Study guide: Test #4Human SexualityFertility:
What are some ways to increase the chance of conception? Often sex, proper time frame (5-6 days before
Male fertility has decreased over the last 50 years. Know some of the causes of male infertility:
What are some reasons this might occur?
How long do sperm need to be able to swim? What percentage need to be normal in order for a man to be fertile?
Know the major causes of female infertility:oIrregular ovulation. Can induce with drugsWhat could cause this? Hormone imbalances, malnutrition, low body weight, stressoObstruction of the uterus or fallopian tubeWhat can cause this? Pelvic inflammatory disease or endometriosis or abnormal shape
Be able to give a brief description of the following.
What is the basic process? Give fertility drugs to stimulate egg production, remove mature
What is GIFT (Gamete intra-fallopian transfer)? What is Intracytoplasmic sperm injection? Take single sperm (needle biopsy from