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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Assessing an Embryo for Genetic Defects

For those parents or partners who want to bring a life into the world, there is no fault in wanting to test the potential embryo for any and all potential defects. The most often used method for this screening is a combination of PGD (Preimplantation genetic diagnosis) and PGS (Pre-im
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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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IVF Treatment Success and the Possibility of Multiple Fetus Pregnancy

For patients who undergo an in vitro fertilization cycle there is an increased chance of having twins or a multiple pregnancy with treatment. For those who undergo an IVF treatment cycle there is an approximately 30-75% chance of achieving pregnancy with an approximately 35% chance of
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What is Assisted Hatching and when is it needed?

Assisted hatching is a technique used primarily to assist those couples who have had one or more failed IVF cycles in the past. Often, these failed cycles have occurred as a result of the embryo failing to implant within the uterus. For women who have a poor prognosis for their next I
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Tubal Reversal or IVF: Which is Best?

Have you had your tubes tied and now want to get pregnant, but are unsure which is best—tubal reversal or IVF? Women who have had their tubes tied in the past sometimes regret or rethink this decision and wish to become pregnant. Fortunately, most tubal ligation procedures can b
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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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Cryopreservation/Vitrification – Freezing Technique for Sperm, Eggs and Embryos

The process of cryopreservation or Vitrification is a freezing procedure used for sperm, eggs and embryos at fertility clinics in Colorado.  The technique involves freezing and preserving the eggs and embryos so that fewer fertility drug stimulations and oocyte retrievals are needed t
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Dr. Deborah Smith Named Top Fertility Doctor in Colorado by HealthTap

Recently, HealthTap allowed members to vote on the top fertility doctors in the country. By a very wide margin, Dr. Deborah Smith of Rocky Mountain Fertility Center won the Top Reproductive Endocrinologist in Colorado. For years, HealthTap has been a leading provider of health informa
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