Artificial insemination

What should you know before starting an insemination cycle?


IUI Partner’s sperm IM<35 IM 35-39 IM≥40
Pregnancy / cycle 19% 17,4% 10%
Clínical pregnancy / cycle 16,5% 15,4%
Live birth rate / cycle 14,0% 15,4%

(*) Global results (they vary depending on the patient’s age)


It is important to get exhaustive information about the process, which you can obtain through:

Doctora Lopez Teijon

Physician of the Year in Assisted Reproduction 2019

Dr. Marisa López-Teijón’s opinion

““Toxics are breaking our balls”. Under this motto, we want to alert about the environmental pollution caused by chemical toxics, which is the main cause of the worsening of the males’ sperm quality. Our scientific studies confirm it: they show that the causes classically attributed to this worsening (such as stress, tight pants, alcohol, etc.) are a myth and that the origin of the problem are indeed chemical toxics (endocrine disruptors)”. Read more.

What should be done if any doubt or problem arises during the treatment?

Get in touch with the medical team.

Institut Marquès provides patients with a telephone number where doctors can be located 24/7, so that they can talk with one of the assisted reproduction specialists.

Inseminació artificial

Inseminació artificial

What tests are necessary before proceeding with an artificial insemination?

Doctors and biologists need some data from the patients. These are the main ones:

Is a written consent needed?

Yes, it is a legal requirement for the couple to sign a specific consent agreement about the Assisted Reproduction technique that they will be carrying out.

In it, they will sign that they have properly been informed of the medical, biological, legal, ethic and economical terms and that they understand and accept them. The medical team at Institut Marquès is always available to solve any doubt patients may have.

What risks does intrauterine insemination pose?

The main risks are: