Intrauterine insemination

In-Vitro Fertilisation vs. Intrauterine Insemination

Dear Prof. Winston, I am a 28 year old lesbian who is trying to conceive. We tried using a known donor, and did get pregnant but I miscarried at week 5. We then had the donor’s semen tested and his sperm was recommended only for ICSI due to morphology issues. We have now had a cycle of mild stim IVF

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Fertility investigation required before IVF

Dear Professor Winston I am 34 years old my partner is 38. We have a 4 year old son who we easily conceived. We have now been trying for another baby for 3 and half years. My partners sperm count was low (7 million) but this went back up to 50 million when tested again. The hospital have diagnosed us

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Fertility over the age of 30

Dear Professor Winston I am thirty years old and I am seriously considering using a sperm donor to get pregnant. I have read that the chances of getting pregnant reduce quickly after either 32 or 35. Is this true? I have no known fertility problems, although I am overweight (but losing it). I know you can’t be too specific but

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IUI at 47

Dear Professor Winston, I am 47 and have had one non-medicated IUI a month ago that was unsuccesful. Should I try another cycle of IUI or should I proceed to donor egg? Thank you. L Reply… Dear L, Why are you having IUI? There is no evidence that I know of which suggests that IUI, especially in women over 42

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