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Contraception
...  are hormone-based. These pills aid in the prevention of pregnancy in a variety of ways: it thickens the cervical mucous to prevent the egg and sperm to unite, and alters the uterus so that the fertilized egg could not attach in it and develop. It is available in many forms such as: birth control pills, injectables, patches, and rings. These contraceptives are known to alter the hormones,  ...

Menstrual Cycle
...  releases blood to indicate that fertilization has not taken place. It is the body’s natural way of cleansing the uterine wall which would have been a place where fertilization occured. The unfertilized egg is also discharged but it it too tiny to be seen. As a rule, women monitor their menstrual cycle and use this is as a tool to know when they are in ovulating and maybe pregnant or  ...

Uterus
...  that is firmer than the other parts of the vagina. The Fallopian tubes – the fallopian tubes extend on both sides of the uterus. This is usually the part of the vagina through which the unfertilized egg cells travel through when a woman is ovulating, meaning she is producing eggs. These tubes are also the part where the fertilization of the egg cell by the male’s sperm cell  ...

Gonads
...  and the facilitation of the uterus’ changes. Progesterone is secreted by the corpus luteum. This hormone is only useful before and throughout pregnancy. It prepares the uterus to accept the fertilized egg and thereafter safeguards the egg from experiencing unplanned  ...

Uterine Wall
...  cells and it has glands that produce fluids for menstruation and other related, natural functions. When the steroid hormones of the ovaries stimulates, this layer prepares for the reception of a fertilized egg. The second layer, the stratum basale, is the layer that rebuilds after menstruation. The second layer is characterized by vascular qualities.  ...


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