Wake County Public School System Human Growth & Development

Report
Human Growth & Development
Female
Reproductive
System
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Ground Rules
 Be Respectful
 Exhibit Maturity
 Demonstrate
Patience
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Introducing…
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The
Question
Box
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Just a Reminder
The following information is
important in understanding
the female reproductive
system, please remember to
be respectful
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Time for a Movie
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The Basics of Breasts & Bras
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Female Reproductive Organs
The following images are a
frontal view…if a female
was standing directly in
front of you (similar to this
picture)
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Internal Reproductive
Organs
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Internal Reproductive Organs
A Closer Look
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Internal Reproductive Organs
Ovary
Ovary – houses the ova or egg cells until they
reach maturity
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Internal Reproductive Organs
Fallopian
Tubes
Fallopian Tubes - (a.k.a. Oviducts or Uterine
tubes) transport ova from the ovaries to the
uterus
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Internal Reproductive Organs
Uterus
Uterus – (a.k.a. the womb) is the organ that
protects and nourishes a developing baby
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Internal Reproductive Organs
Cervix
Cervix – connects the vagina and the uterus, it is approximately
1 cm in diameter and is at the lower end of the uterus
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Internal Reproductive Organs
Vagina
Vagina – (a.k.a. – birth canal) muscular, hollow
tube that leads from the uterus to the outside
body
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External Reproductive
Organs
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External
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External
Mons
Pubis
Mons Pubis – fatty tissue over the pubic bone,
covered with pubic hair
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External
Vaginal
Opening
Vaginal Opening – opening that leads to the
vagina and other internal female reproductive
organs
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External
Labia
Labia Major – Outer folds of skin that protect
the female genitals
Labia Minor – Inner folds of skin
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Menstrual Cycle
28 Day Cycle
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Menstrual Cycle
Day 1 - 5
MENSTRUATION begins - (a girl gets her
period) The extra blood & lining of the uterus
is shed, meanwhile another egg is maturing in
an ovary
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Menstrual Cycle
Day 6 - 14
The lining of the uterus begins to build-up
with nutrient rich blood, at approximately day
14 OVULATION occurs.
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Menstrual Cycle
Day 15 - 28
The ovum travels down the fallopian tube, the
ovum reaches the uterus & hormone levels
change, breakdown process begins
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Menstruation
Cycle Repeats
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Just the Facts… PLEASE!
Common Myths
•Everyone gets
cramps
•Cramps are
unbearable
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Just the Facts… PLEASE!
Common Myths
• A girl cannot swim
while on her period
• A girl cannot
participate in sports
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Meet Adel Essence
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Body Image
It Begins At An Early Age
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Body Image
The Message from MEDIA
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The End
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