Three Phases of Menstruation • Follicular phase (pre-ovulatory phase) • Ovulation • The luteal phase (post-ovulatory phase). • The average Menstrual Cycle lasts 28 days • Menstrual Cycles are counted from the first day of menstrual bleeding.
UTIs • Bacterial infection within urinary tract • Women are most suceptible • Causes: bacteria around rectal area, sexual intercourse, holding in urine too long • Symptoms: burning sensation during urination, frequent urinating, blood in urine • Prevention: drink plenty of clean H2O, wiping front back, clean genital area before AND after intercourse
Let Them Know.. • Not to wash/contact genital area with collected rain water, especially if it has not been purified • Water can be cleaned easiest by boiling it; bottled water works even better if available • Explain to them the purpose for contraceptives (mainly condoms).
Haiti Statistics • 266,000 Births/Year • Infant mortality rate: 53 deaths/1000 live births • Maternal mortality rate: 350 deaths/100,000 live births • Contraceptive Prevalence: 32% • Prenatal care, at least one visit: 85% • Prenatal care, at least four visits: 54% • Delivery care, skilled attendant at birth: 26% • Delivery care, institutional delivery: 25%
Medical Creole Phrases • Kombetimounougenyen? • How many children do you have? • Eskeoukon gen lafyev? • Do you used to have a fever? • Eskeoufesik? • Are you a diabetic? • Kikotelife mal? • Where does it hurt?
Ki denyefwaou ten gen ou? • When is the last time you had your period? • Eskeou gen diare? • Do you have diarrhea? • Mwen pa gen apeti? • I have no appetite • Mwenendispoze • I fainted
Poster Time! • Safe Sex Charts • Female Reproductive System • Male Reproductive System