Menopause is a natural cycle of every woman. A new chapter in your life where the experience can be modified a ton by your own state of mind and how you feel about this particular moment in your life.

Regardless of how you feel about the subject, this is what you have to know. Continue reading “Menopause”

For a young lady, “gynecologist” can be terrifying. Walking into the examination room, most young ladies won’t comprehend what to expect, so usually left to her mom or parental figure to help her through the procedure. While you may utilize your very own experience as a timetable for when to take your little girl to the gynecologist, each person is unique. Continue reading “Taking Your Daughter To The Gynecologist for the First Time?”

The expression “Know thyself” is old as Ancient Egypt, since it is inscribed on the walls of the sanctuary at Luxor. One engraving peruses “The body is the house of God.” [That is the reason it is said] “Man, know thyself”. Another says, “Man, know thyself, and you will know the gods”. Continue reading “The Importance of Tracking your Period”

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”

Today’s article is about a serious topic that is being misunderstood because there is not much information out there: Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

70-80 percent of new mothers are influenced by “baby blues” while the rest 10-20 percent actually experience the effects of postpartum depression, which lasts much longer than just a few weeks and with much more intense emotions. Continue reading “Baby Blues vs Postpartum Depression”

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.

Continue reading “Q&A about the “Morning after pill””

Did you realize that an expected 150 million ladies overall take anti-conception medication pills?
Such worldwide use of birth control pills stresses me because most women have no idea of how serious their health might be compromised. It’s  believed that these pills are frequently recommended to address symptoms (like spotting, cramping, acne and irregular periods) rather than study the real causes of these symptoms.
Numerous ladies don’t consider the genuine and unsafe reactions of these engineered hormones. However you owe it to your body, and to your future kids, to know more about this.

Continue reading “The truth about birth control pills”

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?”