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Benefits and Risks of IUI?

Before deciding on intrauterine insemination, it’s essential to weigh the benefits against the potential risks involved.


  • Non-invasive: Intrauterine insemination is a minimally invasive procedure that doesn’t require surgery.
  • Cost-effective: Compared to more complex fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), intrauterine insemination tends to be more affordable.
  • Increased chances of pregnancy: For couples with specific fertility issues, intrauterine insemination can significantly improve the chances of conception.


  • Multiple pregnancies: There is a slightly higher risk of multiple pregnancies with intrauterine insemination, which can increase the challenges associated with carrying and delivering twins or more.
  • Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS): In rare cases, the medications used for ovarian stimulation can cause OHSS, a condition characterized by enlarged ovaries and fluid accumulation in the abdomen.

It’s crucial to discuss these risks and benefits with a fertility specialist to make an informed decision.

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