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    A Day to Day Look: What Happens After IUI

    June 25, 2019 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in IUI, Fertility Treatments, Fertility Journey


    Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is an affordable and less invasive alternative to in vitro fertilization (IVF). For women who are good candidates, success rates are slightly lower than those associated with IVF, but still quite high. In the days following an IUI procedure, you may be overwhelmed by feelings of anxiety and eager anticipation as you await your pregnancy test (sometimes called a beta). Here’s what to expect in the days and weeks following an IUI procedure.

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    Common Symptoms and What to Expect After IUI

    March 22, 2019 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in IUI, Fertility Specialist, Infertility Treatment


    For people trying to become parents, the road to pregnancy is always longer than you hope. Even if you’re one of the lucky few who gets pregnant on the first try, the two-week wait can be agonizing. For couples with fertility issues, that two-week wait can turn into a one-year wait that takes you through many emotional highs and lows and medical twist and turns.

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    How Long Does it Take Sperm to Fertilize an Egg after IUI?

    February 5, 2019 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in IUI, Fertility Journey, False Positive Pregnancy Test


    People considering fertility treatments often focus on in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF can be highly successful for the right person, but it’s also expensive. Intrauterine insemination (IUI) offers a success rate of 10-20% per cycle. This makes it a highly effective treatment, and one that is much more affordable than IVF. For couples with unexplained infertility and some other fertility issues, it’s a great option. Moreover, because it’s more affordable, most families can pursue several cycles of IUI, increasing the odds of a successful pregnancy without breaking the budget.

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    Implantation after IUI: What Symptoms to Look For

    September 27, 2018 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Health, IUI, Fertility Journey, Infertility Treatment



    A million things can go through your mind when you're about to have, are considering having, or have recently had an intrauterine insemination procedure, also known as an IUI. A few of the questions that you might have included, but aren't limited to:

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    What to Expect After IUI

    April 13, 2018 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in IUI, Infertility Treatment


    Whether it’s your first intrauterine insemination (IUI) or your fifth, the prospect of a successful pregnancy can be exciting -- and a little terrifying, too. Success rates vary from person to person, but overall, a few IUI cycles can offer a very high chance of pregnancy -- particularly for couples with unexplained infertility. So what can you expect after IUI? Here’s what you need to know.

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    How Long Does Implantation Take After IUI

    December 21, 2016 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Reproductive Specialist, IUI


    If you are considering undergoing Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), you most likely have been trying to get pregnant for awhile now. So, it is understandable that you are ready to get this process going and want to know for sure that your baby is on the way.

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    IVF vs IUI: Choosing The Right Procedure For Your Body

    October 5, 2016 / by Center of Reproductive Medicine
    Posted in Reproductive Specialist, Houston IVF Specialists, IUI


    IVF and IUI are the two most most commonly used methods of assisted reproduction so it stands to reason that IVF vs IUI is a standard question that couples ask when pursuing fertility treatments. There are factors to weigh on both sides and there is a significant cost difference but there are some situations where only one method will work. Here are some of the considerations your doctor will likely walk you through.

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