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Why Does the Lining of the Uterus Thicken?

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The lining of the uterus thickens every month so as to receive and nourish a fertilized egg. It does this to prepare the uterus for pregnancy in case it happens. However, if the egg does not become fertilized, the lining sheds of.
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I may not be a doctor or so but i believe it has something to do with that when a woman is pregnant she needs to have the uterus thick otherwise the fetus would be "flushed"
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To prepare for a baby. If the egg is not fertilized, then the lining is shed and you get your period.
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Hormonal changes alter the way your body breaks down and then stores fat, which results in fat accumulating in your tummy and around your waist. You may notice that your waistline
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If pregnancy doesn't occur,hormone levels drop, and the thickened lining of
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