Reproductive System

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Reproductive System

  1. 1. Reproductive system<br />Jelilat Rasheed<br />
  2. 2. Gestation<br />The time required for the development of fetus is gestation.<br />The period of time between conception and labor. <br />It is approximately forty weeks (280 days), measured from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period<br />
  3. 3. Gestation stages<br />First Trimester<br />Second Trimester<br />Third Trimester<br />
  4. 4. First Trimester<br />The first trimester of pregnancy begins when the fetus attaches itself to the womb and extends till the completion of the third month of pregnancy<br />
  5. 5. Second Trimester<br />The second trimester begins from the forth month and extends up to the sixth month of pregnancy.<br /> By this time, morning sickness usually goes away .<br />The woman starts feeling energetic.<br />
  6. 6. Third Trimester<br />last three months of pregnancy <br /> It is a crucial period as the body gets ready for childbirth<br />The size of the baby and the mother increases considerably at this stage <br />Fetus starts changing its position, shifting downwards. <br />
  7. 7. Menopause<br />Menopause is the transition period in a woman's life when her ovaries stop producing eggs, <br />her body produces less estrogen and progesterone<br />menstruation becomes less frequent, eventually stopping altogether.<br />
  8. 8. Common symptoms of Menopause<br />Heart pounding or racing <br />Hot flashes <br />Night sweats <br />Skin flushing <br />Sleeping problems (insomnia)<br />
  9. 9. Ovum<br />An egg in the ovary of the female.<br /> This egg is called the female "gamete" or sex cell. It combines with the male gamete, called a sperm, to form a zygote. This formation process is called "fertilization." <br />

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