+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Wollongong
    Posts
    1,502
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked
    167
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Husbands semen analysis

    Can anyone tell me what is written on my husbands semen analysis means. "low rapid motility in wash-potential for reduced fertilisation; IVF or ICSI as clinically indicated"


    TTC #1 since July 2011

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    2,936
    Thanks
    1,741
    Thanked
    1,273
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by CinderElla88 View Post
    Can anyone tell me what is written on my husbands semen analysis means. "low rapid motility in wash-potential for reduced fertilisation; IVF or ICSI as clinically indicated"


    TTC #1 since July 2011
    His swimmers don't really move fast enough which reduces the chances of conception (naturally, I'm assume). You are probably looking at needing IVF or ICSI to get pregnant.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Wollongong
    Posts
    1,502
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked
    167
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Wish my fs had told me that in June when we got the test done instead of telling me we had a good chance of getting pregnant on our own, then suggesting Ivf in December. Here I was thinking we didn't really need IVF.


    TTC #1 since July 2011

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    2,936
    Thanks
    1,741
    Thanked
    1,273
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Well the FS would know best but as an RN that's how I read that report. I've got no background in fertility, I'm just reading straight from the report.
    Maybe there were other contributing factors that made the FS think everything might be ok?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    541
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    49
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Can I ask where snouts you are?

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Wollongong
    Posts
    1,502
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked
    167
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I'm in Wollongong


    TTC #1 since July 2011

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Wollongong
    Posts
    1,502
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked
    167
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Double posts
    Last edited by CinderElla88; 19-02-2014 at 21:13.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Wollongong
    Posts
    1,502
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked
    167
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Here is the report, if anyone can make sense of it that would be great. It looks pretty alright to me.
    Attached Images


 

Similar Threads

  1. Help with semen analysis results?
    By Glamazon in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 03-02-2014, 11:43
  2. Semen Analysis Collection - Perth
    By SleepyDude in forum Conception issues & ttc
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-06-2013, 19:32
  3. Semen analysis cost?
    By Chunkydunks in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 22-03-2013, 19:48

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Xmas with a NEW Fridge-to-go Lunch Bag! Fridge-To-Go Australasia
Fridge-to-go 8 hour cooler bags are ideal under the Christmas tree! Now in modern lunch bag designs - fill them with toys and chocolate to make parents and kids happy! Stay super cool and eat healthy and fresh food all summer long!
sales & new stuffsee all
True Fairies
True Fairies is the first interactive website where children can engage and speak with a real fairy through the unique webcam fairy portal. Each session is tailored to the child, and is filled with enchantment and magic.
Visit website to find out more!
featured supporter
GymbaROO
GymbaROO offers activities for babies & toddlers in a fun learning centre, focussing on developmental education. Classes are available Australia-wide. Enrol today & help your child to reach their full potential. Visit the website to find out more.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!