Tag: fertilization

Donor-sperm insemination in Greece

Union of a human egg and sperm

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) stands for a simple, painless procedure in which a gynecologists places the semen sample inside the female’s uterine fundus, pending fertilization and subsequent implantation by the embryo.

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Sperm’s journey to the egg

Obstacles in the female reproductive tract

Since its formation to the fertilization of the egg, spermatozoids have to cross a complicated path full of obstacles. Only one spermatozoid will overcome all the barriers and fertilize the egg, creating therefore a new being.

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Love relationships during pregnancy

Intimacy while pregnant

When a woman finds out she is pregnant, doubts start filling her mind. A common question they ask themselves is whether they can continue having sex while pregnant. While the answer is yes, as pregnancy develops, you should be more careful, since the belly size will be bigger and therefore room for movement will be reduced as well.

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Artificial insemination

How is an AI performed

Artificial insemination is the easiest of all assisted reproductive technologies. It consists of placing those sperm presenting the highest motility rates into the woman’s cervix during her fertile days.

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Donor sperm insemination in the USA

Having poor-quality sperm

The only type of sperm donation allowed in the US is anonymous donation. In case the man’s own semen is non-viable or if there is no male partner, the first option is to undergo donor insemination (ID).

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Donor selection

Young sperm donor

It is necessary that those men desiring to become sperm donors meet a series of strict criteria in order to be accepted as donors, ensure quality and, above all, prevent disease transmission.

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