Artificial Insemination as a Fertility Treatment Option

By definition, artificial insemination is the deliberate introduction of sperm into a woman’s uterus or cervix to achieve pregnancy. Artificial insemination (AI) is a successful fertility treatment in humans.

In the early 1900s, artificial insemination required little more than some healthy sperm and a means to deliver it into a woman’s uterus. Today’s AI procedures involve careful “washing” of the sperm before placement. Artificial insemination also earned a new name – intrauterine insemination, or IUI.

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In Vitro Fertilization can Help Make Your Family Complete

If you’re interested in having a family but you’re concerned about fertility issues, there are options for you to consider. For example, there are many fertility clinics in New York City. These can help you explore the choices available to you, based on your specific health concerns. A popular option is in vitro fertilization (IVF). This is a good way to have a family when naturally trying to become pregnant has not provided you with success.

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Celiac Disease May be to Blame for infertility in women

Unclear why you’re unable to conceive and visiting a New York fertility clinic? An Indian study suggests that infertility in women should be screened for celiac disease which could be the underlying problem.

Celiac disease occurs in one of every 100 people. People who have it cannot process gluten that’s found in grains like wheat, barley and rye. Intestinal damage, malnutrition and other long-term problems can result if celiac disease is left untreated.

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Comparing Conventional IVF to Natural Cycle IVF

More than 165,000 cycles of in vitro fertilization (IVF) were performed in 2012, according to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology.  For couples dealing with infertility, IVF represents an opportunity to create life despite medical conditions preventing fertility.  However, conventional IVF is not for everyone.  Some couples prefer to choose natural cycle IVF for medical, religious, or personal reasons.

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