What Role Does Sperm Play In IVF Success

what+role+does+sperm+play
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest

50% of the reasons for a couple’s infertility is down to male infertility which is very important in the couple’s diagnosis. There are three parameters we assess when considering the capability of a sperm to fertilise an egg.

1     Sperm count

The sperm total account must be over 15 million to be considered normal.

2     Motility

Motility of the sperm is also important and we would be happy with 40% of sperm having progressive motility.

3     Morphology

When we analyse sperm, we look at the head, neck and tail. Morphology can affect any of these three parts, so for a sperm to be considered normal they must be normal in shape.

There are several things that can be done to contribute to improving sperm count, motility and morphology. For example:

• Good Lifestyle

• Good Nutrition

• Supplements

Often when men get poor results on a semen analysis they worry that they might not be able to conceive a baby but try not to worry too much as it only takes one good sperm to create a pregnancy.  Usually it takes around 90 days to achieve an improvement in sperm parameters. And is one of the easiest fertility issues to address.

For weekly tips, advice and wisdom on natural fertility and IVF, subscribe to our newsletter.

Book now

Consultations are available at out Clinic in Robina, or via Video Conferencing from the comfort of your own home. 

Connect with us

Call us on 07 5689 1777 or email us at info@thecycleoflife.com.au

Subscribe to our Newsletter

SIGN UP BELOW TO KEEP UP WITH OUR LATEST ARTICLES AND NEWS

Share this post with your friends

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© THE CYCLE OF LIFE. All rights reserved