Do Not Do Recommendation

 

For people with unexplained infertility, mild endometriosis or mild male factor infertility, who are having regular unprotected sexual intercourse:

  • do not routinely offer intrauterine insemination, either with or without ovarian stimulation (exceptional circumstances include, for example, when people have social, cultural or religious objections to IVF)
  • advise them to try to conceive for a total of 2 years (this can include up to 1 year before their fertility investigations) before IVF will be considered.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

For people with unexplained infertility, mild endometriosis or mild male factor infertility, who are having regular unprotected sexual intercourse:

  • do not routinely offer intrauterine insemination, either with or without ovarian stimulation (exceptional circumstances include, for example, when people have social, cultural or religious objections to IVF)
  • advise them to try to conceive for a total of 2 years (this can include up to 1 year before their fertility investigations) before IVF will be considered.
Interventions:
Treatment

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Fertility problems: assessment and treatment (CG156)
Published date:
December 2016
Paragraph number:
1.9.1.3
Page number:
23

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