Are you and your partner considering the adventure of being parents? Have you considered the possibility of needing treatment, Conjugal artificial insemination, that is , with the semen of your partner. Do you want to know the exact process?
We will advise you in what cases this treatment is recommended and what are the phases so that you can be familiar with the reproduction technique. Additionally it will dispel some of the initial doubts that you may have for informational purposes.
However, it will be the study and the diagnosis of your case that will tell us whether this treatment is the most convenient for you and we will always be at your side to guide you every step of the way
What is Conjugal artificial insemination
Artificial insemination is a reproduction treatment that involves the introduction of sperm in ways that are not natural in the reproductive tract of the woman with the aim of obtaining a pregnancy. To do this, the patient must have the ability to ovulate spontaneously or through treatment, and have at least one functioning Fallopian tube. According to the case, the treatment may be carried out with the semen of the partner or a donor.
Focusing on Conjugal artificial insemination (IAC), with the semen of the partner, the most commonly used method is intrauterine insemination, which is often combined with the use of drugs that stimulate the development of ovarian follicles.
What does this mean? If the Conjugal artificial insemination is the technique that is most convenient for you, previous treatment that will offered to you to help us guarantee that.
The process of conjugal artificial insemination
The artificial insemination process will take place in the following days after ovulation induction . In this case of Conjugal artificial insemination, your partner will get a semen sample that we will process in the laboratory in order to select the most useful spermatozoa and eliminate the remaining part of the semen.
The artificial insemination treatment will be performed directly in the clinic. To give you an idea, the procedure is very similar to when you perform a routine pap smear only that in this case, we insert a thin tube of soft plastic through the cervix to deposit into the uterus the small volume of liquid that contains the sperm previously selected from your partner´s semen sample.
It is quick and completely painless, requires no hospitalization or anesthesia. On the same day you can go home and have a normal life, although we do recommend you to take it easy and avoid doing physically demanding tasks.
What happens if there is no pregnancy after artificial insemination.
With regard to conjugal artificial insemination, getting pregnant in the most natural way possible is the primary objective, but you must keep in mind that nobody can guarantee a 100% chance of success. First of all, you need to relax and be patient.
If after the first attempt there is no pregnancy, you can get a second cycle after a period of about two months. The maximum that we recommend is three cycles with intervals of two months in order to allow ovarian recovery between one treatment and the next.
In the case of using up these three cycles without pregnancy, it will be time to evaluate other treatments, such as in vitro fertilization. In any case, we will always guide you in each moment and prepare you both physically and emotionally at every step because we are involved from the beginning to end at each stage of this exciting journey that you’ve decided to take to be a mother.
IVF – In vitro fertilization
It is the union of the ovum with the sperm in the laboratory, in order to obtain embryos already fertilized to transfer to the maternal uterus and achieve a pregnancy.
Fertility treatment that consists of performing an In Vitro Fertilization with anonymous donor eggs. If necessary, this egg is fertilized with semen from the partner or another donor.
It refers specifically to the technique used in the event that one or both parents have a genetic abnormality. The embryo is analyzed to determine if it carries the same genetic abnormality.
It consists of an In Vitro Fertilization treatment shared between both women, that is, one woman is the donor of the egg, while the other woman is the pregnant woman of the embryo.