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What type of infertility can artificial insemination treat?

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Artificial insemination can be used for many kinds of fertility problems. In cases of male infertility, it's often used when there's a very low sperm count or when sperm aren't strong enough to swim through the cervix and up into the fallopian tubes. When the issue is female infertility, it's sometimes done if there's a problem with the reproductive organs or the mucus that surrounds the cervix. Doctors also often suggest artificial insemination when they can't figure out the reason a couple is infertile.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017
Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

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