The uterus is much more than a baby bag, it is a hormone responsive sex organ that supports the bladder and the bowel. Among the many important functions of the uterus is cardiovascular protection. When only the uterus is removed women have 3X more heart disease than intact women, and 7X greater when the ovaries are removed. Watch the short video "Female Anatomy: the Functions of the Female Organs" at www.hersfoundation.org/anatomy.
This is an important video that every woman and girl, man and boy should see.