In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
An assisted reproductive technique that involves removing sperm and eggs, fertilizing them in a laboratory, then placing a fertilized egg in the uterus.
Typically defined as an inability to become pregnant after a year of unprotected intercourse.
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
A laboratory procedure in which sperm and eggs are retrieved from both partners. A single sperm is injected directly into an egg and the fertilized egg is then implanted into the woman’s uterus.
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
An artificial insemination technique in which sperm are put directly into a woman’s uterus during ovulation.