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The Female Reproductive System Channel answers your questions about parts of the female anatomy and how they function. Learn how the different parts of the female reproductive system work in this section.

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Why are breasts different sizes?

During puberty, breasts don't always receive identical amounts of the hormone that makes them grow. Why does this happen, and how common is perfect symmetry anyway?


How Female Puberty Works

 How Female Puberty Works

Female puberty marks a tough transition to adulthood. From body development, periods and hormonal mood changes, learn what to expect in female puberty. See more »

Do you really need to have a period every month?

 Do you really need to have a period every month?

A monthly period is how Mother Nature would have her way with women, but is a monthly period necessary? Birth control manufacturers don't think so. See more »

Are female orgasms essential to continuing the human species?

 Are female orgasms essential to continuing the human species?

Female orgasms could be connected to the continuance of the human species -- or not. Learn about female orgasms and the human species continuance link. See more »

If a woman has two wombs, can she get pregnant in both?

 If a woman has two wombs, can she get pregnant in both?

A couple of months ago in Britain, three babies were born from two separate wombs -- inside the same woman. See more »

What to Ask During Your First Reproductive Health Appointment

 What to Ask During Your First Reproductive Health Appointment

What to ask during your first reproductive health appointment is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about what to ask during your first reproductive health appointment from Discovery Health. See more »

Your Menstrual Period

 Your Menstrual Period

Your menstrual period can be easier if you know what to expect each month. Learn more about your menstrual period from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Bartholin Gland

 Bartholin Gland

What is the definition of Bartholin Glands? Learn about how Bartholin Glands assist in lubrication during sex. See more »

Breasts

 Breasts

What is the definition of breasts? Learn about the anatomy and functions of men's and women's breasts. See more »

 G-spot

What is the definition of a g-spot? Learn about g-spots and how they can vary from person to person. See more »

 Pap Smear

What is the definition of a pap smear? Learn about the origins and purpose of pap smear in preventing and detecting reproductive problems in women. See more »