The female reproductive system grows and changes during puberty, making it physically possible to get pregnant and have children. Youth generally experience the changes of puberty between ages 9 and 16. This pamphlet clearly describes the female reproductive system and how it works. It includes answers to common questions and information on how to keep the reproductive system healthy. Also available in Spanish.
- Clearly explains female reproductive anatomy and physiology
- Provides simple, color illustrations to show internal and external reproductive organs
- Explains that having periods, or menstruating, begins during puberty and is controlled by hormones
- Describes what happens during the menstrual cycle
- Notes that breasts are also reproductive organs
- Discusses how to take care of your breasts by watching for any changes