Female Body

There's no such thing as a 'typical woman' – everyone's body looks a bit different. But in this section we look at the things women have in common, like the changes that happen when a girl goes through puberty, and the personal care that a healthy body needs.

Facts

Handling bacterial vaginosis in relationships

Richard and Jola have been dating for about six months. The relationship, and the sex, has been incredible. They both feel lucky to have found a partner who meets their expectations and with equal sex drive.

Menstruation, ovulation, and fertilisation: All you need to know

Towards the end of puberty, you start having periods. Having a period means losing some blood through your vagina approximately once a month. Most women and girls lose between two and four tablespoons of blood each month. You can use tampons or sanitary towels (pads) to soak it up.