Periods are a natural, healthy part of a girl's life. More on this topic for: Amenorrhea means not having a period. Substances produced by the body to control the functions of various organs. We support you using the language that feels best for you. Just like pads, tampons come in different sizes for heavier and lighter periods.
Uterus Your uterus is a muscular, pear-shaped organ.
Inside Scoop: Vagina and Uterus
If you do this every month, you may notice a pattern. Pads are worn inside your underwear to collect your menstrual flow. Some tampons do not have applicators and are inserted with just your fingers. A muscular organ located in the female pelvis that contains and nourishes the developing fetus during pregnancy. For example, fluids tend to be a bit heavier around the time a girl ovulates, which is when an egg is released from the ovary and moves into the fallopian tube. The egg travels through a thin tube called a fallopian tube to the uterus.