Chapter 6 -Your Reproductive Choices

Chapter 6 -Your Reproductive Choices - Chapter 6 Your...

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Chapter 6 Your Reproductive Choices (Pages 158-175) October 11, 2011
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Birth Control
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Methods of Fertility Management Conception- refers to the fertilization of an ovum by sperm. Viable egg Ovum can survive up to 48 hours after ovulation Viable sperm Sperm can live up to 5 days in the vagina Access to the egg by the sperm
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Methods of Fertility Management Contraception (birth control)- refers to methods of preventing conception. Perfect failure rate- number of pregnancies that are likely to occur in the first year of use if the method is used perfectly without error. Typical use failure- number of pregnancies during first year with typical use and normal errors (memory lapses & incorrect/incomplete use)
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Choosing a Method of Contraception
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Choosing a Method of Contraception Barrier methods- blocks meeting of sperm & egg by physical/chemical barriers Hormonal methods- synthetic hormones to prevent ovulation or fertilized egg from implanting.
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The Male Condom (Figure 6.1) p.161 Jellies, Creams, Foams, Suppositories, and Film The Female Condom (Figure 6.2) p.162
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course HHPL 101 taught by Professor Long-white during the Fall '11 term at Howard.

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