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The Vagina

The clitoris is pure in purpose. It is the only organ in the body designed purely for pleasure. Every woman is wired differently. Some women’s nerves branch more in the vagina; other women’s nerves branch more in the clitoris. Some branch a great deal in the perineum, or at the mouth of the cervix. That accounts for some of the differences in female sexual response.

All living things reproduce. Reproduction — the process by which organisms make more organisms like themselves — is one of the things that set living things apart from nonliving matter. But even though the reproductive system is essential to keeping a species alive, unlike other body systems, it’s not essential to keeping an individual alive.

In the human reproductive process, two kinds of sex cells or gametes are involved. The male gamete, or sperm, and the female gamete, the egg or ovum, meet in the female’s reproductive system. The female needs a male to fertilize her egg, even though it is she who carries offspring through pregnancy and childbirth. When the sperm fertilizes, or meets, the egg, this fertilized egg is called the zygote. The zygote goes through a process of becoming an embryo and developing into a fetus to give birth a baby.

Unlike the male, the human female has a reproductive system located entirely in the pelvis (that’s the lowest part of the abdomen). The external part of the female reproductive organs is called the vulva, which means covering. Located between the legs, the vulva covers the opening to the vagina and other reproductive organs located inside the body.

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A female’s internal reproductive organs are the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.

The vagina: Vagina is the lowest portion of the female genital tract .It receives the penis during intercourse and is the natural route of elimination of uterine secretions and the fetus annexes during child birth.  

 Vagina is a muscular, hollow tube that extends from the vaginal opening to the uterus. The vagina is about 3 to 5 inches (8 to 12 centimeters) long in a grown woman. Because it has muscular walls it can expand and contract. This ability to become wider or narrower allows the vagina to accommodate something as slim as a tampon and as wide as a baby. The vagina’s muscular walls are lined with mucous membranes, which keep it protected and moist. The vagina has several functions: for sexual intercourse, as the pathway that a baby takes out of a woman’s body during childbirth, and as the route for the menstrual blood (the period) to leave the body from the uterus.

A very thin piece of skin-like tissue called the hymen partly covers the opening of the vagina. Hymens are often different from person to person. Most women find their hymens have stretched or torn after their first sexual experience, and the hymen may bleed a little (this usually causes little, if any, pain). Some women who have had sex don’t have much of a change in their hymens, though.

The vagina connects with the uterus, or womb, at the cervix. The cervix has strong, thick walls. The opening of the cervix is very small (no wider than a straw), which is why a tampon can never get lost inside a girl’s body. During childbirth, the cervix can expand to allow a baby to pass.

Not to mention, vagina is not only useful for having intercourse, but also for nourishing and keeping the female reproductive tract alive. And someone has rightly said, “The heart is capable of sacrifice. So is the vagina. The heart is able to forgive and repair. It can change its shape to let us in. It can expand to let us out. So can the vagina. It can ache for us and stretch for us, die for us and bleed and bleed us into this difficult, wondrous world. So can the vagina’’. Jokes Apart, Know about your reproductive organs and spread the knowledge because sex education is very much needed to make you confident and boost your mental health in order to fight with social stigma that represents unhelpful taboo.