DIY insemination

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DIY insemination

Postby Nuggethopkins » Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:55 pm

Has anyone used instead cups for DIY insemination? I'm trying it and wonder if anyone has had any luck with it.
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Re: DIY insemination

Postby Leilani1984 » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:17 pm

Hi Nugget-
Yes I have used instead cups and it did work 1 time. I did end up miscarrying though. Our issue is dhs sperm, and so I thought it would be helpful to use the cups to keep his lazy swimmers up there. There is no harm in trying them! Use them with preseed and I suggest propping your bottom up on a pillow after Bd, stay that way for 30 mins then insert the cup. Leave it in for 6-12 hrs. Good luck!
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BFP! 11/21/2015 after 37 cycles ttc, 1st cycle after HSG
Angel: 11/30/2015

Lap: 7/2016 found NOTHING wrong
Now taking Clomid 3-7 50mg, mucinex, grapefruit juice, soft cups, and folic acid. Cmon sticky BFP!




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Re: DIY insemination

Postby SEL » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:10 am

We use them for the same reason too, I want to get as much of dh's swimmers as close to the opening of the cervix as possible. I have successfully conceived with them but have a history of chemicals...nothing to do with the cups themselves, was to do with my progesterone.
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Re: DIY insemination

Postby McLinda » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:02 pm

I've never heard of this but it seems like such an obvious good idea! Thanks for giving me some research material. lol
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Re: DIY insemination

Postby Momma-of4 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:42 pm

We didn't do insemination but I inserted the soft cups after we bd and left them for 12 hours. I got pregnant with those combined with 100mg of clomid.
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