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Obstetrics
To stand by
Peurperium
pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum
Postnatal
anything after birth
Parturition
anything giving birth
postpartum
42 days from birth ( 6 weeks)
Where is GnRh produced?
Hypothalmus
What does GnRh stimulate
anterior pituatary gland. produces fsh and lh
what is LH
Lutenizing hormone. secreted to stimulate the testes to produce fsh.
What is FSH
follicle stimulating hormone. stimulates the production of sperm.
What is responsible for maturation and maintaining the male sexual organs
Testosterone
Menstrual Cycle
Lasts an average of 28 days
Menarche
1st ovulation and menstrual period
proliferative phase (estrogen phase)
day 5 to 13. hypothalmus makes GnRH, stimulates anteriro pituatary, secretes both fsh and lh. several follicles grow on both ovaries.
what do the follicles secrete
estrogen
what is estrogen
primary female hormone which increases cells in the uterine lining.
what is essential for normal cell developement
folic acid
ovarian follicle
accounts for 90 % of estrogen
corpus luteum
a mass that forms from granualtion cells and fluid and secretes progesterone and estrogen during secretory phase
secretory phase
day 15 to 28. which progesterone deominates and enhances the menstrual lining in case implantation occurs.
proliferative phase
day 5-13. stimulates