Re: Dr..please respond

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Posted by on April 25, 19100 at 08:26:29:

In Reply to: Dr..please respond posted by Anna on April 22, 19100 at 18:36:22:


Only washed specimens can be inseminated into the uterus. As pam told you, most programs will wash the sperm and do an intrauterine insemination. It doen't matter if the sperm was washed by the bank or not. The diffference is that the pre-washed specimen may not have to be re-washed by your doctor.

Some doctors will use an unwashed specimen for an intracervical insemination. This technique may not be as effective as an intrauterine insemination. It should be slightly less expensive, since your doctors lab won't have to prepare the specimen. In the long run that savings may be outweighed by having to perform more cycles to reach your goal.

Good luck. :)

Dr. Barad

: I am looking into using donar sperm because my husband is sterile...I found a donar I am interested in but he only has 'unwashed' samples left...I think that means I would have to be inseminated in the cervix...Is this correct?? If not can you explain what this means? Also, do I have a choice of the type of insemination procedure they conduct?? Thanks for your help :)

: Anna

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