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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



growth spurt


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


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


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


sexual health clinics