9 Things Every Woman Must Know About Her Fertility

Whether or not you want babies, your fertility can be a window into your overall health. Here's a puberty-to-menopause handbook covering the facts of life every woman needs to know.

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Your fertility

by Hallie Levine

We spend a large part of our lives either trying to get pregnant or trying not to get pregnant. But fertility is about far more than sperm meeting egg. The female reproductive system involves not just your lady parts but also your brain, your love handles, and so much more, including a delicate balance of hormones that affect you from head to toe. Use this holistic guide to learn more about the link between your overall health and monthly cycle.

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