Hi, my husband and I have been trying for a second child for a couple of years now (our first is now three conceived naturally) without success. I have been prescribed clomiphene but nearing six months now and will have to consider the next step - IUI privately as we are both 42. My husband has borderline low fertility and I have ovulation problems. What can I do to speed things up? Should I just make an appointment or wait to hear what NHS conclude? Kind regards, SC
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IUI very rarely helps with semen quality problems if this is what ‘borderline low fertility’ means. You need to have your ovarian egg reserve checked by a blood test from AMH. If you have a good egg reserve IVF may have a better success rate for you. I would advise you to seek help now.