What Should You Expect With ICSI, Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection?

If your Colorado fertility specialist has recommended ICSI, you may be wondering what is involved with the process of IVF with ICSI. First of all, what is ICSI? ICSI stands for Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection. The sperm are literally injected into the egg, with the goal of fertilizat
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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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What Should I Expect from In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)?

IVF is a process used for those couples who are having complications with natural conception and have chosen to receive assistance. Often this option is only chosen in instances where the couples have exhausted many of the other fertility drugs or surgical options. For many the Denver
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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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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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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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Overview of Diminished Ovarian Reserve from a Denver Fertility Clinic

Women with a diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) have one or more ovaries that do not contain as many oocytes as expected for the woman’s age.  The term ovarian reserve refers to the overall quality and number of remaining eggs.  There are several tests that can be utilized to test ovari
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What Infertility Conditions Can Be Treated With Laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is a reproductive surgery that provides successful results for women who have trouble getting pregnant due to a variety of problems.  Laparoscopy is generally performed on an outpatient basis using a laparoscope that is inserted into the naval and through other small incis
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Does Tubal Reversal Work? Info from a Denver Fertility Doctor

A tubal reversal or tubal reanastomosis is a surgical procedure conducted to reverse a tubal ligation surgery.  A tubal ligation is a surgery performed to prevent pregnancy and is generally done by occluding the tubes with clips, tying the tube off with suture or burning the fallopian
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Part V: IVF Overview and Success Rates from a Denver Fertility Clinic

In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week, Rocky Mountain Fertility Center is publishing a 7 Part Series on Infertility (one each day). For Part V, we provide an Overview of In Vitro Fertilization In vitro fertilization (IVF) is one of the most highly successful options fo
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