Types of Donor Insemination for Lesbians

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Lesbian couples could become parents through donor insemination. While donor insemination is a simple solution, a lot depends on the quality of donor sperm.

What Types of Donor Insemination Methods are used for Lesbians?

Donor Insemination Methods

  • Intravaginal Insemination (IVI): Unwashed sperm is placed into the vagina during ovulation using a syringe or cervical cap. IVI can be done in a doctor’s office or at home.
  • Intracervical Insemination (ICI): Washed or unwashed sperm are located in the cervix by means of a thin catheter and syringe which impulses the sperm into the catheter. ICI is done in a doctor’s office.
  • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI): Washed sperm are positioned in the uterus by means of a thin catheter that is conceded through the cervix. IUI is performed in a doctor’s office.