answered on 7 Jun 2019:
last edited 7 Jun 2019 4:55 am
The menstrual cycle is the process that female bodies go through in order to prepare the woman to support a baby as it grows in the uterus. Hormones are important because they are the ones that help to organize the steps of the whole process.For example, at one point of the cycle, the ovaries make hormones called estrogen and progesterone which cause the womb/uterus to develop a thick lining of tissue that is rich in blood/nutrients. This lining is to provide nutrients and housing for the fertilized egg (if there is one in that cycle). If not, the lining will break down and then out it goes. This is one example to show the role of a hormone in the cycle.