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Believe in the best - IVF for low sperm count and motility

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In 40% of infertile couples, the male partner is either the contributing or sole cause of infertility. Hence, doing semen analysis earlier is important to evaluate the couple seeking fertility treatment. Over 90% of male infertility cases are due to low sperm count or poor sperm quality by shape/movement. In such cases IVF (In vitro fertilization), an assisted reproductive method is a great gift to the male partners to enhance their heredity.

How does low sperm count affect fertility? A man has to produce millions of sperms from his testicles and they need to be delivered to the woman’s uterus to make one lucky sperm to fertilize an egg. So, what does it mean if a man has a low sperm count? Can his partner still get pregnant?

During his ejaculation, a man releases millions of sperms. To make a woman pregnant, a sperm has to swim, through the cervix, uterus, and into the fallopian tube to reach an ovulated egg. A man’s fertility problem is firstly evaluated with semen analysis in whi…