What Every Woman Should Know
Reproductive Health Vocabulary!
What is it? It is where the fetus grows and where menstrual blood is developed.
What is it? The top of the uterus
Name: Fallopian tubes
What are they? The tubes that connect your ovaries and your uterus.
What do they do? Where the eggs are stored and the site of hormone production
Name: Outer lips/labia majora:
What does it do? Protects the inner lips
Name: Inner lips/labia minora
What does it do? Swells during sexual intercourse and foreplay
What is it? The opening of the vagina
What is it? The muscular canal/pathway that connects the uterus to the vulva
What is it? The neck of the uterus. The part of the body that connects the uterus to the vagina. Dilates during childbirth to allow the baby to pass through the uterus and out the vagina
What is it? The thin membrane covering part of the vaginal opening. It can break during physical activity, or during sexual intercourse with penetration.
So much more for a later post!