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Question-Specific Links (as pertaining to the Fertility and Conception Study Group Module)
- 63. Listen to the Radio Lab episode "Birth Story" http://www.radiolab.org/story/birthstory/
- 76. c) and d) www.ourworldindata.org
- 75. Watch the Video "The Miracle of Life" 1983 Revised.
http://www.gardenoffertility.com/reprofemale.shtml - The Garden of Fertility; Reproductive Health, Fertility Awareness, Natural Family Planning; ovulatory hormones and menstrual cycle, anatomy illustrations, conception
https://www.asrm.org/uploadedFiles/ASRM_Content/Resources/Patient_Resources/Fact_Sheets_and_Info_Booklets/agefertility.pdf - American Society for Reproductive Medicine: Age and Fertility, 2012 guide
http://www.fertaware.com/awareness.html - Fertility Awareness Center, introduction to Fertility Awareness Method using Fertility Awareness to develop body literacy
http://www.fertilityfriend.com/Faqs/The-Fertile-Window---Scientific-Literature-Review.html - The Fertile Window - Scientific Literature Review
http://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Gynecologic-Practice/Female-Age-Related-Fertility-Decline - ACOG Committee Opinion: Female Age-Related Fertility Decline
http://www.thebump.com/a/fertility-terms - Vocabulary for fertility
http://www.thebump.com/a/10-common-fertility-mistakes - Advice for not over-reacting about the time it takes to conceive
http://womeninbalance.org/about-hormone-imbalance/ - Basic female hormone cycle with color charts
http://www.childtrends.org/?indicators=fertility-and-birth-rates - 2013 research shows declining birthrates since 2007
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/effect-of-advanced-paternal-age-on-fertility-and-pregnancy - Effect of advanced paternal age on fertility and pregnancy
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/004017.htm - Aging changes in the male reproductive system
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2566050/ - 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.
2001 Life’s Greatest Miracle, the sequel to Miracle of Life, includes detail of XX, XY, role of SRY gene in sex determination, brain cell development.
http://www.thehastingscenter.org/Publications/BriefingBook/Detail.aspx?id=2210 - Bioethics Briefing Book for Journalists, Policy Makers, and Educators: Assisted Reproduction
http://www.cdc.gov/art/index.html - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/49649867_Assisted_reproduction_and_midwives_Student_and_certified_midwives'_educational_needs_on_reproductive_biology - Assisted reproduction and midwives: Student and certified midwives' educational needs on reproductive biology
http://www.cdc.gov/art/whatis.html - Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Assisted Reproductive Technology, 20 years of ART surveillance, key findings
http://www.thehastingscenter.org/our-issues/children-and-families/ - The Hastings Center, resources for creating family
http://www.creatingfamiliesradio.com/archives.html - 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
http://maiamidwifery.com - Kristin Kali and MAIA Midwifery, providing services for families and individuals who are becoming parents and creating family
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/baby/ - 18 Ways to Make a Baby, original PBS broadcast 2001. Includes an episode titled Fertility Throughout Life, interesting time capsule with previously common vocabulary
Fertility and Life Expectancy
https://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/publications/docs/adm/06adm-5att8.pdf - Life expectancy table for US, provided by NY State
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11357-010-9202-4 - The relationship between fertility and lifespan in humans
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11983718 - Fertility and life span: late children enhance female longevity
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/separate-biological-clocks-fertility-life-span/ - Separate Biological Clocks Govern Female Fertility and Life Span
http://www.fitpregnancy.com - Week by week information about hormones, early development, nutrition advice
https://www.nct.org.uk/pregnancy/hormones-pregnancy - Changes in hormones during pregnancy can cause physical changes and mood swings
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