Controlling Fertility

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  • Created on: 14-12-12 09:42
The Pill
An oral contraceptive containing oestrogen. High levels of oestrogen inhibit FSH release
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Advantages of the Pill
99% effective, reduces the risk of certain cancers
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Disadvantage of the Pill
Side effects - nausea, headache, irregular fluid retention, doesn't prevent STD's
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FSH as a way of increasing Fertility
IT helps women to get pregnant by causing the egg to mature
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Disadvantages of Taking FSH
Expensive, not 100% effective, multiple eggs
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Invitro Fertilisation
Woman given FSH, egg removed and artificially fertilised in a lab then reimplanted into the womb
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Disadvantages of IVF
ab pain, vomitting, dehydration, risk of cancer
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99% effective, reduces the risk of certain cancers

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Advantages of the Pill

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Side effects - nausea, headache, irregular fluid retention, doesn't prevent STD's

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IT helps women to get pregnant by causing the egg to mature

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Expensive, not 100% effective, multiple eggs

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