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The Process of Conception

March 12, 2017By
The Process of Conception

The Biology Vaginal sex is the insertion of a male’s penis into a female’s vagina. This process can lead to pregnancy, with the male’s sperm fertilizing the female’s egg during ovulation. If the egg implants in the uterus, the female will become pregnant. Every month, a woman’s body prepares for pregnancy. First, an egg grows […]

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Male Anatomy

November 9, 2015By
Male Anatomy

While female reproductive organs are located entirely inside the pelvis, male reproductive organs are located both outside and inside the pelvis. The male reproductive organs include: Two testicles, (also known as testes) which produce and store sperm (the male reproductive cell), and produce the hormone, testosterone The duct system, which is made up of the […]

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Constipation: A Real Pain in the Behind

February 7, 2015By
Constipation: A Real Pain in the Behind

What is Constipation? Has this ever happened to you? You are away at summer camp or on a family trip, the first week goes by, you’re having so much fun and then you realize – you haven’t pooped! You became CONSTIPATED. Let’s look at a definition: CONSTIPATION (kon-stuh-PAY-shun): A condition in which a person – […]

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Out With the Old: Elimination Parts

January 30, 2015By
Out With the Old: Elimination Parts

Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder, Urethra, Rectum, Anus Now here’s some really interesting ground to cover: Elimination. Getting rid of Waste. Also known as PEE and POO. Kidneys: Like two little factories working, working, working, all the time, your kidneys sit above your pelvis Kidneys work to filter out what your body doesn’t need for nutrition before […]

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Digestive Parts – Your Guts

January 30, 2015By
Digestive Parts – Your Guts

Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Appendix  Digestion is HUGE. Your body does it from the moment you eat breakfast in the morning and all night long after dinner! Basically once food or drink hits your mouth you start to digest; enzymes start to break the food down, and nutrients start to make their way into your […]

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What’s a Pelvis Anyway?

December 13, 2014By
What’s a Pelvis Anyway?

What exactly is your pelvis? Is it where your belly button is? Is it just where your private parts are? Actually, it’s pretty much all of  region below your belt. Your pelvis is a wonderful and mysterious place. Welcome! The protective parts of your pelvis are like walls, barriers, castle moats, and cushions, holding and […]

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The Pelvic Region

December 13, 2014By
The Pelvic Region

Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes, Uterus, Endometrium, Cervix, Vagina A woman’s pelvis holds a unique and powerful gift: the possibility of life! This section is about the parts within your pelvic region having to do with periods and babies – in proper terms, reproduction. The first thing you may notice, if you look back at the drawing […]

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The Process of Menstruation

October 14, 2014By 0 Comments
The Process of Menstruation

Just as puberty begins in some girls earlier than for other girls, the same applies to a period. Some girls may get their periods as early as 10, while others as late as 15. It’s easy to focus on the visible part of having a period, the blood. However, you may not have learned what […]

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Words You Should Know

October 12, 2014By
Words You Should Know

Reproductive (ree-pro-DUC-tiv): The system within your pelvic region that creates and supports new life Puberty (PYOO-ber-tee): The age when your reproductive organs become “activated,” creating the start of periods, the growth of pubic hair, and many other changes in the body Cycle (CY-cul): Not something you ride – It’s when an event or situation repeats itself in the […]

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That’s Called What?

October 10, 2014By
That’s Called What?

If you come from a faith-based or cultural community, you may have grown up not knowing the correct anatomical terms for your private parts. Depending on the family and culture you grew up in, you either referred to that area as simply “private area” or you had specific “code words” for those body parts. The […]

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