Injection of washed prepared sperms into the uterine cavity through a fine catheter during peri-ovulatory phase in a natural or stimulated cycle.
Types of IUI:
1) Artificial Insemination of Husband Sperm (AIH)
2) Artificial Insemination of Donor Sperm (AID)
Candidates for IUI:
Although pregnancy may not occur as quickly, a policy of initial treatment by IUI will probably save 20% of couples from moving onto IVF
After 4-6 cycles of failed IUI treatment, the option of doing IVF may need to be considered.