BIRTH CONTROL - Birth Control Contraceptives Blocks...

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Birth Control Contraceptives Blocks Conception: Sperm + Egg meeting Blocks the Sperm and Egg from meeting Contragestational agents Keeps a fertilized egg from implanting Meeting of Sperm and Egg has already occurred. .. Abortifacients They cause the termination of established pregnancy We cant inhibit the production of sperm but we can inhibit the transportation of sperm. We cant inhibit ovulation but we can inhibit the transportation of egg or the ability to implant. Males Vasectomy, Condom or coitus interruptus (Withdrawal), Spermicides Females Tubal ligation, Morning After PIll, MAP, OC's, IUD's, Surgical abortions and medical abortions Preparation of the Endometrium How ready the endometrium is for the egg. The Proliferative phase of the endometrium is stimulated by estrogen. The endometrium will then grow thick and become ready for the egg. Oral contraceptives give progesterone and estrogen. The progesterone present in the oral contraceptives inhibits normal growth and secretion. Atrophic uterus will
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course KINESIOLOG 1Y03/1YY3 taught by Professor Parises during the Spring '11 term at McMaster University.

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