Q: What is the best timing for IUI?
A: The best timing of IUI is during the ovulation period, which depends either on your natural menstrual cycle or as controlled by medication to schedule IUI.

  • IUI is performed when the ovulation is about to happen. For this, you have to track your menstrual cycle to determine the ovulation period. If IUI is based on your luteinizing hormone surge, then the procedure is scheduled between 24 to 36 hours after ovulation.
  • The second strategy is based on the use of the medication called hCG to stimulate ovulation and schedule for IUI.

Q: When will the implantation occur after IUI?
A: Implantation usually may occur 6 to 12 days after ovulation.

Q: What are the risks I may experience with IUI?
A: The common risks with IUI are cramping, slight damage to the cervix that may lead to bleeding and infection.

Q: Is egg retrieval is painful with IVF?
A: No, because the procedure is performed under anesthesia. You may have mild cramping after the procedure, and you are also prescribed pain medication.

Q. Will I experience any side effects of fertility medications?
Usually, there will be no side effects, but some individuals may experience bloating weight gain or pelvic discomfort.

Q. How will egg donation affect my lifestyle?
Once you start taking fertility drugs, make sure to participate in only protected sexual intercourse for that month and also the month following the egg donation.

Q. Will I be fertile after egg donation?
Fertility increases the month following egg donation. You will be returning to your normal fertility status after one month.

Q. How often can I donate eggs?
Six donations are allowed, at least with a difference of 3 months.

Our ovulation calculator helps to know your most fertile days. You need to just tell us the first day of your last menstrual period and an average length of menstrual cycle.

Note: This tool helps you to calculate approximate fertile days assuming regular menstrual cycle. If you have an irregular menstrual cycle, it may be difficult to calculate.