The sperm donation process can be done at a fertility clinic or sperm bank. It can be used for IUI, or at-home artificial insemination or, less commonly, IVF.
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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.
Artificial insemination by donor is a low-complexity fertility treatment especially indicated for single mothers, heterosexual couples in which there exist a severe male factor, and same-sex female couples.
Success rates of fertility treatments increase when donor eggs and sperm are used. Within the US, such rates are generally high.
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).
Disorders caused by the thyroid gland may lead to female fertility problems. Women having trouble getting pregnant should take a thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) test.
Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine method that benefits fertility in several ways, and, combined with assisted reproduction’s techniques, it increases the chances of achieving a pregnancy.