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Answered 2015-03-06 22:18:26

Women have menstrual periods because this is a part of our reproductive cycle. Every cycle we ovulate and the uterus builds-up to prepare for possible pregnancy to care for the fetus, if a woman doesn't fall pregnant then the uterus lining sheds so it can start a fresh next cycle.

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