Artificial insemination is one of the least complex of the fertility treatments. For that reason, it’s often a first-line treatment for couples looking for some help trying to conceive. In fact, it can even be performed at home. But what should you do in order to prepare?
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How to inseminate at home
If you are considering at home insemination, you may be confused about how to go about the process. Depending on which type of sperm you are using—samples from a sperm bank, for instance, or fresh samples from your own home—the process can be different. However, it is important to time the artificial insemination correctly with your ovulation no matter which type of sperm you are using.
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What is artificial insemination?
Artificial insemination is a procedure in which sperm is placed directly into the cervix or the uterus (in the case of intrauterine insemination in fertility clinics) to help facilitate fertilization. As the least complex of the assisted reproductive technology techniques, artificial insemination is often used as a first-line fertility treatment.