Do any of these sound familiar to you?

  • You need to change even a king sized tampon each couple of hours
  • You never wear white, or light shaded jeans amid your period
  • You wear an evening time cushion, not only at night but at all times
  • You can’t recall the last time you dozed through a whole night during your period
  • You sense that you spend an absurd measure of cash on disposable feminine products every Month

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It’s one of greatest annoyances: finding a method of contraception that works for both your body and your way of life. With such number of options nowadays (15 to be correct), it can be entirely befuddling (and down-right overpowering) to filter through all the information out there. That is the reason Dr Deborah Bateson from Family Planning NSW provided answers to all your most asked questions. Continue reading “How To Choose The Perfect Contraceptive Method Made For You”

Emergency contraception is likewise known as the ‘morning after pill’. It ss most effective when taken within 24 hours (1 day) of unprotected sex, however it can be taken up to 96 hours (4 days). You can get it without a prescription at any pharmacy

What is the morning after pill?

This pill contains a high dosage of progestogen hormone and it prevents around 85% of expected pregnancies if taken up to about three days of having intercourse. The emergency contraception pill or ECP is not a pill for abortion; if you are pregnant, this pill won’t work.

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Maybe you are trying to get pregnant at this moment, or maybe you are just curious about how your body and emotions change during this period. The thing is, the more you know about ovulation, the better you will understand your menstrual cycle. Understanding your menstrual cycle will help you spot any unusual symptoms, also to figure out when is the best moment to conceive.

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When you’re longing to be a mother.

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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.
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