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Question-Specific Links (as pertaining to the Fertility and Conception Study Group Module)
63. Listen to the RadioLab podcast episode "Birth Story"
The Garden of Fertility; Reproductive Health, Fertility Awareness, Natural Family Planning; ovulatory hormones and menstrual cycle, anatomy illustrations, conception
American Society for Reproductive Medicine: Age and Fertility, 2012 guide
Fertility Awareness Center, introduction to Fertility Awareness Method using Fertility Awareness to develop body literacy
The Fertile Window - Scientific Literature Review
ACOG Committee Opinion: Female Age-Related Fertility Decline
Vocabulary for fertility
Advice for not over-reacting about the time it takes to conceive
Basic female hormone cycle with color charts
2013 research shows declining birthrates since 2007
Effect of advanced paternal age on fertility and pregnancy
Aging changes in the male reproductive system
Chromosomal aberrations and mutations occurring during the maturation of male germ cells are thought to be responsible for the increased risk of certain conditions with older fathers.
Bioethics Briefing Book for Journalists, Policy Makers, and Educators: Assisted Reproduction
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
Assisted reproduction and midwives: Student and certified midwives' educational needs on reproductive biology
Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Assisted Reproductive Technology, 20 years of ART surveillance, key findings
Radio archive, post-show commentary and introduction, programs include gender spectrum discussions, some episodes: Heart to Hands Surrogacy, February 12: MAIA Midwifery and Fertility Services with Kristin Kali, some episodes available for download
Kristin Kali and MAIA Midwifery, providing services for families and individuals who are becoming parents and creating family
18 Ways to Make a Baby, original PBS broadcast 2001. Includes an episode titled Fertility Throughout Life, interesting time capsule with previously common vocabulary