Female reproductive system
The female reproductive system is involved in sexuality and fertility. It includes the vagina, womb (uterus), fallopian tubes and ovaries. Menstrual periods, ovulation, pregnancy, birth and menopause are part of the female reproductive cycle.
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Topic: Introduction to the female reproductive system
New life begins when a male sex cell (sperm) fertilises a female egg (ovum) within the female reproductive system.
A woman at high risk of a particular disease should be regularly tested regardless of her age.
Adjusting to the many changes that happen around puberty can be difficult for both parents and young people.