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what hormones do males and females produce

male- testosterone


female0 oestrogen and progesterone

changes that occur in a girl entering womenhood

moody


anxious


growth spurt


periods


ovaries develop ripened eggs


pubic hair

cervix- strong muscle between the uterus and vagina with a small opening for period, holds in baby




fallopian tubes- two tubes leading from the uterus, eggs released each month travel down this tubes, sperm swim up tubes to fertilize egg

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periods last 28 days, what are their stages?

1 (menstruation) the lining of the uterus sheds if the gg is unfertilized lasts 1-7days




2 (repair phase) a new lining for the uterus is started days 8-12




3. ovulation an egg is released days 13-15




4. receptive phase, lining of the uterus thickens ready to recieve egg days 16-22




5. premenstrual phase days 23-28 if the egg is not fertillized the lining of the uterus begins to break down again


starts over

contraception?

1. prevents pregnancy


2. allows couple to plan when they want to have a child


3. the word means to prevent the male sperm from reaching the female egg

where can a women get advice on contraception?

books at the library


internet


sexual health clinics


gp's