What is Cervical Mucus?

The glands in a woman’s cervix secrete cervical mucus when stimulated by the hormone estrogen. Cervical mucus usually aids in conception as well as serves to protect the uterus from bacteria and various other foreign intruders. This cervical fluid is very important for conception because of its ability to keep the sperm alive for as …

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Cervical Mucus: No, You (Most Likely) Don’t Have an Infection!

Have you ever noticed that white discharge in your panties and instantly worried that you had gotten a UTI or some other kind of infection? Well, I am here to tell you that you are (most likely) perfectly fine! Overview Cervical mucus (CM) is produced by the lining of the cervical canal (Epithelial folds called …

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