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 VI: What Is PGD Testing and How Is It Beneficial?

In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week, Rocky Mountain Fertility Center is publishing a 7 Part Series on Infertility (one each day). For Part VI, we provide an Overview of PGD Testing: What Is PGD Testing and How Is It Beneficial? PGD stands for pre-implantation genetic
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Part IV: What Are the Common Causes of Infertility?

In recognition of National Infertility Awareness Week, Rocky Mountain Fertility Center is publishing a 7 Part Series on Infertility (one each day). For Part IV, we discuss the Common Causes of Infertility There are a number of factors that can cause infertility.  Problems in the femal
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Part II: What Treatments are Available for Infertility? Reproductive Surgery

This is Part II in Rocky Mountain Fertility Center’s Infertility Treatment Series. The first can be seen HERE and discusses Medication options for infertility. This one focuses on Reproductive Surgery. Some cases of infertility require surgery to correct anatomical problems caus
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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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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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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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When to Consider In Vitro Fertilization at a Colorado Fertility Clinic

In vitro fertilization was introduced in the United States in 1981. Since then it has been responsible for the births of thousands of healthy babies. In vitro fertilization (IVF) occurs when eggs and sperm are combined in a laboratory setting. The embryos then form and are placed in t
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Overview of Symptoms and Causes

In the United States alone, there are as many as five million women impacted by polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS.  This number means that approximately 1 in 15 women of childbearing age have PCOS. PCOS is a health issue that shifts a woman’s hormone levels out of balance, and i
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What Makes You a Good Candidate for In Vitro Fertilization?

Some women feel like they may never get pregnant, losing hope for and often giving up on their desire to have a baby.  Over the last 20-30 years, new developments in fertility treatments have given rise to successful options that increase a woman’s chances of getting pregnant – no mat
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