Blastocyst and Implantation

  1. Explain the following concepts:

a.Asexual – sexual reproduction.

b. Mitosis – Meiosis

c.Diploid – Haploid

d. Gametes

e. Fertilization



h. Blastocyst



k.Embryo – Fetus

  1. Explain fertilization process from cellular level to fetus (as per video time 1:08:00)
  2. After learning about fertilization process, and according to nature and objectively, and scientifically speaking, when does human life begin? Why?

Start watching after time: 1:42; you’re welcome to watch the video from the beginning, but the answers to the following question are given one hour and 42 minutes into this second video.

  1. Explain difference of spontaneous and procured abortion. Ethical impact of each one
  2. Why can the contraceptive pill, the IUD and the “morning after” pill also be considered abortifacients?
  3. Abortion methods, depending on the stage of pregnancy. Explain each one.
  4. Roe Vs. Wade, describe the case, and provide a summary of Norma McCorvey’s life.
  5. Describe some better alternatives to abortion

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