Anatomy

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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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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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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