When is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) used?

ICSI is the one of the best options for treating couples with male factor infertility.  ICSI is most often used when the male partner has factors preventing ejaculation (and sperm must be retrieved from the epididymis or testicle) or if the sperm sample demonstrates a low count, low m
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IVF: To Wait or Not to Wait? That is the Question

Women who are having difficulty conceiving might be wondering how long to wait between In Vitro Fertilization treatments if pregnancy didn’t occur on the first attempt, or unsure about how long to wait before beginning IVF. First of all, you should understand that the answers to these
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IVF 101: The Basics of In Vitro Fertilization

IVF, short for In Vitro Fertilization, and refers to a form of Assisted Reproduction Technology. It is a medical process in which a woman’s egg is fertilized by a male sperm “in vitro” or “outside the body.” IVF may be used in cases of female infertility, as well as male infertility i
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What are Some of the Indications for Laparoscopy?

Sometimes, if a couple is having difficulty conceiving, the Colorado reproductive endocrinologist might believe there are indications for a woman to have a laparoscopy. For example, the only way to definitively diagnose endometriosis that may be a cause of infertility is with laparosc
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Signs and Symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

It is estimated that one out of every 10-15 women suffer from PCOS, which can be a problem if you are trying to get pregnant. PCOS may present with a host of symptoms. If you suspect that you might have this condition, learning more about it and checking out the symptoms to compare wi
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What is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)? Info from a Denver Fertility Clinic

IVF ( In Vitro Fertilization) is a medical procedure used to help women/ couples conceive when other treatment modalities have failed.  IVF is a technique in which eggs are removed from the woman, fertilized in a petri dish with sperm and the resultant embryos are placed back into the
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Tubal Reversal: Is it Really Possible?

You may have heard that tubal reversal is possible and often successful, but is it really? About 50% of  women who have had their tubes tied regret it at some point farther down the road and wonder if they can have the tubal ligation reversed in order to get pregnant. These woman may
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An Amazing Success Story for the Top Denver Fertility Clinic

Here’s an incredible fertility success story Dr. Smith at Rocky Mountain Fertility received recently: “After my husband and I got married we decided to try to have our first child. Being how we were both so young (me 18 and my husband 22) we thought we would conceive right
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What Are The Options for Male Infertility?

In approximately 33-40 percent of infertile couples, a problem with the male partner is determined as the cause for infertility.  While most physicians focus the fertility evaluation traditionally on the woman, the male partner should not be ignored, as a large portion of infertility
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The Basics of Oocyte Donation (Egg Donation)

Oocyte donation, or egg donation, is an excellent treatment for infertility due to poor egg quality. Women in their late 30s and 40s are more prone to experience decreased egg quality making it difficult to conceive. For women who are unable to use their own eggs to conceive, oocyte d
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