IUI Donor - insemination with donor sperm

"Insemination with donor sperm is the most widely used method of fertilisation for lesbian couples and single women."

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Insemination with donor sperm is called IUI Donor and is the most widely used method of fertilisation for lesbian couples. After the couple has been to The Fertility Test and information about treatment has been given, donor sperm is ordered from Denmark. The donor must not be anonymous and must be selected based on the couple's characteristics (ethnicity, eye colour and hair colour). The donor semen is frozen in what we call straw. These can be stored in our clinic pending treatment.

IUI Donor can be performed in natural cycle or stimulated cycle (hormone stimulation). An ultrasound examination is done on menstrual day 10-11 to check that she is ovulating and that the mucous membrane is thick and fine. The woman then starts by examining LH in urine (Clear plan). When LH becomes positive, insemination is performed the next day. Sometimes we give an ovulation syringe (Ovitrelle) to be sure of the timing. One straw is used per treatment. The straw is thawed, and the sperm sample is then inserted into the uterine cavity with a catheter. This makes it easier for the sperm to fertilise the egg.

If the woman lacks ovulation or has a maturation problem, you can give hormone stimulation to ensure necessary ovulation.

If there are infertility causes in the woman, it may also be relevant to combine sperm donation and IVF treatment (IVFD).

The purchase of donor sperm is in addition to the treatment price. We guide you through the process.

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