By Nikolai Manassiev, Malcolm I. Whitehead

While trying to find a publication on lady reproductive healthiness, you could locate weighty tomes of 800 pages or extra dedicated to a unmarried subject, for instance: birth control, infertility, or menopause. otherwise you may possibly discover a normal gynecology ebook that covers reproductive gynecology, yet now not intensive. a few books will be too theoretical and others too simple. you'll discover a piece of what you would like in each publication, yet now not every little thing you would like in one booklet. previously. lady Reproductive healthiness offers a cautious mixture of easy technological know-how and medical details. The authors resolution daily functional questions coming up out of daily sensible concerns. The e-book covers the total variety of reproductive healthiness from anatomy and body structure, to sexually transmitted illnesses, to hormone alternative treatment, to breast stipulations, to sexual functionality and disorder. It comprises tables that provide the information medical professionals desire on risks/benefits, incidence/prevalence, luck premiums for assisted copy, and extra. As an ob/gyn scholar, resident, or busy relatives health care provider, you do not have time to go looking via numerous diversified books for info. Written by way of a practitioner for fellow practitioners, the publication delivers hands-on recommendation for you to observe instantly. girl Reproductive health and wellbeing makes it effortless to discover the knowledge you wish in case you desire it.

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Some of those effects are well established and important and some are less well studied and/or less significant. 4. The main sources of estrogen in women are the granulosa cells and the luteinied granulosa and theca cells of the ovaries. Estrogen is also produced by fat tissue and, in smaller amounts, by muscle and nervous tissue. Estrone and estriol are mostly formed from estradiol in the liver. Progesterone The chief function of progesterone is to prepare the endometrium for acceptance and maintenance of pregnancy, and the stimulation of alveolar growth of the mammary glands.

48 FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Practical considerations (1) The cap should not be inserted more than 2 h before intercourse; if over 2 h have elapsed without intercourse taking place, it should be removed, further spermicide applied and reinserted. (2) Following sexual intercourse, the cap should be left in place for a minimum of 6 h and a maximum of 24 h. (3) If intercourse is repeated during the 6 h period, the cap should be left in place but further spermicide added, either by using an applicator to apply cream or jelly or by use of a pessary inserted high in the vagina next to the cap.

3) If intercourse is repeated during the 6 h period, the cap should be left in place but further spermicide added, either by using an applicator to apply cream or jelly or by use of a pessary inserted high in the vagina next to the cap. (4) The cap can be inserted either way up but some spermicide should be in contact with the cervix; additional spermicide can be placed around the rim of the cap to lubricate and thus aid insertion. It is traditionally recommended that the size of a cap should be checked after childbirth and after gain or loss of more than 3 kg in weight; in practice it is not common for the size to change significantly and, as stated earlier, there is no ‘one and only’ correct size at any one time.

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