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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Causes of Female Infertility – Info from a Denver Fertility Clinic

Causes of Female Infertility There can be many factors that cause infertility in women. The female reproductive system is delicate, and there are many factors that alter conception and maintenance of a pregnancy. Conception and pregnancy, sometimes, are more difficult for women with c
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An Overview of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome from a Denver Fertility Clinic

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder related to a woman’s hormones. The syndrome commonly causes the ovaries to become enlarged and to develop cysts on the outer edges. Although these cysts do not occur in all instances, this disorder occurs in women of almost any reproducti
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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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Endometriosis FAQs: What You Should Know

If you have been diagnosed with endometriosis and want to get pregnant, you might appreciate answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions about this disease that affects between 5-6 million women in the U.S. annually. Endometriosis may have many symptoms and is one of the m
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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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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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Is Tubal Reversal a Viable Procedure?

For some patients who have their tubes tied as a birth control measure, there may later be a decision in life to want to have children again. This raises the question – is it possible to have the tubal ligation procedure reversed to be able to achieve pregnancy? The answer is ye
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An Overview of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Testing

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a laboratory procedure, used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization (IVF Denver), to reduce the risk of passing on genetic disorders. Some of the most common reasons for PGD is testing embryos for specific disease (such as cystic fibrosis
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