Also included was the status of the acrosome, mid-piece and tail. Success Rates Success rates depend on the causes of Female and Male partner's infertility and age. Or do you have any other suggestions how we should go about this? And when are you taking them? So I really have no better recommendations than a good quality prenatal vitamin, supplemental folic acid, and avoid alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, and if you eat a diet high in sugars, cut those down too. Send us your question.
How many sperm do you need for intrauterine insemination (IUI)?
However, the less sperm that is used, the lower the chances of success. I was taking clomid 25mg. Why is your sperm motility low? Make sure your doctor knows all medications you take on a daily basis, so he can modify them if necessary. Excessive Stress - Stress can have a number of negative health effects, including issues with fertility Excessive Heat - If a man's genitals are exposed to excessive heat, this can result in many problems with the sperm; sources of this heat may include constricting undergarments and clothing, saunas, hot tubs, and laptops Side Effects of Medications - Some medications can actually cause problems with sperm motility as a side effect of regular use Poor Diet - A lack of certain vitamins and minerals can result in problems with fertility, particularly deficiencies in vitamin C and vitamin B12 In addition to the above, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can also lead to problems with sperm motility and general male fertility.
Getting to Know Dr. So my fingers are crossed in hopes this iui works. How many cycles of femara did it take to get pregnant? The numbers are good for natural imprnation!
J Assist Reprod Genet. Analysis of prognostic factors for successful outcome in patients undergoing intrauterine insemination. I had DH dear husband taking Zinc, Folic Acid, L-carintine, fish oils and a multi vitamin for 3 months. What do you think our best option would be? Do you think I should do a couple more rounds of IUI before moving on to IVF? Another SGF study being presented at the ASRM meeting looked at factors that may be able to predict post-wash total motile sperm count and found that baseline sperm morphology is likely the most important predictor. By smileygirl in forum January Replies: