– In general practise we see women who have poor pregnancy outcomes, women with unplanned pregnancies, women needing abortions. All of that can be prevented. So, we decided to change that. (upbeat music) We know that about 70% of women in Australia use contraception. But, also 50% of women have unplanned pregnancies. And, about a
So at some point our ancestors figured out putting the penis in a vagina leads to pregnancy. And since then, we’ve been trying to do one without the other. Not everyone of course, but most. Ancient Egyptians took to wine and garlic douches, or suppositories made from spoiled milk and crocodile turds. Yup, feces in
A series of events called the menstrual cycle happens about once every month to prepare a woman’s body for pregnancy. Changing levels of natural chemicals in the bloodstream called called hormones control these events. The reproductive organs affected by these hormones include: the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The ovaries produce two main
>>>GOOD AFTERNOON. IT’S 1:00. LET’S BEGIN WITH THE GRAND ROUNDS. SO TODAY WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THE REDUCING TEEN PREGNANCY RATES IN THE UNITED STATES. I DO WANT TO BRING YOUR ATTENTION TO A COUPLE OF UPCOMING TOPICS BEFORE WE MOVE TO THE TOPIC OF THE DAY. AND THOSE ARE IMMUNIZATIONS, HYPERTENSION AND CANCER SCREENING. ALL
Pregnancy and Diabetes Planning a holiday? a wedding? How about …pregnancy? Even if you aren’t trying, it’s important to plan ahead with diabetes, and talk to a health care professional. Step One: Always Plan Ahead For women with diabetes who do not plan for pregnancy the risk of serious complications is about 1 in 10.
Teen pregnancy rates in the United States have decreased, but they are still too high. Every day, over a thousand babies are born to teen mothers. Having a child can have a huge impact on a young person’s life and aspirations. Half of teen mothers don’t graduate from high school and babies born to teens
Are you interested in birth control that’s meant to be permanent? We’re talking no more making babies. Ever. Well, then tubal sterilization or “getting your tubes tied” might be a method you’d be interested in. Tubal sterilization is a form of birth control for women that involves closing off the fallopian tubes. If the fallopian
Prof: As you undoubtedly have noticed, most of the course has been–I sort of have a global focus and mostly focused on foreign countries with a fair amount on Europe and very little actually on America. Now we’ve come to the part of the course where we’re going to discuss social issues and those are
An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus. Normally, fertilization takes place in the widest section of the fallopian tube. The fertilized egg then travels toward the uterus where it is to be implanted. Ectopic pregnancy happens when the egg gets stuck on its way and starts to develop inside the tube.