Menstrual cups are becoming famous around the world, even though some women think of this in a scary way, here I will explain some reasons why you should switch to a menstrual cup right now! Continue reading “About menstrual cups”
A brief history of this feminine hygiene staple.
Have you ever considered what you would do without tampons? Most menstruating women in the US in 2017 don’t have to think twice about the choice between pads and tampons. Continue reading “Who Invented Tampons?”
Photo: Rachel Crowe
Unless you’re actively trying to have a baby, getting your period is a monthly sign that you’re not pregnant, and can be a relief.
So what happens when you’re on point with tracking your cycle, but no bleeding happens on day 1?
Before you panic and buy pregnancy tests, consider these 5 possibilities for why your period might be later than usual. Continue reading “5 Reasons Your Period Could Be Late [Infographic]”
When you’re longing to be a mother.
Photo: Valeria Boltneva
If the barrage of tear-inducing television ads and talk of special Sunday brunches hasn’t tipped you off, Mother’s Day is approaching. It can be a beautiful holiday to celebrate the mothers in our lives, true.
But what about those of us who are aching to be mothers and don’t have a child yet?
Women hoping to get pregnant find Mother’s Day much more difficult than enjoyable.
For those of us who feel this way, we’re offering six suggestions to get through Mother’s Day without feeling emotionally drained.
Continue reading “5 Steps to Getting Through Mother’s Day”
Let’s talk menstruation.
Photo: Joshua Ness
Aunt flo, red tide, that time of month, shark week. There are literally thousands of euphemisms for menstruation so that you don’t have to talk about it, but what happens when we do want to share?
And what happens when you want to share with those closest to you? Sharing is easier than ever with period tracking apps, but how do you know which information to share, and what to keep to yourself?
So…what’s the answer? What’s the right amount of sharing, and how much is too much? What’s the right answer? Wait for it…. Continue reading “Should I Talk About My Cycle With My Partner?”