Treatment for low sperm count?

We are a couple aged 40 (her) with regular menstrual cycle and 37 (him) with low sperm count as a result of an undescended testicle. Are there treatments we can consider other than IVF/ICSI?

Our Expert's Answer

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You could consider donor insemination as an alternative treatment.  This can be as simple as insemination timed to your ovulation (natural cycle IUI) or more complicated using  medication to induce ovulation.