advertisement
Question
Posted by: curious | 2009-01-06

iui procedure

I went to have an iui procedure, and both times the insemination occured three hours after sperm washing had occurred.Will this decrease my chances of success as I thought that sperm can only survive for a limited time after sperm washing?The sperm temperature was also not controlled.
And will this also increase the chances of conceiving a a girl as i read that this is the sperm that tends to last longer?

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageFertility expert

Dear Curious

You are correct that if the sperm is not controlled under good temperature conditions as well as environmental conditions then they start dying off rapidly. Sperm washing or rather the preparation for sperm washing can take between 1 and 2 hours. However during that time of sperm washing the temperatures and the environment are usually controlled if it is done at a reputable clinic. In my opinion I do not think that this will increase the chances of conceiving a girl.

Answered by: Dr. Y. Dasoo

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement