Getting Pregnant

The technology make things happening that cannot be dreamed off. Yes, with technology childless couples a baby love to have. There are many forms like ICSI, IUI, and IVF, known as assisted reproductive techniques (ART). Everyone has advantages as the technology grow some methods goes to deep sleep. IVF require administration of fertility medication, while IUI does not require such one, making it a natural fertility treatment. ICSI is a modification of the above, done for male infertility

This post gives an idea on the basic differences among the three methods and on its working.

ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection)

ICSI is useful and preferred treatment for male infertility. In the process an embryologist inject a high quality sperm into an Oocyte or mature female egg, known as insemination done for more than once. This egg retrieval and male sperm collected on the same day. If healthy sperm available it was taken surgically. After cleaning and sterilization every sperm was injected into eggs. The process completed from 28 to 42 days.


ICSI is a boon in the following conditions.

  • Couples who cannot have sexual intercourse for medical or biological reasons
  • If the couples opts the donor sperm route
  • If he ejects a healthy sperm, but unable to ejaculate due to erectile dysfunction or physical obstruction
  • Very low output of sperm

  • IVF (In Vitro Fertilization)

    This process involves fertilization of a female egg by a male sperm with multiple eggs to ensure its success. The process done on the following;

  • Ovarian stimulation
  • Egg retrieval and selection
  • Retrieval of sperm and preparation
  • Fertilization
  • Embryo development
  • transfer of embryo
  • after embryo transfer test for pregnancy
  • An IVF cycle takes 4 to 6 weeks to complete.

    IUI (Intrauterine Insemination)

    IUI is a cost effective solution for couples. In the process a healthy sperm was recovered from male and transferred to female’s uterus.

    This process works well in the following cases;

  • If female has issues with polycystic ovaries or ovulation
  • Female has cervical mucus hostility
  • Mild male factor infertility the chances are minimal
  • Male facing ejaculation issues
  • The menstrual style will be closely watched
  • On the day healthy sperm removed from male partner
  • Injected into female partner in 10 minutes

  • With the above explained the childless are blessed with a child. Go with techie way.

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