Reproductive Health

So Well, So Woman prides itself on being a reproductive and sexual health blog for women, so this archive includes some of our most popular and relevant blog posts on female reproductive wellness! I hope you find the education here helpful and enlightening as we work to crush the stigma surrounding talking about sexual health in women and men alike.

why is my menstrual cycle getting shorter all of a sudden

Why Is My Menstrual Cycle Getting Shorter?

Your period is probably not something you look forward to. However, as you grow accustomed to the ritual, you may notice changes that occur in your body, such as a shorter or missed period. Have you been asking yourself, “Why is my menstrual cycle getting shorter?” You’re not alone. Irregular periods are very prevalent, affecting […] Read more…

what are the benefits of yogurt for pregnancy

8 Benefits of Yogurt for Pregnancy

When you’re expecting, you want to do everything you can to benefit the health of your baby, including improving your diet to up your nutrient intake. While prenatal supplements help, the best nutrition originates from eating all-natural, whole foods rich in vitamins and minerals the way nature intended. One such superfood all pregnant women do […] Read more…

will i still have a period after a partial hysterectomy procedure

Will I Still Have a Period After a Partial Hysterectomy?

Women undergo hysterectomies for various reasons, from uterine fibroids to certain forms of cancer. Different types of hysterectomies exist: full, partial and radical. With a full or radical hysterectomy, the entirety of the uterus is removed, sometimes along with other organs in the case of a radical hysterectomy. If you’re wondering, “Will I still have […] Read more…

what do iud strings feel like once placed

What Do IUD Strings Feel Like?

Many women who get an IUD inserted express how free they feel. No longer do they need to worry about remembering to take the pill in the morning, and they’re free to be as spontaneous as they like with their committed partner without needing to stop to put on a condom. From time to time, […] Read more…

prevention of menorrhagia tips

6 Tips for the Prevention of Menorrhagia

The term “menorrhagia” refers to unusually heavy menstrual bleeding. Typically, a woman’s period consists of anywhere from one to three days of heavier bleeding with an additional two to three days of lighter flow. Women suffering menorrhagia, however, may bleed heavily for five days, rarely more, and the amount of blood they lose exceeds the […] Read more…

what to do before a gynecologist visit to ease stress

What to Do Before a Gynecologist Visit If You’re Nervous

Once a girl goes through puberty and gets her period, it’s essential to see a gynecologist regularly. Not only will the doctor perform an exam to ensure her reproductive system is healthy, but they can also answer questions about birth control, changes in the menstrual cycle, STD prevention and more. Still, many won’t know what […] Read more…

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