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Learn About Fertility

University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine is a large, comprehensive team 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.

The most important first step people experiencing infertility can take is to educate themselves on the issues, conditions and options for treatment. Being an informed patient helps you feel more confident and empowers you to be an active partner in your care. It also helps us to move forward quickly with solutions and possible treatments.

We encourage you to explore the medical information resources found on this website. Browse through 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:

Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET)

Elective single embryo transfer (eSET) is when a woman or couple decides to voluntarily implant a single embryo during in vitro fertilization. Women often choose eSET to reduce the risks and complications associated with multiple births.


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 for research updates and publications, educational videos and articles, facts sheets and booklets, reproductive news, and infertility FAQs.