Learn About Fertility

medical libraryUniversity of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine has one of the largest, most comprehensive teams of reproductive experts in Colorado. Our knowledge base ranges from basic infertility treatment and reproductive care to the most advanced methods and technology in the field of fertility.

In addition to working with our doctors and staff, we encourage you to explore the medical information resources found on this website. Peruse our medical library which covers infertility conditions, IVF and other fertility treatments, emotional considerations and more. You will also find informative articles and explanations that can help answer your questions about reproductive health and fertility. 

Learn about fertility by clicking on the topics below:

Cancer & Fertility

Chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery and other cancer treatments can affect the reproductive system for men and women, increasing affects on fertility.


Infertility can be caused by factors such as recurrent pregnancy loss, fallopian tube or uterus issues, endometriosis and age. CU treats males and females.


Menopause is the end of menstrual cycles signaling the depletion of eggs and includes symptoms such as poor sleep, hot flashes, or changes in sexual desire.

Normal Conception

To conceive and give birth to a baby, a number of things before, during and after the conception process must happen just right for normal conception.

Other Reproductive Disorders

Other reproductive disorders such as hirsutism, hyperprolactinemia, vaginal agenesis, vaginal septum can also be causes of undiagnosed infertility.

Pregnancy After Infertility

Most pregnancies after fertility treatments and infertility proceed normally, but miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy and multiple pregnancies risks still exist.

Pregnancy Problems

Bleeding during pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy and recurrent miscarriage are all problems that may affect your pregnancy.


Reproductive Facts

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine has put together an online resource to help you learn more about your reproductive health and fertility. Visit ReproductiveFacts.org for research updates and publications, educational videos and articles, facts sheets and booklets, reproductive news, and infertility FAQs.