The cause of infertility amongst women of child bearing age

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ABSTRACT



 



Background



Infertility is a major medical condition that affects many married
couples in Africa and the world at large, as such associated with several social
meanings. This study therefore explored the causes of infertility amongst women
of childbearing age in Nigeria using the West Region as a case study.



 Scope of study



This study
focuses on women of child bearing age. It is investigating the causes of
infertility amongst women of childbearing age.



Operational
Definitions of Terms



Abortion: When a pregnancy is unable to continue to term (40
weeks)



Amenorrhea: Absence of menses.



Cervical mucus: Fluid secreted by the cervix.



Fertility: Ability to achieve pregnancy immediately after marriage
and continuously for some time till menopause.



Fertilization: Meeting together of male sperm and female eggs.



Infection: Inability of the body to perform its work.



Menarche: The first menstrual discharge of young girl.



Menopause: Stoppage of menstrual period.



Menstruation: monthly shedding of blood from a woman’s genital
tract.



Ovulation: The release of a mature egg by a woman.



 



 



 



 



 



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APA

DOLAPO, A. (2018). The cause of infertility amongst women of child bearing age. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-cause-of-infertility-amongst-women-of-child-bearing-age-7890

MLA 8th

DOLAPO, ABISOLA "The cause of infertility amongst women of child bearing age" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-cause-of-infertility-amongst-women-of-child-bearing-age-7890. Accessed 02 Aug. 2021.

MLA7

DOLAPO, ABISOLA . "The cause of infertility amongst women of child bearing age". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 02 Aug. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-cause-of-infertility-amongst-women-of-child-bearing-age-7890 >.

Chicago

DOLAPO, ABISOLA . "The cause of infertility amongst women of child bearing age" Afribary (2018). Accessed August 02, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-cause-of-infertility-amongst-women-of-child-bearing-age-7890