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Your reproductive health

A mother and daughter.

What, exactly, is the female reproductive system? It is all the parts of your body involved in the process of creating babies, from your eggs (that can join with a sperm to make a baby) to your ovaries (which store the eggs) and from your uterus (where a baby grows) to your vagina (the passage to the outside).

As you grow, changes in your body can be very exciting — and sometimes scary or confusing. You can learn a lot about what to expect and how to protect your health. Girlshealth.gov is here to help!

We cover the following topics and more:

If you have questions, talk to your parents or guardians, school nurse, doctor or other health care professionals, or another adult you trust. And remember, no question is silly! Most adults have probably heard these questions before — and are happy to help you stay healthy.

 

Content last reviewed April 15, 2014
Page last updated May 23, 2014

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health.

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