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Science and babies [electronic resource] : private decisions, public dilemmas / Suzanne Wymelenberg for the Institute of Medicine.

Author/Creator:
Wymelenberg, Suzanne.
Publication:
Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1990.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (184 p.)
Subjects:
Human reproduction -- Social aspects.
Contraception -- Social aspects.
Teenage pregnancy -- Social aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Science and Babies""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1 Reproductive Health Issues ""; ""INFERTILITY""; ""CONTRACEPTION""; ""TEENAGE PARENTHOOD""; ""PRENATAL CARE""; ""ETHICAL ISSUES""; ""REFERENCES""; ""2 Infertility ""; ""HOW COMMON IS INFERTILITY?""; ""THE PROCESS OF HUMAN REPRODUCTION""; ""WHEN THE SYSTEM DOESN'T WORK""; ""SEEKING THE CAUSE""; ""DAMAGE TO THE REPRODUCTIVE TRACT""; ""OVULATION DISORDERS""; ""ENDOMETRIOSIS""; ""CAUSES OF MALE INFERTILITY""; ""MEDICAL THERAPIES FOR WOMEN AND MEN""; ""SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR VARICOCELE""; ""SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR WOMEN""
""ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION""""NEW FERTILIZATION PROCEDURES""; ""In Vitro Fertilization""; ""Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer""; ""Setting Standards for the New Technologies""; ""PROTECTING THE CONSUMER""; ""Physician Credentials""; ""Using Procedures Appropriately""; ""Defining IVF and GIFT Success""; ""Questions to Ask an IVF Clinic""; ""Some Approaches for Protecting Consumers""; ""IVF CLINICS�THE CURRENT SCENE""; ""RESEARCH NEEDS""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""3 Contraception: Having a Healthy Baby at the Right Time ""
""WHY THE DECLINE IN CONTRACEPTIVE DEVELOPMENT?""""The Lawsuit Proliferation""; ""Changes in the Legal Rules""; ""The Increased Cost of Insurance""; ""The Funding Gap""; ""FDA Requirements""; ""THE NEED FOR BETTER CONTRACEPTION""; ""To Prevent Abortions""; ""To Slow Population Growth""; ""To Improve Maternal and Child Health""; ""To Increase the Choice of Effective Methods""; ""To Increase Acceptability and Accessibility""; ""HINDERING CONTRACEPTIVE USE""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""Birth Control Methods Available in the United States Today and Their Effectiveness""
""Birth Control Methods on the Horizon for the United States""""Birth Control Methods Not Available in the United States""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""REFERENCES""; ""4 The Dilemma of Teenage Parenthood ""; ""THE SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM""; ""PRECURSORS OF TEENAGE PREGNANCY""; ""Lack of Contraceptive Use""; ""Early Onset of Puberty and Delayed Marriage""; ""Poverty""; ""Lack of Educational Goals""; ""Religious Involvement""; ""Family Relationships""; ""Peer Pressure""; ""WHAT DETERMINES CONTRACEPTIVE USE?""; ""Age""; ""Educational Goals""; ""Sex Education""; ""Acceptance of One's Sexual Behavior""
""Stage of Development""""CONSEQUENCES OF EARLY CHILDBEARING""; ""Health Risks for Infant and Mother""; ""Education, Job Opportunities, and Income""; ""Economic Costs""; ""The Children of Teenage Mothers""; ""AVERTING TEENAGE PREGNANCY""; ""Sex Education Programs""; ""Efforts to Promote Chastity""; ""Improving Access to Contraception""; ""The Use of Abortion""; ""Other Approaches""; ""RESEARCH NEEDS""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENT""; ""REFERENCES""; ""5 Prenatal Care: Having Healthy Babies ""; ""MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH�THE PICTURE TODAY""; ""LOW BIRTHWEIGHT AND INFANT MORTALITY""
""POVERTY AND INFANT MORTALITY""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
1-280-21408-2
9786610214082
0-309-55555-8
0-585-21353-4
OCLC:
923266986
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