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The Female Reproductive System

The female reproductive system includes the following organs and glands: Ovaries Produce female hormones: estrogen and progesterone Produce one ripened egg (called ovum) each menstrual cycle Each cycle one of the ovaries produces an egg, which develops in a small...

The Male Reproductive System

The male reproductive system includes the following organs and glands: Scrotum Contains the testes, the sperm producing organs The location of the scrotum, outside the body, behind the penis, help to maintain the temperature, ensuring normal sperm production. Testes...

The Menstrual Cycle

Understanding What Happens Not every woman experiences a standard 28-day cycle. Some women may have longer or shorter cycles and still be fertile. Day 1 The first day of your cycle is the first day of blood flow. Some women bleed for 3-6 days, others 2-3 days. It is...