Ch 6: Sexual Health

About This Chapter

This chapter's sexual health content covers a variety of topics, including different hormonal methods of contraception such as injections and birth control pills. You'll also get to review the anatomy of the male and female reproductive systems.

Sexual Health - Chapter Summary

Refresh your memory on issues dealing with fetal development by trimester as you look over the lessons in this chapter. The three stages of labor are also covered in a lesson, with key terms such as parturition and amniotic fluid indicated with bold print for easy reference in the transcript that comes with each video. Assess your familiarity with these other topics that deal with sexual health while you're checking out the chapter:

  • Barrier methods of contraception
  • Factors involved with deciding to have kids
  • Issues concerning sexual activity during adolescence
  • Reducing the risk of STIs

The above-mentioned topics are individually reviewed in engaging video lessons across this refresher chapter. After you complete one of these short videos you can recheck your grasp on any part by going back to main points with the video tags. This chapter also includes a practice quiz that corresponds with each lesson for quick self-assessment.

12 Lessons in Chapter 6: Sexual Health
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

1. Male Reproductive System: Functions, Organs & Anatomy

Ever wonder what the inside of a male looks like? Find out in this lesson that explores the inner workings of the male reproductive system and the pathway that sperm takes.

Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

2. Female Reproductive System: Internal Anatomy

Ever wonder where a female produces her eggs or how they get from the ovary to the uterus? Find out in this lesson about the internal reproductive anatomy of females.

Making the Decision to Have Children

3. Making the Decision to Have Children

In this lesson, I face one of my greatest fears: talking about having kids. We'll look at some points to consider, such as the costs and the way it changes a person's life. In addition, the idea of baby fever is also looked at.

Issues Related to Sexual Behaviors in Adolescence

4. Issues Related to Sexual Behaviors in Adolescence

Adolescence is a time of great changes in a person's life, including many choices regarding sexual activity. Watch this lesson to find out about some of the issues that can come with being sexually active in adolescence.

Barrier Methods of Contraceptives: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

5. Barrier Methods of Contraceptives: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

While you are probably all familiar with what a condom is, did you know there are a lot of other options out there for preventing pregnancy? Learn about some of the barrier methods of contraception in this lesson.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Introduction and Birth Control Pills

6. Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Introduction and Birth Control Pills

We have all heard of the birth control pill, right? And many of you women out there probably take some form of birth control. But do you really understand how it works or what the different options are? Learn about the basics of hormonal contraceptives in this lesson.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Patch, Ring, and Implants

7. Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Patch, Ring, and Implants

Did you know there are many forms of contraception out there, and not just condoms and birth control pills? Learn about some of the other options in this lesson on hormone-based contraceptives.

Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Injections and IUDs

8. Hormonal Methods of Contraception: Contraceptive Injections and IUDs

Did you know there are some methods of birth control that last up to five years! Or, if that is too long, some that last three months at a time? Learn about these two options in this lesson on contraceptive injections and IUDs.

Fetal Development By Trimester: Timeline of Body Systems

9. Fetal Development By Trimester: Timeline of Body Systems

This lesson will lay out for you when important body systems start to develop or begin to function as an unborn child develops trimester by trimester.

The Three Stages of Labor: Dilation, Expulsion & Placental

10. The Three Stages of Labor: Dilation, Expulsion & Placental

You may think of the process of labor and childbirth as one long event, but it is actually divided into different stages. Learn about each of the three stages of labor in this lesson.

HIV and AIDs: Definition, Statistics & History

11. HIV and AIDs: Definition, Statistics & History

Explore the history and issues around one of the largest and longest pandemics of the world: Human Immunodeficiency Virus. This small retrovirus has created a great many issues in the world and continues to be one of the most difficult to eradicate.

Reducing Your Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections

12. Reducing Your Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections

This lesson will describe for you the many ways by which you can help prevent a terrible STD from affecting your body, including abstinence, mutual monogamy, and more!

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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