Endometriosis

Endometriosis

What is endometriosis?Endometriosis is a very common yet painful condition, affecting around 1 in 10 people with a uterus. It is characterised by the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) growing out…
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The Female Anatomy

The Female Anatomy

A guide to the Female Anatomy and Reproductive System This article provides an overview of the location and function of the various internal reproductive female sex organs and external structures…
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The Pelvic Floor & Kegel Exercises

The Pelvic Floor & Kegel Exercises

What is the pelvic floor?The pelvic floor includes layers attached to the pelvic bone, which act as a hammock to support pelvic organs including the vagina, uterus, bladder and bowel.Why does the the…
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Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids

What are fibroids?Fibroids (often referred to as uterine fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas) are growths of muscular tissue that form within the walls of the uterus. They are very common, affecting an…
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Is my Vagina Normal?

Is my Vagina Normal?

Our pursuit of the designer vagina. You are not alone if, at some stage, you have thought “Is my vagina normal?”, “Is my vagina too big or too small?” or “Are my lips normal?”. Whilst there h…
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​Living Plastic Free

​Living Plastic Free

A guide to living with less plastic Living completely plastic-free life may seem like an insurmountable task and can prevent you from starting to make changes at all. We’ve put together some tips on…
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Creating a Period Positive House

Creating a Period Positive House

I recently read an article by Cath Hakanson which struck a chord with me. Cath helps parents of adolescents become sex-wise and create open and honest relationships with their kids and the a…
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Symptoms and Prevention of TSS

Symptoms and Prevention of TSS

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare but life-threatening condition which can affect children, men and women. It is caused when Staphylococcus Aureus bacteria, which is found on the skin, in th…
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Missing Periods - Amenorrhea

Missing Periods - Amenorrhea

Have your periods gone missing?What is Amenorrhea? Amenorrhea is a symptom whereby the menstrual cycle has been absent for three or more consecutive periods. There are two forms of amenorrhea; P…
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The Menstrual Cycle

The Menstrual Cycle

The Menstrual CycleEducational video on menstruationby Emma BryceThis might seem hard to believe, but right now, 300 million women across the planet are experiencing the same thing: a period.The month…
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Menstrual Cup Public Bathroom Hacks

Menstrual Cup Public Bathroom Hacks

Handy public bathroom hacks for menstrual cup users. Some people are totally fine with washing their menstrual cup in public bathroom sink. It may gross other bathroom users out but may also op…
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Adolescents and Menstrual Cups

Adolescents and Menstrual Cups

Considering using a menstrual cup as a teen? If you’re new to getting your period, you will probably be considering all the options for managing your menstrual flow. The JuJu Menstrual Cup is a cone…
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Symptoms and Signs of Menstruation

Symptoms and Signs of Menstruation

7 signs your period may be coming. By paying attention to your body, you can learn how to recognise when your period is going to start. If you are a meticulous timekeeper, then you probably know e…
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8 Period Myths and Misconceptions

8 Period Myths and Misconceptions

Busting menstruation myths – get the facts! Myth: Exercise should be avoided during menstruation. Taking part in sports and physical exercise is encouraged and has many benefits. Endorphins releas…
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