Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes for each chapter have been provided to help keep track of the key concepts you need to master in each chapter.

1. Describe the anatomy of the male and female reproductive systems and how these develop from the foetal structures into the sexually differentiated structures of the mature male and female

2. Describe the endocrine regulation of function of the reproductive systems, pregnancy, birth and lactation

3. Recognise the interaction between the physiological and psychological/emotional interaction between male and female in achieving conception

4. Understand the way in which the mother adapts to the demands of pregnancy and lactation