Your doctor will monitor your egg development. When you are close to releasing an egg or eggs, male partner’s sperms or donor’s sperms will be washed and concentrated. Then washed sperms are placed directly in your uterus hoping sperms can swim through your patent fallopian tubes to fertilize a waiting egg. Obviously, at least, you need to have at least one patent fallopian tube.
- Using donor sperm, such as single women, LBTQ couples.
- Mild male factor couples.
- Female partner does not have regular ovulation, such as PCOS, anovulation.
- Using frozen sperms because male partner is out of town, or not available for other reasons.