Sandra is a 42-year-old woman who has been admitted to hospital for some investigations as she has been trying for some time to become pregnant. Sandra has a 14-year-old son from a previous marriage.
Identify at least 3 possible causes for infertility.
Discuss the impact of infertility on Sandra. In your answer ensure that you cover the physical, emotional and psychosocial impacts.
When talking to Sandra about her family, she mentions that her son, Dean, has been very moody lately and is difficult to talk to. What information about adolescent growth and development could you share with Sandra?
When Sandra's son visits, you notice that he is physically very similar to his mother, they both have red hair, blue eyes, freckles and both are tall.
Discuss the influence of both genetics and the environment on growth and development.