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What is IUI?

Intrauterine insemination (IUI), also known as artificial insemination, involves the direct injection of retrieved sperm into the uterus using a special catheter. The sperm used in IUI will still need to travel to the egg for fertilization, so it is best used with mature sperm — sperm that are mobile and able to find and penetrate an egg. Vasal sperm is best-suited for this assisted reproduction technique. It may take several IUI injection cycles to achieve pregnancy, and IUI is generally less effective than IVF, with only a 4% to 5% success rate with each IUI cycle. Fertility drugs can increase the IUI pregnancy success rate up to 16%.

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“If you want to be treated exceptionally well by helpful staff, a welcoming front office and a highly knowledgeable, caring and responsive clinical team, then look no further. Dr. Brian Acacio and his team helped us conceive and also made sure that we never felt alone in the process. It's an extremely dedicated group of people that genuinely help people fulfill their dream of parenthood.”

Our Locations
  • Acacio Fertility Center
    in Laguna Niguel

    27882 Forbes Road, Suite 200
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

    Phone number: 949-249-9200
    Fax number: 949-249-9203

  • Acacio Fertility Center
    in Bakersfield

    2205 19th Street
    Bakersfield, CA 93301

    Phone number: 661-326-8066
    Fax number: 661-843-7706

  • Acacio Fertility Center
    in Mission Viejo

    26800 Crown Valley Parkway, Suite 560
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691

    Phone number: 949-249-9200
    Fax number: 949-249-9203