Infertility and Reproductive Medicine at University of Colorado Hospital
Infertility can be a life-changing condition for you and your partner. If you have been trying to get pregnant for a year or more, you may need medical attention to address your fertility issues.
We specialize in helping you overcome infertility so that you can get pregnant and start the family of your dreams, if possible. As a nationally ranked institution, we have a team of board-certified fertility specialists who are recognized as top doctors, working with women and men to manage and treat fertility issues. Our specialists provide treatment and therapies for the most, even the least common, conditions
There may be physical, emotional and social challenges when it comes to conception and reproductive issues that affect both men and women. If you have had regular sex for one year without birth control and it has not resulted in pregnancy, there may be issues in the reproductive system or with hormones that affect pregnancy. Infertility can affect men and women but the causes and treatments are different.
Causes of Infertility in Women
There are many reasons that can make it difficult for a woman to get pregnant. These include:
- Abnormal cervix or uterus
- Blocked or damaged fallopian tubes
- Ovulation disorder
- Hypothalamic-pituitary disorders
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Additional Things May Impact Fertility in Women
There also are non-medical reasons for infertility:
- Age – fertility decreases naturally as women age
- Medicines - certain medicines used to treat depression or some cancers may
- Not having sex frequently or not having it in time for ovulation
- Previous surgeries in the abdomen or pelvis
- Use of tobacco, alcohol, or illegal (street) drugs
- Weight - overweight or losing too much weight
Advanced Reproductive Medicine Center for Women
Women dealing with fertility issues can get supportive care and treatment at our Advanced Reproductive Medicine Center. The Center specializes in the evaluation and treatment of infertility and reproductive disorders. Your health history will be evaluated and a personalized treatment care plan will be provided to match the most appropriate treatments and technology to your fertility needs.
In most cases, relatively simple and inexpensive techniques are the most appropriate and effective treatments.
For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call: (303) 724-8089
Causes of Infertility in Men
Fertility issues are not always an issue with the female. These conditions in men can impact the ability of a couple to conceive:
- Low sperm production
- Blocked sperm ducts
- Hormonal abnormalities
- Chromosomal/genetic abnormalities
- Failure of sperm to mature properly
- Anti-sperm antibodies
- Testicular trauma
- Systemic disease
Urology and Urodynamics Clinic for Men
Men dealing with fertility issues can get supportive care and treatment at the Urology and Urodynamics Clinic at University of Colorado Hospital. The clinic is recognized as one of the nation’s best, with top doctors specializing in reproductive and sexual medicine for men.
For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call: (720) 848-1800