When does meiosis occur and how many times does it happen?

I am a bit confused on the whole meiosis progress.What i want to know is- when does meiosis actually take place i.e is it happening all the time in our bodies constantly or is there a specific time when it happens and how many times is this progress repeated?? If it does happen all the time then what happens to the... show more I am a bit confused on the whole meiosis progress.What i want to know is- when does meiosis actually take place i.e is it happening all the time in our bodies constantly or is there a specific time when it happens and how many times is this progress repeated?? If it does happen all the time then what happens to the thousands of gametes that are produced from a result of this??Please help.
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