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- Light Spotting a Few Days Before Period
- History of Menstruation
- Do Animals Menstruate?
- Menstruation and Religion
- What does a human egg cell look like?
- Menstruation Facts
- Can I Flush Tampons Down the Toilet?
- Do girls have to reach a certain weight before they begin…
- Average Menstrual Cycle Length
- Transgendered men & menstruation
Tag Archives: fertility
All female placental mammals have a uterus lining (“endometrium”) that builds up when the animal is fertile. If the egg is not fertilized, most mammals reabsorb this lining into their uterus (“covert menstruation”), however a few mammals, including humans, shed this lining … Continue reading
Over the last six months I’ve started to experience light spotting a couple of days before each period begins. The spotting is very light and is usually a brownish colour (or sometimes red).
A baby girl is born with 1 to 2 million oocytes (human eggs) in her ovaries. When she hits puberty all but about 300,000 will have died before becoming mature eggs. Of these, 300 to 400 will be ovulated during … Continue reading
Average menstrual cycle lengths: A “menstrual cycle” is the period between the first day of one’s menstrual period to the first day of the next. The normal menstrual cycle for adolescents is between 21 and 45 days. This is slightly longer … Continue reading
I’ve heard that some women have “tipped uteruses” (also known as retroverted uteruses, or tilted uteruses), and I wondered whether women can know whether or not they have a tipped uterus based on the direction of their cervix.