Which layer of the uterine wall is sloughed during menses? Which layer contracts during childbirth?
Endometrium is the innermost layer of uterine wall. This is mucosal layer. The thickness of this layer changes during menstrual cycle, and shedding of this wall is called menstrual bleeding .
Myometrium is the middle layer. It is composed of muscle cells. This layer contracts during the process of childbirth .