What Factors Increase a Woman’s Risk of Infertility?

by Dr. Deborah Smith Infertility within a woman is the inability to produce a viable egg for use in conception. There a number of conditions that can cause this, with many of the more common conditions impacting the ability of the uterus to ovulate. One of the main signs that a compli
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Ways of Preventing Infertility – Info from a Denver Fertility Clinic

Fertility Preservation The growing population may be a cause for concern in some countries, but there are millions of infertile couples across the world struggling to have a baby. It’s not just women who have been facing the problem of infertility. Modern day lifestyle has adversely i
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Causes of Female Infertility – Info from a Denver Fertility Clinic

Causes of Female Infertility There can be many factors that cause infertility in women. The female reproductive system is delicate, and there are many factors that alter conception and maintenance of a pregnancy. Conception and pregnancy, sometimes, are more difficult for women with c
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The Basics of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss from a Colorado Fertility Clinic

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Spontaneous miscarriages are not rare. Rather, they are quite common. Out of every 100 fertilized eggs, only 20 to 25 pregnancies actually come to term. When a woman finds out that she’ll become a mom, it is usually the best moment of her life. Then the first
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Treatment for Diminished Ovarian Reserve

For those women who have been diagnosed as having a diminished ovarian reserve (DOR), conception may be rather difficult without the help of a fertility specialist. Diminished ovarian reserve is defined as a large reduction in the ability of the ovary to produce good quality eggs. Rea
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Endometriosis FAQs: What You Should Know

If you have been diagnosed with endometriosis and want to get pregnant, you might appreciate answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions about this disease that affects between 5-6 million women in the U.S. annually. Endometriosis may have many symptoms and is one of the m
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The Basics of Ovulation Induction Therapy

Medical therapy used to help produce the development of eggs is known as ovulation induction.  A large number of women undergo ovulation induction therapy every year with great success, as the medical therapy triggers the development of more than one viable egg during the cycle. The t
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How is Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Performed?

PGD, or pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, is used to check an embryo prior to use within a Denver IVF cycle for any potential genetic defects present. There are three separate stages of embryo progression in which the testing is done, each with a unique purpose for testing at that s
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What are the options for couples who have failed In Vitro Fertilization?

For couples who have had one or more failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, there are a number of available options for increasing the chances of a successful cycle to result in a pregnancy. Often, the cause for a cycle failure is a complication with the implantation of the embry
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Could Assisted Hatching Help You Get Pregnant?

Could the technique known as Assisted Hatching help you to conceive? Assisted hatching is sometimes used in women undergoing IVF who have failed to conceive after multiple IVF attempts.  Assisted hatching is typically done if a day 2 or 3 embryos transfer is performed.  Women who have
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