Understanding Your Medicines
You must be aware of what medicines you are taking and why. It's easy for doctors to prescribe medicines, but it's your responsibility to be well-informed about them, so that you know exactly what to expect. Medicines used in infertility treatments include: Bromocriptine (Proctinal, B-crip,...
Abortion: the medical term for miscarriage. The various types include: Complete abortion: A miscarriage in which all of the products of conception have been expelled and the cervix is closed. Habitual abortion: A miscarriage occurring on two or more separate occasions. Incomplete abortion: A... Test Tube Babies - IVF and GIFT
The birth of Louise Brown through in vitro fertilization (IVF) in 1978 was a major milestone in infertility treatment. It dramatically changed the treatment options for infertile couples, and techniques for assisted reproduction have evolved rapidly since then. In a short span of 20 years, IVF has... Becoming A Woman - Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty
OK, so it's a funny word . . . but what is puberty, anyway? Puberty is the name for when your body begins to develop and change. During puberty, your body will grow faster than any other time in your life, except for when you were an infant. Back then, your body was growing rapidly and you were...
How to Recognize Delayed Puberty
May 10, 2007, 5:36 am
“Puberty is considered delayed (delayed puberty ) if it hasn't occurred by the age of 13 years in girls and 14 years in boys.” If you suspect your child has missed puberty, and you are lucky enough to have access to your child’s birth family, then ask them when family members experienced... Delayed Puberty
February 14, 2007, 7:05 pm
“Puberty is consider delayed (delayed puberty ) if it hasn't occurred by the age of 13 years in girls and 14 years in boys.”
When my daughter was 14 years old I started asking her birth relatives how old they were when they went through puberty. Most of them answered between eleven and...