SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Essential Reproduction


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Contributors vii Preface viii How to use this book x Acknowledgements xi About the companion website xii Part 1: Introduction 1 1 What is reproduction? 3 2 The infrastructure of reproduction 13 Part 2: Making women and men 35 3 Sex 37 4 Sexual maturation 53 5 Gender 72 6 Sexual selection 88 Part 3: Preparing for pregnancy 107 7 Making sperm 109 8 Men 128 9 Making eggs 139 10 Women 158 Part 4: Making an embryo 181 11 Sperm and eggs 183 12 Fertilization 197 13 Initiating pregnancy 215 Part 5: Maintaining a pregnancy 237 14 Supporting the embryo and fetus 239 15 Growing the fetus 257 16 Fetal challenges 270 Part 6: A new individual 289 17 Preparing for birth 291 18 Giving birth 301 19 Lactation 318 20 Postnatal care 330 Part 7: Manipulating reproduction 345 21 Controlling fertility 347 22 Restoring fertility 363 23 Society and reproduction 383 Index 395

About the Author

Martin H. Johnson MA, PhD, FRCOG, FRSB, FMedSci, FRS Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Sciences, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge; Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, UK; Honorary Academic Fellow of St Paul's College, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Essential Reproduction (Essentials) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top