The Choices and Challenges of Childbearing

The Choices and Challenges of Childbearing - endocrine...

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The Choices and Challenges of Childbearing Chapter 11 When Conception Fails Sterility: Infertility: Reasons Idiopathic infertility Failure to ovulate and Blockage of fallopian tubes Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Chlamydia Endometriosis Male Infertility Low sperm count injury to the testicles or scrotum, infections such as mumps in adulthood, testicular varicose veins that impede sperm development undescended testes
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Unformatted text preview: endocrine disorders, and excessive consumption of alcohol, marijuana, narcotic drugs or even narcotic medications Reactions to Infertililty Two cultural norms predominate Treatment Fertility drugs Artificial insemination Assisted Reproductive Techology (ART) In vitro fertilization Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT) Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT) Surrogacy...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 301 taught by Professor Bessellieu during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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