The menstrual cycle is the reproductive cycle which takes place in the females of primates. The cycle is responsible for the generation of the female gamete or ovum. The information about the cycle can help in family planning. The people should be educated about the phases of the cycle and the events that take place during these phases. The best time to conceive and the time to avoid pregnancy can be calculated which can help to avoid unwanted pregnancies. This will help to maintain healthy reproductive life and help in maintaining the number of children and the gap between two children.