How to Tell If You Have an Infertility Problem

Couples should be concerned that they have an infertility problem if they have tried to conceive for 6 months unsuccessfully.  At the six month mark women over 35 should see a specialist immediately and those under 35 should get an Ovulation predictor kit and start paying attention to
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The Basics of an Infertility Workup

A basic infertility evaluation consists of gathering a thorough medical history and conducting a medical examination.  Your fertility specialist will ask a number of questions to help determine the cause of infertility.  Medical, lifestyle, surgical, gynecological and obstetric histor
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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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Who is a Good Candidate for ICSI?

Anyone who has been trying to conceive for at least a year without any luck might be a good candidate for ICSI, or Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection. ICSI is a type of Assisted Reproductive Technology that has proven successful for many couples who want to have a baby. This is especial
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An Overview of Fertility Drugs Used to Treat Infertility

Treating infertility in women can be a complex process.  A  fertility specialist at an initial consultation with a new patient will gather a patient’s medical history, review prior fertility treatment and evaluation from the OBGYN or other fertility specialists  and often perform a GY
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How Can Fertility Problems Be Diagnosed? Info from a Colorado Fertility Clinic

When patients have difficulty conceiving its best that the patient/ couple is evaluated by a Denver fertility specialist who evaluates women with fertility issues.  At the initial appointment a medical history will be reviewed and a limited physical exam will be performed. After being
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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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