The Donor Sperm Insemination Process

Donor Sperm Insemination There are times when a couple can’t get pregnant by themselves. They can, and often do, go to a fertility doctor for help. Denver fertility specialists are trained to assist couples who experience difficulties with conception. It’s a long arduous p
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Understanding Ovulation and Conception – Info from a Denver Fertility Clinic

Understanding Ovulation and Conception What is ovulation and conception? Ovulation is a major factor of conception. Without it, a woman can’t conceive. So what, exactly, is it? Menstruation and Ovulation Every month a woman menstruates. This is what happens if a woman doesn̵
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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 Male Infertility – Info from a Denver Fertility Center

Causes of Male Infertility Approximately 20 percent of couples are infertile. This means they aren’t able to conceive a child even though they’ve had frequent, unprotected sexual intercourse for a year or longer. In about half of these couples, male infertility plays a rol
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Egg Freezing: How it Works – Info from a Fertility Clinic

Egg Freezing: How it Works Egg freezing may be an option if you want to have a baby in the future, but would prefer to postpone it for a few years.  Women who wish to postpone childbearing due to cancer therapy, advancing age with no male partner or those who wish to postpone having a
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How are Eggs Retrieved at a Denver Fertility Clinic?

Once a patient has decided to do IVF the infertility doctor will develop a treatment plan.  This plan often uses a combination of oral contraceptives, and fertility hormones to stimulate the ovary to make multiple eggs. Once stimulation is started the fertility patient will present to
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How does my ovarian reserve affect fertility?

To understand how the ovarian reserve affects a woman’s fertility, you must first understand what the reserve is. The ovarian reserve is the entire collection of eggs that her body can provide as potential embryos for fertilization. These eggs are resting in a premature state, and dep
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The Basics of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Causes and Treatment of PCOS PCOS affects an estimated 5 million women in the United States alone and is one of the main causes for female infertility, as well as sub-fertility. If you have been trying unsuccessfully to conceive and were diagnosed with PCOS, or Polycystic Ovary Syndro
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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Can Treatment Help?

Recurrent pregnancy loss is a surprisingly common occurrence, effecting 4-5% of the female reproductive age population.. Approximately 15% to 20% of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in spontaneous miscarriage. Traditionally, a woman is not diagnosed as having recurrent pregna
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What role does FSH play in fertility?

FSH, or Follicle Stimulating Hormone, is produced within the pituitary gland of the body and plays a large role in the fertility of an individual. FSH has different effects in the two sexes and is a key hormone in the production of reproductive material. Measuring the amounts of FSH i
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