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Girl Talk
It happens to everyone
Reproduction
Miscellaneous

100

What are the changes that happen to boys during puberty?
grow facial hair, voice becomes deeper, increased size of reproductive organs

100

What are changes that happen to girls at puberty?
hips and breasts increase in size, underarm hair grows, begin menstruating

100

What is a growth spurt?
A rapid increase in height and weight during adolescence

100

What is it called when the sperm combines with the egg?
Fertilization

100

During sleep, males experience erections and ejaculation. What is this called?
Nocturnal Emission. It's completely normal!!

200

What is the external male reproductive organ?
The penis

200

What is it called when a girl sheds the spongy blood-filled lining of the uterus?
Menstruation

200

True or false: everyone goes through puberty at the same time.
False, everyone begins and completes puberty at different times. Average age to begin puberty is 11.5 for males and 10.5 years for females.

200

What is it called when the muscles of a women's uterus begin to squeeze the fetus out?
Contractions during labor

200

What are chemicals in the body that control the changes that happen during puberty?
Hormones

300

What is produced by the testicles after puberty begins?
Sperm

300

What is PMS?
Physical and emotional symptoms that typically occur 5-11 days before menstruation.

300

During puberty, this may be come from pores in the armpit.
Body odor

300

How are nutrients transferred from mom to baby during pregnancy?
Through the placenta

300

Which hormone triggers the changes that happen to boys during puberty?
Testosterone

400

What is it called when sexual arousal causes the penis to fill with blood?
Erection

400

What is produced by the ovaries and is necessary to create a baby?
Eggs

400

The percentage of US teens who say it would be easier to postpone sexual activity if they were able to talk more openly about sex with their parents? 55% 10% 87% 33%
87%

400

Which country has the highest estimated number of teenage pregnancies per year?
The United States

400

Which hormones trigger the changes that happen to girls during puberty?
Estrogen and progesterone

500

How does semen leave the penis?
Ejaculation

500

True or False: Women are able to tell when they are ovulating based on how they feel?
False. It can be very difficult to tell when you are ovulating (and thus, when you can get pregnant).

500

A common skin condition for boys and girls during puberty
Acne

500

How many weeks is the average pregnancy?
40 weeks

500

Name someone you can go to who can explain all the changes which are occurring.
Parents, teachers, school nurses, guidance counselors, doctors.