A Women Guide: Knowledge of sex life

Some Common Definitions

Hereunder we explain some words those have a specific meaning. All the words are related to Marriage and Sex.
Contraception (kon-tra-SEP-shun) Preventing (Woman as a Mother)contraceptive is for men and women, who are having sexual intercourse and do not want to have a baby. There are nine methods of contraception. They are:
1. combined pill
2. progestogen -only pill (or 'mini pill')
3. injectable contraceptives
4. IUD (intra-uterine device)
5. diaphragm (or Dutch Capsicum) plus spermicide
6. contraceptive sponge.
7. condom.
8. natural methods (including the sympto thermal method) and.
9. sterilization of the man or the woman.

A tenth method, the morning-after pill, is for emergency use only.
Laparoscopy (la-pa-ROSS-ko-pi)An examination of a woman's uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries using an instrument called a laparoscope. The doctor puts the laparoscope through a small cut about 1 cm (3/8in) long close to the woman's navel.
Lesbian (LEZ-be-an) A woman who is sexually attracted to another women.
Libido (li-BEE-do) Your sex drive - the intensity of your sexual behavior feelings and how sexually active you are. Your libido is affected by your sex hormones. It is also affected by the situation you are in.
Sterilization (ste-ri-ly-ZAY-shun) A permanent method of contraception for both men and Pregnancy (Woman as a Mother) Sterilization makes you sterile, so you cannot start a baby. Male sterilization is called vasectomy and involves closing off both of the vas deferens, so that sperm cannot travel into the man's urethra and out of his penis. After a man has been sterilized, and once his semen no longer contains sperm, he cannot make a woman pregnant. But, he can still have erections, ejaculate and enjoy sex in the same way that he did before he was sterilized. Female sterilization involves closing off both fallopian tubes so that ova cannot travel into the uterus. This means that the woman cannot get pregnant. But, she still has menstrual periods and she can enjoy sex in the same ways that she did before she was sterilized.

Fertilization (fur-ti-ly-ZAY-shun) The moment when a sperm fertilizes an ovum and a baby starts. When a man and a woman have a sexual intercourse, the man put his erect penis into the woman's vagina. When he ejaculates, a small amount of semen containing up to 400 million tiny sperm shoots out of the end of his penis and into the woman's vagina. The sperm the swim through the woman's cervix into her uterus. Some get as far as the woman's fallopian tubes, where they may meet a mature ovum on its way to the uterus. Fertilization takes place, if one sperm manages to get through (or penetrate) the outer layer of the ovum and join with the ovum to form a new cell called a zygote. This new cell will eventuality develop into a baby. The woman does not produce any more ova while she is pregnant, so fertilization cannot happen again until after she has had the baby.

Foetus (FEE-tus) An unborn baby, which has been developing in a woman's uterus for at least 8 to 12 weeks. Before this, it is called an embryo.

Follicle ( FOL -I-kul STI-mew-lay-ting HOR-mone) A hormone produced by the pituitary gland. In girls, who have reached puberty and women, FSH (together with another hormone called Luteinizing Hormone ) makes between 10 and 20 follicles start to mature at the beginning of each menstrual cycle. It also controls ovulation. In boys, who have reached puberty and men, FSH makes the testes produced sperm.

Foreceps (FOR -seps) A surgical instrument which may be used by a doctor in the second stage of labour to gently pull the baby out of the mother's vagina. Forceps are shaped like a large pair of tongs.

Foreplay (For- Play) Kissing, licking and caressing in a sexually arousing way. Foreplay can happen before penetrative sexual intercourse to arouse both partner. It can also be complete sexual act in itself for people who do not want penetrative sexual intercourse.

Frigid (Fri-Jid) Someone who cannot sexually aroused. This doesn't necessarily mean they don't have sexual feelings. They may just be in the wrong situation or with the wrong person, when they have sexual contact.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) (pree-MEN-strew-ul SIN-drome) When a girl or woman has the same problems every time she has her menstrual period. The problems usually start a week or two before menstruation. They vary from woman to woman but include things like Some common definitions anxiety, mood swings, headaches, feeling dizzy, putting on weight, feeling bloated, sore breasts, and a craving for starchy and sweet things.

Progesterone (pro-JEST-a-rone) One of the female sex hormones produced by the ovaries. The other sex hormone is oestrogen.