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12. Correct the following statements :

       (d)  In ET techniques, embryos are always transferred into the uterus.

 In ET technique, an embryo of 8 cell stage or lesser is transferred to the fallopian tube while that of more than 8 blastomere stage is transferred to the uterus 

12. Correct the following statements:

            (c) Oral pills are very popular contraceptives among the rural women.

Oral pills are very popular contraceptives among the urban women.

Q12. Correct the following statements :

            (b) All sexually transmitted diseases are completely curable.

Some sexually transmitted diseases are completely curable if detected earlier. Aids is a sexually transmitted disease which is still incurable.

12.  Correct the following statements :

       (a) Surgical methods of contraception prevent gamete formation

Surgical methods of contraception do not prevent gamete formation. They act as a contraceptive by not allowing the transfer of gametes, thus preventing unwanted pregnancies.  

11. State True / False with explanation

            (d) Creating awareness about sex related aspects is an effective method to improve reproductive health of the people. (True/False)

 (d) Creating awareness about sex-related aspects is an effective method to improve the reproductive health of the people. True. Creating awareness about sex-related aspects is an effective method to improve the reproductive health of the people.

11. State True/False with explanation

     (c) Complete lactation could help as a natural method of contraception. (True/False)

   (c) Complete lactation could help as a natural method of contraception. True. During complete lactation, no ovulation takes place so no menstrual cycle and no chances of fertilization. 

11. State True/False with explanation

     (b) Infertility is defined as the inability to produce a viable offspring and is always due to abnormalities/defects in the female partner. (True/False)

(b) Infertility is defined as the inability to produce a viable offspring and is always due to abnormalities/defects in the female partner. False. Male partner could also be responsible for infertility.

11.  State True/False with explanation

            (a) Abortions could happen spontaneously too. (True/False)

 (a) Abortions could happen spontaneously too. True, abortion which is medical termination of pregnancy can happen spontaneously too.

10. What are the measures one has to take to prevent from contracting STDs?

The measures one has to take to prevent from contracting STDs are as follows: 1. Always use condoms while having intercourse. 2. We must avoid having sex with an unknown partner or multiple partners. 3. We should maintain sex hygiene and must consult a physician if any symptoms are found.

Suggest some methods to assist infertile couples to have children.

Infertility refers to the inability of a couple to produce their young one even after continuous unprotected sex. The factors that cause infertility can be physical, diseases, drugs, immunological etc. There are infertility clinics which provide correct treatment to infertile couples. Some methods to assist infertile couples to have children are as follows: 1. Various assisted reproductive...

8. Amniocentesis for sex determination is banned in our country. Is this ban necessary? Comment.

Amniocentesis is a process which was used to find any kind of abnormalities in the foetus. However. this technique was misused to find sex of the child. Some parents used to abort their female child before being born. Thus in order to reduce female foeticides, the ban on amniocenteses is necessary. 

7. Removal of gonads cannot be considered as a contraceptive option. Why?

A contraceptive is a method by which the chances of unwanted pregnancies can be reduced. Removal of gonads is not considered a contraceptive because it causes infertility along with the unavailability of hormones required for the functioning of accessory reproductive organs.  

6. Is the use of contraceptives justified? Give reasons.

Yes, the use of contraceptives is justified these days. It is mainly because the population of India is continuously increasing. Uncontrolled growth in population is one of the major problems of the world. The growing population will make the scarcity of basic needs such as food, shelter etc. Thus, in order to control the growth in population, the use of contraceptives becomes necessary....

5. What are the suggested reasons for population explosion?

Reasons for population explosions are as follows: 1. A rapid decline in death rate, maternal mortality rate and infant mortality. 2. Increase in individuals of reproductive age. 3. Due to better medical facilities, the life span of people is increasing.  4. Illiteracy causes people to be unaware of birth control measures leading to unwanted pregnancies.    

4. Do you think that reproductive health in our country has improved in the past 50 years? If yes, mention some such areas of improvement.

Yes, reproductive health in our country has improved in the past 50 years as India has taken some serious steps to improve reproductive health in the country. 1. Programmes such as family planning started in 1951. 2. Government together with certain NGOs are creating awareness about reproductive health through audio-visual aids and print media 3. Maternal and infant mortality rate has been...

3. Is sex education necessary in schools? Why?

Yes, sex education is necessary to be introduced in schools. It is because the school students are adolescents and they must be taught regarding reproductive health. This is considered to be the right time for giving them information about reproductive organs, puberty, safe sexual practices and changes related to adolescence. They also are made aware of STDs and birth control measures....

2. Suggest the aspects of reproductive health which need to be given special attention in the present scenario.

The aspects of reproductive health which need to be given special attention in the present scenario are as follows: 1. Spreading of proper information about reproductive organs, STDs, AIDS etc. 2. Educating people about different kinds of birth control options, taking care of pregnant ladies, postnatal care for child and mother as well.

1. What do you think is the significance of reproductive health in a society?

Reproductive health refers to complete physical, emotional. behavioural and social well being n all aspects of reproduction. The significance of reproductive health is as follows: 1. Attainment of reproductive health can possible reduces the chances of STDs such as AIDS, hepatitis, gonorrhoea etc. as a reproductively healthy society have knowledge about transmission of these diseases, th8s...
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