07/03/2013 08:15 am ET Updated Jul 03, 2013

Surprising Reproductive System Facts: Test Your Know-How (QUIZ)


Ah, the glorious reproductive system. It's such an important part of women's lives, and yet so many of us know so little about it.

It's not our fault, really. If we're lucky, we get a crash course in what's what when we are tweens or teens in sex ed class, then it's just little drips and drabs of info gleaned from our annual visits to the OBGYN. But health experts say there are good, nay great, reasons for us women to brush up on our facts. Understanding how the reproductive system works helps us monitor our own well being and get help when something seems off. It also helps us make smart, informed decisions about big issues like family planning, and grounds us in the sense that we have agency when it comes to our reproductive health.

So, think you know all about your reproductive system? Take our quiz and put your know-how to the test. And if there are any favorite factoids we left off the list, let us know in the comments.

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Reproductive System?

How Well Do You Know Your Reproductive System