What is the main difference between artificial insemination and self-insemination?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 01/07/2019

The main characteristic of IUI performed at fertility clinics is the place where the specialist places the semen: inside the uterus.

On the other hand, with at-home artificial insemination, the semen is deposited generally in the vagina, as it does when having sexual intercourse.

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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