CH 11 reading guide
CH 11 reading guide HDFS 3040-001
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HDFS 3040 CHAPTER 11 READING GUIDE Here is what you need to know. If a section in the book is not listed, then you do not need to cover that section. Conceiving Children: process and choice: Enhancing the possibility of conception: When is conception most likely and what methods can be used to determine when a woman is ovulating? • Within the 6-‐day period ending on the day of ovulation • Ovulation predictor tests (measure rise in LH in urine), mucus method, body temperature, principles of the calendar meth od At what point is the inability to become pregnant considered a fertility problem, and what percent of infertility cases are attributed to men? • After 6 months • 40% Infertility and Sexuality: how do problems with infertility impact the couple’s relationshi p and intercourse? • Can become isolated from each other and believe that the other doesn’t really understand • Each partner might feel inadequate about his/her masculinity/femininity • May feel grief over life experiences they can never have Female Infertility: What are the reasons for female infertility • Problems with ovulation, increasing age, below-‐normal percentage of body fat, environmental toxins, infections Male Infertility : what are the major causes of male infertility? • Too few sperm to fertilize and egg • Abnormal sperm shape of mobility • Varicocele: damaged or enlarged vein in the testis or vas deferens • Environmental toxins Reproductive Alternatives : What are the major types of alternatives? Be sure to look at donated ova near the end (and not bolded) • Artificial insemination (intrauterine insemination): medical procedure in which semen is placed in a woman’s vagina, cervix or uterus • Surrogate mother: a woman who is artificially inseminated by the male partner in a childless couple, carries the pregnancy to term, delivers the child and gives it to the couple for adoption • Assisted reproductive technology: techniques of extrauterine conception • In vitro fertilization: procedure in which mature eggs are removed from a woman’s ovary and fertilized by sperm in a lab dish • Zygote intrafallopian transfer: procedure in which an egg is fertilized in the lab and then placed in a fallopian tube • Gamete intrafallopian transfer: procedure in which sperm and ovum are placed directly in a fallopian tube • Donated ova can be used for IVF when the woman doesn’t have ovaries, doesn’t produce her own ova or has a heritable genetic disease Miscarriage: What is a miscarriage? • The spontaneous expulsion of the fetus from the uterus early in pregnancy, before it can survive on its own Elective Abortion: Why do low-‐income women have more unplanned pregnancies than higher -‐income women? Who obtains the most abortions? And what percent of abortions do married women e? • In part because of the erosion of government-‐funded contraceptive services since 1994 • Older and is more likely to already have children, be unmarried, be non -‐white • Married: 20% How Women Decide: What do the countries with significantly lower abortion rates than in the US provide and why don’t we have those in the U S? • Comprehensive sex education in schools and easy access to inexpensive or free birth control and emergency contraceptives; the countries assist mothers • 2001-‐2009: Bush administration strongly opposed these policies, but Obama administration is reestablishing and implanting these types of programs Where are the highest abortion rates? • In countries that severely restrict abortion but do not provide social services, sex education and access to contraception that Western European governments do How does providing access to effective contraception impact a country’s abortion rate? • Reduces the rates Psychological Reactions to Abortion : what are the psychological reactions to having an abortion once it has occurred? • Loss and sadness • Marked improvement in quality of life Pregnancy and Risk Taking: What percent of women who had an abortion were using contraception? Which young women are less likely to us contraception effectively? • 54% • Procedures for Abortion: What is a medical abortion, how soon can it be used, and is it available in the US? Under what circumstances can late -‐term abortions be obtained? • Medical abortion: use of medications to end a pregnancy of 7 wee or less • Became available to women in 2000 • Late-‐term: when serious health risks to the woman, or severe fetal abnormalities, exist Illegal abortions: What percent of maternal deaths to illegal abortions account for? • 13% The Current Debate: read all of this; • Pro-‐choice, anti-‐choice, right-‐to-‐life Sex and Politics: Read all of this and look at the chart related to abortion-‐related deaths • Number of abortion-‐related deaths decreased severely after 1970 when abortion laws were liberalized in 15 states • Decreased again in 1973 after Roe v. Wade Sexual Interaction during pregnancy : Read all of this • In a pregnancy with no risk factors, the couple can continue sexual activity and orgasm as desired until the onset of labor o Regular intercourse and orgasm -‐ associated with a reduced risk of preterm birth • Woman’s sexual interest and responsiveness will likely ch ange throughout pregnancy • Will need to modify intercourse positions o Side-‐by-‐side, woman-‐above, rear-‐entry Risks to Fetal Development : you should know this, but if not, read this section After childbirth: look at postpartum depression • Symptoms of depression and possibly obsessive thoughts of hurting the baby • Affects 15% of women Sexual Interaction after childbirth: read all of this • Can resume after the flow of the reddish uterine discharge (lochia) has stopped and after episiotomy incisions or vaginal tears have healed (3-‐4 weeks) • High levels of sexual difficulties • 80% experienced one or more sexual problems in the first 3 months • 64% still having difficulty after 6 months • Most common concerns: decreased sexual interest, vaginal dryness, painful intercourse • Major factor: fatigue
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