infecund


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infecund

(ɪnˈfiːkənd)
adj
a less common word for infertile
infecundity n
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2% of total MWRA) are infecund and are not at risk of pregnancy.
Among the 5380 urban residents, we excluded those not having sex, pregnant women, postpartum amenorrheic, infecund or menopausal women, women having infrequent sex or breastfeeding because they were considered not at risk of using modern contraceptives.
For each survey, women aged 15-49 who were married or in a union were categorized, according to standard DHS definitions, as either being contraceptive users, having unmet need, having no need or being infecund.
To assess the desire for additional children, women being sterilized or infecund (96 cases) were removed from the analysis.
Linking the "hooked noses" with Hirst, it thus becomes possible, through a complex metaleptical chain, to read Woolf as bewailing (through the Jew and in the novel as a whole) all that is erotically repulsive and threatening but also, ironically, infecund or unfertile.
1) not at risk for unintended pregnancy (not sexually active, infecund or wanting a child within the next two years);
b) Respondent was considered to not have had unmet need for contraception if she was using contraception to space or limit births, if she wanted a child within the next 2 years, or if she was menopausal or infecund.
Pope Paul VI, in Humanae vitae, stated that "If, then, there are serious motives to space out births, which derive from the physical and psychological conditions of husband and wife, or from external conditions, the Church teaches that it is then licit to take into account the rhythms immanent in the generative functions for the use of marriage in the infecund periods only, and in this way to regulate births without offending the moral principles which had been recalled earlier.
The marital act during pregnancy is acknowledged as being "open to new life", and so is the conyugal act in the infecund periods despite that fact that scientific calculation might practically eliminate the probability of any tansmission of life.
Table 2: Main Reason for not Using Contraception Infrequent/ Menopause/ Subfecund/ no sex hysterectomy Infecund Newar 4.
As regards met and unmet need for contraception, women who were pregnant, infecund or post-menopausal were defined as "not exposed to pregnancy", ([dagger]) while women with potential contraceptive need were those who did not want a child within the next two years who were "exposed to pregnancy".
Women in need of contraceptive services and supplies are women aged 13-44 who are 1) sexually active, that is, they have ever had sexual intercourse; 2) fecund, meaning that neither they nor their partners have been contraceptively sterilized and they do not believe that they are infecund for any reason; and 3) during at least part of the year, neither intentionally pregnant nor trying to become pregnant.