Interesting Facts About A Woman's Reproductive System

Interesting facts about the reproductive sytem

When not pregnant the uterus measures the size of a pear, approx 7 cm long by 5 cm wide. When pregnant it can expand to more than 500 times its size to around the size of a watermelon.

Our uterus not only can grow a human it is the only organ that can grow another organ.... a placenta! 

After birth it takes 6 weeks to contract back to its original size.

The placenta in many cultures is held in very high regard and sacred. It is a symbol of life and vitality. 

During an orgasm the uterus also contracts.

On average a women will have 450 periods during her life time

You are born with approx 2 million eggs.

An ovum or egg is the largest cell in the human body.