: with injectables made better sense in our case (to start off with). In lay mans language, since there was a sperm morphology issue, it would be better to assist the sperms in getting to the egg without them having to go through the vagina and the cervix. Plus, instead of Clomid (which is what most people start off with for ovulation induction) (, my RE wanted me to start with the injectables, which would help in creating more eggs, thus increasing the chances of conception (higher success rate)! Hopefully IUI will work, if it doesn’t work, we would have to go towards IVF (In Vitro Fertilization:!

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