Part I: What Treatments are Available for Infertility? Medical Therapy

There are a variety of treatment options available for infertility.  Medical therapy is among the most common treatments for infertility and is used to correct various infertility problems such as ovulatory dysfunction or unexplained infertility. This is Part I in a series of availabl
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An Overview of Recurrent Miscarriage from a Denver fertility clinic

Recurrent miscarriage is defined as the loss of at least two pregnancies before 28 weeks. Within the United States, approximately 1/4 of all pregnancies are lost during this timeframe. Data reveals that less than 10% of women experience two or more miscarriages, and less than 1% of wo
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Can Ovarian Cysts Contribute to Infertility?

One of the most common questions Denver fertility doctors receive is whether or not ovarian cysts adversely affect fertility. The answer is: It depends on the type of cyst. The types of ovarian cysts that impact fertility include: Endometriomas – these types of cysts are caused
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Uterine Polyps & Fibroids info from an Infertility Doctor

Uterine polyps and fibroids are female conditions that cause problems with fertility in women.  The majority of fibroids are located within the uterine cavity, affecting an estimated 10-30% of women.  Depending on location, fibroids can cause symptoms such as spotting and pain in the
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The Benefits of Ovulation Induction – info from a Fertility Doctor

Ovulation induction is a procedure that can help non-menopausal women who are not ovulating release eggs and possibly become pregnant. Ovulation induction  is generally very effective and depending upon the reason for the lack of ovulation up to 80% of anovulatory (not ovulating) woma
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Failure to Conceive – What Does it Mean?

Repeated attempts at conceiving are frustrating for any couple trying to get pregnant. Failure brings up a variety of self-doubt, insecurities, and fear in men and women. But what does the failure to conceive really mean? Couples often underestimate the time it takes to get pregnant.
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When to Seek Infertility Treatment in Colorado & South Dakota

For many couples, the process of getting pregnant does not happen like they imagined. Often times it takes longer and requires more effort than initially assumed. Some couples are fine with waiting out the process, while others want answers right away. This begs the question, “W
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Common Causes of Pregnancy Loss – from a Denver Fertility Clinic

Pregnancy loss occurs in approximately 30% of all pregnancies. However, approximately 4% of individuals can experience repeated pregnancy losses resulting in the need for a recurrent pregnancy loss evaluation in order to identify the possible reasons for multiple miscarriages. Couples
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An Overview of Endometriosis from a Denver Fertility Clinic

What is Endometriosis?  A Complete Overview Endometriosis is a disorder of the pelvis when cells similar to those found in the lining of the uterus get inside the abdomen. Endometriosis is a painful condition that often affects the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus and other organs and
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An Overview of Blastocyst Transfer at a Denver Fertility Clinic

Blastocyst Transfer Overview In the blastocyst transfer process, embryos are cultured in the lab up to the blastocyst stage, and then a transfer to the uterus is performed. Typically it takes 5 -6 days after fertilization for the embryo to reach the blastocyst stage and it is the most
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