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Understanding the Body

This section is all about understanding the reproductive system in men and women. It’s particularly useful if you want to understand:

  • how the reproductive organs work
  • the menstrual cycle (ovulation and periods)
  • what’s involved in conception (getting pregnant)
  • how contraception works to prevent pregnancy

Read more here; My Body, how it works

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