How To Get Pregnant With Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

getting pregnant with iui intrauterine insemination

Are you exploring your options for getting pregnant and curious about intrauterine insemination (IUI)

Welcome to twoplus Fertility, where we challenge conventional family-building approaches. Providing you with the right knowledge and solutions, we help you work toward pregnancy success. 

What is Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)?

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a fertility treatment that involves carefully placing sperm inside the uterus to facilitate fertilization. This procedure is less invasive and more affordable than IVF. 

IUI is often recommended for couples facing: 

  • Male infertility 
  • Unexplained fertility issues 
  • Mild endometriosis

Understanding The IUI Fertility Treatment 

The IUI procedure is straightforward and minimally invasive. 

Sperm is carefully inserted into the uterus through a thin catheter, increasing the chances of sperm reaching the egg. This procedure usually occurs during ovulation to maximize the likelihood of a fertilized egg.

IUI Cost in Singapore 

Once cycle of IUIat private fertility clinics is relatively costly in Singapore as the price tag is anywhere between S$1,800 to S$3,000

The good news is that governmental subsidies are available at public hospitals, thanks to the country’s co-funding scheme. 

Depending on the nationalities of both partners, the amount of co-funding ranges from 35% (or up to S$500) per cycle to 75% (or up to S$1,000) for up to three cycles. 


IUI Chances of Success 

Wondering about the IUI insemination success rate

According to the scientific literature, the likelihood of IUI resulting in a pregnancy is 10.9% per cycle. With every additional cycle, the likelihood slightly increases to “approximately 19%” on average. 


Introducing twoplus Fertility Applicator Extra


twoplus Applicator Extra Original Sperm Applicator


If you’re in between IUI cycles, you can do more with the twoplus Applicator Extra.

This self-insemination sperm syringe allows your partner to deposit ejaculated or donated semen higher up the vaginal tract. For best results, use it every 2-3 days during your fertile days. 

The Applicator Extra also has a Soft Tip to enhance your comfort during insertion while reducing immediate semen leakage. More sperm that reach the egg equals higher odds of getting pregnant! 

Not sure if the Applicator Extra is ideal for you? Take this quiz to find out what may help you in your fertility journey.