Estimation of fertility and fecundity in women receiving artificial insemination by donor semen and in normal fertile women.

@article{Peek1984EstimationOF,
  title={Estimation of fertility and fecundity in women receiving artificial insemination by donor semen and in normal fertile women.},
  author={John C. Peek and Barbara Godfrey and Colin D. Matthews},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1984},
  volume={91 10},
  pages={1019-24}
}
The pregnancy rates after artificial insemination by donor semen (AID) have been compared with pregnancy rates in normal fertile women to assess the efficiency of AID. To do this, the curve y = a(1-(1-b)x) was fitted to life-tabled cumulative pregnancy rates. The equation describes a model in which the parameter a is the proportion of women who are potentially fertile under the conditions of treatment, and in which the parameter b is the pregnancy rate per cycle (or fecundity) of these fertile… CONTINUE READING

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