842

conception

Broader Term: reproduction117 Documents

Scope Note

Theory of impregnation and paternity; fertility and sterility (e.g., incidence, conceptualization); desire for children and preferences as to gender; methods of inducing conception and counteracting barrenness and sterility; treatment of barren women and sterile men; methods of influencing conception (e.g., determining sex, preventing twins, inducing healthy offspring); prevention of conception (e.g., continence, coitus interruptus, contraceptive devices); attitudes toward birth control; surrogate mothers; etc.

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842
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