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Are Some People More at Risk of Infertility Than Others?

You may be surprised to learn that infertility is a relatively common issue that affects about 15% of couples who’ve been trying to conceive for at least a year. Learn the common risk factors for infertility and how a specialist can help.

May 5th, 2021
What Does Home Insemination Entail?

Home insemination is one of the many effective treatments available to people who are experiencing fertility issues. A nationwide leader in Reproductive Endocrinology discusses the procedure and the potential benefits of home insemination.

Apr 1st, 2021
What You Should Know About Egg Retrieval

An Egg retrieval helps make it possible for someone who is unable to achieve pregnancy with inseminations, or has blocked tubes or male factor infertility (partner has an abnormal semen analysis) to achieve their dream of becoming a parent.

Mar 30th, 2021
Myths and Facts About IVF

Couples struggling with infertility may consider in vitro fertilization (IVF) as a possible means of achieving their dream of becoming parents. Unfortunately, many myths still surround this increasingly popular procedure used to help women conceive.

Feb 1st, 2021
5 Tips for Choosing Your Egg Donation Specialist

Egg donation is a great option for women to achieve pregnancy that have no eggs or very poor quality eggs. Egg donation is more common than you think. Find out more from a top-rated fertility expert.

Jan 1st, 2021
Egg Freezing: What You Need to Know

What can you do if you’re not yet ready to be a parent but want to make sure you can beat the tick-tock of that infamous biological clock that counts down your fertile years? Discover more about egg freezing and why many women are considering it.

Dec 1st, 2020
The Effects of Holiday Stress on Your Fertility

Regardless of what else is going on in the world, the holidays bring their own brand of stress. Find out what holiday stress may mean for your fertility. More importantly, learn from an expert how to help deal with stress over the Holiday season.

Nov 5th, 2020
What Is Preimplantation Genetic Testing?

Miracles can happen when you combine advanced medical technology with the expertise of a renowned Fertility Specialist. Learn how preimplantation genetic testing can help turn daydreams into reality for couples struggling with infertility.

Oct 22nd, 2020
8 Symptoms of Endometriosis

Endometriosis may cause excessive menstrual bleeding, nausea, or severe pelvic pain. Or it might not. You may not even know you have it until you decide to have a child. Find out more about endometriosis and how it can affect fertility.

Sep 14th, 2020
Your Guide to Fertility Vitamins and Supplements

There’s a lot of noise out there about vitamins and supplements solving a multitude of health problems. But can they really help with fertility? Find out what a trusted fertility specialist has to say about that.

Aug 31st, 2020
Preserving Fertility After a Cancer Diagnosis

Preserving fertility is often one of the many concerns faced by men and women who receive a cancer diagnosis at a young age. Learn about the cancer treatments that can affect your fertility and how a Reproductive Endocrinologist can help.

Jun 10th, 2020
How to Choose a Reproductive Endocrinologist

Education, training, success rate, and communication skills matter when selecting a Reproductive Endocrinologist you can connect with and trust. Learn what to consider as you explore your options for choosing the best fit for you.

Feb 1st, 2020
Should We Do PGT When We Do Our IVF Cycle?

If you’re one of the 12% of American couples who face infertility, you probably know about in vitro fertilization (IVF). But if you choose to do IVF, should you do preimplantation genetic testing, too?

Dec 11th, 2019
6 Ways to Ease Stress During IVF

The process of in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be stressful for many reasons. But stress won’t help you reach your fertility goals. Here are five ways you can reduce stress as you go through IVF.

Nov 15th, 2019
What Is the Best Age to Freeze Your Eggs?

Many women are planning the future and ignoring their biological clock by freezing their eggs. But when’s the best time to freeze your eggs so you can have a healthy pregnancy later in life? It may be sooner than you thought.

Sep 18th, 2019
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.

Sep 25th, 2019
IVF FACTS: WHAT FACTORS AFFECT SUCCESS?

Have you been trying to get pregnant for a while without any luck and would like to get some facts about IVF, such as what affects your chances for successful treatment?

Sep 25th, 2019
IVF: TO WAIT OR NOT TO WAIT? THAT IS THE QUESTION

Women who are having difficulty conceiving might be wondering how long to wait between In Vitro Fertilization treatments if pregnancy didn’t occur on the first attempt, or unsure about how long to wait before beginning IVF.

Sep 25th, 2019
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.

Sep 25th, 2019
WHAT ROLE DOES FSH PLAY IN FERTILITY?

FSH, or Follicle Stimulating Hormone, is produced within the pituitary gland of the body and plays a large role in the fertility of an individual.

Sep 25th, 2019
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.

Sep 24th, 2019
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.

Sep 24th, 2019
THE SLIGHT RISKS OF IN VITRO FERTILIZATION

There are a number of potential complications arising from having an in vitro fertilization, and they are very similar to the risks associated with Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ISCI).

Sep 24th, 2019
TREATMENT FOR DIMINISHED OVARIAN RESERVE

For those women who have been diagnosed as having a diminished ovarian reserve (DOR), conception may be rather difficult without the help of a fertility specialist.

Sep 24th, 2019
WHAT FACTORS INCREASE A WOMAN’S RISK OF INFERTILITY?

Infertility within a woman is the inability to produce a viable egg for use in conception. There a number of conditions that can cause this, with many of the more common conditions impacting the ability of the uterus to ovulate.

Sep 24th, 2019
8 DIFFERENT CAUSES OF MALE INFERTILITY

A third of the cases of infertility in couples are due to male fertility factors. Typical causes of male infertility range from physical to psychological issues; lifestyle choices are also known to impact male reproductive health.

Sep 23rd, 2019
THE BASICS OF POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a female hormonal imbalance commonly observed during a woman’s reproductive years. The ovaries appear enlarged in most cases with the presence of multiple cysts on the exterior.

Sep 23rd, 2019
IMPROVING SPERM COUNT

Before you panic about not being able to get pregnant, it’s important to consider and try all the easiest ways of improving fertility first.

Feb 14th, 2019
EGG DONATION: DO YOU NEED DONATED EGGS?

When couples aren’t able to conceive a baby on their own, it’s important to understand what is really going on. Whether the man has a low sperm count, or the woman has eggs that aren’t viable, fully understanding the issue helps us find the best treatment.

Jan 15th, 2019
ARE YOU LOOKING TO DONATE YOUR EGGS?

When couples can’t conceive, they have to look at the specific issue they have and go from there. Some couples can’t conceive due to poor egg quality. Sometimes, due to heredity or disease, a woman may not have eggs at all.

Dec 15th, 2018
CAN ACUPUNCTURE INCREASE YOUR FERTILITY?

After trying to get pregnant for months or even years, you may start to look into every fertility treatment under the sun. Some of them may be little more than old wives tales, while others have the blessing of your doctor.

Nov 15th, 2018
HOW DO I IMPROVE MY FERTILITY?

If you’re ready to have a baby, but aren’t sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. Before you go down the road of fertility treatments, it’s important to try as much as you can to improve your fertility.

Oct 15th, 2018
WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF FREEZING YOUR EGGS?

Freezing your eggs can be a good option for peace of mind, especially if you have roadblocks ahead. If you’ve recently discovered that you have cancer and need to undergo chemotherapy, freezing your eggs can become a sigh of relief.

Sep 15th, 2018
EGG FREEZING FAQS

What do you do if you know you want to have a baby someday, but you aren’t sure that everything will line up just right when that time comes?

Jul 15th, 2018
IVF FINANCING

We at Rocky Mountain Fertility Center are proud to offer flexible financing options. We know what it’s like to first look into fertility treatment and how much it costs.

Jun 15th, 2018
TIPS FOR IMPROVING SPERM QUALITY

Infertility affects thousands of couples in the United States. Fortunately, you have numerous options available to improve your chances of getting pregnant.

May 15th, 2018
A GUIDE TO UTERINE FIBROIDS

Fibroids are very common. In fact, 30% of women by age 40 will have uterine fibroids. Not all uterine fibroids are symptomatic. You might have uterine fibroids and not even know it.

Feb 15th, 2018
STRESS AND FERTILITY

The full connection between stress and fertility is still unknown, but studies suggest your stress level certainly plays a role in your ability to get pregnant

Jan 18th, 2018
THE REASONS BEHIND RECURRENT MISCARRIAGES

The majority of miscarriages are due to genetic or chromosomal abnormalities and are random occurrences. The abnormality may be caused by the sperm, the egg, or the early embryo.

Dec 15th, 2017
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME

10% of American women are affected by polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, making this health condition more common than one may imagine. The cause of PCOS is not well understood and still a subject of debate. 

Oct 15th, 2017
TWO COMMON FERTILITY ISSUES EXPLAINED

When you are ready to conceive and find you are having trouble the struggle to conceive can quickly become overwhelming. Many couples begin to feel worried about not conceiving after just a few months of trying.

Sep 1st, 2017
TOP CAUSES OF INFERTILITY

Infertility can affect people regardless of age, gender and marital status. In fact, there are millions of couples worldwide who struggle with infertility.

Dec 15th, 2016